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The Resource Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss : how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed children's literature, Philip Nel

Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss : how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed children's literature, Philip Nel

Label
Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss : how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed children's literature
Title
Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss
Title remainder
how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed children's literature
Statement of responsibility
Philip Nel
Title variation
Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss
Title variation remainder
how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed childrens literature
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Examines the lives and careers of the husband and wife children's book authors who embraced their leftist beliefs in the era of McCarthyism and in the midst of the Cold War and who were the targets of FBI surveillance for years
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10144238
Cataloging source
DLC
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1969-
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Nel, Philip
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3519.O224
LC item number
Z77 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Children's literature association series
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  • Johnson, Crockett
  • Krauss, Ruth
  • Children's literature, American
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed children's literature
Label
Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss : how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed children's literature, Philip Nel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-340) and index
Contents
Ruth Krauss's charmed childhood -- Becoming Crockett Johnson -- Portrait of the artist as a young woman -- Punching the clock and turning left -- First draft -- Crockett and the red crayon -- "We met, and that was it!" -- Barnaby -- A good man and his good wife -- The Athens of South Norwalk -- Art and politics -- At home with Ruth and Dave -- The big world and the little house -- Artists are to watch -- The art of collaboration -- Harold -- Striking out into new areas of experimentation -- New adventures of Page and Screen -- "Hitting on all 24 cylinders" -- Poet in the news, cartoonist on TV -- Lorca variations and Harold's ABC -- Provocateur and philosopher -- Painting, passports, and protest -- Theorems in color, poems on stage -- "You're only as old as other people think you are" -- What would Harold do? -- Life after Dave -- Children are to love
Control code
ocn774863851
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
367 p.
Isbn
9781617036248
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012001106
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)774863851
Label
Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss : how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed children's literature, Philip Nel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-340) and index
Contents
Ruth Krauss's charmed childhood -- Becoming Crockett Johnson -- Portrait of the artist as a young woman -- Punching the clock and turning left -- First draft -- Crockett and the red crayon -- "We met, and that was it!" -- Barnaby -- A good man and his good wife -- The Athens of South Norwalk -- Art and politics -- At home with Ruth and Dave -- The big world and the little house -- Artists are to watch -- The art of collaboration -- Harold -- Striking out into new areas of experimentation -- New adventures of Page and Screen -- "Hitting on all 24 cylinders" -- Poet in the news, cartoonist on TV -- Lorca variations and Harold's ABC -- Provocateur and philosopher -- Painting, passports, and protest -- Theorems in color, poems on stage -- "You're only as old as other people think you are" -- What would Harold do? -- Life after Dave -- Children are to love
Control code
ocn774863851
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
367 p.
Isbn
9781617036248
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012001106
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)774863851

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