Jabberwocky and Other Nonsense
Lewis Carroll

Jabberwocky and Other Nonsense

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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.

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Published by: Penguin Classics
Pub date: 07/29/2014
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 418
ISBN: 9780141192789
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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.