Clerihews complete by E. C. Bentley

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Published by W. Laurie in London .

Written in English

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  • English wit and humor,
  • Nonsense verses, English

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Includes index.

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StatementE. Clerihew Bentley ; illustrated by G.K. Chesterton, Victor Reinganum, Nicolas Bentley.
ContributionsChesterton, G. K. 1874-1936., Reinganum, Victor, Bentley, Nicolas, 1907-
LC ClassificationsPR6003E7247 C5, PN6175
The Physical Object
Pagination[250] p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14906324M

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In Clerihews Complete () all Bentley’s clerihews are Clerihews complete book. Bentley wrote Trent’s Last Case in exasperation at the infallibility of Sherlock Holmes, and the book has been said to mark the end of the Holmes era in detective fiction. Two decades later, Bentley revived this character in Trent’s Own Case (.

Condizione: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in fair condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Codice articolo The Complete Clerihews of E.

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Everyone will then be joyful.” — Jane Hamilton, author, The Book of Ruth “The quick and the dead, the famous and the infamous, the saintly and the sinful, all. I rediscovered Clerihews at my dad’s house recently, noticing and devouring his copy of The Complete ews were invented by EC (Edward Clerihew) Bentley (author of Trent’s Last Case, one of the greatest detective novels to be written by someone who wrote only one detective novel).

[1] They have a strict format: they must be about a person who is reasonably well known, 4. Beezus and Ramona Clerihews Chapter 1.

Beezus and Her Little Sister Clerihews. 1 Ramona the Adorable Did a horrible Thing to Big Steve with a purple crayon. It will always, always stay on. 2 Beezus the Calm Embroidered a potholder for the sister of her mom.

She used red And gray thread. Clerihews synonyms, Clerihews pronunciation, Clerihews translation, English dictionary definition of Clerihews. A humorous verse consisting of two rhymed couplets in lines of irregular length, usually about a person whose name serves as one of the rhymes.

InBentley published Biography for Beginners, a collection of clerihews, under the name E. Clerihew. This was followed in by More Biography, and inhe brought out Baseless Biography. In Clerihews Complete, published inall of Bentley's clerihews are collected.

The long-awaited second volume of Chesterton's collected poetry is now here. Edited by Denis J. Conlon, this book picks up where the last volume left off, continuing the complete collection of the great Christian writer's verse with all poems, both published and uncollected, until A third volume covering is forthcoming.

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Clerihew Bentley * Both of these books are really hard to find. You will have to go to a out of print book source. Here is an original clerihew by Bentley: Lewis Carroll Bought sumptuous apparel And built an enormous palace Out of the profits of AliceAuthor: Marcie Flinchum Atkins.

A selection of these clerihews appeared in his book " Homage to Clio ", and the complete collection appeared in this volume. Keep in mind that he rhyme doesn't have to be spot on (as is the nature of Clerihews), but it should be somewhat clever. To celebrate the publication of my new book The Practical Pyromaniac, the Chicago Review Press (the book's publisher), is sponsoring a contest to see who can write the most creative clerihew.

Edmund Clerihew Bentley was a popular English author, journalist, novelist and humorist of the early twentieth century, and the inventor of the clerihew, an irregular form of humorous verse on biographical topics. Edmund left an unmistakable mark on two distinct genres of writing.

He was often published under the name E. Bentley, his most famous novel "Trent's Last Case". BENTLEY, E(dmund) Clerihew (E.

Bentley, Edmund Clerihew) PERSONAL: Born Jin Shepherd's Bush, England; died Ma ; son of John Edmund (a barrister in the Lord Chancellor's Department) and Margaret Richardson (Clerihew) Bentley; married Violet Alice Mary Boileu, ; children: Neil, Betty, Nicholas. Education: Merton College, Oxford, graduated (history), This book is widely considered to be the most signficant contriubution to the form for generations.

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Illustrated by Bentley's lifelong friend, eminent critic and author G K Chesterton, they were known as 'clerihews' and became as popular as the limerick form. In 'Complete Clerihews' the entire collection is presented.

Nicolas Bentley, G. Chesterton, Victor Reinganum and Author Ilustrador. 2nd Edition. Paperback. The Complete Clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley. With an Introduction by Gavin Ewart. This is the first collection of all the clerihews published in his lifetime by the manh who invented them as a schoolbou in the s - Edmund Clerihew Bentley.

Clerihews Complete by E. Clerihew Bentle. Unpaginated. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Contains blue and white illustrations by various artists. Every used book bought is one saved from landfill.

Additional information. Sku. EMB. Title. Clerihews Complete. Author. Clerihew Bentle. Publisher. Werner Laurie Format: Hardcover. G.K. Chesterton was one of the dominating figures of the London literary scene in the early 20th century. Not only did he get into lively discussions with anyone who would debate him, including his friend, frequent verbal sparring partner, and noted Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, but he wrote about seemingly every topic, in every genre, from journalism to plays, poetry to crime novels.

Since the original notebook had been lost, he and Chesterton must have written those forty Clerihews from memory. More Biography was published inand Baseless Biography in InThe Complete Clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley, was published. It was a collection of all the Clerihews from those three books.

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