Letters of E. B. White - 16 East 8th Street: 1931-1936 Summary & Analysis

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16 East 8th Street: 1931-1936 Summary and Analysis

This period is, according to commentary provided by his daughter, among the happiest and most productive of E. B. White's life. The six years he and his new wife and family spend in Greenwich Village are a time when both Katharine and E.B. White are immersed in their careers at The New Yorker, rubbing shoulders with such writers as Ring Lardner, Frank Sullivan, S.J. Perelman, Louis Mumford, John O'Hara, Ogden Nash and Dorothy Parker as well as cartoonists James Thurber and Peter Arno among many others. Both earn good salaries at the magazine and E.B. can double his pay by contributing a couple of articles per week. In 1930, Katharine and E. B. rent a cottage on the coast of Maine where the entire family could be assembled for the summer and both...

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