Thurber

Thurber can refer to:

People:

  • James Thurber (1894-1961), American humorist and cartoonist
  • Alexandre Thurber (1871-1958), Quebec industrialist and politician
  • Charles Thurber a black man lynched in 1882
  • Charles Thurber (inventor), who contributed innovations to the early typewriter
  • James A. Thurber, political science professor
  • Jeannette Thurber (1850-1946), a major patron of classical music in the United States
  • Rawson Marshall Thurber (born 1975), American filmmaker
  • Tom Thurber, Canadian politician

Other uses:

  • Thurber, Texas, a ghost town
  • Thurber House, a literary center named after James Thurber

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The Unicorn In The Garden
... Unicorn in the Garden" is a short story written by James Thurber ... The most famous of Thurber's humorous modern fables, it first appeared in The New Yorker on October 31, 1939 and was first collected in his book Fables for Our Time and Famous Poems Illustrated (Harper ... The fable has since been reprinted in The Thurber Carnival (Harper and Brothers, 1945), James Thurber Writings and Drawings (The Library of America, 1996, ISBN 1-883011-22-1), The Oxford Book of Modern ...
Charles Thurber - Accounts
... and None Need Fear for Themselves in the Trouble being mired Thurber, the Negro Rapest Fell off the Bridge and was Hurt while Mr ... accounts that exist, a mob of citizens broke down the doors of the jail to abduct Thurber before any trial could take place ... law enforcement members fought to prevent Thurber from being removed from the jail, but were reportedly overpowered ...

Famous quotes containing the word thurber:

    One great advantage which poetry has over prose—one sense in which, we might even say, it is considerably more beautiful—is that it fills up space approximately three times as rapidly.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)

    Comedy has to be done en clair. You can’t blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)

    If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)