Alfred S. Shivers Manuscript of Maxwell Anderson, 1982-1983 | East Texas Research Center
By Dena Celso
Primary Creator: Shivers, Alfred S.
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet
Alfred S. Shivers, a faculty member at SFASU since 1966, has degrees from the University of Florida and Florida State University. He has published numerous literary articles and reviews as well as a critical study of Jessamyn West and a study of Maxwell Anderson's plays. Shivers' biography of Anderson, represented here, has been very well received by critics.
Maxwell Anderson was a successful American dramatist in the heyday of the American theatre whose career blossomed from 1923 to 1958. He had numerous hit plays in New York and was compared to another great dramatist, Eugene O'Neill.
("Shivers, Alfred." Vertical Files: Biography. East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University).
Related Materials: Shivers, Alfred S. The life of Maxwell Anderson. New York: Stein and Day, 1983. ETRC PS3501.N256 Z89 1983
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