Wesker, Arnold

(b. 1932)
   British writer. Wesker was born in London, left school early and worked at a variety of jobs. His plays include The Kitchen (1959), Chicken Soup with Barley (1959), I’m Talking About Jerusalem (1960), The Old Ones (1972), The Wedding Feast (1974) and The Merchant (1977). Wesker is regarded as one of the generation of ‘realistic’ dramatists and he has generated immense critical debate. Many of his plays have Jewish characters and themes.

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  • WESKER, ARNOLD — (1932– ), English playwright. Born of immigrant Yiddish speaking parents (the father was a tailor) in London s East End, Wesker held various jobs after he left school, including kitchen porter and pastry cook. These laid the foundations of his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wesker, Arnold — (b. 1932)    English playwright. He was born in London. He held various jobs, including kitchen porter and pastry cook, before becoming a full time writer. His plays include Chicken Soup and Barley, Roots, I m Talking about Jerusalem and Chips… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Wesker, Arnold — ► (n. 1932) Dramaturgo británico. Obras: La cocina (1961), Sopa de pollo con cebada (1958), Raíces (1959) y Hablo de Jerusalén (1960), entre otras …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wesker — Wesker, Arnold …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Arnold Wesker — en el Festival Literario de Durham en 2008 Nacimiento 24 de mayo de 1932 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Arnold Wesker — (* 24. Mai 1932 in London) ist ein britischer Dramatiker. Arnold Wesker am 24. Oktober 2008 Wesker entstammt einer jüdischen Arbeiterfamilie. Bevor er seine schriftstellerische Tätigkeit begann, arbeitete er in den 1950er Jahren in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arnold Wesker — est un scénariste et acteur britannique né le 24 mai 1932 à Stepney (Royaume Uni). Sommaire 1 Biographie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • WESKER (A.) — WESKER ARNOLD (1932 ) Fils d’un petit tailleur juif de l’East End de Londres, Arnold Wesker devient homme de théâtre presque par hasard, après avoir vu, en 1956, la pièce d’Osborne, La Paix du dimanche (Look Back in Anger ). Un outil, une arme,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wesker — may refer to: *Albert Wesker, a character in Resident Evil video game *Arnold Wesker (born 1932), English playwright *Arnold Wesker, real name of the Ventriloquist (comics), a fictional Batman villain …   Wikipedia

  • Wesker — ist der Name folgender Personen: Arnold Wesker (* 1932), britischer Schriftsteller Hans Wesker (* 1950), deutscher Maler und Klangkünstler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort b …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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