Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, Playwright

Project Information


This project combines a retrospective on the life of Chicago arts patron and minor playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman with a digital edition of some of his texts, including "The Wonder Hat" and "Back of the Yards." In addition, a digitized 1952 radio drama of "The Wonder Hat" is set to original color, digital illustrations, bringing this once-forgotten play to life. 

Faculty Chicago Fellow

Benjamin Goluboff, Associate Professor of English, Lake Forest College

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Chicago Fellows Research Assistant: 

Ioana Cornea, Lake Forest College, '16. Cornea graduated from Lake Forest College with a degree in Education and English, and intends to be a teacher in the Chicago Public Schools.