Jabberwocky and Other Poems

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Courier Corporation, Jun 14, 2001 - Poetry - 56 pages
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Carefully chosen collection contains 34 of Carroll's most appealing verses — nonsense verse, parodies, burlesques, more — including such unforgettable pieces as "The Walrus and the Carpenter," "The Mock Turtle's Song," and "Father William," as well as such lesser-known gems as "My Fancy," "A Sea Dirge," "Brother and Sister," "Hiawatha's Photographing," "The Mad Gardener's Song," "What Tottles Meant," "Poeta Fit, non Nascitur," "The Little Man That Had a Little Gun," and many others.

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

Lewis Carroll is a genius of fun and humor. I can easily see myself reading these poems over and over again. Second time reading: Still reading them over and over again. I'm determined to commit many of them to memory, and also to loudly sing "Turtle Soup" everytime I eat soup. Read full review

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User Review  - boekenwijs - LibraryThing

I'm not really a poetry reader and/or lover. But I am a fan of Alice in Wonderland. So poems by Carroll suit me. I enjoyed the small stories that are told in the poems. I should find Through the looking glass somewhere.... Read full review

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Lewis Carroll (1832–98) was the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass, are rich repositories of his sparkling gifts for wordplay, logic, and fantasy.

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