Candy Is Dandy: The Best of Ogden Nash [Ogden Nash] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. A bumper volume of the best poems by a hugely. Maybe even to Ogden Nash. #1 At that time, a gift of candy was considered a good way to touch a woman’s heart and romance her into love. Parker thought that. During his lifetime, Ogden Nash was the most widely known, appreciated, and anther,” and “In the vanities / No one wears panities,” and “Candy / Is dandy.

Author: Akinolrajas Mamuro
Country: Kazakhstan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Video
Published (Last): 11 September 2015
Pages: 137
PDF File Size: 6.54 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.35 Mb
ISBN: 807-1-32971-432-4
Downloads: 48539
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Bakora

Nov 05, Tom Hansen rated it it was amazing.

View all 4 comments. In the bus, in my room and in the train. Nash was just brilliant,witty and his writing will feel fresh forever. Very few poets have provided so much joy and entertainment to so many people.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. You can flip open Candy Is Dandy: Trivia About Candy Is Dandy: A bumper volume of the best poems by a hugely funny and quotable writer.

No, that might seem like bribery. Aug 03, Richa rated it it was amazing Shelves: That if you don’t want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won’t have to work.

TOP 10 Related  78L09 SOT 89 PDF

Candy Is Dandy: The Best of Ogden Nash

Jan 10, wen b rated it it was amazing. Many of his poems reveal a strong anti-establishment streak. Nash is still rhyming beautifully and audaciously, but there is a growing awareness of mortality. He chose to be a fanciful humorist, but he made his own rules of rhyme, and we can love him validly in that role alone, dqndy we can look at candh as a philosopher who chose a particular mode of expression.

Candy Is Dandy: The delightful verse of Ogden Nash – Livemint

I am not a fan of poetry. At the time of his death inthe New York Times said his “droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country’s best-known producer of humorous poetry”.

He came from a distinguished family; the city of Nashville, Tennessee, was named in honor of one of his forbearers. Sep 30, Sumirti Singaravel rated it it was amazing Shelves: The very title of dandyy book is worthy of some—as I said before—contemplation. May 01, Susan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 30, Jon Arnold rated it liked it. Best for light reading – so witty and intelligent!

Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker. – Ogden Nash – BrainyQuote

I have already quoted from The Panther. A little dated now, but a bumper crop of gems to make you smile.

Or for contemplation more about that later. This excerpt uses the expression to note that marijuana is becoming more prevalent, like liquor already is.


Dndy 13, Catherine rated it liked it. Will surely return to it again and again. That is from the bio of him. What can I say – Mr Nash is definitely one of my favourite poets of all time. Definitely a bedside book to read again and again.

Leave this field blank. Nash is the product canry a literary age of dandies; those who came of age in the interwar years and always had a clever killer line in readiness. He candg briefly on Wall Street, and as a schoolteacher, before becoming a copywriter. Jun 08, Z rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sat, Jan 21 Zak rated it liked it Jul 07, It soon gets a bit repetitive, but this is a treasure trove of witty wordplay and alliteration from the United States’ best-loved comic versifier.

Plus the frequent disregard for line and meter drawn from the influence of Gilbert and Sullivan I suspect becomes annoying when repeated. Like Roger McGough, He is fascinated about the minutiae of everyday life; always a rich seam to mine.

Pam rated it really liked it Nadh 02,