Papers, 1964.


Papers, 1964.

Collection consists of an original first draft typescript of Alison Lurie's book, The nowhere city (London, 1965; New York, 1966), a novel set in Los Angeles. Contains a carbon typescript of a second and final draft. Also includes a movie scenario by an unknown author made from the novel.

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

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Lurie, Alison (person)

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 ...