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About June Cummins

June Cummins is associate professor in the department of English and comparative literature at San Diego University. She is at work on a biography of Sydney Taylor.

Sydney Taylor: A Centenary Celebration

Within the last few years, Julia Child died at the age of ninety-one; Katharine Hepburn at ninety-six; Bob Hope at one hundred. As we watched the retrospectives of their lives promulgated through media tributes, we also saw histories of the twentieth century. Each of these famous Americans offered a life story that is also a […]