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5/5 Artist Ralph Steadman casts a cartoonist's eye over poet Edward Lear's work.
4/5 Art historian Professor Caroline Arscott considers Edward Lear's work as an artist.
3/5 Poet and academic Robert Crawford explores Edward Lear's literary legacy.
2/5 Writer Matthew Bevis explores the historical development of Edward Lear's nonsense poetry.
1/5 Writer and academic Sara Lodge considers Edward Lear as a tragicomic writer.