Lillian Hellman

Hersey, John
September 1976
New Republic;9/18/76, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p25
Profiles Lillian Hellman, an author and playwright in the U.S. Picture of "life" presented by Hellman to inspire others about life; Brief description about life of Hellman; Views that God gave Hellman a gift of an ear for every voice; Influence of Hellman as a teacher or exemplar on lives of several people; Relationship of Hellman with Dashiell Hammett; Change in life Hellman towards rebelliousness; Portrayal of Hellman by John Hersey, an author; Praise for power of invention fed by remarkable memory and curiosity of Hellman.


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