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E. B. White (1899–1985)

Autor de Las telarañas de Carlota

94+ Obras 92,592 Miembros 1,584 Reseñas 91 Preferidas
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Born in Mount Vernon, New York, E. B. White was educated at Cornell University and served as a private in World War I. After several years as a journalist, he joined the staff of the New Yorker, then in its infancy. For 11 years he wrote most of the "Talk of the Town" columns, and it was White and mostrar más James Thurber who can be credited with setting the style and attitude of the magazine. In 1938 he retired to a saltwater farm in Maine, where he wrote essays regularly for Harper's Magazine under the title "One Man's Meat." Like Thoreau, White preferred the woods; he also resembled Thoreau in his impatience and indignation. White received several prizes: in 1960, the gold medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; in 1963, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award (he was honored along with Thornton Wilder and Edmund Wilson); and in 1978, a special Pulitzer Prize. His verse is original and witty but with serious undertones. His friend James Thurber described him as "a poet who loves to live half-hidden from the eye." Three of his books have become children's classics: Stuart Little (1945), about a mouse born into a human family, Charlotte's Web (1952), about a spider who befriends a lonely pig, and The Trumpet of the Swan (1970). Among his best-known and most widely used books is The Elements of Style (1959), a guide to grammar and rhetoric based on a text written by one of his professors at Cornell, William Strunk, which White revised and expanded. White was married to Katherine Angell, the first fiction editor of the New Yorker. (Bowker Author Biography) Elwyn Brooks White was born on July 11, 1899, in Mt. Vernon, New York. After graduating from Cornell University, he worked briefly for an advertising agency and as a newspaper reporter before joining the staff of The New Yorker magazine in 1927. As a columnist for The New Yorker and a contributor to Harper's Magazine, White established a reputation as a prose stylist of exceptional elegance, clarity and wit. His interests, as reflected in his writing, were numerous and varied; his essays touched on such wide-ranging subjects as politics, farm animals, and life in New York City. White married Katharine S. Angell in 1929. They had one son, and in 1957 the family left New York for a farm in North Brookline, Maine. Writings from The New Yorker, 1927-1976 is a compilation of columns and essays produced during White's long relationship with the magazine. One Man's Meat, published in 1942, is a collection of his writings for Harper's. White adapted a short guide to English grammar and usage, The Elements of Style, from a college text written by one of his professors at Cornell, William Strunk Jr. It has sold millions of copies since it was first published in 1959 and has become a cherished resource for guidance in writing. White also co-authored Is Sex Necessary? with the humorist James Thurber, a fellow staff member at The New Yorker. E.B. White died on October 1, 1985 after succumbing to Alzheimer's. His diverse legacy also includes three children's books: Stuart Little, Charlotte's Web, and The Trumpet of the Swan. In 1970 the American Library Association presented White the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in recognition of his "substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children." He was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963 and received a special Pulitzer Prize citation for his body of work in 1970. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras de E. B. White

Las telarañas de Carlota (1952) 35,795 copias
The Elements of Style (1959) 19,736 copias
Stuart Little (1945) 14,614 copias
The Trumpet of the Swan (1970) 11,415 copias
Essays of E.B. White (1977) 1,493 copias
Esto Es Nueva York (1949) 1,023 copias
One Man's Meat (1942) 821 copias
¿Es necesario el sexo? (1929) 591 copias
Letters of E. B. White (1976) 487 copias
Onward and Upward in the Garden (1979) — Editor; Introducción — 477 copias
A Subtreasury of American Humor (1941) — Editor — 275 copias
On Democracy (2019) 79 copias
Charlotte's Web / Stuart Little (1957) — Autor — 43 copias
An E. B. White Reader (1966) 27 copias
Notes on Our Times (2007) 15 copias
On Kawara (2018) 11 copias
The Moon 1968-1972 (2016) 9 copias
The Door 8 copias
Death of a Pig 6 copias
Once More to the Lake (2011) 4 copias
Stuart Little 3 copias
Every Day is Saturday (1934) 3 copias
Reading room 3 copias
La trompeta del cigne (2016) 1 copia
No Dummy 1 copia
Charlotte koob võrku (2023) 1 copia
Irtnog 1 copia
The geese 1 copia
Qui New York 1 copia
Charlottes tryllevev (2006) 1 copia

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Thornwillow Charlotte’s Web en Fine Press Forum (octubre 2023)
October 2015: E.B. White en Monthly Author Reads (diciembre 2017)

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Éstas son las palabras que se encuentran en la telaraña de Carlota, en lo alto del establo. Su telaraña expresa lo que ella siente por un cerdito llamado Wilbur, así como los sentimientos de una niña llamada Fern ... quien también quiere a Wilbur. El amor de ambas ha sido compartido por millones de lectores.
 
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