Additional Resources for The Night the Ghost Got In by James Thurber

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Burnett, Michael, "James Thurber's Style," in Thurber: A Collection of Critical Essays, edited by Charles S. Holmes, Prentice-Hall, 1974, pp. 75-86.

Burnett examines the contradictions in Thurber's use of language that lead to the humorous effect of his stories.

Holmes, Charles S., "James Thurber and the Art of Fantasy," in Yale Review, Vol. LV, No. 1, October 1965, pp. 17-33.

Holmes, probably the best known of Thurber's biographers, gives an overview of the author's career.

Kinney, Harrison, James Thurber: His Life and Times, Henry Holt, 1995.

At 1,238 pages, Kinney's biography is one of the most recent and most thorough studies of Thurber's life available.

Morsberger, Robert E., James Thurber, Twayne Publishers, 1964.

This book, part of Twayne's "United States Authors" series aimed at the level of high school and college students, presents a concise overview of Thurber's literary career.

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