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Archy and Mehitabel

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Published by Anchor .
Written in English


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Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL7437240M
ISBN 100385094787
ISBN 109780385094788

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Ignatz loved to throw a brick at Krazy Kat's head, and she still loved him). In the case of Archy and Mehitabel, these stories originally were published in , and live on today/5(). "Archie and Mehitabel" is a book written and published in the early 's by Don Marquis. It is about Archie, a poet and philosopher in a former life, transmigrated into the body of a cockroach. At night he takes over the typewriter of a human writer who is kind enough to always leave an empty sheet of paper in it before retiring/5(). Ignatz loved to throw a brick at Krazy Kat's head, and she still loved him). In the case of Archy and Mehitabel, these stories originally were published in , and live on today/5(86).   "Archie and Mehitabel" is a book written and published in the early 's by Don Marquis. It is about Archie, a poet and philosopher in a former life, transmigrated into the body of a cockroach. At night he takes over the typewriter of a human writer who is kind enough to always leave an empty sheet of paper in it before retiring/5().

First published in , Archy and Mehitabel has become a celebrated part of the twentieth-century American literary canon. About Archy and Mehitabel This beloved illustrated classic tells the tale of Archy, a philosophical cockroach, and Mehitabel, a cat in her ninth life. Free download or read online Archy and Mehitabel pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Don Marquis. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this poetry, fiction story are,/5. First-edition covers for the original Archy and Mehitabel books, published in , and Here are some of the most popular poems from “archy and mehitabel,” first published by Doubleday, Page and still in print by its successor, Penguin Random House. For additional poems and short stories, check out our Don Marquis Reading Room. Archy is a cockroach with the soul of a poet, and Mehitabel is an alley cat with a celebrated past who claims she was Cleopatra in a previous life. I first discovered Archy in a high school literature book/5.

This book about Archy and Mehitabel, hammered out at such awful cost by the bug hurling himself at the keys, is one of those books. It is funny, it is wise, it is tender, and it is tough. The sales do not astound me; only the author astounds me, for I know (or think I do) at what cost Don Marquis produced these gaudy and irreverent tales.4/5(32).   A selection of the best of the hilarious free-verse poems by the irreverent cockroach poet Archy and his alley-cat pal Mehitabel. Don Marquiss famous fictional insect appeared in his newspaper columns from into the s, and he has delighted generations of readers ever since/5. First published in , Archy and Mehitabel has become a celebrated part of the twentieth-century American literary canon. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review4/5(7). "Archy and Mehitabel" is the creation of Don Marquis, a columnist for the New York Tribune, who writes from the perspective of Archy, a free-verse poet reincarnated as a cockroach. At nights, Archy crawls onto a typewriter and slowly crafts his poetry by slamming his body onto the keys, one letter at a time.