Other Literary Forms
Maxwell Anderson’s reputation rests exclusively on his dramatic works. In addition to his works in various forms of drama, he wrote a number of essays on the theater, some of which are collected in The Essence of Tragedy and Other Footnotes and Papers (1939) and Off Broadway: Essays About the Theatre (1947). Anderson also published two collections of poetry: You Who Have Dreams (1925) and Notes on a Dream (1971). Finally, he wrote a number of screenplays, including the screenplay for the film adaptation of the play Joan of Lorraine, entitled Joan of Arc (1948).