FROM GREENWICH VILLAGE TO HOLLYWOOD: THE LITERARY APPRENTICESHIP OF SONYA LEVIEN

@article{Rosenbloom2014FROMGV,
  title={FROM GREENWICH VILLAGE TO HOLLYWOOD: THE LITERARY APPRENTICESHIP OF SONYA LEVIEN},
  author={Nancy J. Rosenbloom},
  journal={The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={80 - 103}
}
  • N. Rosenbloom
  • Published 19 December 2014
  • History, Art
  • The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Abstract Sonya Levien (1888–1960) achieved a modicum of fame and fortune by writing stories and screenplays for Hollywood studios beginning in 1922 and ending only with her death. Her remarkable story began as the daughter of the immigrant working class and represents a narrative that took her from Greenwich Village to Hollywood. This essay explores her coming of age during the 1910s and, consequently, the process through which America invited those at the fringes to join in defining its… 
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