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Lillian Hellman

Playwright, Screenwriter (20-Jun-1905 — 30-Jun-1984)


Timothy Dow Adams. Telling Lies in Modern Autobiography. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. 1991. 222pp. Illuminating Lillian Hellman, Gertrude Stein, Sherwood Anderson, Mary Mc Carthy and Richard Wright.

Thomas Carl Austenfeld. American Women Writers and the Nazis: Ethics and Politics in Boyle, Porter, Stafford, and Hellman. University Press of Virginia. 2001. 189pp.

Steven H. Bills. Lillian Hellman: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland. 1979.

Margaret Booker. Lillian Hellman and August Wilson: Dramatizing a New American Identity. Peter Lang. 2003. 157pp.

Jackson R. Bryer (editor). Conversations with Lillian Hellman. University Press of Mississippi. 1986. 298pp.

Bernard F. Dick. Hellman in Hollywood. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1982. 183pp.

Mark W. Estrin (editor). Critical Essays on Lillian Hellman. Boston: G. K. Hall & Co.. 1989. 275pp.

Mark W. Estrin. Lillian Hellman: Plays, Films, Memoirs: A Reference Guide. G. K. Hall & Co.. 1980. 378pp.

Doris V. Falk. Lillian Hellman. New York City: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.. 1978. 180pp.

Peter Feibleman. Lilly: Reminiscences of Lillian Hellman. New York: William Morrow and Company. 1988. 364pp.

Alice Griffin; Geraldine Thorsten. Understanding Lillian Hellman. University of South Carolina Press. 1999. 184pp.

Barbara Lee Horn. Lillian Hellman: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1998.

Katherine Lederer. Lillian Hellman. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1979.

Deborah Martinson. Lillian Hellman: A Life with Foxes and Scoundrels. Counterpoint Press. 2005. 448pp.

Joan Mellen. Hellman and Hammett: The Legendary Passion of Lillian Hellman & Dashiell Hammett. New York: Harper Collins. 1996.

Ralph Melnick. The Stolen Legacy of Anne Frank: Meyer Levin, Lillian Hellman, and the Staging of the Diary. Yale University Press. 1997. 290pp.

Richard Moody. Lillian Hellman: Playwright. New York: Pegasus. 1972. 372pp.

Robert P. Newman. The Cold War: Romance of Lillian Hellman and John Melby. University of North Carolina Press. 1989. 392pp.

Norman Podhoretz. Ex-Friends: Falling Out with Allen Ginsberg, Lionel & Diana Trilling, Lillian Hellman, Hannah Arendt, and Norman Mailer. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. 1999. 244pp.

Mary Marguerite Riordan (editor). Lillian Hellman: A Bibliography, 1926-1978. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. 1980. 210pp.

Carl E. Rollyson. Lillian Hellman: Her Legend and Her Legacy. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1972. 613pp.

Manfred Triesch. The Lillian Hellman Collection at the University of Texas. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 1966. 167pp.

William Wright. Lillian Hellman: The Image, the Woman. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1986. 507pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.690)

  10. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.635)

  11. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.532)

  12. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.303)

  13. Webster's American Biographies (p.476)

  14. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.487)

  15. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.115)

  16. Twentieth Century Authors (p.634)

  17. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.326)

  18. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.251)

  19. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.96)

  20. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.388)

  21. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.460)

  22. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.230)

  23. Who's Who in World Jewry 1965 (p.408)

  24. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.326)

  25. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.198)

  26. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.218)

  27. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.229)

  28. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.96)

  29. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.384)

  30. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.509)

  31. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.2, pp.417-19)

  32. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.419)

  33. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.253)

  34. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (pp.384-86)

  35. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.7)

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