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Sendak, Maurice (1928–2012)

James D. Hart

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

Published in print January 1986 | ISBN: 9780195047714
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891030
Sendak, Maurice (1928–2012)

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known for his playfully grotesque stories and drawings for children. His fantasies, comic but touched with eerie imagination, feature impish menacing creatures of strange scale, some dwarf-like, some depicting babies or small animals of gigantic size. His prolific publications include ...

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