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Knowles, John

(Encyclopedia) Knowles, John, 1926–2001, American writer, b. Fairmont, W. Va., grad. Yale, 1949. He is best known for his semiautobiographical first novel, A Separate Peace (1960…

Paine, John Knowles

(Encyclopedia) Paine, John Knowles, 1839–1906, American composer, organist, and educator, b. Portland, Maine, studied in Berlin. In 1862 he began to teach music at Harvard and held (…

John Knowles 2001 Deaths

John KnowlesAge: 75 novelist who wrote the coming-of-age classic A Separate Peace (1960), which was based on his experiences as a student at Phillips Exeter Academy. His other books include…

John Knowles Biography

John KnowlesnovelistBorn: 9/16/1926Birthplace: Fairmont, West Virginia novelist who wrote the coming-of-age classic A Separate Peace (1960), which was based on his experiences as a student at…

Knowles, James Sheridan

(Encyclopedia) Knowles, James Sheridan nōlz [key], 1784–1862, Anglo-Irish dramatist; cousin of Richard Brinsley Sheridan . Although he was one of the leading playwrights of his…

Knowles, William Standish

(Encyclopedia) Knowles, William Standish, 1917–2012, American chemist, b. Taunton, Mass., Ph.D. Columbia, 1942. He was a research chemist at the Monsanto Company for his entire career (…

Knowles, Frederick Lawrence

Knowles, Frederick Lawrence[1869-1905](2)Born at Lawrence, Massachusetts, September 8, 1869, and graduated at Wesleyan University in 1894 and Harvard University in 1896. He was connected for…

Frederic Lawrence Knowles: Love Triumphant

Love TriumphantFrederic Lawrence KnowlesHelen's lips are drifting dust; Ilion is consumed with rust; All the galleons of Greece Drink the ocean's dreamless peace; Lost was Solomon's purple…

John

(Encyclopedia) John, in the Bible. 1 See John, Saint . 2 See John the Baptist . 3 See Mark, Saint . 4 In the Acts of the Apostles, one of…

John I

(Encyclopedia) John I (John the Great), 1357?–1433, king of Portugal (1385–1433), illegitimate son of Peter I. He was made (1364) grand master of the Knights of Aviz and exercised his…