Katherine Anne Porter (Porter Katherine Anne)( American novelist.)
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Biography Katherine Anne Porter (Porter Katherine Anne)
Her novels and stories is inherent in the deep psychology, the perfection of composition and style. Born May 15, 1890 in Indian Creek (TX). She attended private schools in Southern U.S.. Subsequently, the South ( "Southern Theme") will take a significant place in her work. The first publication - a story in the magazine 'Cencheri' ( 'Century') in 1924. For many years, having no literary connections, earn a living hackwork, peer review, editing.
The first book of short stories Flowering Judas-tree (Flowering Judas) came out in 1930. In 1931 at the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship Porter went to Europe, where he remained until 1938, collecting material for a novel Ship of Fools (Sheep of Fools), worked over him for thirty years, published in 1962. Borrowing the name and theme of this acknowledged masterpiece novel of the same name verse satire S. Brant (15)., . portrayed the passengers and crew of the small German steamer 'Faith', . coming in 1931 (before Hitler came to power) from Veracruz (Mexico) in Bremerhaven (Germany), . as an allegory of mankind, . carry the fatal weaknesses and vices,
. In 1965, director S. Kramer filmed novel, creating an impressive picture of time
. At the same time Porter has published four collections of short stories Hacienda (Hacienda, . 1934), . Wine Lunch (Noon Wine, . 1937), . Pale horse, . and its rider (Pale Horse, . Pale Rider, . 1939), . The Leaning Tower (The Leaning Tower, . 1944), . creates a reputation as masters of the story,
. Zaparshivevshy Parrot (The Itching Parrot, 1942) - her translation picaresque novel Perikilo Sarnento Mexican HH Fernandez de Lizardi (1776-1827). The past few days (The Days Before, 1952) - a book of essays. In 1966, a compendium of selected stories Katherine Anne Porter (The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, 1965) won the Pulitzer and National Book Award. In their stories, the writer saw 'fragments of a large design', each story representing some one facet of existence - only part of a larger whole, revealing the moral and spiritual failures of human. Interest in prose Porter showed Eisenstein, who was preparing a screen version of her stories Hacienda dining wine. Porter died in Silver Springs (pc. Maryland) 18 September 1980.