Primary sources

 

Lear, Edward, Complete Nonsense, ed. Vivien Noakes (London: Penguin, 2006).

 

Lear, Edward, Selected Letters, ed. Vivien Noakes (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988).

Lear, Edward, 'Over The Land and Over The Sea': Selected Nonsense and Travel Writings, ed. Peter Swaab (Manchester: Fyfield/Carcanet, 2005).

 

Tennyson, Alfred, The Letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson, eds. Cecil Lang and Edgar F. Shannon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981-92), 3 vols.

 

Tennyson, Alfred, and Lear, Edward, Poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson, illustrated by Edward Lear (London: Boussod, Valadon & Co, 1889).

 

Tennyson, Emily Sellwood, The Letters of Emily Lady Tennyson, ed. James O. Hoge (London: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1974).

 

Secondary sources

Bernard Martin, Robert, Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart (London: Faber and Faber, 1980).

Noakes, Vivien, Edward Lear: Life of a Wanderer, rev. ed. (Stroud: Sutton, 2004).

 

Pitman, Ruth, Edward Lear’s Tennyson (Manchester: Carcanet, 1988).

 

Tennyson, Hallam, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by his Son, 2 vols. (London: Macmillan, 1897).

Thwaite, Ann, Emily Tennyson: The Poet's Wife (London: Faber and Faber, 2006).

Uglow, Jenny, Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense (London: Faber and Faber, 2017).

Williams, James and Bevis, Matthew (eds.), Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry (Oxford: OUP, 2016).

 

Williams, James, Edward Lear (Tavistock: Northcote House Press, 2018).

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On Lear:

 

www.leardiaries.wordpress.com

 

www.nonsenselit.wordpress.com

http://www.britac.ac.uk/publications/edward-lears-lines-flight

 

On Lear’s artwork and travels:

 

www.edwardlear.westminster.org.uk

 

www.edwardlearandcrete.weebly.com

 

Lear’s digitized manuscripts, paintings, letters, and other material at Harvard University:

https://iiif.lib.harvard.edu/manifests/view/drs:432980552$1i

 

On the Tennysons’ home:

 

www.farringford.co.uk

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