Lardner, Ring(gold Wilmer)


Lardner, Ring(gold Wilmer)
born March 6, 1885, Niles, Mich., U.S.
died Sept. 25, 1933, East Hampton, N.Y.

U.S. writer.

He worked as a newspaper reporter, sportswriter, and columnist before he began publishing fiction. He won popular success with comic stories about a baseball player, some collected in You Know Me, Al (1916). Later collections, noted for their satire, narrative skill, and convincing vernacular language, include How to Write Short Stories (1924) and The Love Nest (1926). His son, the screenwriter Ring Lardner, Jr., was one of the Hollywood Ten and later wrote such hit movies as M*A*S*H (1970).

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  • Lardner, Ring(gold Wilmer) — (6 mar. 1885, Niles, Mich., EE.UU.–25 sep. 1933, East Hampton, N.Y.). Escritor estadounidense. Se desempeñó como reportero, periodista deportivo y columnista antes de publicar sus primeras obras de ficción. Alcanzó gran éxito con sus divertidos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lardner — [lärd′nər] Ring(gold Wilmer) 1885 1933; U.S. sports reporter & humorist …   English World dictionary

  • Lardner — /lahrd neuhr/, n. Ring(gold Wilmer) /ring gohld wil meuhr/, 1885 1933, U.S. short story writer and journalist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lardner — Lard•ner [[t]ˈlɑrd nər[/t]] n. big Ring(gold Wilmer), 1885–1933, U.S. short story writer and journalist …   From formal English to slang

  • Cadwalader Ringgold — (20 August 1802 29 April 1867) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in the United States Exploring Expedition, later headed an expedition to the Northwest and, after initially retiring, returned to service during the Civil War.(His …   Wikipedia


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