At first, the book did not attract much attention. Steinbeck made enough money from the sale of the book to permit him to marry Carol Henning in 1929. He was married three times in total. John Steinbeck’s first successful novel was Of Mice and Men, published in 1937. Steinbeck wrote his most prosperous books during 1935-1940.
Even so he had some challenges. When he was a teenager his father lost his job at the flour mill, and only after John was in college did his father get a job as the treasurer of Monterey and secure the family’s finances. *new paragraph? Maybe? * Steinbeck received his love of literature
He was known as a freelance writer. He moved to New York, began working as a newspaper reporter and construction worker. However, after a few years in New York, he moved back to California. Once in California, Steinbeck married his first wife, Carol Henning. He was completely dependent off of Carol Henning’s income, while he was busy writing more books and novels.
After he graduated from high school in 1920 Hughes spent the next year with his father in Mexico. His first greatly praised poem was called "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" which was published in Crisis Magazine. In 1921 Hughes came back to America and enrolled in Columbia University. He studied there for a while but soon got involved in the Harlem Renaissance. In 1922 he dropped out of
Few years later, Robert Fulton, stayed in PA, as a painter. At the age of twenty-three, he met Benjamin Franklin and got interested in engineering. Fulton wants someone to sponsor him to go to England. However, he wasn’t sponsor, so Robert decided to go to France to seek finical and constructional support. At, 1807, he made the first working
Christian Martin November 2, 2015 Upton Sinclair’s Effect on the Progressive Movement Upton Sinclair Jr. was born on September 20, 1878, in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the only child of Upton Sinclair Sr. and Priscilla Sinclair. Throughout his life he was a devout Christian. His home life was hard since his family was in poverty and his father was an alcoholic. He moved to New York with his family at age ten and began attending New York City College at age fourteen.
b) - The Gordon Lish´s effect : "The Bath" versus "A Small, Good Thing" In 1970, after working at several low paid jobs Raymond Carver finally got his first white-collar job as textbook editor in Palo Alto. It was then, after sending some stories to Esquire, when he met Gordon Lish, who was the fiction editor for the magazine (Carver, Collected Stories 744). It was in Esquire wherein 1971; Carver had his first story published in a national magazine. The title of the story was originally “The Neighbors”, but Lish renamed the story by deleting the article to “Neighbors”. Gordon Lish became his editor and mentor and made an important contribution to the development of Carver´s writing style.
His brother was a sensible philosopher and his father was a social logician. James education started in a school located in Rhode Island. Later, he was very fortunate enough to attend Harvard Law School, but would only stay for a year before moving to Boston to officially stay and live with his family. In 1864, Henry James released his first news along with initial examinations. Then in 1870 he publicized his first book.
For my first a paragraph I 'm writing about John Steinbeck. He was born a 2/27/1902 and past away on 12/20/1968. The first book he ever made was Cup of Gold in 1929. The reason why John Steinbeck was so important because he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940 and a Nobel prize September 14th 1964 for the books he wrote. Some of the books he wrote were Grapes of Wrath, Tortilla Flats, and Of Mice and Men.
He took nine years to earn a bachelor’s degree. He soon dropped out of college and despite plans to become a musician and famous composer, he took up writing in his late teens. He noted inspiration in writers from great authors like, Shakespeare, Goethe, and spanish poet Antonio Machado with his spiritual and sexual derivatives. In 1919, Lorca lived in a men’s hall where he met his later-to-be romantic partner: Salvador Dali. Dali would later influence and help Lorca with many of his finest works.