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Bangs, John Kendrick

Born: 27-5-1862 at Yonkers, New York, U. S. A.
Died: 21-1-1922

Summary of Biography

John Kendrick Bangs had a uniquely American approach in his writings. He wrote fantasy set in the after-life. His satire and writings focused on the popular culture and prevalent trends.


John Kendrick Bangs (1862 - 922), an American author, satirist, and editor, was born in Yonkers, New York. Graduating from Columbia Law School, he wrote a form of fantasy that came to be known as Bangsian Fantasy. In 1884, Bangs became Associate Editor of Lifemagazine andworked as a humor editor for the magazines of Harper & Brothers. Bangs wrote humorous stories, verse, and plays, including Three Weeks in Politics (1894) and A Houseboat on the Styx (1896).

This section contains 3 books
A Rebellious Heroine
A Rebellious Heroine

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Paste Jewels
Paste Jewels

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A House-Boat on the Styx
A House-Boat on the Styx

US$ 14.99