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Peter Shaffer

Playwright (15-May-1926 — 6-Jun-2016)


C. J. Gianakaris. Peter Shaffer: A Casebook. Garland. 1991. 179pp.

Dennis A. Klein. Peter Shaffer. Twayne. 1979. 163pp.

Madeleine Macmurraugh-Kavanagh. Peter Shaffer: Theatre and Drama. St. Martin's Press. 1998. 208pp.

Gene A. Plunka. Peter Shaffer: Roles, Rites, and Rituals in the Theater. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1988. 249pp.

Eberle Thomas. Peter Shaffer: An Annotated Bibliography. Garland. 1991. 270pp.


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  6. New York Times Obituary [link]

  7. Washington Post Obituary [link]

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1332)

  9. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.516)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.216)

  11. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1277)

  12. Current Biography, 1967 Yearbook (pp.384-86)

  13. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1289-90)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.935)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.449)

  16. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.759)

  17. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.468)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.25)

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