born Aug. 22, 1935, Norwich, Conn., U.S. U.S. writer. She studied at the University of Vermont. She began professional writing with commissioned nonfiction books on cooking, gardening, and country living. She founded and edited (1984-86) Behind the Times, a rural Vermont newspaper, and published stories in men's outdoor magazines. Her first novel, Postcards (1992), depicting the decline of the small farm, received the PEN/Faulkner Award. It was followed by The Shipping News (1993, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award) and Accordion Crimes (1996). Her story collections Heart Songs (1988) and Close Range (1999) also won high praise
born Aug. 15, 1887, Kalamazoo, Mich., U.S. died April 16, 1968, New York, N.Y. U.S. novelist and short-story writer. Ferber began her career at age 17 as a reporter in Wisconsin. Her early stories were collected in Emma McChesney & Co. (1915) and other volumes. She won critical acclaim for such novels as So Big (1924, Pulitzer Prize) and Show Boat (1926), which, with music by Jerome Kern, became a seminal work of the American musical theatre. Among her later works is the novel Giant (1952; film, 1956). Her works offer a compassionate, lively portrait of middle-class Midwestern America
v. born Feb. 22, 1892, Rockland, Maine, U.S. died Oct. 19, 1950, Austerlitz, N.Y. U.S. poet and dramatist. Her work is filled with the imagery of the Maine coast and countryside. In the 1920s, when she lived in Greenwich Village, she came to personify the romantic rebellion and bravado of youth. Among her volumes are Renascence (1917); A Few Figs from Thistles (1920); The Harp Weaver (1923, Pulitzer Prize); The Buck in the Snow (1928), which introduced a more sombre tone; the sonnet sequence Fatal Interview (1931); and Wine from These Grapes (1934)
a humorous middle aged female character invented and performed by the male Australian comedian Barry Humphries. Her full name is 'Dame Edna Everage', and she wears unusual, brightly decorated clothes and glasses, and thinks that she is very attractive, amusing, and intelligent. Dame Edna
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