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George S. Kaufman

Playwright, Critic (16-Nov-1889 — 2-Jun-1961)


Malcolm Goldstein. George S. Kaufman: His Life, His Theater. Oxford University Press. 1979. 503pp.

Jeffrey Daniel Mason. Wisecracks: The Farces of George S. Kaufman. UMI Research Press. 1988. 134pp.

Scott Meredith. George S. Kaufman and His Friends. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1974. 723pp.

Rhoda-Gale Pollack. George S. Kaufman. Twayne. 1988. 144pp.

Howard Teichmann. George S. Kaufman: An Intimate Portrait. Atheneum. 1972. 371pp.


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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

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.751)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.364)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.811)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.570)

  11. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.493)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.133)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.748)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.393)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.260)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.548)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.390)

  18. International Who's Who 1960 (p.497)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.271)

  20. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.430)

  21. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.504)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.8)

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