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The Thurber Letters

The Wit, Wisdom and Surprising Life of James Thurber

by Rosemary A. Thurber

  • 18 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Thurber, James,,
  • Letters,
  • Letters And Correspondence,
  • Thurber, James, 1894-1961,
  • United States,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literary,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • 20th century,
  • 1894-1961,
  • Cartoonists,
  • Correspondence,
  • Humorists, American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHarrison Kinney (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages816
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7927301M
    ISBN 100743223438
    ISBN 109780743223430

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The sublime humorist everybody knows is richly here, but so are all the other Thurbers: the /5(5). Book reviews. The Thurber Letters Harrison Kinney, James Thurber Review by Roger Bishop. August James Thurber was one of the great American humorists of the 20th century.

From his first appearance in the fledgling New Yorker in until his death inhe was known for his unique reflections in prose and pictures on what he called.

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The challenge of editing Thurber’s letters was “similar to trying to herd cats,” editor Harrison Kinney writes in the book’s introduction. While correcting mere typographical errors, he. Thomas Kunkel author of Genius In Disguise, the biography of Harold Ross, and editor of the collected letters of Ross, Letters from the Editor If you only know James Thurber from his beloved books, stories, and drawings, then this marvelous collection will be an education.

In his letters Thurber could be warmly funny, yes, but also laceratingly so. His correspondence is wise, /5(5). The Thurber Letters traces Thurber's progress from lovesick college boy to code clerk with the State Department in Paris and reporter for the Columbus Dispatch, through his marriages and love affairs, his special relationship with his daughter, his illustrious and tumultuous years with The New Yorker, his longstanding relationship with E.

James Grover Thurber (December 8, – November 2, ) was an American cartoonist, author, humorist, journalist, playwright, children's book author, and celebrated was best known for his cartoons and short stories published mainly in The New Yorker magazine, such as "The Catbird Seat", and collected in his numerous was one of the most popular Children: 1.

The Thurber Letters traces Thurber's progress from lovesick college boy to code clerk with the State Department in Paris and reporter for the Columbus Dispatch, through his marriages and love affairs, his special relationship with his daughter, his illustrious and tumultuous years with The New Yorker, his longstanding relationship with E.

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The Letters of James Thurber Here Lies Miss Groby A Ride with Olympy. From Men, Women and Dogs () Selected Cartoons The Masculine Approach The War Between Men and Women.

From The Thurber Carnival () The Catbird Seat The Cane in the Corridor from The Beast in Me and Other Animals The Princess and the Tin Box The Lady on the Bookcase A. Typed letter from James Thurber to poet Addison Barker.

James Thurber wrote to poet Addison Barker, praising Barker’s writing: “Dear Mr. Barker: I’m sorry I haven’t answered your letter and poems before, but plead a stack of work and letters.

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