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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About Archy and Mehitabel This beloved illustrated classic tells the tale of Archy, a philosophical cockroach, and Mehitabel, a cat in her ninth life. Because he is only able to hit one key at a time, there is not punctuation or capital letters used in his prose. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. It begins with a beautiful introduction by E.

Archy & Mehitabel

That’s not a lit’ry assessment, mind you. Channing was pregnant when the show was being cast. Manage ticket sales online and maximize your box office. Well, first ya gotta buy the concept, which is not entirely new.

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Jul 25, Keith rated it it was amazing. Marquis was the adchy of about 35 books. Also by Don Marquis. Jul 17, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: I was excited to read this book after encountering E.


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Jul 18, Katherine rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving…. Original written as columns for the “Sun Dial” newspaper Don Marquis — was a journalist and columnist in New York City and the author of several novels, short-story collections, and plays. Our offices will be closed from December 28, at 1: Oct 01, Summer rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I believe its actually a collection of submissions to a paper or publication by Don Marquis. Resources No matter where you are on your theatrical journey, our innovative production resources will enhance your show experience!

Scroll down for a link to the video. These are a few of my favorite Archyisms: Also, it’s such a perfect fit for me: Archy is a cockroach with the soul of a poet, and Mehitabel is an alley cat with a celebrated past who claims she was Cleopatra in a previous life. Hardcoverpages. It shows Mehitabel in a garbage can, eating a sardine, while Archy types furiously on a small typewriter.

Mar 22, Sue rated it it was amazing. I won’t say I always agreed with the sentiments expressed. Its worth a second, and even third read! There’re people who would consider BOTH a waste of time.


There’s a point where archy rebukes bridge players, because they put excessive effort into achieving nothing.

Manage rehearsal schedules and changes by sending instant updates to your cast and crew. Sep 19, Kimberly rated it really liked it Shelves: Archy’s best friend was Mehitabelan alley cat. Full Synopsis Materials and Orchestration. Archy, for that matter is nowhere to be seen. American poems Fictional cockroaches Fictional cats Literary duos Fictional characters introduced in Individual cockroaches. The Broadway show had been partly rewritten by an up-and-coming comic talent, Mel Brooks, and starred Bracken and Eartha Kitt.

Really FUN book from the 20’s about a cockroach and a cat – both with the “souls of humans” who love to sing about alcohol. White’s introduction to it in a collection of E. See the entire orchestration on one page.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jan 25, Kimberly Ann rated it really liked it.