Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956

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Dates:
Birth 1872-08-24
Death 1956-05-20
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English

Biographical notes:

Beerbohm married Florence Kahn (1876-1951), an American actress, on May 4, 1910.

From the description of Max Beerbohm letters to Florence Kahn, 1904-1948 (bulk 1904-1909). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122418146

B. 1872 d. 1956.

From the description of Max Beerbohm artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432818

Beerbohm was a British author and caricaturist. Turner was a British author.

From the guide to the Letters to Reginald Turner, 1892-1938., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Beerbohm was an English essayist, caricaturist and parodist.

From the description of George Meredith : original drawing, 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863509

Beerbohm was a British author and caricaturist.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1882-1949. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357333

From the guide to the Max Beerbohm papers, ca. 1882-1949., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Max Beerbohm was a British caricaturist, critic and essayist who was best known for his witty caricatures of late Victorian writers.

From the guide to the Max Beerbohm Correspondence, 1900-1909, (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.)

Henry Maximilian Beerbohm was born on Aug. 24, 1872 in London, England; became satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic, short story writer, and novelist; moved in same literary circle as Oscar Wilde; published his essays as The works of Max Beerbohm (1896); contributor, Yellow book, 1894; drama critic of Saturday review, 1898-1910; moved to Rapallo, Italy, where he continued to publish, including 12 prose volumes, a comic novel, a book of parodies, and ten collections of caricatures; died in Rapallo, May 20, 1956.

From the description of Papers, 1900-1956. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38000028

Sir Max Beerbohm was a British essayist, drama critic, and caricaturist.

From the guide to the Max Beerbohm collection of papers, 1878-1964, 1909-1957, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

English critic, essayist, and caricaturist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : 48 Upper Berkeley St., W., [London], to B.W. Findon, 1905 03 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125263

From the description of Photographs, 1913. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959636

Sir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm (1872-1956), caricaturist and writer, studied classics at Merton College, Oxford, where he became friends with Oscar Wilde, art critic Robert Ross, Lord Alfred Douglas, and the novelist Reggie Turner. From 1898 to 1910 he was drama critic for the Saturday Review, on the recommendation of his predecessor, George Bernard Shaw. Well known as an essayist, in 1911 he published his only novel, Zuleika Dobson; but his reputation as a caricaturist was even greater than that as an essayist. He died at Rapallo, Italy, on 20 May 1956.

From the description of Quia imperfectum, [1918] / by Max Beerbohm. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702185862

From the description of A Christmas garland, [1912]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702185855

Max Beerbohm was a key figure in turn-of-the-century London's literary scene, along with fellow avant-garde aesthetes Yeats, Beardsley, and Wilde. His reputation for wit and style was unmatched, and he produced numerous popular stories and endless caricatures and drawings, many lampooning prominent Victorian personalities. He also was a drama critic, and gave popular radio broadcasts during World War I. After retiring to Italy, he wrote succesfully in many genres, always suffused with unmistakable humor.

From the description of Max Beerbohm letters and memorabilia, 1900-1972. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 58726288

English essayist and caricaturist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : 48, Upper Berkeley St. [London], to Ada Leverson, [1896] "Friday". (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621897

English critic, essayist and caricaturist.

From the description of Papers of Max Beerbohm [manuscript], 1901-1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647820175

From the description of The golden drugget : autograph manuscript of the essay, ca. 1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 414567381

From the description of Autograph letter signed "Max" : London, to G[eorge] B[ernard] S[haw], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623194

Author.

From the description of Sir Max Beerbohm correspondence, 1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450602

English essayist, critic, and caricaturist.

From the description of ALS : Glasbury, Wales, to Richard Le Gallienne, [18]86 Aug. 28. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122586050

From the description of ALS : Rouen, France, to Ada Leverson, [ca. 1895]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610857

Biography

Henry Maximilian Beerbohm was born on August 24, 1872 in London, England; became satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic, short story writer, and novelist; moved in same literary circle as Oscar Wilde; published his essays as The Works of Max Beerbohm (1896); contributor, Yellow Book, 1894; drama critic of Saturday Review, 1898-1910; moved to Rapallo, Italy, where he continued to publish, including 12 prose volumes, a comic novel, a book of parodies, and ten collections of caricatures; died in Rapallo, May 20, 1956.

From the guide to the Sir Max Beerbohm Papers, 1900-1956, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)



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