SHOW Irwin (Shaw Irwin)( American novelist and playwright.)
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Biography SHOW Irwin (Shaw Irwin)
Born February 27, 1913 in New York. After graduating from Brooklyn College in 1934, earned his living writing radio series. Literary fame brought him play betray the dead earth (Bury the Dead, 1936). His rejection of the war, Shaw expressed the mouth of the dead soldiers, who, having risen from the dead, turned to the audience.
Since the beginning of World War II pacifist Shaw volunteered for the front. The experience of the war years formed the basis of his best novel, The Young Lions (The Young Lions, 1948). Next novel Shaw, stale air (The Troubled Air, 1951), conveys the atmosphere of Inquisitorial era of McCarthyism. In two weeks in a strange city (Two Weeks in Another Town, 1960) describes the life of filmmakers in Rome. Rich Man, Poor (Rich Man, Poor Man, 1970) - a family chronicle of the postwar years, representing the American national character and individual people's lives against the backdrop of significant public events. Beggar, a thief (Beggarman, Thief, 1977) - the second part of dilogii Dzhordahah. In the collection of stories: five decades (Short Stories: Five Decades, 1978) provided the best stories of the writer. Shaw died in Davos (Switzerland) May 16, 1984.