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Faber book of comic verse

Michael Roberts

Faber book of comic verse

by Michael Roberts

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Published by Faber & Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementcompiled by Michael Roberts.
The Physical Object
Pagination388p.
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19309145M

Editions for The Faber Book of Modern Verse: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (), Cited by: From limericks to social satire, The Oxford Book of Comic Verse offers a remarkable collection of outstanding light poetry. John Gross has brought together the finest writers in the history of the English language - from Chaucer and Skelton to Shakespeare and Swift, Lord Byron to Robert Browning, Emily Dickinson to John Updike, as well as witty song lyrics from such artists as Irving Berlin /5(6).

The Faber Book of Children's Verse by Smith, J.A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Faber Book of Children's Verse Faber Paper Covered Editions by Smith, Janet Adam - AbeBooks. Get this from a library! The Faber book of comic verse,. [Michael Roberts].

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 (). He is now a freelance writer and lives in London. His most recent book is the comic verse . The Faber Book of Movie Verse by French, Philip and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Faber Book of Movie Verse by French, Philip - AbeBooks.


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Gross. out of 5 stars 6. Paperback. £ The Faber Book of Parodies by Simon Brett () out of 5 stars 3. Paperback. 2 offers from £ Nation's Favourite: Comic Poems: A Selection of Humorous Verse/5(3). The Faber Book of Modern Verse was a poetry anthology, edited in its first edition by Michael Roberts, and published in by Faber and was a second edition () edited by Anne Ridler, and a third edition () edited by Donald selection was of poems in English printed afterwhich meant that work by Gerard Manley Hopkins could be included.

(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 American ; and we soon realise that an English verse-maker's sense of humour was much the same in the fifteenth or sixteenth century as in the twentieth.

volumes, and some have never appeared in book form. Here at last is the definitive edition to date, with a new long poem which has never appeared before. 7/6 THE FABER BOOK THE BURNING OF MODERN VERSE CACTUS Edited by MICHAEL ROBERTS STEPHEN SPENDER 7/6 7/6 FABER & FABER 24 Russell Square, London, W.C.I.

This volume covers the whole field of English comic verse, including nonsense, parody and comic satire, but excludes what is usually called "light verse". It includes authors such as Auden, Beerbohm, Belloc, Betjeman, Eliot, Thomas Hardy and William Blake.

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.

Faber & Faber is one of the world's great publishing houses and home to T. Eliot, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, William Golding, Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney, Kazuo Ishiguro, and more.

Comic Books Archives - Faber & Faber Blog. Genre/Form: Poetry Anthologie Humor: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roberts, Michael, Faber book of comic verse.

London, Faber and Faber []. The Faber Book Of Children's Verse book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Publisher:Faber & Faber. The Faber Book of Nursery Verse.

Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books. : The Faber Book of Modern Verse () by Roberts, Michael and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(73).

The New Faber Book of Children's Verse Edited by Matthew Sweeney, illustrated by Sara Fanelli (Faber, £) Age: yrs To be asked to compile an anthology must be among the loveliest of.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 further editions.