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Author: Shaw, Irwin
Title: Typed signed letter from Irwin Shaw to William Saroyan
Place Published: [Santa Monica, CA]
Date Published: [c.1941]

2 pp. Signed typed letter (one full page and just a few lines on the second).

Amicable letter from Shaw to fellow playwright William Saroyan, discussing the writing life and works in progress: "Thanks for your generous airplane-letter about Night, Birth and Opinion. I suppose you know as well as anyone how fine it is to get a letter like that...about making a play out of it..I suppose it could be done, but I have so many other projects already outlined (plays, novels, short stories, excuse for the Draft Board) that I don't think I could do this...except as a half-hour on act play." About 200 words.


Light wear, toning, original folds, Shaw's name written in pen at the top margin of the first page; very good.

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