Edna Ferber

Edna Ferber in 1928
Edna Ferber in 1928

Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist and short-story writer. Her most famous works include So Big and Show Boat.1

Works

Novels

  • Dawn O’Hara, The Girl Who Laughed (1911)
  • Fanny Herself (1917)
  • The Girls (1921)
  • Gigolo (1922)
  • So Big (1924)
  • Show Boat (1926)
  • Cimarron (1930)
  • American Beauty (1931)
  • Come and Get It (1935)
  • Saratoga Trunk (1941)
  • Great Son (1945)
  • Giant (1952)
  • Ice Palace (1958)

Novellas and Story Collections

  • Buttered Side Down (1912)
  • Roast Beef, Medium (1913)
  • Personality Plus (1914)
  • Emma Mc Chesney and Co. (1915)
  • Cheerful – By Request (1918)
  • Half Portions (1919)
  • Mother Knows Best (1927)
  • They Brought Their Women (1933)
  • Nobody’s in Town: Two Short Novels (1938)
  • One Basket: Thirty-One Short Stories (1947)

Autobiographies

  • A Peculiar Treasure (1939)
  • A Kind of Magic (1963)

Plays

  • Our Mrs. McChesney (1915)
  • $1200 a Year: A Comedy in Three Acts (1920)
  • Minick (1924)
  • Stage Door (1926)
  • The Royal Family (1927)
  • Dinner at Eight (1932)
  • The Land Is Bright (1941)
  • Bravo (1949)

Screenplays

  • Saratoga Trunk (1945)

See also

External Links

References

1. “Edna Ferber.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed September 3, 2020.

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