Shaw, Irwin

   American novelist. Born in New York, he studied at Brooklyn College. He worked as a journalist and later went to Europe where he wrote novels, short stories and plays. In the 1930s he wrote screenplays, radio scripts and stories for the New Yorker. His works include The Young Lions.

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  • SHAW, IRWIN — (1913–1984), U.S. novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter. Born in Brooklyn, Shaw gained overnight fame with his one act antiwar drama Bury the Dead (1936), dealing with a group of dead soldiers who refuse to be buried. The Gentle People (1939),… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shaw, Irwin — ▪ American author original name  Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff  born Feb. 27, 1913, New York, N.Y., U.S. died May 16, 1984, Davos, Switz.       prolific American playwright, screenwriter, and author of critically acclaimed short stories and best… …   Universalium

  • Shaw, Irwin — ► (1913 84) Escritor estadounidense. Autor de guiones cinematográficos y obras teatrales, como El baile de los malditos (1944) y Hombre rico, hombre pobre (1970) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shaw — Shaw, George Bernard Shaw, Irwin * * * (as used in expressions) Billings, John Shaw Shaw, Anna Howard Shaw, Artie Shaw, George Bernard Shaw, Lemuel Theodore Shaw Wilson …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Irwin Shaw — Nombre completo Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff Nacimiento 27 de febrero de 1913 Bronx (Nueva York) Defunción 16 de mayo de 1984 Davos ( …   Wikipedia Español

  • Irwin Shaw — (February 27 1913 ndash; May 16 1984) was an American playwright, screenwriter and novelist who was also a highly regarded short story author.BiographyEarly lifeShaw was born Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff in the South Bronx, New York City, to Russian… …   Wikipedia

  • Irwin Shaw — (* 27. Februar 1913 in New York City; † 16. Mai 1984 in Davos, Schweiz; eigentlich Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke (Auswahl) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Irwin Shaw — (né Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff, 27 février 1913 à Brooklyn 16 mai 1984) est un écrivain, scénariste et producteur américain. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Filmographie 2.1 Comme scén …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Irwin — may refer to:Places;United States * Irwin, Idaho * Irwin, Illinois * Irwin, Iowa * Irwin, Ohio * Irwin, Pennsylvania * Irwin, South Carolina * Irwin County, Georgia * Irwin Township, Pennsylvania * Fort Irwin, California;Australia * Shire of… …   Wikipedia

  • Irwin — ist als englische Variante des Vornamens Erwin ein Name. Personen Vorname Irwin Allen (1916 1991), amerikanischer Film und Fernesehproduzent Irwin Goodman (1943 1991), finnischer Musiker Irwin Kostal (1911 1994), amerikanischer Komponist und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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