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Terence Tobin; Paul Fatout Founders: Letters of George Ade (Paperback)

Terence Tobin; Paul Fatout Founders: Letters of George Ade (Paperback)

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George Ade, one of the most beloved writers of his day, carried on a lively correspondence with the most colorful of the great and near-great. This collection features 182 of Ade's interesting and informative letters to William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, James Whitcomb Riley, Finley Peter Dunne, and others, all arranged chronologically and annotated with explanatory material. Lightning Print on Demand Title George Ade, one of the most beloved writers of his day, carried on a lively correspondence with the most colorful of the great and near-great. George M. Cohan, William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, John T. McCutcheon, James Whitcomb Riley, Finley Peter Dunne, Hamlin Garland all received letters from the Hoosier humorist. Ade's keen observation, compact and straightforward style, and understated humor mark his correspondence, as well as his immensely popular newspaper columns, books, and plays. His friendships were so diversified that his letters forms a patchwork of popular history, literature, politics, and entertainment. Ade's interchange of ideas about people and events shaping the twentieth century as well as his own life will provide insights for students of varied aspects of American culture. This volume presents 182 of the most interesting and informative letters from the thousands of extant pieces of his correspondence in scores of collections scattered throughout the United States. The letters are arranged chronologically, annotated with explanatory material and with sources. A forward, introduction, and Ade's autobiography are included, interspersed with photographs, sketches, handwriting samples and other illustrations which evoke the man and his times. • ISBN:9781557531476 • Format:Paperback • Publication Date:1999-05-01

Specifications

Language

English

Series Title

Founders

Publisher

Purdue University Press

Book Format

Paperback

Original Languages

ENG

Number of Pages

251

Author

Terence Tobin

Title

Letters of George Ade

ISBN-13

9781557531476

Publication Date

May, 1999

Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)

9.02 x 6.02 x 0.82 Inches

ISBN-10

1557531471

SKU: WA24646604

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