The Male Animal: A Play

London: Hamish Hamilton, (1950).

Price: $30.00

Hardcover. First edition. Good only with foxing to endpapers, rear cover and fly water stained.

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The Male Animal: A Play. James THURBER, Elliott Nugent.

James Thurber
birth name: James Thurber
born: 12/8/1894
died: 11/2/1961

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American writer and cartoonist noted for his vison of the urban man as one who escapes into fantasy because he is befuddled and beset by a world that he neither created nor understands. Thurber's best-known portrait of this character is probably Walter Mitty. Thurber's stock characters-the snarling wife, her timid, hapless husband, and a roster of serene, silently observing animals-have become classics of urban mythology. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore