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Sheaffer, Louis

Overview
Works: 40 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 4,437 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3529.N5, 812.52
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Louis Sheaffer
Publications by Louis Sheaffer
Publications by Louis Sheaffer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Louis Sheaffer
 
Most widely held works by Louis Sheaffer
O'Neill : son and playwright by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
46 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,323 libraries worldwide
This book, the first of what is to be a two-volume biography of the American playwright, portrays his family and the environment in which he lived and the effects of both on his work
O'Neill, son and artist by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
35 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,030 libraries worldwide
Sheaffer's two-volume biography of American platwright Eugene O'Neill-the second volume of which won a Pulitzer Prize-makes use of previously unknown documents and numerous interviews to present an insightful look at O'Neill's troubled life
O'Neill by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
10 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 libraries worldwide
O'Neill, son and playwright by Louis Sheaffer( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: The author discusses a premise of his book with the same title that Eugene O'Neill's family relations and his ambivalent feelings toward each are important in understanding his autobiographical plays
O'Neill, son and playwright by Louis Sheaffer( file )
2 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The honey buckette and rod book : a miscellany of history and cookery by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
O'Neill by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
O'Neill by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
O'Neill, son and playwright : (1- by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
O'Neill by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
O'Neill by Louis Sheaffer( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
O'Neill son and artist by Louis Sheaffer( Computer File )
2 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reminiscences of Donald Angus Cameron : by Angus Cameron( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Childhood and education, rural Indiana; DePauw University, 1930; editor; Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1935-38, Little, Brown & Co., 1938-51; Massachusetts Progressive Party, Henry Wallace campaign, 1948; break with Little, Brown; appearances before Senate committees, House Un-American Activities Committee, establishment of private publishing house in Adirondacks, 1953; Cameron and Kahn, later Cameron Associates, Liberty Book Club; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., senior editor, 1959; trip to Russia; anecdotes on publishing history, publishing and literary figures including Alfred McIntyre, Alfred and Blanche Knopf, Thomas Mann, C.S. Forester, Ogden Nash, Norman Mailer
Reminiscences of Marc Connelly : by Marc Connelly( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Family, childhood, father's hotel in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; career as journalist, playwright, producer, director, professor at Yale; recollections of many early stage actors and theatrical personalities
Reminiscences of Sally Michael Avery by Sally Avery( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Childhood, family and education; marriage to Milton Avery; daughter, March; career as painter; reminiscences of Milton Avery: family background, influence of childhood and nature on painting, work for Works Progress Administration, prizes, painting philosophy, techniques and uses of media, work habits, relationship with art critics, associations with galleries; Avery family members' exhibitions and retrospectives, 1928-78; recollections of Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Marsden Hartley, Marcel Duchamp, Joseph Hirshhorn and others
Reminiscences of Simon Michael Bessie : by Simon Michael Bessie( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
New York childhood, Harvard; NEWARK STAR-EAGLE; research at RKO-Radio pictures; LOOK magazine; Director, news division, Office of War Information, Algiers and London, 1943-45; United States Information Service, Paris, 1945-46; Harper & Brothers, 1946-59: editorial and personal experiences with authors John Cheever, Tallulah Bankhead, Alfred Kinsey, Alice B. Toklas, Grandma Moses, Kenneth Tynan, others; teaching publishing courses, Columbia, 1950s, and New School; founding, operating Atheneum Books, 1959-75: books and authors, finance, policy; return to Harper & Row, 1975; impressions of New York publishing; visit to Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat, 1976
Reminiscences of Sol Jacobson : by Sol Jacobson( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Early interest in journalism; theatrical press agent for Jasper Deeters, Lee and J.J. Shubert, George Abbott, Guthrie McClintic; recollections of actors, writers, producers
Reminiscences of Marshall Ayres Best : by Marshall Ayres Best( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Family background, education; founding of Viking Press, 1925; ULYSSES incident; impressions of Viking authors; Literary Guild, Book-of-the-Month Club; Viking PORTABLE LIBRARY; juvenile book publishing; wartime publishing; Armed Services Editions; American vs. English editing; work with Ben W. Huebsch, Thomas Guinzburg
Reminiscences of Thomas H. Guinzburg : by Thomas H Guinzburg( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Boarding schools; Marine Corps, World War II; Yale, 1946-50, staff of Yale DAILY NEWS; managing editor, PARIS REVIEW, 1952-53; father's career and founding of Viking Press; work at Viking, 1953-78, as president 1962-78: royalties, book awards, competition with other publishers, best sellers, purchase of Viking Press by Penguin Books 1975, corporate relations, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' work at Viking 1975-77; dismissal, 1978, future plans; reminiscences of his father Harold K. Guinzburg, William F. Buckley, Jr., John Steinbeck, Saul Bellow, Marshall Best, the Kennedy family and many Viking editors, employees, executives and authors
Reminiscences of Beulah W. Hagen : by Beulah W Hagen( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Family background, teaching experiences; marriage, life in New York, N.Y. during Depression; Harper & Brothers, 1935-1975, duties as assistant to Cass Canfield, relationships with Harper authors, wartime, historical series, fellowships, prize-winning publications, employee unionization, archival work
 
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