The Use Of Dr. Seuss

Great to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the creator of Dr. Seuss. “But exactly which Dr. Seuss is being celebrated? Is it the literary Seuss, creator of charmingly anarchic, oddball characters whose adventures are recounted in ingenious nonsense verse? Or is it the Seuss of Hollywood and myriad product tie-ins who has been “interpreted” and marketed and theme-parked within an inch–maybe beyond–of his reputation?”