Kindle ebook collection mobi download The Best of Archy and Mehitabel (English literature) by Don Marquis

The Best of Archy and Mehitabel

The Best of Archy and Mehitabel

by Don Marquis

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780307700926
Pages: 224
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-22
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A selection of the best of the hilarious free-verse poems by the irreverent cockroach poet Archy and his alley-cat pal Mehitabel. Don Marquis’s famous fictional insect appeared in his newspaper columns from 1916 into the 1930s, and he has delighted generations of readers ever since. A poet in a former life, Archy was reincarnated as a bug who expresses himself by diving headfirst onto a typewriter. His sidekick Mehitabel is a streetwise feline who claims to have been Cleopatra in a previous life. As E. B. White wrote in his now-classic introduction, the Archy poems “contain cosmic reverberations along with high comedy” ...