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WULF Thomas (Wolfe Thomas)

( American writer.)

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(1900-1938), born October 3, 1900 in the mountain resort city of Asheville (pc. North Carolina). Developed not by years the boy grew up in a disorderly environment board, which held the mother. At the age of fifteen he entered the University of North Carolina with the intent to study law. After graduation in 1920, Wolfe decided to become a playwright, and entered Harvard University, mainly in order to engage in a well-known seminar on drama, directed by Professor Dzh.P.Beyker ( 'Studio 47'). Three years later he went to New York with the play Welcome to our city (Welcome to Our City) and Mannerhaus (Mannerhouse), but did not find producers willing to put these unusual works with many actors and unwieldy scenes. To have time for writing, Wolfe taught English literature at New York University. At the university he worked from February 1924 to January 1930, from time to time naezzhaya in Europe. In 1925 he fell in love with Alina Bernstein. She led him to complete an autobiographical novel, which was published in 1929 under the title Look at his house, an angel (Look Homeward, Angel). Compose a book of unwieldy manuscript Wolfe helped M. Perkins (1884-1947), famed editor of the publishing house Charles Skribnerz Sons', who became his mentor and close friend. The book was favorably received by critics. In 1930, having received the Guggenheim Fellowship, Wolfe broke with Mrs. Bernstein, and went to Europe. During the Great Depression (1929-1933) he led a lonely life in Brooklyn and in the end, driven by Perkins, finished second novel, Time and the River (Of Time and the River, 1935) - about the future life of his hero by Eugene Gant. This book is also a great success. On his creative method, Wolfe said in an essay The Story of a novel (The Story of a novel, 1936; rus. translated 1974)
. In recent years, life has changed publisher Wolfe, . Turning to the 'End Harperz Brothers', . partially away from the old hard lyrical style and made a hero of two posthumously published autobiographical novel - Web and rock (The Web and the Rock, . 1939) and Home of no return (You Can't Go Home Again, . 1940) - a new character, . George Webber,
. Summer of 1938 during a trip to the U.S. west coast Wolfe pneumonia, resulting in more active TB infection, which had struck the brain. Wolfe died in the hospital at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore on Sept. 15, 1938

. Four novel and small prose Wolfe, . collected in two books, . From death until the morning (From Death to Morning, . 1935) and Tam, . the hills (The Hills Beyond, . 1941), . represent, . essentially, . one huge roman clef (яLя-.; novel, . which, under assumed names derive real people) - its characters and events directly reflect the experiences by the author.,


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