Alexander Woollcott





Alexander Woollcott

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born
in The United States
January 19, 1887

died
January 23, 1943


About this author

Alexander Woollcott was an American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine and a member of the Algonquin Round Table.

Born in New Jersey
Attended Central High School Kansas City, Missouri;
graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, in 1909. He founded a drama group there, edited the student literary magazine and was accepted by a fraternity.


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While Rome Burns
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1934 — 3 editions
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Long, Long Ago
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 12 ratings3 editions
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The Letters of Alexander Wo...
2.86 of 5 stars 2.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1972
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The Portable Woollcott
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1946 — 3 editions
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The Woollcott Reader
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1935 — 2 editions
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As You Were: A Portable Lib...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1943
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Moonlight Sonata
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Two Gentlemen and a Lady
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Shouts and Murmurs: Echoes ...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Woollcotts Second Reader
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