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Winsor, Frederick

Entry updated 15 October 2019. Tagged: Author.

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(1900-1958) US architect, anthologist and poet, the main author of The White House at Pooh Corner (performed 1938; 1938 chap) with Richard H Field, a mildly Satirical spoof play in verse on Politics in the years approaching World War Two. He is best known for the witty sf Parody Poetry assembled as The Space Child's Mother Goose (coll 1958 chap), the most sustained poem being a version of "This is the House that Jack Built" in which Cybernetics is evoked to demolish what looks very much like an edifice of Scientific Errors. [JC]

Frederick Winsor

born Boston, Massachusetts: 15 October 1900

died 26 November 1958

works

  • The White House at Pooh Corner (Boston, Massachusetts: Printed for the St Botolph Club, 1938) with Richard H Field [play: chap: first performed 5 January 1938 St Botolph Club, Boston, Massachusetts: hb/]
  • The Space Child's Mother Goose (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958) [poetry: coll: chap: illus/hb/Marian Parry]

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