Robert E. Sherwood — American Playwright & Screenwriter

Steve Newman Writer
7 min readNov 19, 2019

A literary sketch of Sherwood seen through the eyes of John Mason Brown’s biography — The Worlds of Robert E. Sherwood

Sherwood. Image: WNYC

Like many another, Robert E. Sherwood came back from the First World War a changed man, as John Mason Brown writes in his 1965 biography:

“ He was a troubled and uprooted young man. He was not only convalescing physically, he…