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Lardner on Film
A general overview of Lardner's life, career, and
influence. Other pages in
activities of historical significance, and
prohibition and Lardner.
His Writing: A listing of Lardner's major publications. Other pages in this section:
Excerpts from his Writing. Choice parts of Bib Ballads, "Alibi Ike," and "The Young Immigrunts" can be found on the main page.
The essay "Sport and Play" the humor piece "Symptoms of Being 35", the book Own Your Own Home, the play Zanzibar, and some of his early columns for the Chicago Tribune, In the Wake of the News are presented in full on separate pages.
An incomplete chronological listing of Lardner's music.
A listing of Lardner in film.
Features: A number of articles and notes that don't fit exactly in the
other sections. Other pages in this section:
Spooldrippings: Notes, Lardner family news, trivia, and your letters.
Unpublished Letters of Ring Lardner, with Comment
Ring & I
Finds: Some Lardner related items you'll find only on this page. Currently, it includes some of Donald Elder's notes on Round Up, the lyrics to "Home, Sweet Home (That's Where the Real War is)," and a letter from Ring's mother.
Connections: A brief account of how Ring is connected with Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Terri McMillian, and more.
Links: Some Lardner related WEB sites.
Lardner Bookstore Several books by and about Ring, plus books by other Lardners--all of which can be purchased online.
Readers Guides: Publication
histories, plot summaries, character lists, and criticism of some of
Lardner's stories. Other pages in this
Study Guide: A good starting point for the student or researcher. Each bibliography is annotated. Other pages in this section:
The Lardner Family A tribute to the generations of writing Lardners.
Other pages in this section:
The Ring Lardner, Jr Page: Some information about the Academy Award winning son of Ring Lardner.
The Writing Lardners: A list of some of the publications of four generations of Lardners.