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Anderson, Maxwell

Syllabification: An·der·son, Maxwell
Pronunciation: /ˈandərsən
 
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Definition of Anderson, Maxwell in English:

( 1888–1959), US playwright. His plays, many of which are written in verse, deal with social and moral problems. He also wrote many historical dramas. Notable works: Elizabeth the Queen (1930), Key Largo (1939), Anne of the Thousand Days (1948), and The Bad Seed (1954).

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