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us: Jacobson, Howard

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Howard Eric
  • Variants

    • us: Jacobson, Howard, 1942-
    • us: ג׳ייקובסון, הווארד
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1942-08-25
    • Descriptor

        (lcdgt) Jews
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Manchester (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Sydney
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Selwyn College (University of Cambridge)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wolverhampton Polytechnic
        • Affiliation Start: 1974
        • Affiliation End: 1980
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcgft) Novels
          (lcgft) Humorous fiction
            (lcgft) Short stories
              (lcgft) Creative nonfiction
                (lcsh) Fiction
                  (lcsh) Journalism
                • Occupation

                    (lcsh) Novelists
                      (lcsh) Authors
                        (lcsh) Journalists
                          (lcsh) Broadcasters
                            (lcsh) English teachers
                              (lcsh) College teachers
                          • Use For

                          • Sources

                            • found: His Coming from behind, 1983: t.p. (Howard Jacobson) jkt. (b. 1942)
                            • found: LC data base, 9-23-83 (hdg.: Jacobson, Howard)
                            • found: BL AL recd. 20 Oct. 1988 (Howard Eric Jacobson, born 25 Aug. 1942)
                            • found: British Council website, May 4, 2016 (Howard Jacobson; Drama, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Short Stories; novelist and broadcaster; born: Manchester, England in 1942; educated at Cambridge University. He lectured at the University of Sydney for three years before returning to England where he taught English at Selwyn College. During the 1970s he taught English at Wolverhampton Polytechnic in the West Midlands; Northern Jewish man; collection of his journalism, Whatever It Is, I Don't Like It, was published in 2011) {}
                            • found: Wikipedia, May 4, 2016 (Howard Jacobson (born 25 August 1942) is a British novelist and journalist. He is known for writing comic novels that often revolve around the dilemmas of British Jewish characters. He is a Man Booker Prize winner; born in Manchester, Lancashire, brought up in Prestwich, and educated at Stand Grammar School in Whitefield, before going on to study English at Downing College, Cambridge under F. R. Leavis. He lectured for three years at the University of Sydney before returning to Britain to teach at Selwyn College, Cambridge. His later teaching posts included a period at Wolverhampton Polytechnic from 1974 to 1980)
                          • LC Classification

                            • PR6060.A32
                          • Editorial Notes

                            • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
                            • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
                          • Change Notes

                            • 1983-10-11: new
                            • 2016-05-05: revised
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