E.B. White: A Biography

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1986 - 400 pagina's
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Here is a richly detailed and vivid biography of the man who wrote Charlotte's Web, The Trumpet of the Swan, and Stuart Little; the White of “Strunk and White”; the writer whose style and humor were so important in distinguishing The New Yorker's first thirty years. Included are some fifty photographs and drawings, as well as manuscript facsimiles.

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I picked this book up as I was curious about the writer of “Stuart Little,” “Charlotte’s Web” and “Strunk & White.” It took me quite a while to get through due to the thoroughness of the book ... Volledige review lezen

Inhoudsopgave

Summit Avenue
3
Belgrade Lake and Siwanoy Pond
23
From Sea to Shining Sea
66
New York and The New Yorker
98
We
122
Katharine
147
Quo Vadimus?
174
19301935
196
Charlottes Web
289
The Points of My Compass
323
What Do Our Hearts Treasure?
339
APPENDIX
359
NOTES
369
BIBLIOGRAPHY
383
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
389
Copyright

The Second Tree from the Corner
267

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Over de auteur (1986)

Scott Elledge was Goldwin Smith Professor of English Emeritus at Cornell University. He was the author of E. B. White: A Biography and Wider than the Sky: Poems Selected for Young Readers. He was the editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Paradise Lost, Eighteenth-Century Critical Essays, and Milton's "Lycidas": An Approach to Criticism.

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