Jabberwocky and Other Poems

Jabberwocky and Other Poems

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 126 x 202 x 6mm | 58.97g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Dover.
  • 0486415821
  • 9780486415826
  • 37,375

About Lewis Carroll

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.show more

Table of contents

Early Verse   My Fairy   Punctuality   Melodies   Brother and Sister   Facts   Rules and Regulations   Horrors   Misunderstandings   As It Fell upon a Day   Photography Extraordinary   "Lays of Mystery, Imagination, and Humour, No. 1: The Palace of Humbug" From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland   How Doth. . .   The Duchess's Lullaby   The Mouse's Tale   Father William   The Mad Hatter's Song   The Mock Turtle's Song   Alice's Recitation   Turtle Soup   Evidence Read at the Trial of the Knave of Hearts From Through the Looking-Glass   Dedication   Jabberwocky   The Walrus and the Carpenter   Humpty Dumpty's Recitation   The White Knight's Ballad Phantasmagoria   A Sea Dirge   Hiawatha's Photographing   Melancholetta   "Poeta Fit, non Nascitur" From College Rhymes and Notes by an Oxford Chiel   My Fancy   A Bachanalian Ode Other Versus   A Poem to Rachel Daniel From Sylvie and Bruno   The Mad Gardener's Song   Peter and Paul From Sylvie and Bruno Concluded   Matilda Jane   What Tottles Meant   The Little Man That Had A Little Gun   The Pig-Taleshow more

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