Papageien 1830 1832

Author: Edward Lear
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 3822852740
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Art

Bought for large sums of money from travellers and merchants, parrots were the object of much fascination to 19th century European aristocracy for their colorful liveries and most of all for their ability to speak, sing, and imitate the human voice. Completed in 1832 when he was just 20, Edward Lears set of 42 hand-colored lithographs entitled Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots comprise one of the first collections entirely dedicated to parrots in the history of scientific illustration; they include different African, Australian, and American species bred by the collections subscribers, amongst whom were the artists patrons Sir William Jardine and Prideaux John Selby. The young and prodigiously talented Lear (1812-1888) made his drawings from live parrots, the collection was reproduced in only 175 precious sets With a brief zoological introduction and written portraits of each bird, TASCHEN reprint brings Lears parrots back to life for all to admire.

Papageien 1830 1832

Author: Edward Lear
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 3822852740
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Art

Bought for large sums of money from travellers and merchants, parrots were the object of much fascination to 19th century European aristocracy for their colorful liveries and most of all for their ability to speak, sing, and imitate the human voice. Completed in 1832 when he was just 20, Edward Lears set of 42 hand-colored lithographs entitled Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots comprise one of the first collections entirely dedicated to parrots in the history of scientific illustration; they include different African, Australian, and American species bred by the collections subscribers, amongst whom were the artists patrons Sir William Jardine and Prideaux John Selby. The young and prodigiously talented Lear (1812-1888) made his drawings from live parrots, the collection was reproduced in only 175 precious sets With a brief zoological introduction and written portraits of each bird, TASCHEN reprint brings Lears parrots back to life for all to admire.

Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry

Author: James Williams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198708568
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Electronic book

A collection of 17 essays devoted solely to Edward Lear, building on a recent resurgence of critical interest in the Victorian poet. They explore how it is that the play of his poetry continues to delight and challenge us, and provide contexts in which it can be better understood and enjoyed

Inventing Edward Lear

Author: Sara Lodge
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780674971158
Release Date: 2018-11-30
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Edward Lear--the father of nonsense--wrote some of the best-loved poems in English. He was also admired as a naturalist, landscape painter, travel writer, and composer. Awkward but funny, absurdly sympathetic, Lear invented himself as a Victorian character. Sara Lodge offers a moving account of one of the era's most influential creative figures.

Edward Lear

Author: Peter Levi
Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781780765693
Release Date: 2013-10-30
Genre: Art

Edward Lear - beloved nonsense poet, author of such adored poems as "The Owl and the Pussycat", inventor of otherworldly characters like Quangle-Wangles and of the modern limerick; lauded artist and illustrator - was a genius who defies classification. Gregarious and popular, Lear had a wide circle of friends, but was often lonely and subject to frequent bouts of depression and debilitating epilepsy, the shame of which he struggled with all his life. In this captivating biography, fellow poet Peter Levi renders descriptions of Lear's sketches and watercolours (of which he painted some 10,000 in the course of his career) and provides incisive portraits of his classic poems, such as "The Jumblies", "The Owl and the Pussycat" and "The Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo", setting them in the wider context of traditional nursery rhymes. Lear belonged to the great tradition of adventurous British travellers, undertaking extensive journeys in Italy and Greece, in Albania, Turkey, Egypt, Palestine and India and these always-eventful journeys are related here, alongside extracts and quotations from his letters and diaries - an essential biography for all lovers of this remarkable British literary figure and now recognised as one of the greatest 19th century landscape painters.

The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

Author: Edward Lear
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486119465
Release Date: 2012-12-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Every line of every nonsense book written by the celebrated humorist and author of "The Owl and the Pussycat." Illustrated by more than 500 of Lear's quirky drawings. Includes two selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Edward Lear

Author: Vivien Noakes
Publisher: Sutton Pub Limited
ISBN: 0750937440
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The youngest but one of 21 children, Edward Lear had a constant struggle against ill-health, loneliness and depression throughout his life. This completely revised edition tell his story and includes new material on Lear's early life drawn from recently found letters.

The Family of Parrots

Author: Edward Lear
Publisher: Pomegranate
ISBN: 0764903365
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Art

In 1828, at only sixteen years of age, Edward Lear (British, 1812-1888) embarked on an ambitious project: to draw all the known parrot species. The result, Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae, or parrots (published in twelve parts, 1830-1832) contained forty-two elegant portraits. Lear had to abandon the project when he could no longer financially support its completion, but the folio was the first British publication on a single family of birds and reached 110 subscribers. Since only 175 copies of the original monograph were published, it is exceedingly rare today. The illustrations in this book represent the entirety of Lear's Parrots and were reproduced from a pristine, original edition in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History.

A Book of Nonsense

Author: Edward Lear
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134449507
Release Date: 2003-09-02
Genre: Literary Collections

From the benighted Old Man with a Beard to the erudite Perpendicular Purple Polly, Edward Lear's world is inhabited by a bewildering variety of oddities. One of the world's most loved writers, Lear's verse has delighted whole generations of readers. Here, after 140 years, is the original edition of A Book of Nonsense, from the original publishers. Complete with Lear's own remarkable illustrations, this treasure trove of nonsense is guaranteed to hold readers spellbound for generations more!

Delphi Complete Poetical Works of Edward Lear Illustrated

Author: Edward Lear
Publisher: Delphi Classics
ISBN:
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Poetry

Famed for his nonsense poem ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’, Edward Lear developed a unique literary nonsense technique in both limericks and prose, which he illustrated with his own hilarious artwork. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete poetical works of Edward Lear, with all the original illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Lear's life and works * Concise introductions to the poetry books * All the original poetry books and all illustrated with the original illustrations * Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Rare poems posthumously published, not available in other collections * Excellent formatting of the poems * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry * Easily locate the poems you want to read * Includes a special section on Lear's artworks - explore the artist’s naturalist and landscape works * Features a brief biography * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Poetry Collections A BOOK OF NONSENSE NONSENSE SONGS, STORIES, BOTANY AND ALPHABETS MORE NONSENSE, PICTURES, RHYMES, BOTANY, ETC. LAUGHABLE LYRICS, A FOURTH BOOK OF NONSENSE POEMS, SONGS, BOTANY, MUSIC, ETC. NONSENSE SONGS AND STORIES POSTHUMOUSLY PUBLISHED WORKS The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Selected Paintings LIST OF ARTWORKS The Biography BRIEF BIOGRAPHY by Franklin Lushington Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles