Van Doren
biographical name Carl Clinton 1885-1950 & his brother Mark 1894-1972 American writers & editors

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  • Van Doren — is a last name which can refer to:*Carl Clinton Van Doren, a Pulitzer Prize winning biographer. *Charles Van Doren, a quiz show contestant, professor and Encyclopædia Britannica editor. *Dorothy Graffe Van Doren, an American novelist. *Irita… …   Wikipedia

  • Van Doren —   [væn dɔːrən],    1) Carl Clinton, amerikanischer Literaturkritiker, * Hope (Illinois) 10. 9. 1885, ✝ Torrington (Connecticut) 18. 7. 1950, Bruder von 2); lehrte 1911 34 an der Columbia University in New York; arbeitete als Redakteur für… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Van Doren — [van dôr′ən] 1. Carl (Clinton)1885 1950; U.S. editor & writer 2. Mark (Albert) 1894 1972; U.S. poet & literary critic: brother of Carl …   English World dictionary

  • Van Doren — noun United States writer and literary critic (1885 1950) • Syn: ↑Carl Van Doren, ↑Carl Clinton Van Doren • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author, ↑literary critic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Van Doren — /van dawr euhn, dohr / 1. Carl, 1885 1950, U.S. writer. 2. his brother, Mark, 1894 1972, U.S. writer and critic. * * * …   Universalium

  • Van Doren, Mark — ▪ American writer born June 13, 1894, Hope, Ill., U.S. died Dec. 10, 1972, Torrington, Conn.       American poet, writer, and eminent teacher. He upheld the writing of verse in traditional forms throughout a lengthy period of experiment in poetry …   Universalium

  • Van Doren, Carl — ▪ American critic born Sept. 10, 1885, Hope, Ill., U.S. died July 18, 1950, Torrington, Conn.       U.S. author and teacher whose writings range through surveys of literature to novels, biography, and criticism.       Educated at Columbia… …   Universalium

  • Van Doren, Eugène — (1875 1951)    Eugène Van Doren was born in Brussels on 8 November 1875. At the outbreak of World War I he was working as the director of a shop making cardboard packing. An ardent patriot, he cofounded a clandestine newspaper at the beginning of …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • Van Doren,Carl Clinton — Van Dor·en (văn dôrʹən, dōrʹ ), Carl Clinton. 1885 1950. American literary critic, editor, and writer whose biography of Benjamin Franklin (1938) won a Pulitzer Prize. His brother Mark (1894 1972), a prolific writer and critic, is best known for… …   Universalium

  • Van Doren, Carl (Clinton) and Mark — born Sept. 10, 1885, Hope, Ill., U.S. died July 18, 1950, Torrington, Conn. born June 13, 1894, Hope, Ill. died Dec. 10, 1972, Torrington, Conn. U.S. writers and teachers. Carl, who taught at Columbia University from 1911 to 1930, edited the… …   Universalium

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