Archy and Mehitabel [Don Marquis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This beloved illustrated classic tells the tale of Archy, a philosophical. Archy & Mehitabel i got acquainted with a parrot named pete recently who is an interesting bird pete says he used to belong to the fellow. It’s “archy” (he’s too small to hold down the shift key), poet, philosopher, moralist and futile worshipper of “mehitabel,” the alley cat. This bizarre, highly original.

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It shows Mehitabel in a garbage can, eating a sardine, while Archy types furiously on a small typewriter. This off-beat musical has appeared in almost every form, including a record, a concert, a Broadway musical, a television special and, eventually, a film. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat.

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This is a hoot and a half. I’d always imagined it as humorous and light-hearted. About once a year spend an evening reading aloud from this book, usually on a winter’s night with a glass of something or other at hand. Refresh and try again. Oct 12, Miranda rated it really liked it Shelves: Please try again later. Have a Show-tacular New Year! Return to Book Page. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

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Looking for More Great Reads? Undeniably this is classic stuff, but an anthology of three book-length collections of archy’s typewriter-diving ruminations is too much to take at once.

Mehiatbel Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Provides a contemporary reflection of this period in U. Don Marquis — was a journalist and columnist in New York City and the author of several novels, short-story collections, and plays.

Archy and Mehitabel

The music and lyrics from the album were the basis of a short-lived loud and brassy Broadway musical titled Shinbone Alleystarring Eddie Bracken as Archy and Eartha Kitt as Mehitabel. Jan 14, Linda rated it it was amazing. April Learn how meihtabel when to remove this template message. Read it Forward Read it first. The photos mehitagel from the Masterworks Broadway website, part of Sony Music Entertainment, which also has a link to buy a digital copy of the album from Amazon.

White’s workand still it managed to surpass my expectations. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

Estimate the approximate cost of your licensing fees by providing a few details about your production. Gaiman responded to the call immediately and enthusiastically, and the video below is the result.

On the other hand, I think many aspects of life were just slower and simpler back when it was written unlike the rates of 21st century obsolescence, meme expirations, etc. The column remained po I was excited to read this book after encountering E. Was astonished to find Archy’s writings so philosophical. See the entire orchestration on one page.


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Nov 12, Dan rated it it was amazing. It was followed by echoes of archynarrated by David Wayne, recorded August 31, Nov 17, Johnny Trash rated it it was amazing Shelves: There were some poems I really enjoyed, that still seemed totally fresh and relevant today. These yard-sale finds are treasures for my book mehitabrl, ranked with 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.

In poems of varying length, Archy pithily describes his wee world, the main fixture of which is Archhy, a devil-may-care alley cat. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It’s “archy” he’s too small to hold down the shift keypoet, philosopher, moralist and futile worshipper of “mehitabel,” the alley cat.

Also I haven’t been to the Library in about a week, so I’m out of my current interests.