Brooks, Van Wyck

 (1886–1963) American critic and historian.

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  • Brooks,Van Wyck — Brooks, Van Wyck. 1886 1963. American literary historian, critic, and translator who wrote many books on the literary history of America, including The Flowering of New England (1936), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize. * * * …   Universalium

  • Brooks, Van Wyck — born Feb. 16, 1886, Plainfield, N.J., U.S. died May 2, 1963, Bridgewater, Conn. U.S. critic, biographer, and literary historian. Brooks attended Harvard University. His Finders and Makers series, tracing American literary history in rich… …   Universalium

  • Brooks, Van Wyck — (16 feb. 1886, Plainfield, N.J., EE.UU.–2 may. 1963, Bridgewater, Conn.). Crítico, historiador de literatura y biógrafo estadounidense. Brooks asistió a la Universidad de Harvard. Su secuencia de libros Discoverers and inventors [Descubridores e… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Brooks, Van Wyck —    см. Брукс, Ван Вик …   Писатели США. Краткие творческие биографии

  • Van Wyck Brooks — (* 16. Februar 1886 in Plainfield, New Jersey; † 2. Mai 1963 in Bridgewater, Connecticut) war ein amerikanischer Literaturkritiker und historiker, der 1937 für sein Werk The Flowering of New England den Pulitzer Preis für Geschichte verliehen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Van Wyck — can refer to:*Charles Van Wyck (1824 1895), United States Senator from Nebraska*Robert Anderson Van Wyck (1849 1918), the first mayor of New York City after consolidation in 1898*Augustus Van Wyck (October 14, 1850 June 8th, 1922), Supreme Court… …   Wikipedia

  • Van Wyck — steht für: Personen: Charles Henry Van Wyck (1824–1895), US Senator aus Nebraska Robert Anderson Van Wyck (1849–1918), Bürgermeister von New York City Van Wyck Brooks (1886–1963), US amerikanischer Historiker und Pulitzer Preisträger Orte: Van… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Van Wyck Brooks — (b. Plainfield, New Jersey, February 16 1886; d. Bridgewater, Connecticut, May 2 1963) was an American literary critic, biographer, and historian. Brooks was educated at Harvard University and graduated in 1908. The masterpiece of his literary… …   Wikipedia

  • Van Wyck Brooks — noun United States literary critic and historian (1886 1963) • Syn: ↑Brooks • Instance Hypernyms: ↑literary critic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brooks — /brooks/, n. 1. Gwendolyn, born 1917, U.S. poet and novelist. 2. Phillips, 1835 93, U.S. Protestant Episcopal bishop and pulpit orator. 3. Van Wyck /van wuyk /, 1886 1963, U.S. author and critic. 4. a male given name. * * * (as used in… …   Universalium

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