Unauthorized Versions: Poems and Their Parodies

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9780571141227: Unauthorized Versions: Poems and Their Parodies

Parody is a well-established literary form and this anthology of parodies shows both old and new examples of the form, side by side with the poems they take off. The parodists range from Sir Walter Raleigh to Roger Woddis and Lewis Carroll.

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Elaine, Pretending It Was Salt. by E. Aitken
The Creation by Cecil Frances Alexander
Marking Of Folders by Anne Anderton
As Quid Pro Quo For Your Enchanting Verses by Wystan Hugh Auden
The Cutty Wren by Wystan Hugh Auden
Let Me Tell You A Little Story by Wystan Hugh Auden
We Are Girls Of Different Ages by Wystan Hugh Auden
Jameson's Ride, Sels. by Alfred Austin
Who Would Not Be %the Laureate Bold by William Edmonstoune Aytoun
The Inebriate by Richard Harris Barham
After Hilaire Belloc (2) by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
Chorus Of A Song That Might Have Been Written By...chevalier by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
A Luncheon (thomas Hardy Entertains The Prince Of Wales) by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
P. C., X, 36 by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
A Prayer by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
Same Cottage - But Another Song, Of Another Season by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
Savonarola Brown, Sels. by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
Sonnet To The Most Distinguished Chancellor Oxford Has Had by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
Time, You Thief, Who Love To Get by Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
But How Much More Unfortunate Are Those. by Hilaire Belloc
Fatigue; Epigram by Hilaire Belloc
Fatigue; Epigram by Hilaire Belloc
Noel by Hilaire Belloc
Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc
Place Names Of China by Alan Bennett
Ben Barley by Gerard Benson
The Ballad Of George R. Sims by John Betjeman
Business Girls by John Betjeman
How To Get On In Society by John Betjeman
On Seeing An Old Poet In The Cafe Royal by John Betjeman
Ozymandias Revisited by Morris Gilbert Bishop
The Bat That Flits At Close Of Eve by William Blake
The New [or, Building Of] Jerusalem [or, To The Christians] by William Blake
Squire Squint, Shooting At A Pheasant. by G. J. Blundell
1914: 5. The Soldier by Rupert Brooke
For A' That And A' That by Charles William Shirley Brooks
My Garden by Thomas Edward Brown
Blest Leaf! Whose Aromatic Gales Dispense by Isaac Hawkins Browne
Sonnets From The Portuguese: 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Gr-r-r - There Go, My Heart's Abhorrence! by Robert Browning
Home-thoughts, From Abroad by Robert Browning
Joris by Robert Browning
A Toccata Of Galuppi's by Robert Browning
Footnote To Tennyson by Gerald Bullett
Match Me Such Marvel Save In Eastern Clime by John William Burgon
Beastie by Robert Burns
Comin' Thro' The Rye by Robert Burns
For A' That And A' That; Song by Robert Burns
A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns
John Keats (1) by George Gordon Byron
Stanza: 179 by George Gordon Byron
To Mr. Murray (3) by George Gordon Byron
When We Two Parted by George Gordon Byron
Heraclitus by Callimachus
Ballad by Charles Stuart Calverley
The Friend Of Humanity And The Knife-grinder by George Canning
All Ye Poets Of The Age by Henry (1687-1743) Carey
When Lovely Woman Wants A Favor by Phoebe Cary
Betjeman, 1984 by Charles Causley
From Harold Wilson's Selected Poems by M. K. Cheeseman
A Christmas Carol (2) by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
A Cider Song by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The Fat White Woman Speaks by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
From A Spanish Cloister by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Lucasta Replies To Lovelace by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Post-recessional by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The Rolling English Road by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The Sea Replies To Byron by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Variatiuons On An Air, Sels. by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
When I Came Back To Fleet Street by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The Wicked Grocer by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Sich A Nice Man Too!, Sels. by Albert Chevalier
The Accounting Cat by John (20th Century-) Clarke
Jenny Hit Me When We Met by John (20th Century-) Clarke
The Story So Far by John (20th Century-) Clarke
There Was An Old Man With A Beard by John (20th Century-) Clarke
Elegy In Newgate by William Cobbett
On Wordsworth by David Hartley Coleridge
