Gombos, Edith. Papers, 1960-1979


Gombos, Edith. Papers, 1960-1979

Includes an unpublished rough and corrected draft manuscript by Jean-Paul Sartre (29 pp), messages from both Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, de Beauvoir letters (5), Henry Miller letters and cards (16), Graham Greene letters (28), and 11 taped interviews with Sartre, Ingmar Bergman, Lawrence Durrell, Graham Greene, James Baldwin, Amos Oz, Julio Cortazar, Woody Allen, Henry Miller, and Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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Allen, Woody, 1935-

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Woody Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg, November 30, 1935, The Bronx, New York), American filmmaker, actor, and comedian. Allen began his career writing material for television in the 1950s, alongside Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, and Neil Simon. In the early 1960s he performed as a stand-up comedian. In the late 1960s he began writing, directing, and starring film....

Greene, Graham, 1904-1991

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph and typewritten letters and notes signed "Graham" (62) : London, etc., to his brother, Herbert, 1945 May 11-1955 Sept. 12 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497418 From the description of Graham Greene letters to Mercia Harrison, 1945-1990. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279409 English writer and dramatist. From the description of Graham Greene Collecti...

Baldwin, James, 1924-1987

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James Baldwin was a novelist, essayist, short story writer and playwright. Born in Harlem, he provided a literary voice during the period of civil rights activism in the 1950s and 1960s. His first novel, "Go Tell It on the Mountain" (1953) is a partially autobiographical account of his youth. His other novels include "Giovanni's Room" (1956) and "Another Country" (1962), both concerned with homosexuality as a theme. Baldwin's highly personal and analytical essay collections, "Notes of a...

Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-

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Oz, Amos

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Gombos, Edith

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Biography Edith Gombos [Edith Sorel, pseudonym] was a journalist for the Cuban paper REVOLUTION, ca. 1960, and thereafter a free-lance interviewer of international status, her work published in several languages. Her career began with her introduction of de Beauvoir to Cuba, and did not conclude until the mid-1990s. Through the agency of Henry Miller she had a story published in English. From the guide to the Gombos, Edith. Papers...

Sorel, Edith, pseud.

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Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Novelist, short story writer. From the guide to the Isaac Bashevis Singer Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Novelist, short story writer; came to America in 1935. Born Isaac Singer July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland; son of Pinchos Menachem and Bathsheba (Zylberman) Singer. From the description of Manuscripts collection, [ca. 1960]-1970. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477256024 ...

Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905-1980), existentialist philosopher, dramatist and novelist, author of La Nausée (1938), Huis clos (1943), and L'être et le néant (1943). From the description of Jean-Paul Sartre collection, [ca. 1950-1970]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702138367 The life of Jean-Paul Sartre, French novelist and Existentialist philosopher, has been recounted in numerous books. Of particular relevance to this collection is John Gerassi's own biographical study, Jean...

Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...

Cortâazar, Julio.

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Durrell, Lawrence

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Biography Lawrence George Durrell was born Feb. 27, 1912 in Julundur, India; the son of British parents, he grew up in India and spent his young adult years in England; he held many odd jobs such as jazz pianist, automobile racer, real estate agent, instructor, and press attaché; moved to France and became a full time writer in 1957; of his various publications, Durrell is best known for the Alexandria quartet, a tetralogy with titles, Justin...

Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007

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Epithet: film director British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003b7 ...