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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I took fish - lines and matches and other things — the gun and now I was done . 8 9 The full - grown “ veteran Nick Adams ” of Hemingway's leanly carved psychological stories shows the same “ compulsion , ” as Kazin calls it , to “ say ...
... was a playful nod to the subjectivity of individual experience . “ The important thing about rain , ” Margaret had written , “ is that it is wet . ” “ It falls out of the sky , and it sounds like rain , and makes things shiny ...
All these are things not as easy as they sound for grown people . There is always that old problem of learning how to write . We speak naturally but spend all our lives trying to write naturally . " 50 She compared the poetry of Chaucer ...
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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