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Encyclopedia > 1952 in literature

See also: 1951 in literature, other events of 1952, 1953 in literature, list of years in literature. See also: 1950 in literature, other events of 1951, 1952 in literature, list of years in literature. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1952 in literature, other events of 1953, 1954 in literature, list of years in literature. ... This page indexes the individual year in literature pages. ...

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Events

Joseph Lloyd Carr (May 20, 1912–February 26, 1994), who often called himself Jim or even James, was an English novelist, publisher, teacher, and eccentric. ... Map sources for Kettering at grid reference SP8778 Kettering is an East Midlands town in north Northamptonshire, England, situated on the River Ise, a tributary of the Nene with a population of approximately 85,000. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Agatha Christie Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (September 15, 1890 – January 12, 1976), was an English crime fiction writer. ... The Mousetrap is a play by Agatha Christie that started off as a short radio play called Three Blind Mice in honour of Queen Mary, the consort of King George V. It began a record-shattering run on the London stage on 25 November 1952 at the Ambassadors Theatre and... André Paul Guillaume Gide (November 22, 1869 – February 19, 1951) was a French author and, at times, a spokesman for gay rights (disputed — see talk page). ... The Index Librorum Prohibitorum (Index of Prohibited Books)—also called Index Expurgatorius—is a list of publications which Roman Catholics were banned from reading, pernicious books, and also the rules of the Church relating to books. ... Prestigiuous British historical society which produces a journal (Past and Present), a book series (Past and Present Publications) as well as sponsoring occasional conferences and appointing postdoctoral fellows. ... E. E. Cummings Edward Estlin Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), abbreviated e. ... The brothers Charles Benjamin Norton, Frank Henry Norton, and Charles Eliot Norton, between 1853-1855. ... Chaucer: Illustration from Cassells History of England, circa 1902. ...

New books

A. J. Cronin is the pen-name of the Scottish novelist Archibald Joseph Cronin (July 19, 1896 - January 9, 1981). ... Arrow in the Blue is the first volume of Arthur Koestlers autobiography. ... Arthur Koestler Arthur Koestler (September 5, 1905, Budapest – March 3, 1983, London) was a Hungarian polymath who became a naturalized British subject. ... A Buyers Market is the second novel in Anthony Powells twelve novel masterpiece, A Dance to the Music of Time. ... Anthony Dymoke Powell (December 21, 1905 - March 28, 2000) was a writer best known for his A Dance to the Music of Time duodecalogy published between 1951 and 1975. ... Charlottes Web book cover Charlottes Web is a childrens book by acclaimed American author E. B. White, first published in 1952. ... Elwyn Brooks White (July 11, 1899–October 1, 1985) was an American essayist, author, and noted prose stylist. ... The Currents of Space is a 1952 novel by science fiction author Isaac Asimov. ... Dr. Isaac Asimov (c. ... East of Eden book cover East of Eden is a novel by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, published in September 1952. ... John Ernst Steinbeck (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer of the 20th century. ... Italo Calvino (October 15, 1923 – September 19, 1985) was an Italian writer and novelist. ... Foundation and Empire Foundation and Empire is a novel written by Isaac Asimov in 1952. ... Dr. Isaac Asimov (c. ... Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 - April 16, 1968), Jewish-American novelist, author, and playwright. ... James Baldwin, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1955 James Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an African-American novelist, short story writer, and essayist, known for his novel Go Tell it on the Mountain. ... tracklisting for the ProjeKct X album Heaven and Earth: The Business of Pleasure Hat in The Middle Side Window MaximIzer Strange Ears (aging rapidly) Overhead Floor Mats Under Toe Six OClock Superbottomfeeder One E And Two Awkward Moments Demolition Conversation Pit Cin AlayI Heaven And Earth Belew Jay Way... Pearl S. Buck (birth name Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker; Chinese: 赛珍珠; Pinyin: Sài ZhÄ“nzhÅ«) (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973) was a prolific writer and Nobel Prize winner. ... Howard Spring (1889-1965) was a Welsh author. ... Invisible Man is a novel written by Ralph Ellison, developed from a short story that formed the novels initial Battle Royal chapter. ... Ralph Ellison (March 1, 1913 – April 16, 1994) was a scholar and writer. ... “Judgment Night” is an episode of the television series The Twilight Zone. ... Catherine Lucile Moore (January 24, 1911 – April 4, 1987) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer. ... Last Seen Wearing . ... Hillary Baldwin Waugh, a pioneering American mystery novelist, was born in 1920 in New Haven, Connecticut. ... Han Suyin (Chinese: 韩素音; pinyin: Hán SùyÄ«n) (born on September 12, 1917 - ), is the pen name of Elisabeth Comber, born Rosalie Elisabeth Kuanghu Chow (Chinese: 周光湖, pinyin: Zhōu Guānghú). She is a Chinese-born author of several books on modern China, novels set in East Asia, and... Doris Lessing, CH, OBE (born October 22, 1919), is a British writer, born Doris May Taylor in Kermanshah, Persia (Iran). ... Les Jeux Sont Faits is an existential book written by Jean-Paul Sartre in 1943 and published in 1947. ... Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (pronounced or or ) (June 21, 1905 – April 15, 1980) was a French existentialist philosopher, dramatist, novelist and critic. ... The Natural is a 1952 novel about baseball written by Bernard Malamud and Kevin Baker. ... Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 – March 18, 1986) was an American writer born in Brooklyn, New York to a Jewish family. ... Original book cover The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. ... Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. ... Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was a Christian preacher and author (most notably of The Power of Positive Thinking) and a progenitor of the theory of positive thinking. Peale was born in Bowersville, Ohio and died in Pawling, New York. ... The Rolling Stones (also published under the name Space Family Stone in the United Kingdom) is a 1952 science fiction novel by Robert Heinlein June 1, 1952, Atheneum, library binding, ISBN 0684923033 June 13, 1985, Del Rey, paperback reissue edition, 256 pages, ISBN 034532451X May 12, 1977, Del Rey, paperback... Heinlein autographing at the 1976 Worldcon Robert Anson Heinlein (July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was one of the most influential and controversial authors of hard science fiction. ... Frank Garvin Yerby (September 5, 1916 - November 29, 1991) was an African American historical novelist. ... The Silver Chalice is a 1952 historical novel by Thomas B. Costain. ... Thomas Bertram Costain (1885-1965) was a Canadian journalist who became a best-selling author of historical novels at the age of 57. ... Paul Gallico, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Paul William Gallico (July 26, 1897-July 15, 1976) was a fabulously successful U.S. novelist and short story writer. ... Frances Parkinson Keyes (1885 – 1970) was an American author, and a convert to Roman Catholicism, whose works frequently featured Catholic themes and beliefs. ... View of Delft, 1660-1661 Johannes Vermeer (1632 - December 15, 1675) was a Dutch painter. ... Book Cover The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a fantasy novel by C. S. Lewis. ... C.S. Lewis Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898–22 November 1963), commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis, was an Irish author and scholar of mixed Irish, English, and Welsh ancestry. ...

