Golding, Sir William (Gerald)


Golding, Sir William (Gerald)
(19 sep. 1911, Saint Columb Minor, cerca de Newquay, Cornualles, Inglaterra–19 jun. 1993, Perranarworthal, cerca de Falmouth, Cornualles).

Novelista británico. Educado en la Universidad de Oxford, Golding trabajó como maestro hasta 1960. La primera y más conocida de sus novelas fue El señor de las moscas (1954; películas, 1963, 1990), sobre un grupo de niños solos en una isla que vuelven al salvajismo. Obras posteriores, varias de las cuales son asimismo parábolas de la condición humana que retratan la fragilidad del barniz de la civilización, incluyen Los herederos (1955), Martín el náufrago (1956), The Spire [El chapitel] (1964), Ritos de paso (1980, Premio Booker) y Close Quarters [Espacios contiguos] (1987). En 1983 obtuvo el Premio Nobel de Literatura.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • William G. Golding — Sir William Gerald Golding (* 19. September 1911 in St. Columb Minor, Cornwall; † 19. Juni 1993 in Perranarworthal, Cornwall) war ein britischer Schriftsteller und Träger des Nobelpreises für Literatur. Künstlerisches Schaffen Im Alter von 7… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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