Lurie, Alison

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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).

From the description of Papers, 1964. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39342929

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 description of Alison Lurie papers, [ca. 1960-1977] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64068087

Lurie (b. 1926) graduated from Radcliffe College (1947) and writes novels and nonfiction.

From the description of Papers, 1952-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77898945

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creatorOf Lurie, Alison. Papers, 1964. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Sward, Robert, 1933-. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Taylor, Peter, 1917-1994. Papers of Peter Hillsman Taylor, 1939-1977 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lurie, Alison. Alison Lurie papers, [ca. 1960-1977] Cornell University Library
creatorOf Tomes, Margot. Clever Gretchen and other forgotten folktales : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). Records of the Poets' Theatre, 1950-1968 (inclusive), 1951-1958 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Guérard, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1914-. Albert J. Guérard papers, 1932-1998. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Philip Roth Papers, 1938-2001, (bulk 1960-1999) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Willard, Nancy. Nancy Willard papers, 1941- . University of Michigan
creatorOf Hardwick, Elizabeth. Papers, 1934-1991 (bulk 1960-1990). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Lurie, Alison. Papers, 1952-1956. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Garnett, David, 1892-1981. person
associatedWith Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000, person
associatedWith Guérard, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1914- person
associatedWith Hardwick, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Isherwood, Christoper, 1904- person
associatedWith Kaufman, Sue, 1926-1977. person
associatedWith Lang, Violet Ranney, 1924-1956. person
associatedWith Manning, Olivia. person
associatedWith Mizener, Arthur. person
associatedWith Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Roth, Philip. person
associatedWith Stafford, Jean, 1915-1979. person
associatedWith Sward, Robert, 1933- person
associatedWith Taylor, Peter, 1917-1994. person
associatedWith Tomes, Margot. person
associatedWith Willard, Nancy. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. person
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