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Wolfe

(wulf),
John R., Scottish ophthalmologist, 1824-1904. See: Wolfe graft, Wolfe-Krause graft.
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Tom Wolfe atribuye el desencuentro al triunfo del formalismo europeo en un circuito literario como el norteamericano, que se ha cerrado sobre si mismo y en el que el consejo de Pushkin se invirtio: todo lo que se lee ya ha sido escrito y, por lo tanto, pobres de quienes no saben leer sus alusiones, referencias, homenajes y parodias.
A Tom Wolfe lo entrevisto Juan Lemus para el numero 9 5 de la revista Forma y Fondo.
IN TOM WOLFE'S AMERICA the Northern WASP elite is shallow and cowardly, the most sacrosanct minority groups seethe with ingratitude toward the majority and snarl at one another, culture is dominated by the conspicuous vulgarity of new and ill-gotten wealth, and manners and morals are in a catastrophic nosedive in which the relation of man and woman has been reduced to strip clubs and "hooking up." In other words, unlike the fictions in presidential speeches and media discourse, Tom Wolfe's fictions tell the truth.
Born today Mikhail Gorbachev, former Soviet Union president, 82; Tom Wolfe, novelist, 82; John Irving, novelist, 71; Lou Reed, rock musician, 71; JPR Williams, former rugby player, 64, right; John Altman, actor, 61; Ian Woosnam, golfer, 55; Jon Bon Jovi, actor/rock singer, 51.
More than three decades ago, Tom Wolfe, best known for his association with the New Journalism literary movement, won the National Book Award for The Right Stuff (1979), in which he chronicled the early days of the U.S.
AT 700 pages, Tom Wolfe's latest tome is a doorstep.
Fiction BACK TO BLOOD, BY TOM WOLFE (JONATHAN CAPE, PS20) At 700 pages, Tom Wolfe's latest tome is a doorstep.
AT 700 pages, Tom Wolfe's latest tome is a door-stop but worth its weight.
However, novelist Tom Wolfe got nominated for the 'Literary Review's Bad Sex in Fiction Award 2012' for his 'Back to Blood.'
1931: Tom Wolfe. American author, whose works include Bonfire of the Vanities.
The introductory essay is also strong in its own right, charting a confident course through the writings of Le Corbusier, Reyner Banham, Tom Wolfe and others, to create a cultural/historical route to its contemporary exposition.
The model for the memorable Bronx judge in Tom Wolfe's novel Bonfire of the Vanities died at 88.