Du Bose Heyward the man who wrote Porgy. by Durham, Frank

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.

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LC ClassificationsPS3515.E98 Z6 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5953612M
LC Control Number65027111
OCLC/WorldCa284815

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DuBose Heyward South Carolinan author best known for his novel Porgy, which gave way to a Broadway adaptation, stage opera and motion picture in later years.

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He wrote poetry, short fiction, plays, and screenplays. James M. Hutchisson is a 3/5(2). Heyward, DuBose (31 Aug. June ), novelist, dramatist, and poet, was born Edwin DuBose Heyward in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Edwin Watkins Heyward, a mill hand from an old and distinguished southern family ruined after the Civil War, and Jane Screven DuBose, also descended from once-prosperous plantation owners.

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Author. A noted Southern writer of the early 20th. century, he is remembered for his novel Porgy and for the subsequent libretto of George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess. Born Edwin DuBose Heyward to a distinguished family he attended the College of Charleston and the University of South Carolina, then was a Burial: Saint Philips Episcopal Church.

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On the right front end sheet is a photograph of Du Bose Heyward in his younger days. Opposite the photograph is a book plate of Sarah Slaughter, a neighbor of Du Bose Rating: % positive. DuBose Heyward's classic, "The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes," is surprisingly modernist given the time period in which it was by: 2.American author, born Aug ; died J Husband of playwright Dorothy Heyward.

Known for his novel "Porgy", which became later the basis of the opera and musical "Porgy and Bess" (play adaptation by Dorothy Heyward, music by George Gershwin, libretto by DuBose Heyward, lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward).

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