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The complete clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley

E. C. Bentley

The complete clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley

by E. C. Bentley

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clerihews.,
  • Biography -- Poetry.,
  • Humorous poetry, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated by Nicolas Bentley, G.K. Chesterton, Victor Reinganum, and the author ; with an introduction by Gavin Ewart.
    ContributionsBentley, Nicolas, 1907-, Chesterton, G. K. 1874-1936., Reinganum, Victor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6003.E7247 A6 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 145 p. :
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3484130M
    ISBN 100192129813
    LC Control Number82003603

      In , The Complete Clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley, was published. It was a collection of all the Clerihews from those three books. The Sunday Times ran a Clerihew-writing contest. This attracted the attention of St. Paul’s librarian, who contacted the Press and told them of the existence of that old notebook. BENTLEY, E(dmund) Clerihew (E. C. Bentley, Edmund Clerihew) PERSONAL: Born J , in 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), .

    "The Complete Clerihews'.' by E.C. Bentley A Review Sir Christopher Wren Said, "I am going to dine with some men. If anybody calls Say I am designing St Paul's The above is a clerihew; it is a verse form which Francis Stillman described as "a humorous pseudo-biographical quatrain rhymed as two couplets. It is short and pithy.". Buy The Complete Clerihews by E. Clerihew Bentley from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Trent's Last Case, Trent's last case, Trent's own case, Trents Last Case (Black Widow Thriller), Clerihews complete, Trent's Last Case, Those days, Trent Intervenes The complete clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley by E. C Written works: Trent's Own Case, The First Clerihews. E.C. Bentley, in full Edmund Clerihew Bentley, (born J , London, England—died Ma , London), British journalist and man of letters who is remembered as the inventor of the clerihew and for his other light verse and as the author of Trent’s Last Case (), a classic detective story that remains a best seller.. After attending St. Paul’s School in London (where he.


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E. Bentley (full name Edmund Clerihew Bentley; 10 July 30 March ) was a popular English novelist and humorist of the early twentieth century, and the inventor of the clerihew, an irregular form of humorous verse on biographical topics/5.

Edmund Clerihew Bentley published a volume of nonsense verse consisting of a series of four-liners designed to poke fun at distinguished personalities. Illustrated by Bentley's lifelong friend, eminent critic and author G K Chesterton, they were known as 'clerihews Cited by: 2.

The Complete Clerihews of E. Clerihews Bentley (Oxford Paperbacks) [EW BENTLEY] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(1). Probabably most famous for the development of the verse form named after him [The Clerihew] Bentley was also the first modern detective story writer.

Edward Clerihew Bentley was born on July 10th, in London, England. As a youth he was educated at the prestigious St Paul's School in London. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was a fellow pupil. Edmund Clerihew Bentley (10 July – 30 March ) was a popular English novelist and humorist of the early twentieth century, and the inventor of the clerihew, an irregular form of humorous verse on biographical topics.

Buy Clerihews Complete First Edition by Bentley, E. Clerihew (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). The Complete Clerihews by BENTLEY, E. Clerihew and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Inhe published Biography for Beginners (under the pseudonym E Clerihew), which was a volume of nonsense verse consisting of four-lines and called 'clerihews' (in his honour), which became as popular as the limerick form.

Two further volumes followed in and /5(9). Complete Clerihews di Bentley, E. Clerihew e una grande selezione di libri, bentley clerihew e. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned.

Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Codice articolo mon   InBentley published 39 of his quatrains in a volume called Biography for Beginners (second image), under the name E.

Clerihew, accompanied by Chesterton’s see below the Cervantes verse as it appeared in the published work (third image).The book was wildly successful, and before long, such surname-driven four-liners were being referred to as clerihews. Edmund Clerihew Bentley published a volume of nonsense verse designed to poke fun at distinguished personalities.

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. Edmund Clerihew Bentley published a volume of nonsense verse designed to poke fun at distinguished personalities. 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. /5(4). 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.

Edmund Clerihew Bentley (J – Ma ) was a popular English novelist and humorist of the early 20th century, and the inventor of the clerihew, an irregular form of humorous verse on biographical topics. The Complete Clerihews: : Bentley, E. Clerihew: Libros en idiomas extranjeros.

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Genre/Form: Biographical poetry Humorous poetry Clerihews: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bentley, E.C. (Edmund Clerihew), Complete clerihews. Genre/Form: Humorous poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bentley, E.C.

(Edmund Clerihew), Complete Clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley. E.C. Bentley The clerihew, a “baseless biography,” consisting of a four-line stanza of two rhyming couplets, the first rhyme being provided by the name of the subject, was introduced in Biography for Beginners, by “E. Clerihew ” (), and was immediately popular and soon widely imitated.

More Biography by Bentley, E. Clerihew ; Illustrated by G. Chesterton & Nicolas Bentley & Victor Reinganum and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Reading the Complete Clerihews it is striking however that a large proportion of the great man’s poems did not possess all the attributes we associate with a classic Clerihew.

In particular, Clerihew’s first lines were often a whole line of verse, rather than just the name of the subject of the Clerihew, as with the Columbus verse above.A clerihew (/ ˈ k l ɛr ɪ h j uː /) is a whimsical, four-line biographical poem invented by Edmund Clerihew first line is the name of the poem's subject, usually a famous person put in an absurd light, or revealing something unknown or spurious about them.E.

C. Bentley (full name Edmund Clerihew Bentley; 10 July – 30 March ) was a popular English novelist and humorist of the early twentieth century, and the inventor of the clerihew, an irregular form of humorous verse on biographical topics.

One of the best known is this (): Sir Christopher Wren Said, "I am going to dine with some /5.