[ ish-er-wood ]


  1. Christopher (William Brad·shaw) [brad, -shaw], 1904–86, English poet, novelist, and playwright; in the U.S. since 1938.


/ ˈɪshəˌwʊd /


  1. IsherwoodChristopher19041986MUSEnglishWRITING: novelistTHEATRE: dramatist Christopher, full name Christopher William Bradshaw-Isherwood. 1904–86, US novelist and dramatist, born in England. His works include the novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939) and three verse plays written in collaboration with W.H. Auden

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Isherwood thinks Pathfindr’s roughly $65 social distancing device, for instance, could be useful at places like theme parks, to help ensure social distancing and keep families close together.

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Vidal caroused with Tennessee Williams and Christopher Isherwood and feuded with Truman Capote.

A giant sign on the door tells us it was one of the recommendations in a recent New York Times article by Charles Isherwood.

The second volume of Isherwood's diaries records the changing world of gay relationships—including, of course, his own.

A Single Man, based on the book by Isherwood, was inspired entirely by Bachardy, or more precisely, by his absence.

It was written after the couple had broken up; they eventually got back together and remained so until Isherwood's death in 1986.

Sir Michael Isherwood hath lost more than he can afford and is somewhat choleric of temper, that is all.

Isherwood experimented with petroleum under the boilers of United States steamers.

The advisor, not much older than Isherwood, shrugged, defeated.

Margaret Isherwood's brow furrowed into a faint, bewildered frown.

The corners of Isherwood's mouth twitched, and he said "Yes" for the recorder's benefit.


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