Joseph Pulitzer | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 23 pages of analysis & critique of Joseph Pulitzer.
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SOURCE: "The Portrait of an Editor: Joseph Pulitzer," in Highlights in the History of the American Press, edited by Edwin H. Ford and Edwin Ford, University of Minnesota Press, 1924, pp. 284-99.

In the following essay Seitz offers a largely anecdotal look at Pulitzer's career as owner/editor of the New York World.

Joseph Pulitzer was tall—six feet two and a half inches in height—but of a presence so commanding as to make his stature seem even greater. His hair was black and his beard a reddish brown. A forehead that well bespoke the intellect behind it shaded a nose of the sort Napoleon admired; his chin was small but powerful and of the nutcracker variety, such as the portrait of Mr. Punch affects. To conceal this he always went bearded after he was thirty. His complexion was as delicate and beautiful as that of a tender...

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