For me, much of value of this collection stems from my interest in the evolution of American humor. The Whites seem to have chosen a fairly comprehensive cross section of writers, and I was not surprised to find that, while many of these pieces are still relevant, several others have clearly jumped the shark.
Born July 11, 1899. White is famous for children’s books, style guides, and his work at the New Yorker, but in humor studies, he is probably best known for his introduction to the 1941 book, A Subtreasury of American Humor, which he edited with Katherine White.
E.B. White, American essayist, author, and literary stylist, whose eloquent, unaffected prose appealed to readers of all ages. White graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, in 1921 and worked as a reporter and freelance writer before joining The New Yorker magazine as a writer and.Reading E. B. White in 1977, one finds him highly relevant to the times. In his politics he long ago came to stand for what many have admired about the Carter Administration: a tougher-minded attitude toward the Soviet Union, a respect for the absolute rights of human beings everywhere and a healthy skepticism for the liberal nostrum of universal disarmament.White collaborated with James Thurber on Is Sex Necessary? (1929), a spoof of contemporary sex manuals. In a monthly column (1938-43) for Harper's magazine, he wrote essays about rural life. In 1941 White edited with his wife A Subtreasury of American Humor.
A Subtreasury of American humor by E. B. White, Katharine S. White; 1 edition; First published in 1980; Subjects: American wit and humor.Read More
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E. B. White was one of the most influential modern American essayists, largely through his work for the New Yorker magazine. He also wrote two children's classics and revised William S. Strunk's The Elements of Style, widely used in college English courses.Read More
White teamed up with his wife to edit A Subtreasury of American Humor, published in 1941. He also wrote a monthly column titled “One Man’s Meat” for Harper’s from 1938 to 1943.Read More
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These collected essays, featuring White's rural experiences, were published in 1942. Critics hailed this as White's best book to date, but he first gained wide fame with the publication of Is Sex Necessary?, which he wrote with his friend and colleague James Thurber. With Katherine Sergeant Angell he published A Subtreasury of American Humour.Read More
A Subtreasury of American humor by E. B. White, Katharine S. White, 1980, Perigee Books edition.Read More
Can you guess E.B. White's bibliography? The Wild Flag: Editorials From The New Yorker On Federal World Government and Other Matters.Read More
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White was born in Mount Vernon, New York, in 1899, the youngest of six children. After attending Cornell University, where he acquired the nickname Andy, he worked as a reporter for the United.Read More