Lurie, Alison

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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.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Bradbury, M. mss. II, 1949-1993 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Papers, 1952-1956. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Hollander Papers, circa 1950-2007 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Alison Lurie Papers, 1964 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Radcliffe College Archives biography files, 1855-2007 Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Alison Lurie papers, [ca. 1960-1977] Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Philip Roth Papers, 1938-2001, (bulk 1960-1999) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.) records, 1936-1989 (inclusive), 1950-1960 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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correspondedWith Alison Lurie person
associatedWith Bradbury, Malcolm, 1932-2000 person
correspondedWith Edward St. John Gorey person
associatedWith Garnett, David, 1892- person
associatedWith Hollander, John. person
associatedWith Isherwood, Christoper, |d 1904- person
associatedWith Kaufman, Sue. person
correspondedWith Lang, V. R., 1924-1956 person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Manning, Olivia. person
associatedWith Mizener, Arthur. person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). corporateBody
correspondedWith Roth, Philip. person
associatedWith Stafford, Jean, 1915- person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
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Women novelists, American--Archival resources
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Birth 1926-09-03

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