Dramatist in America: Letters of Maxwell Anderson, 1912-1958

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INDEX
[In the index an asterisk marks the principal identifications of Anderson's correspondents.] A
Abbott, George, 310; collaborates with MA on The Feud, 307; assists with All Quiet on the Western Front, 312; in White Desert, 317 (n. 11)
Abe Lincoln In Illinois ( Sherwood), 89 (n. 3), 194 (n. 1), 324; MA suggests revision in, 70
Abelson, Hope, 284 (n. 4)
"About the Playwrights' Company," l
Abraham Lincoln ( Drinkwater), 155, 156 (n. 8)
Abraham Lincoln: The War Years ( Sandburg), 134, 139 (n. 6)
Actors: attempts to secure, 66, 81-82, 83, 84-86, 99-100, 196-98, 201-2
Actors Equity, 201
Adam, Lilith and Eve, lxv, lxvi, 148, 249 (n. 4)
Adams, Franklin P., 308-9, 318 (n. 17)
Adler, Richard, 184 (n. 2)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The ( Twain): as source of Raft on the River, 241-42
Agar, Herbert: and MA's trip to London and North Africa, 142, 143, 144, 153
"Age of Hired Men, An," xxxvii
Ahlert, Fred, 339
Ah, Wilderness! ( O'Neill), 254 (n. 1)
Aiken, Conrad, 9, 17, 18 (no. 15, n. 2); as critic of poetry, 10, 12 (n. 1); poetry of, 18; MA to nominate for American Academy of Arts and Letters, 276
Aiglon, L' ( Rostand): among first plays seen by MA, 315
Alcibiades, 256, 257 (n. 7)
Alden, Raymond MacDonald, 98, 99 (n. 1), 305
Alford, Walter, 341
All Quiet on the Western Front (motion picture), xlili, 33 (n. 1), 34 (n. i); writing of, 311-12
Alsop, Stewart: on Korean War, 244
Alter, Dinsmore, 338
American Academy of Arts and Letters, 282; MA elected to membership in, lxix; awards Gold Medal for drama to MA, 267, 269; MA to present eulogy of Sherwood at, 275, 276 (no. 197, nn. 1, 2); Aiken nominated by MA for membership in, 276; gives Award of Merit to The Chalk Garden ( Bagnold), 281
American Federation of Labor, 13
American Field Service, 336
American Landscape (This House) ( Rice), 324; revisions suggested by MA, 74-75, 76 (no. 66, n. 1)
American League Against War and Fascism, 54
"American Observer in Greece, An," lx; attacked, 220 (n. 1)
"American Playwright Looks at Greece, An," lxi; source of, 218-20, 221 (n. 2)
Amherst College, 118
Anderson, Alan (son), 118, 146, 153, 154, 156 (n. 2), 158, 182, 188, 189, 263, 319; directs Barefoot in Athens, lxvi, 248
Anderson, Charlotta Stephenson (Mrs. William Lincoln) (mother), 302, 303, 310, 319
Anderson, Dorothy Elizabeth (Beth) (sister), 21
Anderson, Frank (uncle), 333, 334
Anderson, Gertrude Anthony (Mrs. Maxwell) (Mab), xlv, 37, 39, 40, 41, 126, 188, 216, 242, 244, 254 (n. 1), 256 (n. 1), 299, 319, 322*, 331, 336, 337, 338, 341; emotional health of, deteriorating, lxvi; suicide of, lxvii, 260, 261 (n. 1); and MA's trip to London and North Africa, 128-79 passim
Anderson, Gilda Oakleaf (Mrs. Maxwell), lxvi, 260, 261 (n. 2), 270, 273, 278, 279, 281, 282, 319, 322.; marries MA, lxviii; restores emotional health of MA,

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