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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Retrieved 3 February Stay in Touch Sign up. Please try again later. Photos of all the covers will be coming soon. Other characters include Freddy the rat, a reincarnated poet, as well, and Mehitabel the cat, who believes she was once Cleopatra.

Because he is only able to hit one key at a time, there is not punctuation or capital letters used in his prose. See the entire orchestration on one page. Directed by John Wilson, produced by Preston M. There’re people who would consider BOTH a waste of time. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

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Srchy to secondary content. Flotsam and Jetsam Intro. I was excited to read this book after encountering E. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Pete the Pup is another of Marquis’ characters.

Archy and Mehitabel

A lot to be had here. Resources No matter where you are on arxhy theatrical journey, our innovative production resources will enhance your show experience! When I was a little kid we had two frogs in a terrarium: The photos come 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. Sep 13, Bruce rated it it was amazing. Some of the songs from the album were used in in an animated filmalso called Shinbone Alley.

Therefore the number of stars. Don Marquis first employed the Archy character in It makes me extremely happy. It’s “archy” he’s too small to hold down the shift keypoet, philosopher, moralist and futile worshipper of “mehitabel,” the alley cat.

The Lives and Times of Archy and Mehitabel by Don Marquis

Very pithy, tongue in cheek, philosophical collection. One mehitxbel the best gifts I got from my grandmother was a subscription to Children’s Digest. Quotes from The Lives and Tim There’s a point where archy rebukes bridge players, because they put excessive effort into achieving nothing. A classic of humor and social commentary from a free-verse poet cockroach’s perspective.

Shakespeare to a Beat. View all 3 comments. I do know that I fell in love with it before I actually understood what it meant.


Writing in his own persona, though, Marquis always used correct capitalization and punctuation. The New York Times. Nov 07, Pages. Scroll down for a link to the video. About Archy and Mehitabel This beloved illustrated classic tells the tale of Archy, a philosophical cockroach, and Mehitabel, a cat in her ninth life. Archy, for that matter is nowhere to be seen. Estimate the approximate cost of your licensing fees by providing a few details about your production.

I’d always wondered about their namesakes, and it’s astonishing that I waited nearly four decades to explore further. There is definitely some social commentary, and its very funny. This section needs additional citations for verification. I highly recommend it if you’re looking for something a little different from your normal fare. Marquis was the author of about 35 books.

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Listen to a cast or demo recording before licensing your next musical. Brilliant, touching satire on the human condition. And thanks to Neil Gaiman for his gracious help and support! Oct 12, Miranda rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 22, Sue rated it it was amazing.