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Robert Emmet Sherwood (1896-1955) was an American playwright whose penetrating dramas often showed an idealistic hero confronted with war.Robert E. Sherwood was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., on April 4,... Read more
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In the 1930s few living American playwrights were better known than Robert Emmet Sherwood. Offstage, when he served as an adviser to the president of the United States, and onstage, through production... Read more
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Robert E. Sherwood first distinguished himself as a film critic producing a weekly column for the humor magazine Life for almost eight years (1921-1928). He next turned to drama, writing thirteen orig... Read more
7,088 words, approx. 24 pages
Robert E. Sherwood's dramatic works belong in the corpus of socially committed literature that was rooted in the ferment of the interwar period. A prolific playwright, Sherwood made a substantial cont... Read more