- George Barr McCutcheon
George Barr McCutcheon (
July 26, 1866–1928) was an American popular novelistand playwright. His best known works include the series of novels set in Graustark, a fictional East European country, " Brewster's Millions", a play and several films.
Tippecanoe County, Indiana, McCutcheon's father, despite not receiving formal education, stressed the value of literature and encouraged his sons to write. During McCutcheon's childhood, his father had a number of jobs that required travel around the county in Indiana. McCutcheon studied at Purdue Universityand was a roommate of future humorist George Ade. During his college years, he was editor of the " Lafayette Daily Courier" and wrote a serial novel of satire about Wabash Riverlife.
Although McCutcheon became famous for the "Graustark" series (the first novel was published in 1901), he hated the characterization of being a Romantic and preferred to be identified with his playwriting.
He was the older brother of noted cartoonist
John T. McCutcheon.
* "Graustark: The Story of a Love Behind a Throne" (1901), ISBN 1-4043-5098-5
* "Beverly of Graustark" (1904), ISBN 1-4179-3249-X
* "Truxton King: A Story of Graustark" (1909), ISBN 1-4179-0333-3
* "The Prince of Graustark" (1914), ISBN 1-4179-4103-0
* "East of the Setting Sun" (1924), ISBN 1-4179-1787-3
* "The Inn of the Hawk and the Raven" (1927)
Brewster's Millions" (1902), ISBN 0-253-33632-5
* "Castle Craneycrow" (1902)
* "The Sherrods" (1903)
The Day of the Dog" (1904)
* "The Purple Parasol" (1905)
* "Jane Cable" (1905)
* "Cowardice Court" (1906)
* "Nedra" (1905)
* "The Flyers" (1907)
* "The Daughter of Anderson Crow" (1907)
*"The Husbands of Edith" (1908)
*"The Man from Brodney's" (1908)
*"Viola Gwyn" (1922)
*"Kindling and Ashes" (1926)
*"Her Weight in Gold"
*"The Hollow of Her Hand"
*"A Fool and His Money"
*"From the Housetops"
*"The Rose in the Ring" (1910)
*"Mr. Bingle" (1915) [gutenberg|no=5963|name=Mr. Bingle by George Barr McCutcheon] [ [http://www.ashleighaustin.com/jingle_jangle10.html Mr. Bingle 1915|Jingle Jangle Christmas Page 10 ] at www.ashleighaustin.com]
Brood House" (1910)
Mary Midthorne" (1911)
Anderson Crow, Detective" (1920)
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* [http://www.bsu.edu/ourlandourlit/Literature/Authors/mccutcheongb.html Article on McCutcheon] at "Our Land, Our Literature" site
* [http://research.hrc.utexas.edu:8080/hrcxtf/view?docId=ead/00341.xml Inventory of George Barr McCutcheon papers] at Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the
University of Texas at Austin
* [http://www3.isrl.uiuc.edu/~unsworth/courses/bestsellers/search.cgi?title=Graustark Page in a bestsellers database about "Graustark", including a short biography of McCutcheon]
*August 1, 1915, New York Times, [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9504E5DE133FE233A25752C0A96E9C946496D6CF SERIAL SYSTEM HURTS OUR NOVELS; And Too Many American Writers Want to Own Automobiles, Says George Barr McCutcheon]
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