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The New School oral history program ➔ Audio interview with Maurice Edwards

Digital Audio


Related people/organizations

Wendy Scheir (interviewer)
Maurice Edwards (interviewee)
New School (New York, N.Y.). New School Archives and Special Collections (publisher)

Date

June 30 2015

Description

Maurice Edwards is interviewed by archivist Wendy Scheir at his home on Roosevelt Island in New York City. Edwards describes his initial introduction to The New School, with a production of Nathan the Wise, and his friendship with New School faculty member Erwin Piscator and his wife, Maria Ley. Edwards details his upbringing in Michigan and Wisconsin, initial enrollment at the University of Wisconsin, time in the US Army, and subsequent study of modern European languages and literatures, both in Europe and at City College and New York University. Edwards also discusses his later marriage to and travels with the poet Nina Cassian.

Related Terms

New School Institutional Collections

Language

English

Identifier

NS070101_Edwards_20150630

Citation

Wendy Scheir; Maurice Edwards; New School (New York, N.Y.). New School Archives and Special Collections. Audio interview with Maurice Edwards. The New School oral history program. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Oct 2019.

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