Roth, Henry

   American novelist. He was born in Austria, and went to the US as a child. He worked as a high-school teacher, precision metal grinder and farmer. His Call it Sleep deals with Jewish immigrant life in New York's East Side.

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  • ROTH, HENRY — (1906–1995), U.S. novelist. Roth was born in Austria Hungary. When he was 18 months old, his mother brought him to New York, where his father had been working to save money for their passage. In New York, young Roth was close to his mother and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Roth, Henry — ▪ 1996       U.S. teacher and author (b. Feb. 8, 1906, Tysmenica, Galicia, Austria Hungary [now in Ukraine] d. Oct. 13, 1995, Albuquerque, N.M.), published a critically acclaimed first novel, Call It Sleep (1934), then sank into a literary… …   Universalium

  • ROTH, Henry Ling (1855-1925) — anthropologist was the son of Dr Mathias Roth, surgeon of London, and was born on 3 February 1855. He was educated at University College school, London, and studied natural science and philosophy in Germany. In the spring of 1876 he visited… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • Henry Roth — Infobox Writer name = Henry Roth imagesize = caption = pseudonym = birthdate = Birth date|1906|2|8 birthplace = Tysmenitz, Galicia, Austro Hungary deathdate = Death date and age|1995|10|13|1906|2|08 deathplace = Albuquerque, New Mexico occupation …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Roth — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Roth. Henry Roth est un écrivain américain né le 8 février 1906 à Tysmenitz, Galicie, décédé le 13 octobre 1995 à Albuquerque, Nouveau Mexique, aux États Unis. Biographie Henry Roth est un romancier américain, de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ROTH (H.) — Henry ROTH 1906 1995 Henry Roth est né en 1906 à Tysmenitz, une petite bourgade de Galicie, province polonaise faisant à l’époque partie de l’Empire austro hongrois. C’est dans les bras de sa mère qu’il débarque à Ellis Island, New York. Son… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Henry Ling Roth — (3 February 1855 – 12 May 1925) was an English born anthropologist, active in Australia.Early lifeRoth was the son of Dr Mathias Roth, surgeon of London. He was educated at University College School, London, and studied natural science and… …   Wikipedia

  • ROTH (P.) — ROTH PHILIP (1933 ) Philip Roth est né à Newark, dans le New Jersey, une de ces banlieues de New York où la deuxième génération d’immigrants juifs vint souvent s’installer entre les deux guerres, quittant les taudis du Lower East Side où avaient… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Henry Roth — (* 8. Februar 1906, bei Stanislau, Galizien, Österreich Ungarn; † 13. Oktober 1995 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) war ein jüdisch amerikanischer Romancier und Verfasser von Kurzgeschichten. Sein erster Roman Nenn es Schlaf wurde 1934 veröffentlicht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roth (Familienname) — Roth ist ein deutscher Familienname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Roth kann ein Übername sein, der für die Eigenschaft der Farbe Rot steht, häufig ein Synonym für rothaarig. Es ist auch ein verbreiteter jüdischer Familienname, der ersatzweise für die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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