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Clifford Odets

Playwright, Screenwriter (18-Jul-1906 — 14-Aug-1963)


Margaret Brenman-Gibson. Clifford Odets, American Playwright: The Years from 1906 to 1940. New York: Atheneum. 1981. 748pp.

Gerald Clifford Weales. Clifford Odets, Playwright. Pegasus. 1971. 205pp.


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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. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.563)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.527)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1097)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.776)

  13. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.504)

  14. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.179)

  15. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1061)

  16. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1040)

  17. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.552)

  18. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.645)

  19. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.747)

  20. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.202)

  21. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.542)

  22. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.376)

  23. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.4, pp.509-12)

  24. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.609)

  25. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.11)

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