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Encyclopedia > James Hurst

James Hurst (born 1922) is an American novelist, best known for his 1960 short story, "The Scarlet Ibis". 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 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. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The Scarlet Ibis is an excellent short story written by novelist James Hurst. ...


Hurst grew up in North Carolina on a farm by the sea. After attending North Carolina State University and serving in the United States Army during World War II, he studied singing at the renown Juilliard School of Music in New York. Hoping for a career in opera, Hurst went to Italy for additional study, but he soon abandoned his musical ambitions. In 1951, he began a 34-year career in the international department of a large bank in New York. Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq. ... Bales of hay on a farm near Ames, Iowa A farm is the basic unit in agriculture. ... North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, often constrasted with speech. ... The Juilliard School is a performing arts conservatory in New York City, informally but definitively identified as simply Juilliard, and most famous for its musically-trained alumni. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq. ... Sydney Opera House: one of the worlds most recognisable opera houses and landmarks. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq. ...


During his early years at the bank, Hurst wrote and published short stories and a play, mostly in small literary magazines. "The Scarlet Ibis" was first published in The Atlantic Monthly in July 1960 and won the "Atlantic First" award that year. Quickly recognized as a classic by literary critics, the story has appeared in virtually every high-school literature textbook series published since the late 1960s. February 1862 edition of The Atlantic Monthly, with The Battle Hymn of the Republic on the front page. ... Look up July in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ...


Hurst currently lives in North Carolina. Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq. ...


 
 

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