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A. Woollcott, his life and his world

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Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Theater critics -- United States -- Biog

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Statement[by] Samuel Hopkins Adams.
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LC ClassificationsPS3545.O77 Z6
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Pagination6 p. l., 386 p. incl. pl., ports.
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Open LibraryOL6482470M
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Woollcott, his life and his world, [by] Samuel Hopkins Adams. Resource Information The item. Alexander Humphreys Woollcott (Janu – Janu ) was an American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine, a member of the Algonquin Round Table, an occasional actor and playwright, and a prominent radio personality.

He was the inspiration for Sheridan Whiteside, the main character in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner () by George S. Kaufman and Moss.

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In pen on the first page (endpapers) of my copy: Best wishes to the reader of this book from the author of this book Howard Teichmann Most chapters give a biographical introduction to some phase of Woollcott's life (theater critic, lecturer, radio personality) followed by a string of anecdotes related, sometimes vaguely, to this activity.4/5(6).

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Woollcott, His Life and His World: Adams, Samuel Hopkins *Author SIGNED/INSCRIBED!*: Books - or: Samuel Hopkins *Author SIGNED/INSCRIBED!* Adams. Woollcott found that reporting gave him access to all the danger zones denied him previously.

He reported from the front, and impressed his colleagues with his fearlessness and devotion to his work. When the Second World War began, Woollcott was again ready to serve. His physical condition was even worse than before, but he found a way. The White House housekeeper, Henrietta Nesbitt, considered Woollcott’s exacting demands equal to those of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who, like Woollcott, was known for his late hours and round-the-clock requirements.

Apart from his rigorous standards, Woollcott was also renowned for his insults. No one was safe from his barbs. : A. Woollcott, His Life and His World / by Samuel Hopkins Adams: Near fine copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges.

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Adams at ISBN/UPC: Save an average of 50% on the marketplace.A. Woollcott: His Life and His World. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock. p. ↑ "Woollcott Dies After Heart Attack In Radio Studio During Broadcast".

The New York Times, Janu ↑ Marx, Harpo, and Barber, Rowland. Harpo Speaks! New York: Limelight Editions. () ↑ Bruce B. Klee. () Woollcott vs. Shubert: Dramatic Criticism on.