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Elmer Rice

(1892—1967)


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(1892–1967),

American dramatist. His first major play was the expressionist drama The Adding Machine (1923). His plays of the 1930s (We, the People, 1933; Judgment Day, 1934; Between Two Worlds, 1934) are a response to the Depression and international ideological conflict. Rice was a campaigner for social justice and an outspoken critic of censorship.

Subjects: Literature — Theatre.


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