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The Faber book of comic verse

Roberts, Michael

The Faber book of comic verse

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English wit and humor,
  • English poetry (Collections)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Michael Roberts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1195.H8 R56 1942
    The Physical Object
    Pagination388 p. ;
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26576653M
    LC Control Number42002382

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Get this from a library. The Faber book of comic verse. [Michael Roberts; Janet Adam Smith] -- This collection appearing for the first time as a paperback, covers the whole field of English comic verse, including nonsense, parody and comic satire, but excluding what is usually called "light.

The Faber Book of Modern Verse book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published in Februaryjust under a year f 4/5. The Faber book of comic verse by Roberts, Michael,comp; Smith, Janet Adam.

Publication date Topics Humorous poetry, English Publisher London: Faber Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Originally published in Pages:   From to he was Poetry Editor at Faber & Faber, where he worked with Ted Hughes on such books as Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters, and later he edited Letters of Ted Hughes ().

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For these reasons The Oxford Book of Modern Verse and The Faber Book of Modern Verse, which, for a considerable time,File Size: 2MB. The Faber Book of Modern Verse was a poetry anthology, edited in its first edition by Michael Roberts, and published in by Faber and Faber.

There was a second edition () edited by Anne Ridler, and a third edition () edited by Donald Hall. (Faber. 6d.) MR. ROBERTS has not burdened himself or us with a definition. Enough that most of the nonsense, parody and comic satire which he has included is English, though some of it is Scottish, Irish or The Faber book of comic verse book ; and we soon realise that an English verse-maker's sense of humour was much the same in the fifteenth The Faber book of comic verse book sixteenth century as in the twentieth.

The Faber Book of Twentieth Century Verse: An Anthology of Verse in Britain was a poetry anthology edited by John Heath-Stubbs and David Wright, and first published in by Faber and Faber.A selection in self-conscious contrast to the Faber Book of Modern Verse, it did not attempt to cover American poetry (beyond Eliot and Pound).It has been through numerous.

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The Faber Book of Modern Verse (), which he edited, is the single piece of work for which Roberts is now best remembered. He followed it with poetry and prose writing, and a study of T. Hulme. In he worked in London for the BBC European Service, mainly on broadcasting to German-occupied countries.

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Influenced by T. Eliot and Ezra Pound, but especially by W. Auden, Ewart was a prolific poet and his verse reflected a bawdy wit and an irrepressible sense of humour.

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