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The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse
     

The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse

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by D. B. Wyndham Lewis (Editor), Charles Lee (Editor), Lewis Wilson
 
The editors of this legendary and hilarious anthology write: "It would seem at a hasty glance that to make an anthology of Bad Verse is on the whole a simple matter . . . On the contrary . . . Bad Verse has its canons, like Good Verse. There is bad Bad Verse and good Bad Verse. It has been the constant preoccupation of the compilers to include in this book

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The editors of this legendary and hilarious anthology write: "It would seem at a hasty glance that to make an anthology of Bad Verse is on the whole a simple matter . . . On the contrary . . . Bad Verse has its canons, like Good Verse. There is bad Bad Verse and good Bad Verse. It has been the constant preoccupation of the compilers to include in this book chiefiy good Bad Verse." Here indeed one finds the best of the worst of the greatest poets of the English language, masterpieces of the maladroit by Dryden, Wordsworth, and Keats, among many others, together with an index ("Maiden, feathered, uncontrolled appetites of, 59;. . . Manure, adjudged a fit subject for the Muse, 91") that is itself an inspired work of folly.

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ISBN-13:
9780460001861
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1979
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
20.00(w) x 20.00(h) x 20.00(d)

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