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Edna Ferber's America

Author: Eliza R L McGraw
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2013.
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From the 1910s to the 1950s, Edna Ferber (1885--1968) published a series of bestselling novels that made her one of Doubleday's highest-paid authors, earned her a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1925, and transformed her into a literary celebrity. She hosted dinner parties covered by the New York Times, lunched at the Algonquin Round Table with Dorothy Parker and Alexander Woollcott, and collaborated with George S.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McGraw, Eliza R.L.
Edna Ferber's America
(DLC) 2013005785
(OCoLC)830992486
Named Person: Edna Ferber; Edna Ferber; Edna Ferber
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eliza R L McGraw
ISBN: 9780807151891 0807151890 0807151904 9780807151907 0807151912 9780807151914
OCLC Number: 868580551
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The girls: Dawn O'Hara and Fanny herself --
Wheat and emeralds: The girls and So big --
A pinprick of blood: Show Boat --
The cowboys, the indians, and the Jew: Cimarron --
Coloring the blue bloods: American beauty and Come and get it --
Passing fancy: Saratoga trunk --
Big spaces, big problems: Giant --
Conclusion: The Great White North: Great Son and Ice Palace.
Responsibility: Eliza McGraw.

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From the 1910s to the 1950s, Edna Ferber (1885--1968) published a series of bestselling novels that made her one of Doubleday's highest-paid authors, earned her a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1925, and transformed her into a literary celebrity. She hosted dinner parties covered by the New York Times, lunched at the Algonquin Round Table with Dorothy Parker and Alexander Woollcott, and collaborated with George S. Kaufman on hit plays such as Dinner at Eight and Stage Door. In Edna Ferber's America, Eliza McGraw provides the first in-depth critical study of the author's novels, exploring the.

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