This cooperation lasted until the end of Verne's career. Hetzel had also worked with Balzac and George Sand. He read Verne's manuscripts carefully and did not hesitate to suggest corrections. One of Verne's early works, Paris in the Twentieth Century, was turned down by the publisher, and it did not appear until 1997 in English. Verne's novels gained soon a huge popularity throughout the world.
Recovering from this slight, he began working for the Chicago Department of Health as a chemist and was promoted in 1917 to senior chemist. The next year he moved to Ottumwa, Iowa where he held the position of chief chemist at the John Morrell Company. During this time, World War I broke out and Hall received an appointment as Chief Inspector of Powder and Explosives for the United States Ordnance Department. On September 23, 1919 Lloyd married Myrrhene Newsome, a teacher from Macomb, Illinois. Two years later, the couple moved to Chicago where Lloyd began working for the Boyer Chemical Laboratory where he took the position of chief chemist and focused on the emerging field of food chemistry, and began looking at a way of preserving meats with chemicals.
Research →World War 1 –dates and places, allies and enemies Date: Aug 1914—Nov 1918 Places: Europe Allies: British, Russia, France, Serbia kingdom, Belgium, British, Japan, Italy, Romania, Greece, United States, China. Enemies: Italy, imperial German, Austro-Hungarian empire, Ottoman empire, Bulgaria. →The life of the author, Charles Yale Harrison Charles Yale Harrison (16 June 1898–17 March 1954) was a Canadian author and journalist, best known for his 1930 anti-war novella Generals Die in Bed. Born in Philadelphia to Jewish parents, Harrison grew up in Montreal, where at age fifteen he wrote his first short story and at age sixteen took an entry-level job with the Montreal Star newspaper. Harrison's journalistic career was
After he graduated from high school, the conflicts with his parents begun. His parents finally persuaded him to enrol in the liberal art course at Victoria College, Ontario. In 1910, he and his cousin Fred Hipwell began their studies at Victoria College. However, Banting's mind was still on medicine.
Alma Aguilar PolSci 101 2/28/13 Erich Honecker Personal Background “The Wall will remain so long as the conditions that led to its erection are not changed. It will be standing even in 50 and even in 100 years.” (Biography 5) A powerful and provoking quote by famed politician Erich Honecker of the German Democratic Republic, a strong, feared albeit quiet man. Honecker was born in August 25, 1912 in Neunkirchen in the Saar region during the former German Empire (Harrap 1). His parents were William Honecker and Caroline Catharina Weidenhof, with a working class background in the mines of industrialized Germany (Harrap 1). Honecker himself was married twice, the first time being with Edith Baumann, but when the marriage dissipated he remarried with Margot Feist Honecker, who interestingly enough, would work alongside Honecker in the GDR political scene as the Minister of Education for the GDR supervising the famed Educational system of the communist country (Britannica 4).
Merit All Quiet on the Western Front was published in 1929 by the author, Erich Maria Remarque. He masterfully depicts the horrors of the war based off his own experiences in World War 1 as a young man in the German infantry. Because of this Nazi Germany took away Remarque’s citizenship in 1938. Later on, he became a citizen of Switzerland and the United States. The story is about a lost generation, as seen through the eyes of Paul Baumer, a nineteen year old boy who had enlisted in the war effort with his classmates fresh out of high school.
All Quiet on the Western Front: This novel was very interesting and very vivid. Also the novel is so intense and very detail of the lifestyle of war. The way the book is different from the others is by how the novel takes the readers to the war by telling the vivid details and the characters thoughts and also the lifestyle of the characters. The novel tells the story of Paul Baumer, the main character of the story, a soldier who was persuade and urged by his school teacher Kantorek to join the German army shortly after the start of world war 1. Before the War, Paul was a creative, sensitive, and passionate person, writing poems and having a clear love for his family.
J.D. Salinger Jerome David Salinger, also known as Sonny, born on January 1, 1919 in NYC, is an inspiring, renowned American author. His literature, although somewhat criticized, is what created his achievement in life and made him a legend, proceeding his way up the heights of scholarly fame. Regardless of Salinger’s reclusive life, there are many things known to the public. He was the second child and only son of Sol Salinger and Marie Jillich Salinger (Fiene 3609).
RUPERT BROOKE * Young and handsome man from a highly privileged background who wrote a number of idealized and extremely popular sonnets about war. * Went to a public school and then to university at Cambridge * He had a great talent for sport, theatre and literature, and was considered by his peers to be a leading light of his generation, destined for great things. * Brooke joined the army on the outbreak of war, but never actually saw action— he died in April 1915, developing sepsis on a journey across the Mediterranean towards Gallipoli in Southern Turkey. 101 – PEACE What is it about? * This sonnet celebrates what Brooke feels is his generation’s great fortune to be born to fight in the First World War.
As one of the greatest American authors ever, "He wins our assent, perhaps now more than ever. His emotions were prophetic, his antennae were out to the truth"(Bloom 201). These words, nonetheless, describe the great Ernest Hemingway. Born in 1899, Hemingway covered nearly every war by way of journalism, as well as fighting, until his passing in 1961. With this journalism came his signature journalistic style of writing to express feeling and emotions, such as in one of his well known short stories "Indian Camp".