Maxwell Anderson





Maxwell Anderson


Born
in Atlantic, Pennsylvania, The United States
December 15, 1888

Died
February 28, 1959

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Maxwell Anderson was an American playwright, poet, and journalist. He won a Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1933, for Both Your Houses, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for both Winterset and High Tor.

Several of his plays were adapted into successful movies, including Anne of a Thousand Days and Key Largo.

Average rating: 3.75 · 453 ratings · 62 reviews · 48 distinct works
Bad Seed

3.96 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 1956 — 2 editions
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Anne of the Thousand Days

3.84 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1950
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Winterset

3.35 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1990
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Mary of Scotland

3.95 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1933 — 6 editions
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Elizabeth the Queen

3.75 avg rating — 20 ratings3 editions
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Joan of Lorraine

4.36 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1947 — 2 editions
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Key Largo

3.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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What Price Glory?

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3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1924
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Barefoot in Athens

3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1951 — 4 editions
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High Tor

3.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1936
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“Your Queen I cannot be. Your mistress I will not be.”
Maxwell Anderson, Anne of the Thousand Days

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