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Ameringer, Oscar

Paul Buhle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Political Theory; Journalism. 656 words.

Ameringer, Oscar (04 August 1870–05 November 1943), humorist and socialist editor, was born in a Swabian village in Germany, the son of August Ameringer, a cabinetmaker. His mother’s maiden...

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Amhurst, Nicholas (1697–1742), satirist and political writer

Michael Erben.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Political Theory. 1418 words.

Amhurst, Nicholas (1697–1742), satirist and political writer, was born on 16 October 1697 at Marden, Kent, the first son of Edward Amhurst (bap. 1665, d. 1713), grazier, and grandson of...

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Baron, Richard (d. 1768), literary editor and political writer

Leslie Stephen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Political Theory; Publishing. 336 words.

Baron, Richard (d. 1768), literary editor and political writer, was born at Leeds, and educated at Glasgow University between October 1737 and May 1740. He left with a testimonial signed by...

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Blair, Eric Arthur [pseud. George Orwell] (1903–1950), political writer and essayist

Bernard Crick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Political Theory. 5943 words.

Blair, Eric Arthur [pseud. George Orwell] (1903–1950), political writer and essayist, was born in Motihari, Bengal, India, on 25 June 1903, the only son of Richard Walmesley Blair...

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Bush, Rice (c. 1610–1649), pamphleteer on poor relief

Paul Slack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Political Theory. 777 words.

Bush, Rice (c. 1610–1649), pamphleteer on poor relief, came to prominence in the public debates about new institutions for social welfare which took place in London at the end of the civil...

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Crick, Sir Bernard Rowland (1929–2008), political scientist and biographer

Andrew Gamble.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1781 words.

Crick, Sir Bernard Rowland (1929–2008), political scientist and biographer, was born on 16 December 1929 at 77 Circle Gardens, Merton, London, the son of Harry Edgar Crick (d. 1968),...

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Freeth, John [pseud. John Free] (1731–1808), innkeeper and political ballad writer

John Horden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Composition; Political Theory; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 595 words.

Freeth, John [pseud. John Free] (1731–1808), innkeeper and political ballad writer, was born at the Bell tavern, Philip Street, Birmingham, the son of Charles Freeth, landlord of the Bell,...

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Kortright, Frances Isabella Staveley Berkeley Wood [pseud. Fanny Aikin Kortright] (1821–1900), author and anti-suffragist

Elizabeth J. Morse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Political Theory; Gender and Politics; Literature. 1295 words.

Kortright, Frances Isabella Staveley Berkeley Wood [pseud. Fanny Aikin Kortright] (1821–1900), author and anti-suffragist, was born in Harper Street, Kent Road, London, on 28 January 1821,...

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Mayo, Katherine (1867–1940), author in the United States of America

Mrinalini Sinha.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Indian History; Maps and Map-making. 1383 words.

Mayo, Katherine (1867–1940), author in the United States of America, was born on 24 January 1867 in Ridgeway, