Critical and biographical information on Henry Reed, World War II British poet, critic, translator, and radio dramatist — author of "Naming of Parts"
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Parodies of Henry Reed's poems. Reed was a brilliant mimic and parodist (see "Chard Whitlow", his parody of T.S. Eliot), so it is only appropriate that he find himself so often imitated:

The text of E.V. Milner's kitchen- and baking-centric parody of "Naming of Parts." External link.

Reed's famous parody of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets won a New Statesman and Nation contest, and was published there on May 10, 1941.

A "Naming of Parts" parody based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. External link.

Reed's radio play Emily Butter has several subtle (and not-so-subtle) parodies. External link.

Cat-friendly parody of Reed's poem, "Naming of Parts." External link.

A calculus parody of "Naming of Parts," for evaluating integrals. External link.

E.O. Parrott's household parody of "Naming of Parts," arranged for the guitar. External link, .mp3 file.

A parody of Reed's "Naming of Parts," substituting lessons on the parts of speech and proper grammar.

Parody of Reed's poem, "Naming of Parts," satiric of modern living.

The peril of computer viruses is the subject of this parody of "Naming of Parts." External link.

A parody of "Naming of Parts" which changes the setting to a university campus, and the lessons to ones on grammar and the parts of speech.

Reed parodies a number of famous British authors in the first of his Hilda Tablet series. External link.



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