Edward Lear Nonsense Stories and Poems CD

ISBN 13: 9780060820763

Nonsense Stories and Poems CD

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Edward Lear's nonsense stories and verses, with their rich vocabulary, ringing sounds, and rolling rhythms, are exuberant escapes.

Listeners will delight in the story of the Quangle Wangle's hat, the history of the people of the Lake Pipple-Popple, the life of Lear's Uncle Arly, and the playful oddity of Lear's language.

These classics, beautifully performed by Claire Bloom, will entertain children of any age.

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Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an author and illustrator who popularized limericks and is perhaps best known for his poem "The Owl and the Pussycat."

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Lear is best known for his owl and pussy cat poem (you remember--they went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat); the nonsensical writings here are likely to be less familiar to listeners, though they share the poet's fondness for rhythm, repetition, and word play that sound right but makes no sense if you stop and think about them for very long. Lear likes to make up odd places (Lake Pipple-Popple) and funny names (Quangle-Wangle), which narrator Claire Bloom's lovely voice glides over as she wends her way through his stories and verses. The fate of all the children in "Seven Families" is a bit of a downer; we like the more upbeat poems better. J.C.G. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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