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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sex -- Humor.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWhy you feel the way you do.
Statementby James Thurber & E.B. White ; with an introduction by E.B. White.
SeriesHarper colophon books ;, CN 1102
ContributionsWhite, E. B. 1899-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3539.H94 I8 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3187218M
ISBN 100060911026
LC Control Number83048394

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  The best thing about this book is the Thurber drawings -- it was great to get reacquainted with them. Unfortunately, it hasn't aged very well. It was written as a satire of sex studies of the day, and you kind of need to know them to get the humor. But as with all things by White, it's very well written/5(4). Is Sex Necessary? Or, Why You Feel the Way You Do is a collection of essays written by E. B. White and James Thurber, first published in The book is a spoof of the many popular books on Freudian sexual theories published in the s.   The first book of prose published by either James Thurber or E. B. White, Is Sex Necessary? combines the humor and genius of both authors to examine those great mysteries of life -- romance, love, and marriage. A masterpiece of drollery, this 75th Anniversary Edition stands the test of time with its sidesplitting spoof of men, women, and psychologists; more than fifty funny illustrations by /5(9).   Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Is Sex Necessary?: Or, Why You Feel the Way You Do at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.

Like many others, I was surprised and intrigued to see a "sex book" written by E.B. White, the author of beloved children's classics like Charlotte's is a humorous book co-written by White and James Thurber as a parody of clinical writings based on Freudian psychoanalysis/5(11). The first book of prose published by either James Thurber or E. B. White, Is Sex Necessary? combines the humor and genius of both authors to examine those . Is Sex Necessary by James Thurber, , download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Is Sex Necessary by James Thurber, , download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Is Sex Necessary: Or Why You Feel the Way You Do – James Thurber. Home • Is Sex Necessary: Or Why You Feel the Way You Do. The first book of prose published by either James Thurber or E. B. White, Is Sex Necessary? combines the humor and genius of both authors to examine those great mysteries of life -- romance, love, and marriage. A masterpiece of drollery, this 75th Anniversary Edition stands the test of time with its sidesplitting spoof of men, women, and psychologists; more than fifty funny illustrations by.

  combines the humor and genius of both authors to examine those great mysteries of life -- romance, love, and marriage. A masterpiece of drollery, this 75th Anniversary Edition stands the test of time with its sidesplitting spoof of men, women, and psychologists; more than fifty funny illustrations by Thurber; and a new foreword by John Updike. “Just the minute another person is drawn into some one's life, there begin to arise undreamed-of complexities, and from such a simple beginning as sexual desire we find built up such alarming yet familiar phenomena as fetes, divertissements, telephone conversations, arrangements, plans, sacrifices. Is sex necessary? or, Why you feel the way you do by James Thurber; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Humor, Sex. Or Why You Feel the Way You Do": The first book of prose published by either James Thurber or E. B. White, Is Sex Necessary? combines the humor and genius of both authors to examine those great mysteries of life -- romance, love, and marriage.