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The Face is Familiar

£9.99

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The selected verse of Ogden Nash
No dustjacket
Spinal damage

Amazon review:
An interesting collection of witty poetry that is a product of its time, Ogden Nash's The Face is Familiar is for people who appreciate literary devices such as irony, wit, and humour within the specific context of the 1940's. This large collection covers everything from fatherhood to melancholic feelings, and anti-Asian sentiment to a lamenting of seasonal changes. The continual play of words in his work add an additional layer of comedic wit and timing. Not for everyone, as the humour in Nash's work differs greatly from what we consider to be humorous today, I would recommend this book for history and literature lovers, alike--it a fascinating peek into early-to-mid 20th century sociopolitical issues that are explored with intelligent humour and a critical eye.

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Author(s):
Ogden Nash
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Garden City Publishing Company

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The selected verse of Ogden Nash
No dustjacket
Spinal damage

Amazon review:
An interesting collection of witty poetry that is a product of its time, Ogden Nash's The Face is Familiar is for people who appreciate literary devices such as irony, wit, and humour within the specific context of the 1940's. This large collection covers everything from fatherhood to melancholic feelings, and anti-Asian sentiment to a lamenting of seasonal changes. The continual play of words in his work add an additional layer of comedic wit and timing. Not for everyone, as the humour in Nash's work differs greatly from what we consider to be humorous today, I would recommend this book for history and literature lovers, alike--it a fascinating peek into early-to-mid 20th century sociopolitical issues that are explored with intelligent humour and a critical eye.

Author(s):
Ogden Nash
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Garden City Publishing Company

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