Marilyn Monroe

Standard Name: Monroe, Marilyn


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Friends, Associates Isak Dinesen
Carson McCullers , a warm admirer who had sat beside ID at the American Academy dinner a week before, hosted a lunch party for Dinesen to meet Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe .
Borne Back Daily. .
5 February 2008
Friends, Associates Edith Sitwell
During her second American trip, those whom ES met included some of the writers previously encountered, and also Carson McCullers , Ethel Barrymore , Mary Pickford , Dorothy Parker , and Harpo Marx .
Glendinning, Victoria. Edith Sitwell. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Publishing Edith Sitwell
In the late 1920s, in urgent need of money, ES became a newspaper columnist. Her articles for the Weekly Dispatch had titles like Our Family Ghost, My Awkward Moments, and When is Poetry...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Marina Warner
In Our Lady of the CountercultureMW writes of her own early search for heroinism from heroines like Eleanor of Aquitaine or Florence Nightingale (featured in the young people's comic Girl) through scandalous women...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Lucille Iremonger
Here LI expands on what in The Fiery Chariot she called the Phaeton Personality, not among politicians only but among others who strive to reach the summits of ambition. Her case-studies of early emotional...


10 February 1949: Arthur Miller's tragedy Death of a Salesman,...

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10 February 1949

Arthur Miller 's tragedyDeath of a Salesman, directed by Elia Kazan , opened on Broadway to great enthusiasm from critics.

December 1953: Hugh Hefner launched his magazine Playboy,...

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December 1953

Hugh Hefner launched his magazine Playboy, published in Chicago. The first issue featured a previously unpublished nude photo of Marilyn Monroe .

5 August 1962: Hindsight later suggested that the Hollywood...

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5 August 1962

Hindsight later suggested that the Hollywood star system of the forties and fifties took a step closer to its end with the death of Marilyn Monroe .


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