Jabberwocky and Other Poems [NOOK Book]

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Carefully chosen collection contains 34 of Carroll's most appealing verses — nonsense verse, parodies, burlesques, more — including such unforgettable pieces as "The Walrus and the Carpenter," "The Mock Turtle's Song," and "Father William," as well as such lesser-known gems as "My Fancy," "A Sea Dirge," "Brother and Sister," "Hiawatha's Photographing," "The Mad Gardener's Song," "What Tottles Meant," "Poeta Fit, non Nascitur," "The Little Man That Had a Little Gun," and many ...
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Overview



Carefully chosen collection contains 34 of Carroll's most appealing verses — nonsense verse, parodies, burlesques, more — including such unforgettable pieces as "The Walrus and the Carpenter," "The Mock Turtle's Song," and "Father William," as well as such lesser-known gems as "My Fancy," "A Sea Dirge," "Brother and Sister," "Hiawatha's Photographing," "The Mad Gardener's Song," "What Tottles Meant," "Poeta Fit, non Nascitur," "The Little Man That Had a Little Gun," and many others.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486113296
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/6/2012
  • Series: Dover Thrift Editions
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 584,922
  • File size: 739 KB

Meet the Author

Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll
It's possible that if Lewis Carroll had never met Alice Liddell, he might have enjoyed a more peaceful lifetime and an obscure legacy. But his whimsical inventiveness touched everything he did, and a story he made up one afternoon for a little girl became one of literature's great classics, Alice in Wonderland.

Biography

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was a man of diverse interests -- in mathematics, logic, photgraphy, art, theater, religion, medicine, and science. He was happiest in the company of children for whom he created puzzles, clever games, and charming letters.

As all Carroll admirers know, his book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865), became an immediate success and has since been translated into more than eighty languages. The equally popular sequel Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, was published in 1872.

The Alice books are but one example of his wide ranging authorship. The Hunting of the Snark, a classic nonsense epic (1876) and Euclid and His Modern Rivals, a rare example of humorous work concerning mathematics, still entice and intrigue today's students. Sylvie and Bruno, published toward the end of his life contains startling ideas including an 1889 description of weightlessness.

The humor, sparkling wit and genius of this Victorian Englishman have lasted for more than a century. His books are among the most quoted works in the English language, and his influence (with that of his illustrator, Sir John Tenniel) can be seen everywhere, from the world of advertising to that of atomic physics.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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    1. Also Known As:
      Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (real name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      January 27, 1832
    2. Place of Birth:
      Daresbury, Cheshire, England
    1. Date of Death:
      January 14, 1898
    2. Place of Death:
      Guildford, Surrey, England

Table of Contents

Early Verse
My Fairy
Punctuality
Melodies
Brother and Sister
Facts
Rules and Regulations
Horrors
Misunderstandings
As It Fell upon a Day
Photography Extraordinary
"Lays of Mystery, Imagination, and Humour, No. 1: The Palace of Humbug"
From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
How Doth. . .
The Duchess's Lullaby
The Mouse's Tale
Father William
The Mad Hatter's Song
The Mock Turtle's Song
Alice's Recitation
Turtle Soup
Evidence Read at the Trial of the Knave of Hearts
From Through the Looking-Glass
Dedication
Jabberwocky
The Walrus and the Carpenter
Humpty Dumpty's Recitation
The White Knight's Ballad
Phantasmagoria
A Sea Dirge
Hiawatha's Photographing
Melancholetta
"Poeta Fit, non Nascitur"
From College Rhymes and Notes by an Oxford Chiel
My Fancy
A Bachanalian Ode
Other Versus
A Poem to Rachel Daniel
From Sylvie and Bruno
The Mad Gardener's Song
Peter and Paul
From Sylvie and Bruno Concluded
Matilda Jane
What Tottles Meant
The Little Man That Had A Little Gun
The Pig-Tale
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