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Robert E. Sherwood

Playwright (4-Apr-1896 — 14-Nov-1955)


Harriet Hyman Alonso. Robert E. Sherwood: The Playwright in Peace and War. University of Massachusetts Press. 2007. 394pp.

John Mason Brown. The Worlds of Robert E. Sherwood: Mirror to His Times, 1896-1939. New York: Harper & Row. 1965. 409pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.645)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1342)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.944)

  11. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.519)

  12. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1278)

  13. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.615-17)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.687)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.941)

  16. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.641-42)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.666)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.452)

  19. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.817)

  20. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.781)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.13)

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