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The Resource Theodor Seuss Geisel, Donald E. Pease

Theodor Seuss Geisel, Donald E. Pease

Label
Theodor Seuss Geisel
Title
Theodor Seuss Geisel
Statement of responsibility
Donald E. Pease
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dr. Seuss' 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 biographer Donald Pease 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, caricaturist, documentary-film writer and producer, political cartoonist, and editor. Pease follows Geisel's life from his childhood in Massachusetts, to his sacking from the editorship of Dartmouth's humor magazine, to the publication of And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street--after 17 rejections--which finally launched him on the career for which he is best known. Given unprecedented access to Dartmouth's extensive Geisel holdings, Pease captures this life in full as he offers fresh insights into the sources of Geisel's creativity, from his surreal images to his anti-authoritarian stance and slapstick humor.--From publisher description
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Lives and legacies
Label
Theodor Seuss Geisel, Donald E. Pease
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Dr. Seuss's passage home -- Becoming Dr. Seuss -- Dr. Seuss returns -- Dr. Seuss and Helen Geisel's empire -- Dr. Seuss's legacy
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 178 p.
Isbn
9780195323023
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2009036478
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn320193997
  • (OCoLC)320193997
Label
Theodor Seuss Geisel, Donald E. Pease
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Dr. Seuss's passage home -- Becoming Dr. Seuss -- Dr. Seuss returns -- Dr. Seuss and Helen Geisel's empire -- Dr. Seuss's legacy
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 178 p.
Isbn
9780195323023
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2009036478
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn320193997
  • (OCoLC)320193997

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