James, Laurie

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JAMES, Laurie

JAMES, Laurie. American, b. 1930. Genres: History, Literary criticism and history, Plays/Screenplays, Women's studies and issues. Career: Actor and writer. "Margaret Fuller Day," Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, actor portraying Margaret Fuller, 1979; New York State Convention, Delta Kappa Gamma keynote address speaker, 1988; Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, performer, 1988, performances later aired on BBC; American-Italian Historical Association Conference, presenter of "Italian Letters of Margaret Fuller Ossoli," 1991; Great Plains Chautauqua Society, touring performer in American Renaissance programs and facilitator of children's workshops, 1991-93; Hofstra University, Long Island, NY, presenter of "How I Got to Harvard," 1997; performances also broadcast on PBS. Publications: NONFICTION: Outrageous Questions, Legacy of Bronson Alcott and America's One-Room Schools, 1993; (ed.) M.F. Ossoli, The Wit and Wisdom of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, 1988; Why Margaret Fuller Ossoli Is Forgotten, 1988. BIOGRAPHIES: Men, Women, and Margaret Fuller, 1990; How I Got to Harvard, Off and On Stage with Margaret Fuller, 1998. PLAYS: Men, Women, and Margaret Fuller (also known as Still Beat Noble Hearts), 1974; O Excellent Friend!, 1988; Stones Turned, 1997. RADIO PLAYS: Roots of Rebellion, 1984. JUVENILE LITERATURE: Author of Adventure, Discovery, and Horizon, national "New Day" books for girls ages seven through seventeen, 1970-73. PROGRAMS: Famous American Women Poets, 1970; Edna St. Vincent Millay Reading Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1989-97; Skimming the Cream of Herself. Contributor to periodicals.

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