Cooke, John Esten

(1830-1886)
   Novelist, b. in Virginia, illustrated the life and history of his native state in the novels, The Virginia Comedians (1854), and The Wearing of the Gray, a tale of the Civil War, and more formally in an excellent History of the State. His style was somewhat high-flown.

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  • Cooke, John Esten —    см. Кук, Джон Истен …   Писатели США. Краткие творческие биографии

  • John Esten Cooke — (November 3, 1830 – September 27, 1886) was an American novelist and the brother of poet Philip Pendleton Cooke.Born in the Winchester, Virginia, he was noted for writing about that state. He illustrated Virginia life and history in the novels,… …   Wikipedia

  • Кук John Esten — (Cooke) американский романист (1830 1886), участвовал в освободительной войне. Романы его всецело посвящены описанию жизни в Виргинии. Лучшие из них: The last of the foresters , The Virginia Comedians , Surry of eagle s nest , Hilt to Hilt ,… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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  • John Pelham (officer) — John Pelham (September 7, 1838 ndash; March 17, 1863) was an artillery officer who served with the Confederate cavalry under J.E.B. Stuart during the American Civil War. Dubbed The Gallant Pelham for his military prowess and personal courage,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cooke — (spr. kuck), 1) Sir William Fothergill, Elektriker, geb. 1806 in Ealing, gest. 25. Juni 1879, studierte in Edinburg, diente fünf Jahre in der ostindischen Armee und studierte dann Anatomie und Physiologie in Paris und Heidelberg. Hier sah er 1836 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cooke —   [kʊk],    1) John Esten, amerikanischer Schriftsteller, * Winchester (Virginia) 3. 11. 1830, ✝ Clarke County (Virginia) 27. 9. 1886; gehört zu den Südstaatenautoren, die ihre Region als heitere Idylle idealisierten und romantisch verklärten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • John Harvey (Virginia) — Sir John Harvey (d.1646) [Citation |last= |first= |title=Governor of Virginia |url=http://www.nndb.com/gov/924/000051771/ |accessdate=2007 09 23] [Citation |last= |first= |title=WorldStatesmen.org |url=http://www.worldstatesmen.org/US states V… …   Wikipedia

  • Philip Pendleton Cooke — (October 26, 1816 – January 20, 1850) was an American lawyer and minor poet from Virginia. He was the brother of John Esten Cooke.BiographyCooke was born on October 26, 1816,Trent, William Peterfield. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and… …   Wikipedia

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