Letters of E. B. White - A Party of One, 1946-1949 Summary & Analysis

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A Party of One, 1946-1949 Summary and Analysis

E.B. White writes to his book editor in 1946 to express his delight and amazement that "Stuart Little" sales had surpassed 100,000; to his brother Stanley to exult at his never-ending excitement at sitting down to a blank sheet of paper; and to the secretary of the National Institute of Arts and Letters to decline an offer of membership. In a prescient letter of March 10, 1947 he writes to John Wentworth that the American people should worry less about a cozy relationship between business and editorial offices on newspapers, and more about the concentration of ownership in fewer hands. White sends a blistering letter to The New York Herald Tribune for publishing an editorial supporting the right of employers to require employees to sign a "loyalty oath" to the United States, as in the case...

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