Bird, Robert Montgomery

(1803-1854)
   Novelist, an American physician, wrote three tragedies, The Gladiator, Oraloosa, and The Broker of Bogota, and several novels, including Calavar, The Infidel, The Hawks of Hawk Hollow, Peter Pilgrim, and Nick of the Woods, in the first two of which he gives graphic and accurate details and descriptions of Mexican history.

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  • Bird, Robert Montgomery — ▪ American author born Feb. 5, 1806, New Castle, Del., U.S. died Jan. 23, 1854, Philadelphia       novelist and dramatist whose work epitomizes the nascent U.S. literature of the first half of the 19th century. Although immensely popular in his… …   Universalium

  • Bird, Robert Montgomery —    см. Берд, Роберт Монтгомери …   Писатели США. Краткие творческие биографии

  • Robert Montgomery Bird — Infobox Writer name = Robert Montgomery Bird imagesize = caption = pseudonym = birthdate = 1806 birthplace = deathdate = 1854 deathplace = occupation = Novelist, playwright, photographer, physician nationality = American period = genre = subject …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Montgomery Bird — (1854) Robert Montgomery Bird (* 5. Februar 1806 in New Castle, Delaware; † 23. Januar 1854 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) war ein nordamerikanischer Schriftsteller, der vor allem mit dem 1837 veröffentlichten Kentucky Roman Nick of the Woods …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bird (surname) — Bird is a surname, and may refer to:* Aaron Bird * Alan Bird (1906 1962), Australian politician * Albert Bird (cricketer) *Alfred Bird (1811 1878), food manufacturer and chemist *Alfred Frederick Bird (1849 1922), food manufacturer *Andrew Bird,… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Bird — may refer to:* Robert Montgomery Bird (1803 ndash;1854), American novelist, playwright, and physician * Robert Bird (Welsh politician) (1839 ndash;1909), Welsh Liberal Party politician, mayor of Cardiff 1882 * Sir Robert Bird, 2nd Baronet (1876… …   Wikipedia

  • Bird — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Adrian Peter Bird, britischer Genetiker Andrew Bird (Filmeditor) (* 1957), britischer Filmeditor und Übersetzer Andrew Bird (Ruderer) (* 1967), neuseeländischer Ruderer Andrew Bird (Musiker) (* 1973), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bird [2] — Bird (spr. Börrd), 1) geb. zu Anfang des 18. Jahrh. in Durham, Anfangs Leinweber das., dann Mechaniker, lieferte vorzüglich größere astronomische Quadranten (Mauerquadranten), z.B. für Greenwich, Paris, Göttingen, Petersburg. B. war der Lehrer… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bird — †Bird, 3) Robert Montgomery, amerikanischer Schriftsteller; er war seit 1847 Redacteur der North American Gazette in Philadelphia u. st. hier 22. Jan. 1854. Seine Romane The Hawks of Hawk Hallow u. Nick of the woods wurden ins Deutsche übersetzt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bird — (spr. börd), 1) Robert Montgomery, amerikan. Schriftsteller, geb. 1805 in Newcastle (Delaware), gest. 2. Jan. 1854 in Philadelphia, ist der Verfasser zweier Romane aus der Geschichte Mexikos: »Calavar, a knight of the conquest« (1834) und »The… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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