The Humorous Verse of Lewis Carroll Author:Lewis Carroll This is the largest collection of Lewis Carroll's verse ever compiled; it contains almost every poem that Carroll ever wrote. it includes every poem appearing in his books published during his life, privately printed poems, ephemera, poems from manuscripts found among his papers, and from "Rectory Magazine," Collingwood's "Lewis Carroll Picture ... more »Book," "Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll," and rare 19th century periodicals. This is the only place of publication for much of this verse.
This volume contains 150 different poems, offering perhaps the finest whimsy ever written. There are parodies, burlesques, riddles, whimsies, ballads, songs (one of Carroll's own music), extravaganzas, acrostics, and other types, including several of his serious poems. Many poems are annotated to explain contemporary allusions, and this edition retains 130 original illustrations by Tenniel, Frost, Holiday, Furniss, and Carroll himself.
Formerly titled "The Collected Verse of Lewis Carroll." This is an unabridged reprinting of the 1933 edition. 130 illustrations, xiv + 446 pp.
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