Edna Ferber

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United States novelist


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13) Edna Ferber, A Peculiar Treasure (New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1939), 352-53.
The Edna Ferber Elementary School, 515 East Capitol Drive, built in 1991, is a living memorial to its famous citizen author, and the town's public library houses local newspaper articles by and about her.
Rachel Crothers, Zoe Akins, Sophie Treadwell, Angelina Weld Grimke, Edna Ferber, Marita Bonner are only a handful that must have jostled for space with the chosen four in this volume.
In the late 70s and 80s, under the influence of feminist literary and historical studies, scholars began to write about such forgotten Jewish women writers as Anzia Yezierska, Edna Ferber, Jo Sinclair, and Tess Slesinger.
Kaufman, Heywood Broun and Edna Ferber were also in this august assembly, which strongly influenced writers like F.
Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, and Edna Ferber are exhaustively detailed in this catty, chatty, gossipy, engaging story.
Kaufman and Edna Ferber comedy about the lives and loves of an ultrafamous clan of actors in New York.
6) No accredited historian wrote the first fully-developed and widely-read revisionist history of the West; this achievement belonged to popular American novelist, Edna Ferber.
The long list of authors from the first half of the twentieth century, which includes canonical writers like William Faulkner and forgotten stars like Edna Ferber, is hardly balanced by the short list of contemporary writers who have addressed this figure of racial ambiguity.
304) and his America First economic agenda caused European leaders to view him as "a figure out of an Edna Ferber novel, a character whose rascality they both admired and loathed" (p.
Among the regulars at the Algonquin Round Table were writers Dorothy Parker and Edna Ferber, humorist Robert Benchley, New Yorker founder and editor Harold Ross, playwrights George S.
Adams, Marc Connelly, Harold Ross, Harpo Marx, Edna Ferber, and Russel Crouse.
Other books published this year included The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce, which originally appeared as The Cynic's Word Book (1906); The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland, a sequel to her novel The Awakening of Barbara Richie (1906); Dawn O'Hara by Edna Ferber, the author's first novel; The Miller of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow, a novel; Sixes and Sevens by O.
Contemporaneous writing about the redoubtable Edna Ferber anticipates her eventual neglect.
DOWNTOWN STRUT provides a new Edna Ferber mystery and is set in 1927 Manhattan, here Edna is preparing for a Broadway musical centered around her writings.