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Clarence Day

(1874—1935)


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(1874–1935),

essayist, best known for his autobiographical works, God and My Father (1932), Life with Father (1935), Life with Mother (1937), and Father and I (1940), in which, with affectionate humor, he characterizes his family's Victorian traditions and typical upper-class life in 19th-century New York. Life with Father, dramatized (1939) by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, once held the record of having the longest continuous run of any American play.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).


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