Author Archives: Marco Graziosi

A Note to Miss Cobden

Edward Lear appears to have met “a Rev. Mr. & Miss Cobden” at Emma Parkyns’s in 1859.  Villa Emily San Remo 15.March.1881 Dear Miss Cobden, I had to send an answer to your note very hurriedly, – not wishing to … Continue reading

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Easter Reading Suggestions

Several articles on Edward Lear and Nonsense literature from Conceição Pereira: Pereira, Conceição. “Nonsense e Literatura Infantil: os Limericks de Edward Lear.” A Criança, a Língua, o Imaginário e o Texto Literário. Actas do II Congresso Internacional. Universidade do Minho – … Continue reading

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A Few More Lear Family Portraits

[I prepared this post together with the one on the portrait of nine-year-old Edward Lear by his sister Ann over three years ago, but then inexplicably forgot to post it; like the previous one it is mostly based on material from the … Continue reading

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Il seseseserpente

Il Sole 24 ore, 5 March 2017.

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Matticchiate: Il Pandalone

Il Sole 24 ore, 6 November 2016.

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Matticchiate: Il tasso Torquato

Il Sole 24 ore, 11 Decembere 2016.

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Matticchiate: Il Klownala

Form Il Sole 24 ore, 19 March 2017.

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