On Donne's Poetry by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Budgie Finds His Voice by Wendy Cope
The Lavatory Attendant by Wendy Cope
Mr. Strugnell by Wendy Cope
Strugnell's Bargain by Wendy Cope
Strugnell's Rubaiyat: 1 by Wendy Cope
Strugnell's Rubaiyat: 11 by Wendy Cope
Strugnell's Rubaiyat: 12 by Wendy Cope
Strugnell's Rubaiyat: 26 by Wendy Cope
Strugnell's Rubaiyat: 51 by Wendy Cope
Strugnell's Rubaiyat: 7 by Wendy Cope
Usquebaugh by Wendy Cope
Variation On Belloc's 'fatigue' by Wendy Cope
To A Fat Lady Seen From The Train by Frances Crofts Darwin Cornford
Contours by Noel Coward
Let's Do It, Sels. by Noel Coward
More Less Unique by Noel Coward
Mrs. Worthington, Sels. by Noel Coward
The Twentieth Year Is Well Nigh Past, %since First Our Sky Was Overca by William Cowper
From The Love Song Of Tommo Frogley by Roger Crawford
No Thanks: 9 by Edward Estlin Cummings
From Eastertide To Eastertide by John Davidson
Poets Have Their Ear To The Ground by Peter De Vries
When Lovely Woman Stoops To Folly by Mary Demetriadis
When We Two Parted by John C. Desmond
Poems by Thomas M. Disch
The Bat by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
The Crocodile, Fr. Alice In Wonderland by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
Father William [questioned], Fr. Alice In Wonderland by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
Jabberwocky by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
The Lobster Quadrille, Fr. Alice In Wonderland by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
Lullaby by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
The Song Of The Mock Turtle by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
'tis The Voice Of The Lobster; I Heard Him Declare by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
To The Looking-glass World It Was Alice That Said. by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
The White Knight's Song by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
Two Souls by John Donne
Cottage Song by John Drinkwater
A Milk-white Hind, Immortal And Unchang'd by John Dryden
5. by Thomas Stearns Eliot
Let Us Go Then by Thomas Stearns Eliot
Lines For Cuscuscaraway And Mirza Murad Ali Beg by Thomas Stearns Eliot
Macavity's A Mystery Cat: He's Called The Hidden Paw by Thomas Stearns Eliot
The Rock: Choruses, Sels. by Thomas Stearns Eliot
Vacant Shuttles %weave The Wind. I Have No Ghosts by Thomas Stearns Eliot
What We Call The Beginning Is Often The End by Thomas Stearns Eliot
When Lovely Woman Stoops To Folly And by Thomas Stearns Eliot
Brahma by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Just A Smack At Auden by William Empson
Villanelle by William Empson
Jubilate Matteo by Gavin Ewart
Not Wavell But Browning by Gavin Ewart
Nursery Rhyme by Gavin Ewart
Elegy On Thomas Hood by Martin Fagg
The Golden Road To Barcelona: 1992 by Martin Fagg
Mrs. Nightingale by Martin Fagg
The Golden Journey To Samarkand: Prologue by James Elroy Flecker
They Told Me, Heraclitus by Brian Fore
I Strove With None For None Was Worth My Strife by Edward Morgan Forster
Recruiting Song by Michael (20th Century-) Foster
A Fable by John Hookham Frere
New Hampshire, Sels. by Robert Frost
The Prayer by John Galsworthy
Ode On The Death Of Haig's Horse: 1 by Douglas Garman
Ode On The Death Of Haig's Horse: 2 by Douglas Garman
Ode On The Death Of Haig's Horse: 3 by Douglas Garman
Ode On The Death Of Haig's Horse: 4 by Douglas Garman
Ode On The Death Of Haig's Horse: 5 by Douglas Garman
Ode On The Death Of Haig's Horse: 7 by Douglas Garman
Major General's Song by William Schwenck Gilbert
The Yarn Of The 'nancy Bell' by William Schwenck Gilbert
On First Looking Through Krafft-ebing's Psychopathia... by Oliver St. John Gogarty
Ill Fares The Land, To Hastening Ills A Prey by Oliver Goldsmith
Song by Oliver Goldsmith
The Battue Of Berlin by Harry Graham
The Cockney Of The North by Harry Graham
The Gourmand, Sels. by Harry Graham
Three Ruthless Rhymes For Heartless Homes: 1 by Harry Graham
Three Ruthless Rhymes For Heartless Homes: 2 by Harry Graham
Three Ruthless Rhymes For Heartless Homes: 3 by Harry Graham
Bowed Woods by Thomas Gray
Christopher Robin Changes Guard With Dylan Thomas by Bill Greenwell
New Tarantella by Paul Griffin
To His Importunate Mistress by Paul Griffin
Sea-chill by Arthur Guiterman
They Told Me, Heraclitus by Guy Hanlon
Exeunt Omnes by Thomas Hardy
Breaking The Chain by Tony Harrison
Plain Language From Truthful James by Francis Bret Harte
Confusion by Christopher Harvey
Oysters by Seamus Heaney
The Stately Homes Of England by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
With Sick And Famisht Eyes by George Herbert
To The Virgins, To Make Much Of Time by Robert Herrick
Upon Julia's Clothes by Robert Herrick
The Heathen Pass-ee by Arthur Clement Hilton
Octopus by Arthur Clement Hilton
My Garden by P. R. Hines
My Shadow by W. Hodgson Burnett
