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Theodor Seuss Geisel

Author: Donald E Pease
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Lives and legacies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Seuss's infectious rhymes, his blue-tufted, strong-willed creatures, and his knack for pithy, roundabout plots have been entertaining children and adults for decades. And as the biographer shows, the seemingly haphazard trajectory of Theodor Geisel's life bears a close resemblance to the zigzag plot lines of his children's books, by turns a cartoonist, ad agency artist (for Flit bug killer), author,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Seuss, Dr.; Theodor Seuss Geisel; Seuss, Dr.; Seuss, Dr.; Theodor Seuss Geisel
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald E Pease
ISBN: 9780195323023 0195323025
OCLC Number: 320193997
Description: xi, 178 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Dr. Seuss's passage home --
Becoming Dr. Seuss --
Dr. Seuss returns --
Dr. Seuss and Helen Geisel's empire --
Dr. Seuss's legacy.
Series Title: Lives and legacies.
Responsibility: Donald E. Pease.
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Dr Seuss' infectious rhymes, his blue-tufted, strong-willed creatures, & his knack for pithy, roundabout plots have been entertaining children & adults for decades. As Donald Pease shows in this  Read more...

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Pease provides sophisticated reading of Geisel's work...He is equally attentive to historical context and intimate circumstances. Michael Saler, TLS This is an excellent primer for all readers of Dr Read more...

 
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