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Philip Nel
Attended Vanderbilt University
Lives in Manhattan, Kansas, U.S.A.
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A few thoughts on Seuss, race, and publishing.
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A soundtrack for those fighting tyranny.
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Announcing the formation of the Committee for Harmony, Loyalty, and Discipline. Ignorance is strength! Surveillance is freedom! 
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A few items I missed in the notes for Barnaby Volume Two.
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This fight is not over. It is just beginning.
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Spotted in LA: Harold and the Purple Crayon window display.
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Art by author-illustrator Micah Player. 
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English Professor
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Manhattan, Kansas, U.S.A.
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I write books about children's books & comic books.
Introduction
Professor of English. Books include:
  • Crockett Johnson's Barnaby Volume Two: 1944-1945, co-edited with Eric Reynolds (Fantagraphics Books, 2014)
  • Crockett Johnson's Barnaby Volume One: 1942-1943, co-edited with Eric Reynolds (Fantagraphics Books, 2013)
  • Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature (UP Mississippi, 2012)
  • Keywords for Children's Literature, co-edited with Lissa Paul (NYU Press, 2011)
  • Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children's Literature, co-edited with Julia Mickenberg (NYU Press, 2008)
  • The Annotated Cat: Under the Hats of Seuss and His Cats (Random House, 2007)
  • Dr. Seuss: American Icon (Continuum, 2004)
  • The Avant-Garde and American Postmodernity: Small Incisive Shocks (UP Mississippi, 2002)
  • J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter Novels: A Reader's Guide (Continuum, 2001)
Forthcoming:
  • Crockett Johnson's Barnaby, Volumes 2-5, co-edited with Eric Reynolds (Fantagraphics, 2014-2017)
Education
  • Vanderbilt University
    English, 1992 - 1997
  • University Of Rochester
    English and Pyschology, 1988 - 1992
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