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Hughes, Richard, 1900-1976

LC control no.n 50034197
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPR6015.U35
Personal name headingHughes, Richard, 1900-1976
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Variant(s)Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976
Associated countryGreat Britain
LocatedOxford (England) Laugharne (Wales) Anglesey (Wales)
Birth date1900-04-19
Death date1976-04-28
Place of birthWeybridge (England)
Place of deathOxford (England)
Field of activityEnglish literature
Profession or occupationAuthors
Found inPublic school verse 1919-1920.
His Fiction as truth, 1983: t.p. (Richard Hughes)
The new companion to the literature of Wales, 1998 (Hughes, Richard (1900-1976), novelist)
Faulkner, William. The sound and the fury, 1995 title page (introduction by Richard Hughes)
OCLC, viewed July 20, 2015 (access points: Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976; Hughes, Richard; Hughes, Richard, 1900-1976; Hughes, Richard (Richard Arthur Warren), 1900-1976; Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren; usage: Richard Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren Hughes)
Contemporary Authors, online database, viewed July 20, 2015: article, Richard (Arthur Warren) Huges, entry updated November 5, 2003; born April 19, 1900 in Weybridge, Surrey, England; died April 28, 1976, of leukemia; B.A., Oriel College, Oxford, 1922; fellow of the Royal Society of Literature; novelist, poet, playwright, author of children's stories; Gresham Professor Rhetoric, University of London, England, for three years during the 1920s; co-founder of the Portmadoc Players (1923), a Welsh theatrical company; wrote filmscripts for Ealing Studios, London from the middle 1940s until 1955; 2nd Lieutenant, British Army, World War I; a civilian employee of the British Admiralty, 1940-1945)
Dictionary of Literary Biography; British Novelists, 1930-1959; online database, viewed July 20, 2015: article, Richard Hughes; born Richard Arthur Warren Hughes; remote ancestry was Welsh; student at Charterhouse before service in World War I and education at Oxfordl; moved to North Wales in 1923; wrote what is believed to be the first radio play, Danger, broadcast January 15, 1924)
Dictionary of Literary Biography, British Children's Writers since 1960, online database, viewed July 20, 2015: article, Richard Hughes (born Richard Arthur Warren Hughes; birthplace commonly given as Weybridge, Surrey, but biography written by a friend of Hughes places it at Catenham; in 1921 he moved to Wales for the rest of his life; during a visit to his children in New York and Canada in 1975, he became ill and returned to England in a wheelchair; illness diagnosed as leukemia, from which he died while at hospital in Oxford)
Wikipedia, viewed July 20, 2015: article, Richard Hughes (writer) (born Richard Arthur Warren Hughes; moved in 1934 to Castle House, Laugharne, in south Wales; later in life he resided on Ynys, in Gwynedd; awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1946)
Associated languageeng