George Ade (1866-1944 / the United States)
George Ade (February 9, 1866 – May 16, 1944) was an American writer, newspaper columnist, and playwright.
The United States, in Ade's lifetime, underwent a great population shift and transfer from an agricultural to an industrial economy. Many felt the nation suffered the even more agonizing process of shifting values toward philistinism, greed, and dishonesty. Ade's prevalent practice ... more »
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- A Business Deal
- Benevolent Assimilation
- Chicago Castanets
- Crime Is Merely A Disease
- Flutter, Little Bird
- Foolish Wedding Bells
- I Am Yours Truly
- I Like You Lil
- Keep Your Whip In Your Hand
- Leave It To The Boys In The Navy
- Little Moozoo-May
- Love, You Must Be Blind
- My Emmaleen
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''After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.''George Ade (1866-1944), U.S. humorist, playwright. "The Fable of the Bohemian Who Had Hard Luck," Fables in Slang (1899). Said of the "main Bohemi...
''The time to enjoy a European tour is about three weeks after you unpack.''George Ade (1866-1944), U.S. humorist, playwright. "The Hungry Man from the Bird Center," Forty Modern Fables (1901).