Horatio Alger
adjective Date: 1925 of, relating to, or resembling the fiction of Horatio Alger in which success is achieved through self-reliance and hard work

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  • Horatio Alger — jr Horatio Alger jr. (* 13. Januar 1832 in Chelsea (heute Revere), Massachusetts; † 18. Juli 1899 in Natick, Massachusetts) war ein US amerikanischer Autor des 19. Jahrhunderts. Leben Er war ein führender Vertreter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Horatio alger — Horatio Alger, Jr. Activité(s) Écrivain Naissance 13 janvier 1832 Chelsea, Massachusetts, États Unis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Horatio Alger — Horatio Alger, Jr. Activités Écrivain Naissance 13 janvier 1832 Chelsea, Massachusetts, États Unis Décès …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Horatio Alger — see ALGER Horatio …   English World dictionary

  • Horatio Alger — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Horatio Alger — noun United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832 1899) • Syn: ↑Alger • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author * * * hə|rā(ˌ)shō|aljˈə(r), āshēˌō adjective Usage: usually capi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horatio Alger — of or characteristic of the heroes in the novels of Horatio Alger, who begin life in poverty and achieve success and wealth through honesty, hard work, and virtuous behavior: the Horatio Alger story of his rise in the business world. [1920 25] *… …   Universalium

  • Horatio Alger — Ho•ra′tio Al′ger [[t]həˈreɪ ʃiˌoʊ, hɔ , hoʊ [/t]] adj. cvb lit. of or characteristic of the poor heroes in the novels of Horatio Alger, who achieve success and wealth through honesty and hard work • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Horatio Alger myth — Horatio Alger (13 January 1832 18 July 1899) was an American author of young boys’ stories. Alger wrote over 100 books for young working class males, beginning with Ragged Dick, which was published in 1867. The Horatio Alger myth developed out of …   Wikipedia

  • Horatio Alger, Jr. — Infobox Writer name = Horatio Alger, Jr. pseudonym = birthdate = birth date|1832|1|13 birthplace Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States deathdate = death date and age|1899|7|18|1832|1|13|df=yes deathplace = Natick, Massachusetts occupation =… …   Wikipedia

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