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Edward Lear

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Edward Lear (12 May 1812 - 29 January 1888) was an English artist, illustrator and writer known for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form which he popularised.
   A Book of Nonsense (poems) (1846)
   The Owl and the Pussycat (poems) (1867)
   Laughable Lyrics (poems) (1877)
   Nonsense Botany (poems) (1888)
   The Complete Nonsense (poems) (1977)
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Anthologies containing stories by Edward Lear
Short stories
The Story of the Four Little Children