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"The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" script

"The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" script

Descriptive Summary

Title: "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" script
Creator: McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967
Creator: Albee, Edward, 1928-2016
Inclusive Dates: Circa 1979
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4171
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

"With a collection of work including five novels, two plays, twenty short stories, more than two dozen nonfiction pieces, a book of children's verse, a small number of poems, and an unfinished autobiography, Carson McCullers is considered to be among the most significant American writers of the twentieth century. She is best known for her novels The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, The Ballad of the Sad Café, Reflections in a Golden Eye, and The Member of the Wedding, all published between 1940 and 1946. At least four of her works have been made into films." - "Carson McCullers." New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

Consists of one script for Carson McCullers' novella, "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," adapted to the stage by Edward Albee. Script includes Albee's signature from 1979.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

"The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" script, ms4171, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Script, Circa 1979