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Vers nonsensiques (7)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 12 May 1877, p. 215.

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Vers nonsensiques (6)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 5 May 1877, p. 202.

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Vers nonsensiques (5)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 28 April 1877, p. 191.

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Vers nonsensiques (4)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 31 March 1877, p. 142.

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Vers nonsensiques (3)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 24 March 1877, p. 130.

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Vers nonsensiques (2)

George Du Maurier, in Punch, 17 March 1877, p. 110.

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Vers nonsensiques (1)

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

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The Frog and the Heron: A Different Sort of Romance

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

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The Frog and the Duck: A Romance

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

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