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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - Eliot, T. S.

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - Eliot, T. S.

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by Eliot, T. S.

Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Published by Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1982

These Playful Verses By A Celebrated Poet Have Delighted Readers And Cat Lovers Around The World Ever Since They Were Gathered For Publication In 1939. As Valerie Eliot Has Pointed Out, There Are A Number Of References To Cats In T.s. Eliot's Work, But It Was To His Godchildren, Particularly Tom Faber And Alison Tandy, In The 1930s, That He First Revealed Himself As Old Possum And For Whom He Composed His Poems. Naming Of Cats -- Old Gumbie Cat -- Growltiger's Last Stand -- Rum Tum Tugger -- Song Of The Jellicles -- Mungojerrie And Rumpelteazer -- Old Deuteronomy -- Pekes And The Pollicles -- Mr. Mistoffelees -- Macavity: Mystery Cat -- Gus: Theatre Cat -- Bustopher Jones: Cat About Town -- Skimbleshanks: Railway Cat -- Ad-dressing Of Cats -- Cat Morgan Introduces Himself. By T.s. Eliot ; Drawings By Edward Gorey.

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