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modern treasury of humorous verse.

David Thompson Watson McCord

modern treasury of humorous verse.

(What cheer) An anthology of American and British humorous and witty verse

by David Thompson Watson McCord

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Published by Garden City Books in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry.,
  • American poetry.,
  • English wit and humor.,
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementgathered, sifted, and salted, with an introd. by David McCord.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1195.H8 M3 1951
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 515 p.
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6106532M
    LC Control Number52000537
    OCLC/WorldCa1882410

    Louis Untermeyer was the author or editor of close to books, from until his death. Many of them and his other memorabilia are preserved in a special section of the Lilly Library at Indiana University. Schools used his Modern American and British poetry books widely, and they often introduced college students to poetry. Covering the seasons, holidays, animals, and lullabies, the 57 poems also include several of the classic narrative poems for young children like "Poor Old Lady," "The House That Jack Built," and "A Visit from St Nicholas." With Hilary Knight's double-page artwork, it is a superb book. Sing a Song of Popcorn: Every Child's Book of Poems.

    A Treasury of Humorous Poetry; Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and Satirical Verse Selected from the Writings of British and American Poets [first book appearance of "Casey at the Bat"] Boston: Dana Estes & Company, (). 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 15 Black & White Tissue-Guarded Plates. Full cloth. Octavo. xxiv, pages. Near Fine. This is a fantastic forgotten treasure of cold war literature; it's reminiscent of Spike Milligan in that the poems are short (most are four or five lines long) and humorous. This isn't a collection of nonsense verse, however; the purpose of the book is a biting poetic commentary on the politics and science of the late 50s/early 60s, and to my /5(2).

    Author of Modern American poetry, Modern British poetry, The forms of poetry, The book of living verse, Lives of the poets, This singing world, American poetry since , A treasury of great poems.   The Book of Living Verse (,) Rainbow in the Sky (), illustrated by Reginald Birch; A Treasury of Laughter () An Anthology of New England Poets () The Best Humor of (with Ralph E. Shikes, ) The Best Humor Annual (with Ralph E. Shikes, ) The Best Humor Annual (with Ralph E. Shikes, ) The Magic Circle ().


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