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Encyclopedia > David Leavitt

David Leavitt (born June 23, 1961) is an American novelist. is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Biography

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Leavitt is a graduate of Yale University. He is the author of Equal Affections, The Page Turner, Martin Bauman, or A Sure Thing, The Lost Language of Cranes, While England Sleeps (for the publication of which he was sued by Stephen Spender), The Body of Jonah Boyd, and numerous short stories. He is an English professor at the University of Florida, where he is the director of the creative writing program. He is also the editor of "Subtropics" magazine, The University of Florida's literary review. “Pittsburgh” redirects here. ... “Yale” redirects here. ... Cover to The Lost Language of Cranes The Lost Language of Cranes is a novel by David Leavitt, published in 1986. ... Sir Stephen Harold Spender CBE, (February 28, 1909, London – July 16, 1995) was an English poet, novelist and essayist who concentrated on themes of social injustice and the class struggle in his work. ... Cover to The Body of Jonah Boyd The Body of Jonah Boyd is a novel by David Leavitt, published in 2004, that depicts various consequences of the theft of a manuscript. ... The University of Florida (Florida, UFL, or UF) is a public land-grant, space-grant, research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ...


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Novels

  • The Lost Language of Cranes (1986)
  • Equal Affections (1989)
  • While England Sleeps (1993; revised and reissued 1995)
  • The Page Turner (1998)
  • Martin Bauman; or, A Sure Thing (2000)
  • Florence, a Delicate Case (2002)
  • The Body of Jonah Boyd (2004)
  • The Indian Clerk (2007)

Cover to The Lost Language of Cranes The Lost Language of Cranes is a novel by David Leavitt, published in 1986. ... Cover to The Body of Jonah Boyd The Body of Jonah Boyd is a novel by David Leavitt, published in 2004, that depicts various consequences of the theft of a manuscript. ...

Collections

  • Family Dancing (1984)
  • A Place I've Never Been (1990)
  • Arkansas (1997)
  • The Marble Quilt (2001)

Nonfiction

  • Italian Pleasures (1996) (with Mark Mitchell)
  • Pages Passed from Hand to Hand: The Hidden Tradition of Homosexual Literature in English from 1748 to 1914 (1997) (with Mark Mitchell)
  • In Maremma: Life and a House in Southern Tuscany (2001) (with Mark Mitchell)
  • Florence, A Delicate Case (2003)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer (2005)

Mark Mitchell is a talented Australian comedic actor. ...

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