Alexander Woollcott

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United States drama critic and journalist (1887-1943)


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It is possible that he had read an essay on the Archer-Shee case, that appeared in 1943 in a collection of essays by the popular American critic, Alexander Woollcott.
The Letters of Alexander Woollcott (Alexander Woollcott); 20.
had been aired on the radio--along with "Another globe"--in the spring of 1939, when writer-journalist Alexander Woollcott told these jokes on a "Town Crier" broadcast he made in support of the Wagner-Rogers Bill about which congressional subcommittees were then conducting hearings.
Town Crier" radio broadcast by Alexander Woollcott,
Although the purveyors of interwar middlebrow culture that Rubin touches upon-the aforementioned, as well as Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Mortimer Adler, Alexander Woollcott, and Mark Van Doren-are, as Rubin notes, victims" of canon formation, they can also be seen as canonizers themselves.
In addition to the presentation of the award, a performance piece of Gertrude Stein's "Miss Furr and Miss Skeene" and a staged reading, "Celebrating Dorothy and Her Friends," created by local theatre artist Michael Kearns depicting the Algonquin Round Table in its glory days will feature a host of celebrities portraying Parker and her cronies including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woollcott, Harpo Marx, Tallulah Bankhead, George S.
I keep my father's letters from World War II in a 40-year-old plastic bag, with a small book of American prose and poetry edited by Alexander Woollcott and intended for "Members of the Armed Forces and the Merchant Marine.
THIS IS the first published biography of Charles Flandrau, a novelist, critic, and short story writer for the Saturday Evening Post, called "the best essayist in America" by New Yorker drama critic Alexander Woollcott in 1935.
He was, like Alexander Woollcott, a great recycler.
Evisceration was the preferred form of humor by the likes (or rather, dislikes) of Dorothy Parker, Alexander Woollcott, Robert Sherwood, Heywood Broun, Charles MacArthur, George Kaufman and Tallulah Bankhead, among others.
And who can forget Paul Robeson's "Othello" or Alexander Woollcott in "The Man who came to Dinner"?
For that matter, Hart and Kaufman based Sheridan on their friend, the famed critic and radio personality Alexander Woollcott.
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