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Edward Lear$
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James Williams

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780746312216

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9780746312216.001.0001

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(p.141) Coda
Edward Lear

James Williams

Liverpool University Press

This extremely brief coda draws together the argument of the book by concluding that Lear’s poetry represents a testimony to the ambivalence of emotional life that is both truthful and, for all its nonsense, morally sensible.

Keywords:   Ambivalence, Nonsense, Emotion

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