Thurber can refer to:


  • 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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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 ... a mob of citizens broke down the doors of the jail to abduct Thurber before any trial could take place ... Some law enforcement members fought to prevent Thurber from being removed from the jail, but were reportedly overpowered ...
The Unicorn In The Garden
... "The 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 ... 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word thurber:

    The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)

    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)

    I consider that that “that” that worries us so much should be forgotten. Rats desert a sinking ship. Thats infest a sinking magazine.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)