Answer To A Kind Enquiry by Mary Holtby
Dawn Chorus by Mary Holtby
Sister Swallow To Swinburne by Mary Holtby
The Odyssey: Tartarus - The Punishment Of The Sisyphus by Homer
Ben Battle Was A Soldier Bold by Thomas Hood
Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Mr. Frost Goes South To Boston by Firman Houghton
In Summertime On Bredon by Alfred Edward Housman
Jack And Jill by Alfred Edward Housman
O Cuckoo, Shall I Call Thee Bird by Alfred Edward Housman
The Shades Of Night by Alfred Edward Housman
A Shropshire Lad: 47. The Carpenter's Son by Alfred Edward Housman
Will You Walk Into My Parlour? by Mary (botham) Howitt
That Moment by Edward James Hughes
Jenny Kissed Me by James Henry Leigh Hunt
'it's Three No Trumps,' The Soldier Said. by Guy Innes
The Bat That Blocks At Close Of Play. by Joyce Johnson
Paradise Lost: Book 4, Lines 639-654 by Leslie Johnson
Quatrain by Samuel (1709-1784) Johnson
Vengeance Listens by Samuel (1709-1784) Johnson
While Many A Merry Tale by Samuel (1709-1784) Johnson
Match Me Such Marvel Save In College Port by William Basil Tickell Jones
Song: To Celia by Ben Jonson
Come Into The Army, Maud by Olga Katzin Katzin
Croaked The Eagle: Nevermore by Olga Katzin Katzin
Freedom Is In Peril by Olga Katzin Katzin
Servant Of The House by Olga Katzin Katzin
O What Can Ail Thee, Knight-at-arms by John Keats
On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer by John Keats
Stanzas On Charles Armitage Brown by John Keats
Trees by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
Your Tiny Voices Mock God's Wrath by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
Summer Time On Bredon by Hugh Kingsmill
What, Still Alive At Twenty-two by Hugh Kingsmill
I Had Seen, As Dawn Was Breaking by Rudyard Kipling
If by Rudyard Kipling
L'envoi by Rudyard Kipling
Loo! Loo! Lulu! Lulu! Loo! Loo! Loot! Loot! Loot! by Rudyard Kipling
The New Knighthood by Rudyard Kipling
Pint Of Beer by Rudyard Kipling
Recessional by Rudyard Kipling
Upon Julia's Clothes by Edmund George Valpy Knox
The New Jerusalem by Allan M. Laing
This Railway Station by Allan M. Laing
Dying Speech Of An Old Philosopher by Walter Savage Landor
Brahma by Andrew Lang
Speak Gently; It Is Better Far by G. W. Langford
Mr. Bleaney by Philip Larkin
A Snake Came To My Water-trough by David Herbert Lawrence
The Jumblies by Edward Lear
Limerick by Edward Lear
Volumes Of Stuff by Edward Lear
The Elements by Tom Lehrer
'twas Ever Thus by Henry Sambrooke Leigh
A Downland Crisis, Sels. by Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis
The Lost Chord by Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis
Pastoral by Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis
A Shot At Random by Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis
I Shall Vote Labour by Christopher Logue
The Arrow And The Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Shades Of Night Were Falling Fast by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Song Of Hiawatha: The Four Winds by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To Lucasta, [on] Going To The Wars by Richard Lovelace
Merry-go-round And Rickshaw by Frederick Louis Macneice
The Passionate Shepherd To His Love by Christopher Marlowe
Had We But World Enough, And Time %this Coyness, Lady, Were No Crime by Andrew Marvell
No Man Takes The Farm, Sels. by John Masefield
Sea-fever by John Masefield
Rigid Body Sings by James Clerk Maxwell
The Tay Bridge Disaster by William Mcgonagall
Disobedience by Alan Alexander Milne
The King Asked %the Queen, And by Alan Alexander Milne
Vespers, Sels. by Alan Alexander Milne
Discourse; Eve Speaks To Adam by John Milton
Sonnet: 19. On His Blindness by John Milton
All Things Dull And Ugly by Monty Python
Oh! Ever Thus From Childhood's Hour by Thomas Moore
Would You Care For A Smoke Or A Sherry? by Mopev [pseud.]
Two Red Roses Across The Moon by William (1834-1896) Morris
Another Canto by John Cameron Audrieu Bingham Morton
Hush, Hush, %nobody Cares by John Cameron Audrieu Bingham Morton
John Percy by John Cameron Audrieu Bingham Morton
Someone Asked The Publisher by John Cameron Audrieu Bingham Morton
What Are Little Boys Made Of, Made Of? by Mother Goose
I Took Him By The Arm And Said by F. Mullen
Let Observation, Shuddering The While by F. Mullen
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night by Hector Hugh Munro
Drake's Drum by Henry Newbolt
Vitai Lampada by Henry Newbolt
I Could Have Been Lord Dacre by Peter Norman
Lament Of A Subwayite by Eugene O'neill
To A Bull Moose by Eugene O'neill
The Rubaiyat, 1859 Edition: 1 by Omar Khayyam
The Rubaiyat, 1859 Edition: 11 by Omar Khayyam
The Rubaiyat, 1859 Edition: 12 by Omar Khayyam
The Rubaiyat, 1859 Edition: 26 by Omar Khayyam
The Rubaiyat, 1859 Edition: 51 by Omar Khayyam
The Rubaiyat, 1859 Edition: 7 by Omar Khayyam
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