Lurie, Alison

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Birth 1926-09-03
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Alison Lurie was born in 1926 and is the author of Love and Friendship (1962), Imaginary Friends (1967), The War Between the Tates, Real People (1969), Only Children (1979), Language of Clothes (1981), and other novels. She is a Professor of English at Cornell University.

From the guide to the Alison Lurie papers, [ca. 1960-1977], (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

Lurie (b. 1926) graduate from Radcliffe College (1947) and writes novels and nonfiction. Lang was an American poet, playwright, actress, and a founder of the Poets' Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

From the guide to the Papers, 1952-1956., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Biography

Lurie was born on September 3, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois; BA, Radcliffe College, 1947; married Jonathan Peale Bishop, September 10, 1948; lecturer (1969-73), associate professor (1973-76), and professor of English in 1976, Cornell University; named Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American literature in 1989; won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for her Foreign Affairs (1984); other books include The Nowhere City (1965), Imaginary Friends (1967), The War Between the Tates (1974), and The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales (editor, 1993).

From the guide to the Alison Lurie Papers, 1964, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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