Alfred S. Shivers Manuscript of Maxwell Anderson
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the original typed manuscript, with corrections and notations, and the galleys, for Shivers' book, 'The Life of Maxwell Anderson', published by Stein and Day in 1983.
- Shivers, Alfred S. (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical or Historical Information
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).
1.50 Cubic Feet
This collection is described in seven folders and housed in three clamshell boxes.
- Guide to the Alfred S. Shivers Manuscript of Maxwell Anderson
- Dena Celso
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script