Ring Lardner

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New College & Univ Pr
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Open LibraryOL11312927M
ISBN 100808402617
ISBN 139780808402619

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Ring Lardner has books on Goodreads with ratings. Ring Lardner’s most popular book is You Know Me Al. Ring Lardner is remembered by many as a baseball writer, yet his fiction left an indelible mark all its own, inspiring later members of his generation like Hemingway and Fitzgerald with its presentation of the many varieties Ring Lardner book American vernacular and the complex moral shadings of the American dream.

Ring Lardner has been one of America's most popular short story writers for nearly a century and here is his guide for any budding writers. This classic work was originally published in and is now being republished here with a.

Ringgold William "Ring" Lardner ( - ) was an American sports columnist and satirical short story writer who enjoyed poking fun at revered institutions such as marriage, theater, and sports. His works were admired by his contemporaries, renowned authors Ernest Hemingway, F.

Scott Fitzgerald, Virginia Woolf, and J.D. Salinger. As a young boy, Hemmingway signed his first fiction "Ring Lardner Jr." (this was long before there was a Ring Lardner Jr.) Read Ring Sr's short fiction and see why young Hemmingway admired him so much. Lardner is one of the trancendent talents America has ever produced.

His stories are rich in pathos and by: 2. About Ring Lardner: Ringgold Wilmer Lardner was an American sports columnist and short story writer best known for his satirical takes on the sports worl Home My Books/5.

The Greatest Baseball Novel Ever Written: Ring Lardner's You Know Me Al The book traces the misadventures of a struggling pitcher through the letters he writes home to his friend Al.

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Colin. Haircut by Ring Lardner () Smith at Benton and not sign no name to it, but he'd write on the card, well somethin' like "Ask your wife about that book agent that spent the afternoon last week," or "Ask your Missus who kept her from gettin' lonesome the last time you was in Carterville." And he'd sign the card, "A Friend.".

Early life. Born in Chicago, he was the son of Ellis (Abbott) and journalist and humorist Ring Lardner, and the brother of James, John and David Lardner. He was educated at Phillips Academy, Andover, and Princeton University, where he joined the Socialist his sophomore year he enrolled at the Anglo-American Institute of the University of : Ringgold Wilmer Lardner Jr., Aug.

Ring Around the Bases: The Complete Baseball Stories of Ring Lardner. Ring Lardner $ - $ Ring Lardner Ring Lardner is the author of books such as You Know Me Al. Books by Ring Lardner. In Viking published The Portable Ring Lardner, a cross-section of his fiction, essays, newspaper columns, parodies and exquisitely silly nonsense plays, lovingly assembled by Author: Allen Barra.

Ring Lardner (Ringgold Wilmer Lardner), –, American humorist and short-story writer, b. Niles, Mich. He was a sports reporter in Chicago, St.

Louis, and Boston from to His first collection of short stories, You Know Me, Al () revealed his talent for the racy sports idiom he made famous.

Every LOA title is a real treasure. Ring Lardner's writing style is just so easy going and easily enjoyable.

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For fans of turn-of-the-century literature, this volume of Lardner's work is crystal clear window to that time period. Not to mention, his stories are wildly entertaining/5(6). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ring Lardner books online.

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Haircut, The Golden Honeymoon, Champion, Alibi I 4/5. Ring Lardner's Gullibles Travels is a collection of 's era humor. He may have had a good ear for mid-western accents but his over use of that language and his over use of what may have been common expression can make for difficult reading/5.

of the 20th century was Ring Lardner’s You Know Me Al, a collection of stories featuring the character Jack Keefe that first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post and was later published in book form in By shifting the baseball yarn from the exploits of the Great American Hero.

At the height of the Jazz Age, Ring Lardner was America’s most beloved humorist, equally admired by a popular audience and by literary friends like F.

Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson. A sports writer who became a sensation with his comic baseball bestseller, You Know Me Al, Lardner had a rare gift for inspired nonsense and an ear attuned to the rhythms and Brand: Library of America.

I would qualify You Know Me Al by sports writer Ring Lardner as a book of its time (that time being a century ago). The book was published in and consists of a set of fictional letters from professional baseball player, Jack Keefe, to his friend Al/5. Ring Lardner first burst upon the literary scene with his greatest popular success, "You Know Me Al".

A sportswriter by trade, Lardner had a superb ear for regional peculiarities in speech and was loved for his sense of by: 2.

You Know Me Al is a book by Ring Lardner, and subsequently a nationally syndicated comic strip scripted by Lardner and drawn by Will B. Johnstone and Dick Dorgan.

The book consists of stories that were written as letters from a professional baseball player, Jack Keefe, to his friend Al Blanchard in their hometown of Bedford, IndianaAuthor: Ring Lardner. Ring Lardner Middle School, Niles, Michigan. 1, likes 82 talking about this. Ring Lardner Middle SchoolFollowers: K.

Some champions: Sketches & fiction by Ring Lardner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Journalist and short story writer Ring Lardner (–) was primarily associated with the Chicago Tribune, the home newspaper for his syndicated column.

Lardner covered a sports beat for several years, which provided the inspiration for You Know Me Al and other humorous baseball stories.4/4(1). Ring Lardner, “Simple Simon” In the heady years of the Jazz Age, Ring Lardner was America’s favorite humorist, a prodigally talented improviser equally admired by a popular audience and by literary friends such as F.

Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson. Reprinted from Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Writings (The Library of America, ), pages – First published in Liberty (Ma ) and File Size: 49KB. Round Up: The Stories of Ring W. Lardner: This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free.

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Ring Lardner Jr." A Ring Lardner selection edited and introductions by Babette Rosmond and Henry Morgan, and a special introduction by Sarah E. Spooldripper who "lived with the Lardners for years and took care of their wolf.Buy Haircut by Ring Lardner online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.Ring Lardner. Ring Lardner () was one of the foremost journalists, humorists, and short-story writers of the s and s. He also became an esteemed playwright, composer, and lyricist in his later years.