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The Resource Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones

Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones

Label
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination
Title
Becoming Dr. Seuss
Title remainder
Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination
Statement of responsibility
Brian Jay Jones
Title variation
Becoming Doctor Seuss
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. His work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. More than twenty-five years after his death, his books continue to find new readers, now grossing over half a billion dollars in sales. His whimsical illustrations and silly, simple rhymes are timeless favorites because, quite simply, he makes us laugh. Theodor Geisel, however, led a life that goes much deeper than the prolific and beloved children's book author. In fact, the allure and fascination of Dr. Seuss begins with this second, more radical side. He had a successful career as a political cartoonist, and his political leanings can be felt throughout his books--remember the environmentalist of The Lorax? Geisel was a complicated man, who introduced generations to the wonders of reading while teaching young people about empathy and how to treat others well"--
Summary
A full-scale portrait of Theodor Geisel, best known as American icon Dr. Seuss, shares insights into his successful early career as a radical political cartoonist and the complicated genius that informed his beliefs on such subjects as empathy and environmentalism
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10776017
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Brian Jay,
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3513.E2
LC item number
Z687 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seuss
  • Authors, American
  • Illustrators
Target audience
adult
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Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination
Label
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-474) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Minnows into whales 1904-1921 -- The slob generation 1921-1925 -- Strange beasts 1925-1926 -- The flit 1927-1936 -- Brat books 1936-1940 -- Cockeyed crusader 1940-1943 -- Snafu 1943-1946 -- A good profession 1946-1949 -- A person's a person 1950-1954 -- A literary straitjacket 1954-1957 -- Beginner books 1958-1960 -- The work 1961-1963 -- Stink. Stank. Stunk. 1963-1967 -- I intend to go on doing just what I do 1967-1971 -- You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut 1971-1978 -- A few years longer 1979-1984 -- Off and away 1984-1991
Control code
1038228613
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
483 pages
Isbn
9781524742782
Lccn
2018059288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-474) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Minnows into whales 1904-1921 -- The slob generation 1921-1925 -- Strange beasts 1925-1926 -- The flit 1927-1936 -- Brat books 1936-1940 -- Cockeyed crusader 1940-1943 -- Snafu 1943-1946 -- A good profession 1946-1949 -- A person's a person 1950-1954 -- A literary straitjacket 1954-1957 -- Beginner books 1958-1960 -- The work 1961-1963 -- Stink. Stank. Stunk. 1963-1967 -- I intend to go on doing just what I do 1967-1971 -- You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut 1971-1978 -- A few years longer 1979-1984 -- Off and away 1984-1991
Control code
1038228613
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
483 pages
Isbn
9781524742782
Lccn
2018059288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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