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Biographies (4)

831 words, approx. 3 pages
James Thomas Farrell (1904-1979), novelist and social and literary critic, was one of the most unrelenting naturalists in American literature.Born in Chicago, James Thomas Farrell attended Catholic pa... Read more
1,421 words, approx. 5 pages
James Thomas Farrell, American novelist and short-story writer, was born on Chicago's South Side, the son and grandson of Irish-Catholic laborers. The young Farrell attended neighborhood parochial sch... Read more
7,927 words, approx. 27 pages
James T. Farrell, a major novelist of the 1930s, was a self-reliant literary intellectual who adhered to a credo that many critics judged old-fashioned in the post-World War II era. Proud to identify ... Read more
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James T. Farrell's reputation rests primarily on his novels of the 1930s, in particular the interrelated series about Studs Lonigan and Danny O'Neill. Farrell repeatedly claimed that, in the tradition... Read more