Noakes, Vivien

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NOAKES, Vivien

NOAKES, Vivien. British, b. 1937. Genres: Novels, Art/Art history, Biography. Career: Writer; guest curator for the major exhibition, "Edward Lear: 1812-1888," Royal Academy, London, 1985. Royal Society of Literature, fellow. Publications: Edward Lear: The Life of a Wanderer, 1968, 3rd ed., 1985; (with C. Lewsen) For Lovers of Cats, Birds, Flowers and Gardens, Food and Drink, 4 vols., 1978; The Victorian Country Book, Town Book, Workaday Book, Soldiers and Sailors Book, 4 vols., 1979; Edward Lear, 1812-1888, at the Royal Academy of Arts, 1985; (ed.) The Selected Letters of Edward Lear, 1988; The Painter Edward Lear, 1991; (with M. Noakes) The Queen's Daily Life: An Artist's Diary, 2000; (ed.) The Complete Verse and Other Nonsense of Edward Lear, 2001. Address: 146 Hamilton Terrace, London NW8 9UX, England. Online address: [email protected]