His mother, Julia Westall Wolfe, owned a boarding house down the street from their family home, and Wolfe spent a lot of his childhood there. After graduating from Chapel Hill he attended Harvard University to study theatre with the intention of becoming a dramatist. While at Harvard Wolfe put on two productions, the first one in called The Mountains, and in a ten-act play, originally titled Niggertown published later as Welcome to Our City. After graduating from Harvard, Wolfe went to teach at New York University, a position he held for 7 years. In he began what would become his first published book and the one he is best known for today, Look Homeward, Angel. Complications from pneumonia led to a diagnosis of military tuberculosis which had spread to his brain, and Wolfe died just 18 days before his 38th birthday. Wolfe is know for his dramatic prose and sweeping descriptions.
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Thomas Clayton Wolfe (October 3, – September 15, ) was an American novelist of the early twentieth century. Wolfe wrote four lengthy novels as well. Thomas Wolfe, in full Thomas Clayton Wolfe, (born Oct. 3, , Asheville, N.C., U.S.—died Sept. 15, , Baltimore, Md.), American writer.
Thomas Clayton Wolfe 3 Oct. In he went with his mother and some of the other children to St. In he began attending public school in Asheville and in moved to a private school operated by Mr.
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His meandering writing style irritated many editors, who nevertheless recognized a diamond in the rough and published his work. The youngest of seven children, Thomas Wolfe was born on October 3, Wolfe and Julia Wolfe were his parents, and although they had seven children, their relationship was not ideal. This move disturbed young Thomas, who felt homeless after splitting time between the two houses. While the young Ashevillian witnessed and experienced familial disputes, his father fostered an appreciation for the literary classics such as William Shakespeare and Sir Walter Scott.