Tarkington [tär′kiŋ tən]
(Newton) Booth 1869-1946; U.S. novelist

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  • Tarkington —   [ tɑːkɪȖtən], Newton Booth, amerikanischer Schriftsteller, * Indianapolis (Indiana) 29. 7. 1869, ✝ ebenda 19. 5. 1946. In der Tradition des amerikanischen Realismus (W. D. Howells) schildern seine Romane v. a. soziologische und moralische… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Tarkington, Booth — (1869 1946)    Best known for his novels, Newton Booth Tarkington, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, also wrote plays and some of his novels were adapted for the stage. Twenty one Tarkington plays were produced, and he was viewed as a romantic with… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Tarkington, Booth — ▪ American writer born July 29, 1869, Indianapolis, Ind., U.S. died May 19, 1946, Indianapolis  American novelist and dramatist, best known for his satirical and sometimes romanticized pictures of American Midwesterners.       Tarkington studied… …   Universalium

  • Tarkington, (Newton) Booth — (29 jul. 1869, Indianápolis, Ind.,EE.UU.–19 may. 1946, Indianápolis). Novelista y dramaturgo estadounidense. Se le conoce por retratar con tintes satíricos, humorísticos y en ocasiones sentimentales a los habitantes del medio Oeste estadounidense …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tarkington — biographical name (Newton) Booth 1869 1946 American novelist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tarkington — /tahr king teuhn/, n. (Newton) Booth, 1869 1946, U.S. novelist and playwright. * * * …   Universalium

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