- (Newton) Booth,1869–1946, U.S. novelist and playwright.
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Though Penrod was popular among young readers, Tarkington is speaking to an adult readership.American Dreams, 1914: Penrod by Booth Tarkington
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They have not quite the rowdy actuality of Mr. Tarkington's urchins.Explorers of the Dawn
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And yet much of Tarkington's work is flawed by a curious failing.Seeing Things at Night
After a good lay-off he tackled the Tarkington book, which was written in Indianapolis the following winter and spring.Mince PieAuthor: Christopher Darlington MorleyRelease Date: October 10, 2004 [eBook #13694]
Christopher Darlington Morley
Until I asked Mr. Tarkington about it I had heard only two opinions as to the probable effect on literature of the war.
I asked Mr. Tarkington if he agreed with Mr. Gouverneur Morris in considering the short story a modern development.
- (Newton) Booth . 1869–1946, US novelist. His works include the historical romance Monsieur Beaucaire (1900), tales of the Middle West, such as The Magnificent Ambersons (1918) and Alice Adams (1921), and the series featuring the character Penrod
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