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Bye Bye Pussycat

Stevyn Colgan annouces that he is closing down his Runcible Spoon blog, devoted to interpretations of the poems of Edward Lear and posts a best-of selection, as well as a step-by-step illustration of how he did his own version of … Continue reading

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Britain’s Audubon and Edward Lear

Booktryst: A Nest for Book Lovers has a beautifully illustrated post on Edward Lear’s difficult relationship with John Gould, “Britain’s Audubon.” The conclusion quotes Lear’s famous reaction when he heard of Gould’s death in 1881: John Gould’s desire to be … Continue reading

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