Thornton Wilder letters, 1927-1965.

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Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Thornton Wilder letters, 1927-1965.

Thornton Wilder letters, 1927-1965.

The collection consists of thirty items, including two letters to Mrs. Knopf in regard to his publishing commitments; a letter to playwright Clifford Odets hoping to see several plays in New York; to Carl Schiffeler discussing his novel The ides of March; to Mr. Carroll regarding the dramatization of a Wilder novel; a long chatty letter to friends mentioning a Streetcar named desire, Myrna Loy, and Charles Laughton; typewritten letter to Mr. Carroll from Wilder's sister Isabel; two papers discussing Wilder's correspondence. Also, eight letters and cards to Lucy Tal, his German literary agent, often discussing rights to performing his plays; a letter and a card to Mrs. J.R. Buchbinder concerning music; four letters to actress Maria Fein; and other rather personal letters to friends, Alfred Noyes and Edmund Wilson.

30 items.

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Tal, Lucy

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Lucy Tal (née Traub; b. 1896) was the widow of the Viennese publisher Ernst Peter Tal (1888-1936), of E. P. Tal & Co. Verlag. She was apparently a good friend of Alma. Tal had fled Austria upon the Anschluss, in 1938, and was living at this time in New York City. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864590 ...

Wilson, Edmund

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Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

Wilder, Isabel, 1900-1995

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Knopf, Blanche

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Vice-president (1921) and president (1957) of Alfred A. Knopf, inc.; wife of Alfred A. Knopf. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122542297 American publisher. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : San Francisco, and New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 July 23 and 1956 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868133 ...

Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963

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Playwright; New York, N.Y. From the description of Clifford Odets sketches. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 42743828 Clifford Odets was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1906. He left school at age fourteen and worked as an actor in local New York theater groups and traveling stock companies until 1930. That same year the Group Theatre was formed. As one of the founding members, Odets continued acting, but found new release for his creativity in writing pl...

Fein, Maria,

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Noyes, Alfred, 1880-1958

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Poet. From the description of Papers of Alfred Noyes, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454022 Author Alfred Noyes was born in England and attended Oxford, although he left without earning a degree. He published his first book of poems at the age of twenty-one, and within ten years had become the most commercially successful poet of his day. Popular and prolific, Noyes wrote disarming, skillful verse in traditional metre, and actively opposed the Modernist movement. He ...

Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...