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John Hughes, his life and his works ...

Emmy Weidenmann

John Hughes, his life and his works ...

by Emmy Weidenmann

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Published by J. Rüegg in Zürich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hughes, John, 1677-1720.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3517.H7 Z9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p.
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6644763M
    LC Control Number22011741
    OCLC/WorldCa16931281

      John Hughes forever transformed my world, and I am grateful for such a wonderful tribute." - Ally Sheedy "John Hughes always treated me with respect and consideration, and was most generous with his insight. As a result of Mr. Honeycutt's detailed research, we learn John Hughes the person was even more impressive than John Hughes the writer /5().   John Hughes was born in Sutton Coldfield, in the English Midlands, studied music at Royal Holloway College and has lived in Surrey for most of his adult life. He has earned a living in a variety of ways - selling pianos in Harrods, playing keyboards in a tribute band, editing a magazine, recruiting IT professionals and, most recently, managing.

    John Hughes - Life Moves Pretty Fast - Ferris Bueller - Book Page Quote Art Print 11x14 Unframed Typography Book Page Print For Book Lovers LoneStarArtPrints 5 out of 5 stars () $ Free shipping.   For all fans of John Hughes and his hit films such as National Lampoon’s Vacation, Sixteen Candles, and Home Alone, comes Jason Diamond’s hilarious memoir of growing up obsessed with the iconic filmmaker’s movies—a preoccupation that eventually convinces Diamond he should write Hughes’ biography and travel to New York City on a quest .

      John Hughes forever transformed my world, and I am grateful for such a wonderful tribute." - Ally Sheedy"John Hughes always treated me with respect and consideration, and was most generous with his insight. As a result of Mr. Honeycutt's detailed research, we learn John Hughes the person was even more impressive than John Hughes the writer 4/5(1). Apart from his contributions to The Spectator and his edition of Spenser, Hughes's literary reputation was based on his tragic drama, the Siege of Damascus (); the playwright lived just long enough to hear of its success. TEXT RECORDS: Horace. Book 1. Ode xxii. imitated in Paraphrase. Of Style. The Triumph of Peace.


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John Hughes, his life and his works .. by Emmy Weidenmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

John Hughes, American film director, writer, and producer who in the s established the modern American teen movie as a genre.

Hughes successfully portrayed the reality of adolescent life while maintaining a funny and lighthearted tone. Learn more about his life and films in this article. I didn't realize how many movies John Hughes had his fingers in.

The iconic 80's movies everyone knows, of course. But Beethoven, Dennis the Menace, Baby's Day Out. I had no clue. This book needs to be read as John Hughes' life being told through his films.

It's not a memoir, or a biography/5. John Hughes has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Hughes’s most popular book is The Biology of Emotions. Jason Diamond tried to write a biography of John Hughes, director of classic '80s teen movies, but along the way, the story became more about his search for Hughes than the elusive filmmaker himself.

Writing was, for Hughes, not so much a profession as a condition of life. The thoughts that germinated John Hughes his brain took a direct path to his hands, Author: David Kamp.

John Hughes forever transformed my world, and I am grateful for such a wonderful tribute." - Ally Sheedy "John Hughes always treated me with respect and consideration, and was most generous with his insight.

As a result of Mr. Honeycutt's detailed research, we learn John Hughes the person was even more impressive than John Hughes the writer /5(31). Life and work. Hughes was born in Marlborough, Wiltshire, the elder son of John Hughes, clerk in the Hand-in-Hand Fire Office, Snow Hill, London, and his wife Anne Burges, daughter of Isaac Burges of was educated in London, receiving the rudiments of learning in private schools.

Emerging from education with an interest in all the arts, Hughes had to earn his living. John Hughes was born on Febru in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr.

He was a writer, known for The Breakfast Club (), Planes, Trains & Automobiles () and Ferris Bueller's Day Off (). He was married to Nancy Hughes. He died on August 6, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

Graced Life collects together the work of the late John Hughes, Dean of Jesus College, who died in in a car crash aged John was a rising star in the Church of England and a much respected intellect. This book was very informative.

I thought I knew a lot about John Hughes just from watching his incredible films over and over again. But the insight from his peers, the people who worked with him and knew that side of him, was truly eye opening/5.

John Hughes (born ) is a Sydney-based Australian writer and teacher. His first book of autobiographical essays, The Idea of Home, published by Giramondo inwas widely acclaimed and won both the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards for Non-Fiction () and the National Biography Award ().

Johnson, in his ‘Life of Hughes,’ does not enter into any criticism of his works. Swift, in a letter to Pope, dated 3 Sept. says: ‘Hughes is too grave a poet for me, and I think among the mediocribus in prose as well as verse.’.

John Mark David Hughes (13 December – 29 June ) was a British Anglican theologian and Dean of Chapel and Chaplain at Jesus College, Cambridge. He is known for his works on philosophy of : John Mark David Hughes, 13 December. "John Hughes," in Catholic Encyclopedia, (ed.) by Charles G.

Herbermann and others, New York: The Encyclopaedia Press () "Hughes, John," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. Dent & Sons () The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets/Volume 2/Hughes. John Hughes Biography, Life, Interesting Facts.

The Pretty Bizarre Nerd: John Hughes. CHILDHOOD, EDUCATION AND EARLY LIFE. American film director, producer and screenwriter John Hughes, known for directing a series of teen films set in or around high school, was born on Februin Lansing, Michigan, United States of America.

He spent his early. John Hughes has a lot of movies under his belt, including some amazing hits in the 90s and onwards.

Yet his best work is without a doubt from the s, with films like The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Pretty in Pink as some of his most meaningful and classic : Simone Torn.

In Ferris Bueller, Hughes created arguably his most iconic character, a lovable slacker who skips school, has the time of his life, and even managed to shake loose his stuff best friend.

Of course 62%. Hughes' commentary is a collection of the expository sermons that he preached through the book of John. He is scholarly, practical, and helps me see the book of John in new and fresh ways.

I love the illustrations that he uses from a wide variety of sources (literature, history, his own experiences, sports, etc.)5/5(2).

Inhe moved to Alpine, TX. According to Keith Hughes (grandson), Col. Hughes took 2 years off from military life and worked on a ranch in Alpine, TX in Big Bend County of Texas.

After that time, he returned to military life. His life. John Madison Hughes was a short, stout, "quick" and athletic man. He was born in Nashville, TN. The character of his genius I shall transcribe from the correspondence of Swift and Pope. "A month ago," says Swift, "were sent me over, by a friend of mine, the works of John Hughes, esquire.

They are in prose and verse. I never heard of the man in my life, yet I. In his new book, John Hughes: A Life in Film, critic Kirk Honeycutt decodes why the late director’s movies still matter so much. Matthew Broderick, Mia Author: Maccabee Montandon. To grow up on the North Shore in the s and '90s, Jason Diamond writes in his memoir (published last month), was to grow up in a world .James Mercer Langston Hughes was born February 1,in Joplin, Missouri.

His parents divorced when he was a young child, and his father moved to Mexico. He was raised by his grandmother until he was thirteen, when he moved to Lincoln, Illinois, to live with his mother and her husband, before the family eventually settled in Cleveland, Ohio.