Nelson Algren


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United States writer (1909-1981)

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Celle-ci n'etait d'ailleurs pas dupe du rituel instaure par Leduc : les Lettres a Nelson Algren montrent parfaitement la place que << la femme laide >> occupait alors dans sa vie.
Named in honour of the Chicago author Nelson Algren, who wrote The Man With the Golden Arm and Chicago, City on the Make, the award has a USD5,000 cash prize as well as monetary prizes for three runners up, the Chicago Tribune said on Wednesday.
His fiction has received the Nelson Algren Award, the Sherwood Anderson Prize, the Cohen Award from Ploughshares, two O.
But the skeleton key may be an affair that Beauvoir had with the scabrous, hardscrabble Nelson Algren, a Jewish novelist of the Chicago school.
Vanessa was rumoured to be in line for the role of writer Simone De Beauvoir in My American Lover and has now revealed that Johnny is in negotiations to play her lover Nelson Algren.
London, Sep 7 (ANI): French actress Vanessa Paradis has confirmed she and partner Johnny Depp are considering playing Simone De Beauvoir and her lover Nelson Algren in an upcoming flick.
Beauvoir even fictionalized her relationship with the American author Nelson Algren in The Mandarins, which Al-green viewed as a betrayal.
Division Street inspired both Nelson Algren (1909-1981) and Studs Terkel (1912-2008).
Pero el mayor acierto de la serie, a mi juicio, no es tanto su contenido sociologico, sino la empatia con que los guionistas y directores han escudrinado el alma de los desechos humanos de la ciudad (yonquis, putas, dilers callejeros), con una capacidad para asimilar el dolor ajeno que recuerda, por momentos, las novelas de Nelson Algren o Jose Revueltas.
And author Nelson Algren, angrily mourning the end of his affair with Simone de Beauvoir.
He describes how such writers as Conrad Aiken, Nelson Algren, Saul Bellow, Arna Bontemps, Edward Dahlberg, Studs Terkel, Zora Neale Hurston, John Cheever, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Anzia Yezierska and Harold Rosenburg wrote WPA books that served as histories and guides to the culture and people of different parts of the US.
3) Essentially, the Southside group of the Illinois Writers' Project allowed Wright to conceive of himself as a professional writer, or as Nelson Algren, another FWP writer, put it: Wright was the "writer whom the Illinois Project helped the most.
Others he knew like Mahalia Jackson, David Dellinger, Nelson Algren, and Eugene Debs.
The guidebooks became a centerpiece of the Federal Writers' Project program and launched a number of literary careers, including those of novelists Nelson Algren, Saul Bellow and John Cheever, and poet May Swenson.
We also confront Party figureheads' mechanical treatment of writers--Chicago was home in this period to aspiring literary talents such as Richard Wright and Nelson Algren, both of whom traveled in circles highly sympathetic to if not aligned with the CP--seeking to turn their art to revolutionary purpose.