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Caustic, brilliant, uncompromising, accomplished, Lillian Hellman, one writer noted, can "take the tops off bottles with her teeth". Her career as a playwright began in 1938 with The Children's Hour, the first of seven plays that would bring her international attention and praise. Thirty years later, Hellman unleashed her peerless wit and candor on the subject she knew best: herself. An Unfinished Woman is a rich, surprising, emotionally charged portrait of a bygone world — and of an independent-minded woman coming into her own. Wendy Wasserstein's introduction to this new edition provides a fascinating literary and historical context for reexamining Lillian Hellman's life and achievement.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316352857
Subtitle:
A Memoir
Author:
Hellman, Lillian
Author:
Kellman, Lillian
Author:
Wasserstein, Wendy
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - Theatre
Subject:
Women and literature
Subject:
Hellman, lillian, 1905-1984
Subject:
Dramatists, American
Subject:
Hellman, Lillian
Subject:
Women and literature -- United States.
Subject:
Dramatists, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Back Bay pbk. ed.
Series:
Back Bay Books
Series Volume:
v. 14
Publication Date:
19990607
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.61x4.40x.79 in. .72 lbs.

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