Elkin, Stanley

(1930-95)
   American short-story writer and novelist. A number of protagonists in his writings are Jews.

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  • ELKIN, STANLEY — (1930–1995), U.S. novelist and short story writer. From 1955 to 1957, he served in the U.S. Army. From 1960, he taught and wrote at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he was appointed professor of English in 1968. Elkin has been… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Elkin, Stanley — ▪ 1996       U.S. novelist and educator (b. May 11, 1930, New York, N.Y. d. May 31, 1995, St. Louis, Mo.) was praised for his comic wit and insightful, lyric prose, which was showcased in 17 novels and several works of short fiction, including an …   Universalium

  • Elkin, Stanley (Lawrence) — born May 11, 1930, New York, N.Y., U.S. died May 31, 1995, St. Louis, Mo. U.S. writer. He grew up in Chicago; from 1960 he taught writing at Washington University. His works explore contemporary life with tragicomic wit and imaginative insight.… …   Universalium

  • Elkin, Stanley (Lawrence) — (11 may. 1930, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–31 may. 1995, St. Louis, Mo.). Escritor estadounidense. Creció en Chicago; a partir de 1960 dictó clases de redacción literaria en la Washington University. Sus obras exploran la vida moderna con agudeza… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Stanley — Stanley, Wendell Meredith Stanley, sir Henry Morton * * * (as used in expressions) Baldwin (de Bewdley), Stanley, 1 conde Becker, Gary S(tanley) Derby, Edward (George Geoffrey Smith) Stanley, 14 conde de Donen, Stanley Eddington, Sir Arthur… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Stanley — /stan lee/, n. 1. Arthur Penrhyn /pen rin/, (Dean Stanley) 1815 81, English clergyman and author. 2. Edward George Geoffrey Smith, 14th Earl of Derby, 1799 1869, British statesman: prime minister 1852, 1858 59, 1866 68. 3. Francis Edgar, 1849… …   Universalium

  • Stanley Edward Elkin — (1880 1960) était un homme d affaires et un homme politique canadien qui fut député du Nouveau Brunswick. Biographie Stanley Edward Elkin naît le 12 octobre 1880 à Saint Jean, au Nouveau Brunswick. Il est élu député de la circonscription de Saint …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stanley Elkin — Infobox Writer name = Stanley Elkin imagesize = 203px caption = pseudonym = birthdate = May 11, 1930 birthplace = Brooklyn, New York deathdate = May 31, 1995 deathplace = St. Louis, Missouri occupation = Novelist, professor nationality = American …   Wikipedia

  • Elkin — /el kin/, n. Stanley, born 1930, U.S. novelist and short story writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Elkin — El•kin [[t]ˈɛl kɪn[/t]] n. big Stanley, 1930–95, U.S. novelist and short story writer …   From formal English to slang

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