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1984 Pulitzer Prize

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1984 Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize is an award given to the best authors in all aspects of writing for authoring pieces of exceptionally high quality. In 1984, the recipients were:


Letters, Drama, and Music

  • Ironweed by William Kennedy (Viking)—for Fiction
  • Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet (Grove)—for Drama
  • History was not given this year.
  • Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901–1915 by Louis R. Harlan (Oxford University Press)—for Biography or Autobiography
  • American Primitive by Mary Oliver (Atlantic-Little)—for Poetry
  • The Social Transformation of American Medicine by Paul Starr (Basic Books)—for General Non-Fiction
  • "Canti del Sole" for Tenor and Orchestra by Bernard Rands (Universal Edition)—for Music
  • Special Citations and Awards

    Theodor Seuss Geisel: Special citation to Theodor Seuss Geisel (pen name "Dr. Seuss"), for his special contribution over nearly half a century to the education and enjoyment of America's children and their parents.


    1984 Pulitzer Prize Wikipedia

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