Definition of Lillian Hellman

1. Noun. United States playwright; her plays were often indictments of injustice (1905-1984).

Exact synonyms: Hellman
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright



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Literary usage of Lillian Hellman

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1. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"1939-40—The Time of Your Life, by William Saroyan 1940-41—Watch on the Rhine, by Lillian Hellman 1941-42—No award. ..."

2. Human Rights Watch World Report 1997 by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch Staff (1996)
"Established in 1989, the grant program is funded by the estates of Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett. American writers who were victimized for their ..."

3. Human Rights Watch World Report 2000 by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch Staff, Human Rights Watch (1999)
"The Hellman/Hammett grant program began in 1989 when the estates of American authors Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett asked Human Rights Watch to design ..."

4. World Report 2002: The Events of 2001 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (2002)
"The Hellman/Hammett grant program began in 1989 when the estates of American authors Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett asked Human Rights Watch to design ..."

5. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"Lillian Hellman The American dramatist was refusing to answer a question about her friends when, in 1952, she was summoned before the House Un-American ..."

6. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing by Larry Chang (2006)
"Lillian Hellman, 1905-1984 ~ Self-confidence is self-determinism. One's belief in one's ability to determine his own course. As long as one has that, ..."

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