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Schiffrin, Andre
Dedicated readers and fans of Theodor Seuss Geisel, or Dr. Seuss, know of Seuss's fascinating, long-forgotten career as a political cartoonist for the New York daily newspaper "PM" during World War II. Dr. Seuss, however, was only one of a number of distinguished cartoonists whose work appeared in "PM." In "Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War," we discover an astonishing treasure trove of over three hundred incisive political cartoons by Seuss as well as a cohort of other legendary cartoonists of the time, including Saul Steinberg, Al Hirschfeld, Arthur Szyk, Carl Rose, and Mischa Richter. These fascinating cartoons offer a totally different picture of the war, both at home and abroad. Sure to fascinate and surprise readers across the generations, "Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War" lets readers "time travel to a remarkable time when editorial cartoons really mattered" ("America in WWII").
Item No. 9781595585455
$21.95
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Seuss, Dr
For decades, readers throughout the world have enjoyed the marvelous stories and illustrations of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. But few know the work Geisel did as a political cartoonist during World War II, for the New York daily newspaper PM. In these extraordinarily trenchant cartoons, Geisel presents "a provocative history of wartime politics" (Entertainment Weekly). Dr. Seuss Goes to War features handsome, large-format reproductions of more than two hundred of Geisel s cartoons, alongside "insightful" (Booklist) commentary by the historian Richard H. Minear that places them in the context of the national climate they reflect.
Pulitzer Prizewinner Art Spiegelman s introduction places Seuss firmly in the pantheon of the leading political cartoonists of our time."
Item No. 9781565847040
$21.95
Just What the Doctor Disordered: Early Writings & Cartoons of Dr. Seuss
Seuss, Dr
Before his worldwide fame as a bestselling children's author, Theodor Seuss Geisel was a prolific writer and cartoonist for humor magazines of the early twentieth century. The creator of Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who, and other classics wrote and drew comic features for publications such as Judge, Life, College Humor, and Liberty. This entertaining compilation of items from the Doctor's early and often overlooked career offers a captivating blend of visual hilarity, nonsense language, and absurdist humor.
Articles and essays abounding in literary surrealism include "memoirs" of spying on General Grant during the Civil War and visiting England on a daily budget of 90 cents. Seuss investigates the origins of contract bridge (played by Druids armed with croquet mallets), explains how to eject a cow from your apartment, and presents charts with helpful pointers, including "How to Punish Your Offspring Scientifically." With their humorous commentaries on people and googly-eyed animals, these cartoon essays and fantasies offer delightful views of reality as seen in the Seussian fun-house mirror.
Item No. 9780486498461
$14.95
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Geisel, Audrey
These fabulous, whimsical paintings, created for his own pleasure and never shown to the public, show Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) in a whole new light. Depicting outlandish creatures in otherworldly settings, the paintings use a dazzling rainbow of hues not seen in the primary-color palette of his books for children, and exhibit a sophisticated and often quite unrestrained side of the artist. 65 color illustrations.
Item No. 9780679434481
$35.00
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Cohen, Charles D
Theodor Seuss Geisel, creator of Horton the Elephant, the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and a madcap menagerie of the best-loved children s characters of all time, stands alone as the preeminent figure of children s literature. But Geisel was a private man who was happier at the drawing table than he was across from any reporter or would-be biographer. Under the thoughtful scrutiny of Charles D. Cohen, Geisel s lesser known works yield valuable insights into the imaginative and creative processes of one of the 20th century s most original thinkers."
Item No. 9780375822483
$48.00