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Edward Lear ao voo do pássaro

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Conceicao Pereira


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The man that defined himself as a strange bird, and that has represented himself as one, begin by drawing flowers and birds and, at the age of twenty, published an important volume of naturalistic illustration on a single species of birds, the parrots. As a bird’s illustrator, Lear draw exotic but real birds; he also draw invented and nonsensical birds and included them in his nonsense poems where birds behave like people e people appear with the form and behaviour of birds.

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Author(s): Pereira C

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Forma de vida. Revista do Programa em Teoria da Literatura da Universidade de Lisboa

Year: 2018

Volume: 12

Online publication date: 02/02/2018

Acceptance date: 04/12/2017

ISSN (electronic): 2183-1343

Publisher: Programa em Teoria da Literatura da Universidade de Lisboa


Notes: In Portuguese