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Tag Archives: George Du Maurier
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 12 May 1877, p. 215.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 5 May 1877, p. 202.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 28 April 1877, p. 191.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 31 March 1877, p. 142.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 24 March 1877, p. 130.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 17 March 1877, p. 110.
I have already discussed a “comic strip” by George Du Maurier, The Egg Poacher: A Tale of Country Life, which appeared in Punch in 1869. A few years later Du Maurier was to prove his literary talent by producing a … Continue reading
The following poem by Peter Newell, in Harper’s Young People, vol. XIV, 1893, p. 824, shows that the theme of interspecies sexual-sentimental relationships would be used at least until the end of the century. Given his choice of a title, … Continue reading
George du Maurier “took, in 1869-1870, a brief Darwinian respite from his usual labors of satirizing the Victorian drawing room” and, among other things, produced an “unusually extensive and charmingly anthropomorphic picture-story” (Kunzle 293), which appeared in three fortnightly instalments … Continue reading