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BOND, Edward (<i>born</i> 1934), playwright and director

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Performing Arts; Theatre. 361 words.

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BREWER, Derek Stanley (1923 - 2008), Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1977–90; Professor of English, University of Cambridge, 1983–90, then Emeritus Professor

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Television; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 554 words.

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CHOMSKY, (Avram) Noam (<i>born</i> 1928), Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976–2002, now Emeritus (Ferrari P. Ward Professor of Modern Languages and Linguistics, 1966–76)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; History; Philosophy; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Psychology; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 808 words.

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CRYSTAL, David (<i>born</i> 1941), author, lecturer, broadcaster on language and linguistics, and reference books editor; Hon. Professorial Fellow, Bangor University (formerly University College of North Wales, then University of Wales, Bangor), since 1985

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 1198 words.

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ENRIGHT, Dennis Joseph (1920 - 2002), freelance writer

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P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Television; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 422 words.

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FEINSTEIN, Elaine Barbara (<i>born</i> 1930), writer, since 1966

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Media Studies; Radio; Literature. 459 words.

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flaming

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Media Studies.

1. The act of posting angry or insulting messages (flames) to an internet newsgroup or other online forum. A flame war is an exchange of such messages.

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FRAYN, Michael (<i>born</i> 1933), writer

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 564 words.

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GREER, Germaine (<i>born</i> 1939), writer and broadcaster; Professor of English and Comparative Studies, Warwick University, 1998–2003

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; Media Studies; Television; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 247 words.

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hybrid genre

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Linguistics.

[Latin hybrida ‘mongrel’]

In genre theory, the combination of two or more genres. Back to the Future 3 (1990) combines elements of science fiction and western films. Such...

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