TITLE

For Otis

AUTHOR(S)
Cowley, Malcolm
PUB. DATE
November 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;11/1/43, Vol. 109 Issue 18, p625
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers observations on the life and works of critic Otis Ferguson. Circumstances that led to the death of Otis Ferguson; Occupational background of Ferguson since his enlistment in the U.S. Navy at the age of seventeen; Insight to the capabilities of Ferguson as a book and film critic; Account of the way Ferguson used to work; Mention of other skills possessed by Ferguson from his contemporaries.
ACCESSION #
14685636

 

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