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Old Possum's book of practical cats

Author: T S Eliot; Edward Gorey
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982, ©1939.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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These playful verses by a celebrated poet have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were gathered for publication in 1939. As Valerie Eliot has pointed out, there are a number of references to cats in T.S. Eliot's work, but it was to his godchildren, particularly Tom Faber and Alison Tandy, in the 1930s, that he first revealed himself as "Old Possum" and for whom he composed his poems.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Old Possum's book of practical cats.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982, ©1939
(DLC) 81020057
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T S Eliot; Edward Gorey
ISBN: 0358380154 9780358380153
OCLC Number: 1036763501
Description: 1 online resource (56 pages : illustrations
Contents: Naming of cats --
Old Gumbie cat --
Growltiger's last stand --
Rum Tum Tugger --
Song of the Jellicles --
Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer --
Old Deuteronomy --
Pekes and the pollicles --
Mr. Mistoffelees --
Macavity: Mystery cat --
Gus: Theatre cat --
Bustopher Jones: Cat about town --
Skimbleshanks: Railway cat --
Ad-dressing of cats --
Cat Morgan introduces himself.
Responsibility: by T.S. Eliot ; drawings by Edward Gorey.
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Abstract:

These playful verses by a celebrated poet have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were gathered for publication in 1939. As Valerie Eliot has pointed out, there are a number of references to cats in T.S. Eliot's work, but it was to his godchildren, particularly Tom Faber and Alison Tandy, in the 1930s, that he first revealed himself as "Old Possum" and for whom he composed his poems.

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