James Thurber

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Noun1.James Thurber - United States humorist and cartoonist who published collections of essays and stories (1894-1961)
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Have you read the book by James Thurber about Walter Mitty?
1894: James Thurber, American humorist and creator of Walter Mitty, was born in Columbus, Ohio.
1894: James Thurber, American humourist and creator of Walter Mitty, was born in Columbus, Ohio.
We would do well to heed the words of American essayist, cartoonist and humourist, James Thurber: "Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness."
About five decades ago, my mother gave me a book of cartoons by James Thurber and a piece of paper.
There were influences of James Thurber and Art Buchwald on his writings, though.'
Included in the gift, as the museum would soon learn, were a total of seventy-three works: etchings by Eugene Delacroix, Edouard Manet, and Charles Meryon; a lithograph by Edvard Munch and another by Odilon Redon; a Felix Vallotton woodcut; ten exquisite Eugene Atget photographs; and drawings or sketches by Balthus, Glen Baxter, Pierre Bonnard, George Booth, Charles Burchfield, Edward Lear, James Thurber, Bill Traylor, and Edouard Vuillard.
SU N DAY THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY C4 11.05PM Ben Stiller is in the titular role and the director's chair for this adaptation of James Thurber's short story, in which a daydreaming man gets the chance to live out his desires.
Gay novelist Less--like anyone with such a name--is a hapless, dreamy hero, a man straight out of a James Thurber story.
In June the new Vermont company opens its first production, A Thurber Carnival by James Thurber, and the organization will go on to create an annual four-show summer season featuring new plays and classic works.
The debate on the motion will be the opening volley in a bid to get a Scottish law cracking down on t h e conmen, known as "Walts" in reference to James Thurber's fictional character who daydreams about glory and heroism.