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Of Sneetches and Whos and the good Dr. Seuss : essays on the writings and life of Theodor Geisel

Author: Thomas Fensch
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writings examine how Geisel revolutionalized reading, and look at his characters, themes, lifestyle, and writing habits.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Illustrated works
Illustrations
Named Person: Seuss, Dr.; Theo LeSieg; Seuss, Dr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Fensch
ISBN: 0786403888 9780786403882
OCLC Number: 37418407
Description: xi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
The wacky world of Dr. Seuss delights the child --
and adult --
readers of his books/Peter Bunzel --
Children's friend/E.J. Kahn, Jr. --
25 years of working wonder with words/Helen Renthal --
"Then I doodled a tree"/Lewis Nichols --
Seuss for the goose is Seuss for the gander/Selma G. Lanes --
Dr. Seuss and the naked ladies: blowing the lid off the private life of America's most beloved author/Carolyn See --
And, dear Dr. Seuss, the whole world's in love with yeuss/George Kane --
The beginnings of Dr. Seuss: a conversation with Theodore S. Geisel/Edward Connery Lathem --
Dr. Seuss's Green-eggs-and-ham world/Judith Frutig --
Dr. Seuss at 75: Grinch, Cat in Hat, Wocket and generations of kids in his pocket/Cynthia Gorney --
How the Grinch stole reading: the serious nonsense of Dr. Seuss/Warren T. Greenleaf --
The good Dr. Seuss/Jonathan Cott --
"Somebody's got to win" in kids' books: an interview with Dr. Seuss on his books for children, young and old/U.S. News & World Report --
The private world of Dr. Seuss: a visit to Theodore Geisel's La Jolla mountaintop/Hilliard Harper --
Maurice Sendak and Dr. Seuss: a conversation/Glenn Edward Sadler --
On beyond zebra with Dr. Seuss/Rita Roth --
The cabinet of Dr. Seuss/Alison Lurie --
The mouse in the corner, the fly on the wall: what very young eyes see in picture books/Karla Kuskin --
Dr. Seuss and Dr. Einstein: children's books and scientific imagination/Chet Raymo --
Turning loose/Sue Monk Kidd --
Dr. Seuss finally transcended the gender barrier/Jan Benzel --
Dr. Seuss remembered/Publishers Weekly --
He left us smiles/Leonard S. Marcus --
Oh, the places you've taken us: the reading teacher's tribute to Dr. Seuss/Elizabeth B. Moje and Woan-Ru Shyu --
The doctor beloved by all/Stefan Kanfer --
Epitaph: green eggs and me/Peter W. Bernstein --
Appendix: all-time bestselling hardcover children's books --
Annotated bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Fensch.

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Theodor Seuss Giesel produced 21 of the best-loved children's books of the twentieth century, and changed the perceptions of children's books This collection provides a variety of perspectives on  Read more...

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