Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon
Beacon Press, 1992 - 337 pagina's
Forty years after her sudden death at the age of 42, Margaret Wise Brown, author of the children's classics Runaway Bunny and Goodnight Moon, remains a legendary figure in the world of literature and an enigma to many who knew her. This vivid biography is a thoughtful portrait of a complex woman whose haunting stories still speak to millions. Photographs.
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“ The ruthlessness of theory vs. the sympathy of experience— limitations in both ” —that , more than likely , was Margaret , who was always quick to view any matter as a contest of wits and who in the end was rather more willing than ...
But the “ real experience ” of analysis , she insisted , might be otherwise : To go in to that hour feeling suddenly alone on the rock itself with no one . Every one you love is lost . You you are free of it . Perhaps , that is.
... the sound and smell of sizzling bacon — the feel of rain . And tables and chairs , plates and telephones , animals they know . Children love to find the " here and now ” world they know in the heightened experience of a story .
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - jbarr5 - LibraryThing
Margaret Wise Brown, awakened by the moon by Leonard S. Marcus Story about Margaret, her life, her relatives and what interests they had while she grew up. Different places she visited and lived and ... Volledige review lezen
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I'm not a big biography reader, but I am a big children's book reader and Margaret Wise Brown is an important author in this field. Based on this book, her work shows a serenity and sureness that she ... Volledige review lezen