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Maxwell Anderson

Playwright (15-Dec-1888 — 28-Feb-1959)


Laurence G. Avery (editor). Dramatist in America: Letters of Maxwell Anderson, 1912-1958. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina. 1977. 366pp.

Laurence G. Avery. Catalogue of the Maxwell Anderson Collection at the University of Texas. Austin, TX: University of Texas. 1968. 175pp.

Mabel Driscoll Bailey. Maxwell Anderson: The Playwright as Prophet. London: Abelard-Schuman. 1957. 200pp.

Martha Heasley Cox. Maxwell Anderson Bibliography.. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia. 1958. 117pp.

Ron Engle. Maxwell Anderson on the European Stage 1929-1992: A Production History and Annotated Bibliography of Source Materials in Foreign Translation. Library Research Associates. 1995. 430pp.

Barbara Lee Horn. Maxwell Anderson: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1996. 208pp.

William Klink. Maxwell Anderson and S. N. Behrman: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co.. 1977. 103pp.

Alfred S. Shivers. Maxwell Anderson: An Annotated Bibliograpy of Primary and Secondary Works. London: Scarecrow Press. 1985. 287pp.

Alfred S. Shivers. Maxwell Anderson. Boston: Twayne. 1976.

Alfred S. Shivers. The Life of Maxwell Anderson. New York: Stein & Day. 1983. 397pp.


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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. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.15)

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.36)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.36)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.20)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.45)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.29)

  12. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.458)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.15)

  14. Twentieth Century Authors (p.23)

  15. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.30)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.16)

  17. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.35)

  18. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.20-21)

  19. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.15)

  20. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.761)

  21. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.16)

  22. Legends in Their Own Time (p.8)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.1)

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