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 (ŭp′dīk′), John Hoyer 1932-2009.
American writer particularly known for his tragicomic novels, such as Rabbit, Run (1960) and Rabbit at Rest (1990), concerning the trials of middle-class suburbanites.
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(Biography) John (Hoyer). 1932–2009, US writer. His novels include Rabbit, Run (1960), Couples (1968), The Coup (1979), Brazil (1993), Seek My Face (2003), and Rabbit is Rich (1982) and Rabbit at Rest (1990), both of which won Pulitzer prizes
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John, born 1932, U.S. author.
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According to John Updike who wrote the forward to Franz Kafka: The Complete Stories:
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Walter Skold enlisted the son of novelist John Updike to carve a unique tombstone that will be topped with a dancing skeleton and a quill.
The late John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 - January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.
"Almost all the founts employed are obtained from their original founders and are not the reformations, deformations, or transformations too easily to be had elsewhere." (1) So wrote Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941) concerning the equipment of the Merrymount Press in as close to a boast as this chronically self-deprecating man was capable.
Kate Roiphe's latest offering details the deaths of five major writers: Susan Sontag, Sigmund Freud, John Updike, Dylan Thomas and Maurice Sendak.
Stem, recognized by Super Lawyers in 2015 as one of the top 100 lawyers and one of the top 50 women lawyers in the New York Metro Area, was most recently a artner at Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Stem LLP.
BORN BRIDGET Fonda, US actress, 1964, above LEWIS Carroll, English author, 1832 BRIAN Downey, Thin Lizzy drummer, 1951 DIED JOHN Updike, American novelist, 2009 MAHALIA Jackson, US gospel singer, 1972 PETE Seeger, US folk musician, 2014, above
The present study is a study in intertextual mode which examines and evaluates intertextual correspondence between Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter and The Scarlet Trilogy by John Updike because it is widely perceived that Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter is one of the major influences on Updike's The Scarlet Letter Trilogy.
It's got some of the stylistic fireworks of the young John Updike but not on the erotic side.
Not so Adam Begley: John Updikes character, what shaped it and how it formed, is the meat of Begley's book.