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 Paul Goodman

Paul Goodman

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 2 Aug 1972 (aged 60)
North Stratford, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Stratford, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 404 · View Source
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Writer. He was well known as a creative novelist, playwright, poet and a social critic. In the 1930s, he was an active writer of essays, fiction, plays, poetry and his first novel published was, “The Grand Piano” (1942). His many other works included “Art and Social Nature” (1946), “The Structure of Literature’ (1954), “The Community of Scholars” (1962), “Province: The Moral Ambiguity of America “ (1967) and “Adam and His Works: Collected Stories” (1968). A strong advocate of the student movement during the 1960s, he wrote his tenth book of social criticism “Reformation” in 1970. He also was a co-founder of the Gestalt therapy, which is an existential experiential form of psychotherapy. He died of a heart attack at age 60.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 404
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Goodman (9 Sep 1911–2 Aug 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 404, citing Stratford Center Cemetery, Stratford, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .