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Dedicated readers and fans of Theodor Seuss Geisel, or Dr. Seuss, know of Seuss’s fascinating, long-forgotten career as a political cartoonist for the New York daily newspaper PM during World War II. Dr. Seuss, however, was only one of a number of distinguished cartoonists whose work appeared in PM. In Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War, we discover an astonishing treasure trove of over three hundred incisive political cartoons by Seuss as well as a cohort of other legendary cartoonists of the time, including Saul Steinberg, Al Hirschfeld, Arthur Szyk, Carl Rose, and Mischa Richter. These fascinating cartoons offer a totally different picture of the war, both at home and abroad. Sure to fascinate and surprise readers across the generations, Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War lets readers “time travel to a remarkable time when editorial cartoons really mattered” (America in WWII).
|Publisher:||New Press, The|
|Product dimensions:||9.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
In close to fifty years as an editor, first at Pantheon Books and then as the founding director of The New Press, André Schiffrin was responsible for a great many books on World War II, including Stud Terkel’s “The Good War”, Art Spiegelman’s Maus, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Embracing Defeat. He is the author of several books himself, among them The Business of Books, A Political Education, and most recently, Words and Money.