Perkins also ran interference between Wolfe and his older girlfriend, Aline Bernstein
, a married woman twenty years his senior.
It stars such acting notables as Colin Firth in the role of Perkins, Jude Law as Thomas Wolfe, and Nicole Kidman as Aline Bernstein
Her case studies examine the ways in which designers engaged with politically driven organizations--theatre companies, trade unions, and government agencies: Robert Edmund Jones with the Paterson Strike Pageant; Aline Bernstein
, the first female designer in the USAA, at the Neighborhood Playhouse and with the International Ladies Garment Workers Union; and Howard Bay's work on Power (1937), a Federal Theatre Project for the Living Newspaper unit.
had trained him to be a first-rate lover" (100).
As most of you know, when Wolfe returned from Europe in August of 1925, he met Aline Bernstein
his last night on shipboard.
A posthumous award was also given to Aline Bernstein
(Esther Jack in his novels), a noted stage designer who was seventeen years his senior.
Wolfe's last two novels, also autobiographical, depict himself as " George Webber " ; George Pierce Baker as " Professor Hatcher " ; Maxwell Perkins as " Foxhall Edwards " ; and Aline Bernstein
, the noted stage designer, with whom Wolfe had a long affair, as " Esther Jack.
During this period of Wolfe's creative transition, which also included a romantic relationship with Aline Bernstein
, he sometimes referred to himself as mad, crazy, and insane (Snyder 19697).
, a woman whose life had been shaped by theater in New York.
The remarkable cast currently includes Colin Firth as Maxwell Perkins, Jude Law as Thomas Wolfe, and Nicole Kidman as Aline Bernstein
Shown a photograph of Aline Bernstein
, Alexander said, "No, it wasn't her.