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Norman Rosten (January 1, 1913 New York City - March 7, 1995) was an American poet, playwright, and novelist.

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Life

He grew up in Hurleyville, New York. He graduated from Brooklyn College and New York University, and the University of Michigan, where he met Arthur Miller. Each won the Avery Hopwood Award. In 1979, he was named poet laureate of Brooklyn. He wrote the libretto for Ezra Laderman's opera "Marilyn". He wrote the screenplay for the Sidney Lumet's film Vu du Pont, adaption of "A View from the Bridge."[1] He visited Mickey Knox in Rome.[2]

His work appeared in The New Yorker.[3]

Awards

Works

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Poetry

Plays

Novels

  • Under the Boardwalk, Prentice-Hall, 1968
  • Over and Out, G. Braziller, 1972
  • Love in All Its Disguises. Arbor House. 1981. ISBN 9780877953241.  
  • Neighborhood Tales. G. Braziller. 1986. ISBN 9780807611524.  

Non-fiction

  • Marilyn: An Untold Story, New American Library, 1973

Anthologies

References

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