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Updike, John

( American novelist, poet, essayist and literary critic.)

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Updike, John (Updike, John) (p. 1932), American novelist, poet, essayist and literary critic. Born March 18, 1932 in Shillingtone (pc. Pennsylvania). He graduated from Harvard University (1954), following a year spent in England, studied art at Oxford, Ruskin School of. Back in the U.S., has begun working with the magazine 'New Yorker' (including as a cartoonist), continuing to this day.
Updike's first book became a poetry collection "wooden chicken" (The Carpenter Hen, 1958), and the novel "Fair in the poorhouse" (The Poorhouse Fair, 1959) led to talk of him as a rising star. In 1960, Updike introduced readers to her 'Rabbit' Harry Engstroma, a former basketball player, are reluctant to take life as it is. Hero 'gets experience' in a series devoted to his novels Rabbit, . Run! "(Rabbit Run!, . 1960), . Rabbit healed "(Rabbit Redux, . 1971), . Rabbit rich "(Rabbit is Rich, . 1981), . which enjoyed the Pulitzer Prize (1982), . National Prize of Literary Critics Circle (1981) and the National Book Award (1982), . and "Rabbit at rest" (Rabbit at Rest, . 1990; Pulitzer Prize, . 1991),
. Continues a series of novel "Memories of the Rabbit" (Rabbit Remembered) entered the short story collection "Love in small doses" (Licks of Love, 2000).

Writer Henry Bech also became the hero of several books Updike: "Beck: The Book" (Bech: A Book, 1970), "The Return of Beck's" (Bech is Back, 1982) and "Beck taxed" (Bech at Bay, 1998).

Character in a novel "Centaur" (The Centaur, 1963; National Book Award, 1963), school teacher and his teenage son, attached to the similarity with the heroes of Greek mythology. For this novel was followed by "Farm" (Of the Farm, 1965), "Couples" (Couples, 1968), "A month holiday" (A Month of Sundays, 1972), "Let's get married" (Marry Me, 1976) and "Successful course "(The Coup, 1978). In 1987, with the participation Dzh.Miller Dzh.Nikolsona successfully filmed "The Witches of Eastwick" (The Witches of Eastwick, 1984). In 2000 in London was a musical version of the novel, made by K. McIntosh. Other novels of Updike: "Roger's Version" (Roger's Version, 1986), "C" (S, 1988), "Memories of the Ford presidency" (Memories of Ford Administration, 1992), "Brazil" (Brazil, 1994), "Gertrude and Claudius "(Gertrude & Claudius, 2000)

. Updike's stories were collected "The same door" (The Same Door, . 1959), . The Pigeon Feathers "(Pigeon Feathers, . 1962), . "Museums and Women" (Museums and Women, . 1972), . "Problems" (Problems, . 1979), . "Afterlife" (The Afterlife, . 1994) and "Beauty of Lilies" (The Beauty of Lilies, . 1996),
. Author of the play "Buchanan dies" (Buchanan Dying, 1974). He proved himself as an astute literary critic in the collections of essays, "clinging to the struts" (Hugging the Shore, 1983) and "More substance" (More Matter, 2000).


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