Lurie was born on Sept. 3, 1926 in Chicago, IL; BA, Radcliffe College, 1947; married Jonathan Peale Bishop, Sept. 10, 1948; lecturer (1969-73), assoc. professor (1973-76), and professor of English in 1976, Cornell Univ.; 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).
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.
Lurie (b. 1926) graduated from Radcliffe College (1947) and writes novels and nonfiction.
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