New drama

Samuel Beckett Samuel Barclay Beckett (April 13, 1906 – December 22, 1989) was an Irish playwright, novelist and poet. ... Waiting for Godot (sometimes subtitled: tragicomedy in 2 acts) is an absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, written in the late 1940s and first published in 1952. ... Robertson Davies in 1984 William Robertson Davies, CC, FRSC, FRSL (born August 28, 1913 at Thamesville, Ontario, and died December 2, 1995 at Orangeville, Ontario) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. ... Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (pronounced or or ) (June 21, 1905 – April 15, 1980) was a French existentialist philosopher, dramatist, novelist and critic. ... Les Jeux Sont Faits is an existential book written by Jean-Paul Sartre in 1943 and published in 1947. ...

Non-fiction

Aldous Leonard Huxley (pronounced ) (July 26, 1894 – November 22, 1963) was a British writer who emigrated to the United States. ... Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow is the name of an essay by Aldous Huxley. ... Raymond Williams (31 August 1921 - 26 January 1988) was a highly influential Welsh academic, novelist and critic. ...

Births

February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Amy Tan (Chinese: 譚恩美; pinyin: Tán Ēnměi), an American writer, was born February 19, 1952 in Oakland, California several years after her parents immigrated to the U.S. from China. ... February 29 is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... Tim Powers at the Israeli ICon 2005 SF&F Convention Timothy Thomas Powers (born February 29, 1952) is an American science fiction and fantasy author. ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... Douglas Noël Adams (March 11, 1952 – May 11, 2001) was a cult British comic radio dramatist, amateur musician and author, most notably of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series (HHGG or H2G2). ... Note that this partial list contains some authors whose works of fantastic fiction would today be called science fiction, even if they predate, or did not work in that genre. ... // For other meanings see Fantasy (disambiguation) Fantasy is a genre of art, literature, film, television, games and music that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of either plot, theme, setting, or all three. ... Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe; title page of 1719 newspaper edition A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... A pen name or nom de plume is a pseudonym adopted by an author. ... Robin Hobb, Finncon 2004 Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden (born 1952 in California) is an author of fantasy fiction. ... Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden (born 1952) is a fantasy author who has written several books using the pseudonym Megan Lindholm. ...

Deaths

February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... George Norman Douglas (December 8, 1868 - February 7, 1952) was a British writer, now best known for his 1917 novel South Wind. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Josephine Tey was a pseudonym of Elizabeth Mackintosh (1896-February 13, 1952), a Scottish author best known for her mystery novels. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Knut Hamsun (31 years old) in 1890 Knut Hamsun (August 4, 1859 – February 19, 1952) was a leading Norwegian author and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature for 1920. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Mariano Azuela (January 1, 1873 - March 1, 1952) was a Mexican author and physician, best known for his fictional stories of the Mexican Revolution of 1910. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Eugene Jolas (1894-1952) was a writer, translator and literary critic. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... John Dewey (October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952) was an American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer, whose thought has been greatly influential in the United States and around the world. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... John Jeffery Farnol (February 10, 1878 – August 9, 1952), was an English author, known for his many romantic novels, some formulaic and set in the Regency period, and swashbucklers. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... George Santayana George Santayana (16 December 1863 in Madrid, Spain – 26 September 1952 in Rome, Italy), was a philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Charles Maurras (April 20, 1868 - November 16, 1952) was a French monarchist poet, critic and leader and principal thinker of the anti-Dreyfusard Action Française movement. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ...

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