Mary Dearborn

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Mary Dearborn is an American biographer and author. Dearborn has published biographies of Norman Mailer, [1] Henry Miller, [2] Peggy Guggenheim [3] and others.

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Dearborn received a Ph.D. in English and comparative literature from Columbia University in 1984. [4]

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References

  1. Lynn Neary, "Norman Mailer, Author and Social Critic, Dies at 84," NPR, November 10, 2007.
  2. Michiko Kakutani, "2 Views of Henry Miller, One Harsh and One Not," New York Times , May 17, 1991.
  3. Lucasta Miller, "The goodtime Guggenheim," The Guardian , November 11, 2005.
  4. Mary V. Dearborn, The Happiest Man Alive: A Biography of Henry Miller, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991, book jacket.