Clark, Eleanor, 1913-1996Alternative names
Eleanor Clark (1913-1996), author of novels and non-fiction works, as well as short fiction, essays, poems, and plays. Novels include Bitter Box (1946), Baldur's Gate (1970), Gloria Mundi (1979), and Camping Out (1986). Non-fiction works include the travel narratives Rome and a Villa (1952), Oysters of Locmariaquer (1964), and Tamrart: 13 Days in the Sahara (1985), and the memoir Eyes, Etc. (1977).
From the description of Eleanor Clark papers, 1876-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702138637
Eleanor Clark was the author of critically acclaimed novels and non-fictional works from the mid 1940s to mid 1980s, as well as short fiction, essays, poems, and plays. Novels included Bitter Box (1946), Baldur's Gate (1970), Gloria Mundi (1979), and Camping Out (1986). Non-fictional works included the travel narratives Rome and a Villa (1952) and Oysters of Locmariaquer (1965), which won the National Book Award, and the memoir Eyes, Etc. (1977).
Eleanor Clark was born July 6, 1913, in Los Angeles, California, raised in Roxbury, Connecticut, and educated at Vassar. She worked as a freelance writer, editor, and translator in the mid 1930s and as an editor for W.W. Norton & Company in New York from 1936 to 1939. Clark married Robert Penn Warren on December 7, 1952.
Summary information on Eleanor Clark is available in the standard print and online biographical resources.
From the guide to the Eleanor Clark papers, 1881-1993, 1933-1986, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
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