MAKKALLERS Carson Smith (McCullers Carson Smith)( American novelist.)
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Biography MAKKALLERS Carson Smith (McCullers Carson Smith)
(1917-1967), born February 19, 1917 in Columbus (pc. Georgia). In 1934 she moved to New York, where she studied the literary skill of Columbia and New York University. The very first novel The Heart - Is a Lonely Hunter (The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, 1940) brought her fame. Life writer has developed a tragic. Out of his last novel clock without hands (Clock Without Hands, 1961) she met who is confined to a wheelchair. Died in Makkallers Nayak (pc. New York) September 29, 1967.
Most of the written Makkallers dedicated to lonely people, eager to love and communicate. Usually it is the characters are physically or mentally defective, despite the desperate efforts, they can not make love. Main character of the novel's heart - a lonely hunter, Mr. Singer, the neighbors reveal the soul, but he is deaf and can communicate only through gestures with his best friend, a moron dumb fat man, a friend's death leads him to commit suicide. In the next novel, . Reflections in a golden pupil (Reflections in a Golden Eye, . 1941), . whose action takes place in the garrison in the territory of Georgia in peacetime, . investigated the relationship of a number of characters, . including Captain, . suppress his homosexual impulses, . his wife nymphomaniac, . Filipino servants and a strange young man, . amateur ride on horseback in the nude,
. Critics greeted kindly novel participant wedding (The Member of the Wedding, 1946) - story of a lonely twelve-year girl. Ballad of a sad story inn (The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, 1951), perhaps most clearly reveals the conviction of the writer of the impossibility of love. Makkallers belongs piece square root of Wonders (The Square Root of Wonderful, 1958). Complete Collection of short stories published in 1987.