Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1925-02-25
Death 2000-04-17
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Edward Gorey was born February 22, 1925, in Chicago, Ill, and died April 15, 2000, in Hyannis, MASS. He followed a career as author, illustrator, and designer. His books for children are generally regarded as nonsense fiction, while his writing for adults is more satirical. He is better known, however, for his illustrations. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 27, 70, 118; Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 29; Children's Literature Review, vol. 36.

From the description of Edward Gorey Papers 1974-1982. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 426796250

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Subjects:

  • Drawing, American--20th century
  • Illustration of books--20th century
  • Cats--Feeding and feeds--Humor
  • Artists--Correspondence
  • Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
  • Postcards--Specimens
  • Pet sitting--Humor
  • Christmas cards
  • Postcards

Occupations:

  • Designer
  • Artists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)