Daniel Curzon (pseudonym of Daniel Brown) is a novelist, playwright and educator. His novels include
Something You Do in the Dark,
From Violent Men, and
The World Can Break Your Heart. The Curzon Papers contain draft manuscripts for books, plays, songs, and articles by Curzon; personal and professional correspondence;
mailing lists and clippings related to the management of IGNA (International Gay News Agency); clippings and reviews regarding
Curzon's work; audiovisual materials; correspondence and legal materials related to a case against City College of San Francisco
and the Teacher Review website; and photographs.
Daniel Curzon is a novelist, playwright and educator. He was born Daniel Russell Brown. He received his Ph.B. from University
of Detroit in 1960, his M.A. from Kent State University in 1961, and his Ph.D. from Wayne State University in 1969. He has
taught at several universities since 1962; his longest tenure has been with City College of San Francisco as an instructor
in English since 1980. His plays have been produced by Theater Rhinoceros, New Conservatory Theater, New City Theater, Above
Board Theater, the Fringe Festival in San Francisco and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
87.0 boxes + oversized material in flat files
Copyright and literary rights for Curzon's published and unpublished works are retained by Daniel Curzon.
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