Lassie Come-Home Resources & Further Study

Eric Knight
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Buell, Ellen Lewis. Review of Lassie Come-Home. New York Times Book Review (July 7, 1940): 10. Buell praises the book for not being over-sentimental or for "humanizing a dog's desire and instincts." Knight's characterizations are praised.

Collins, Ace. Lassie, A Dog's Life: The First Fifty Years. New York: Penguin Books, 1993. A history of Lassie as a popular culture icon. Provides biographical information about Knight and how his Yorkshire childhood and enthusiasm for collies inspired him to write Lassie ComeHome. Tells about the many adaptations and merchandise produced as part of the Lassie phenomenon.

"Knight, Eric (Mowbray)." In Something about the Author, vol. 18. Detroit: Gale, 1980. Comprehensive biographical sketch of Knight which includes his comments about aspects of his life and writing career. Provides a complete list of his books.

Review of Lassie Come-Home. Horn Book, vol. 16 (September 1940): 345. This review praises the character Lassie, saying her instinct to return "unerringly back to...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Lassie Come-Home from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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