The best of archy and mehitabel [electronic resource]. Don Marquis.
- ISBN: 9780307828361 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
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" and have "the jewel-like perfection of poetry."Adorned with George Herriman's whimsical illustrations and including White's introduction, our Pocket Poets selection--the only hardcover Archy and Mehitabel in print--is a beautiful volume, and perfectly sized for its tiny hero.
Electronic reproduction. New York : Everyman's Library, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3454 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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