Jabberwocky And Other Nonsense: Collected Poems

byLewis CarrollEditorGillian BeerIntroduction byGillian Beer

July 29, 2014|
Jabberwocky And Other Nonsense: Collected Poems by Lewis Carroll
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The collected poems of the author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

One of the best-known lines in literature—“Twas brillig, and the slithy toves / Did gyre and gimble in the wabe”—comes from Lewis Carroll’s poetry, which he wrote throughout his life to amuse himself and to give pleasure to his friends and family. This marvelous collection celebrates the full range of his verse—his nonsense, parodies, burlesques, and more—and includes such enduringly wonderful pieces as “The Walrus and the Carpenter,” “The Mock Turtle’s Song,” and “Father William” alongside the brilliantly playful “Jabberwocky.”

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
LEWIS CARROLL (1832-1898) was the pen-name of the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Born in 1832, he was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he was appointed lecturer in mathematics in 1855, and where he spent the rest of his life. In 1861 he took deacon''s orders, but shyness and a stammer prevented him from seeking the...
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Title:Jabberwocky And Other Nonsense: Collected Poems
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:464 pages, 7.77 X 5.14 X 0.81 in
Shipping dimensions:464 pages, 7.77 X 5.14 X 0.81 in
Published:July 29, 2014
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780141192789

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