Who is Christopher Isherwood?

  • (noun): United States writer (born in England) whose best known novels portray Berlin in the 1930's and who collaborated with W. H. Auden in writing plays in verse (1904-1986).
    Synonyms: Isherwood, Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood

Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was a British-American novelist.

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Denham Fouts - Biography
... His friends, who called him Denny, included Christopher Isherwood, Brion Gysin, Glenway Wescott, Truman Capote, George Platt Lynes, Jane and Paul Bowles, Jean and Cyril ... Isherwood described him as a mythic figure, "the most expensive male prostitute in the world" and Capote considered him the "Best-Kept Boy in the World" ... He met Isherwood in Hollywood in August 1940 ...
20th Century In Literature - Interwar Period
... Brave New World by Aldous Huxley The Memorial by Christopher Isherwood (England) Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov (Russia, France) Light In August by William Faulkner A ... Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway 1935 Mr Norris Changes Trains by Christopher Isherwood Eyeless in Gaza by Aldous Huxley Auto da Fe by Elias Canetti (Bulgaria, Germany) A ... Men by John Steinbeck Lions and Shadows by Christopher Isherwood The Black Book by Lawrence Durrell (UK, Egypt) Revenge for Love by Wyndham Lewis White Mule by William Carlos ...
Christopher Isherwood - Audio and Video Recordings
... Christopher Isherwood reads selections from the Bhagavad Gita - CD Christopher Isherwood reads selections from the Upanishads - CD Lecture on Girish ...

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