Ken Elton Kesey

Ken Elton Kesey
noun
United States writer whose best-known novel was based on his experiences as an attendant in a mental hospital (1935-2001)
Syn: ↑Kesey, ↑Ken Kesey
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

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  • Kesey, Ken Elton — (1935–2001)    Ken Kesey is best considered as a bridge between the Beats and their inheritors, the hippies, as he is associated more with the West Coast countercultural phenomenon during the 1960s than he is with the luminaries of the Beat… …   Encyclopedia of Beat Literature

  • Kesey, Ken Elton — ▪ 2002       American writer (b. Sept. 17, 1935, La Junta, Colo. d. Nov. 10, 2001, Eugene, Ore.), became an icon of the counterculture with both his first book, One Flew over the Cuckoo s Nest (1962), and his hippie lifestyle as he and a group of …   Universalium

  • Kesey, Ken (Elton) — born Sept. 17, 1935, La Junta, Colo., U.S. died Nov. 10. 2001, Eugene, Ore. U.S. writer. He attended Stanford University and later served as an experimental subject and aide in a hospital, an experience that led to his novel One Flew over the… …   Universalium

  • Kesey, Ken (Elton) — (17 sep. 1935, La Junta, Col., EE.UU.–10 nov. 2001, Eugene, Ore.). Escritor estadounidense. Asistió a la Universidad de Stanford y más tarde sirvió de sujeto experimental y auxiliar en un hospital, experiencia que motivó su novela Alguien voló… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kesey, Ken — ▪ American author in full  Ken Elton Kesey   born September 17, 1935, La Junta, Colorado, U.S. died November 10, 2001, Eugene, Oregon       American writer who was a hero of the countercultural revolution and the hippie movement of the 1960s.… …   Universalium

  • Ken Kesey — noun United States writer whose best known novel was based on his experiences as an attendant in a mental hospital (1935 2001) • Syn: ↑Kesey, ↑Ken Elton Kesey • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kesey — noun United States writer whose best known novel was based on his experiences as an attendant in a mental hospital (1935 2001) • Syn: ↑Ken Kesey, ↑Ken Elton Kesey • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kesey —   [ kiːsɪ], Ken Elton, amerikanischer Schriftsteller, * La Junta (Colorado) 17. 9. 1935, ✝ Eugene (Oregon) 10. 11. 2001; wurde nach dem Studium u. a. an der Stanford University rasch zu einer zentralen Figur der Hippiekultur; verfasste den… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ken — /ken/, n., v., kenned or kent, kenning. n. 1. knowledge, understanding, or cognizance; mental perception: an idea beyond one s ken. 2. range of sight or vision. v.t. 3. Chiefly Scot. a. to know, have knowledge of or about, or be acquainted with… …   Universalium

  • Ken — /ken/, n. a male given name, form of Kendall or Kenneth. * * * (as used in expressions) Griffey Ken Kesey Ken Elton Saro Wiwa Ken * * * …   Universalium

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