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 (hĕl′mən), Lillian Florence 1905-1984.
American playwright whose works concern sensitive political and social issues, such as lesbianism in The Children's Hour (1934) and interracial relations in Toys in the Attic (1960).


(Biography) Lillian. 1905–84, US dramatist. Her works include the plays The Little Foxes (1939), The Searching Wind (1944), and the autobiographical Scoundrel Time (1976)


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Lillian Florence, 1905–84, U.S. playwright.
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Noun1.Hellman - United States playwright; her plays were often indictments of injustice (1905-1984)
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The controversy was never cleared up by Hellman herself, who altered the stage version several times, made various and sometimes conflicting statements about its content, and even willingly assisted in a 1936 film version that deleted the lesbian theme entirely.
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Private equity investment firm, Hellman & Friedman Llc, has said that Deepak Advani will be joining the firm as a managing director.
Edelman Financial Services said Monday that it reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of private equity firm Hellman & Friedman LLC, and that Hellman will begin to search for a new CEO to replace Ric Edelman.
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A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman, by Alice Kessler-Harris.
The grants are named for American playwright Lillian Hellman and her longtime companion, the novelist Dashiell Hammett.
Alice Kessler-Harris' remarkable book is both a biography of Lillian Hellman, playwright, memoirist, and activist, and an analysis of the controversies that surrounded her life.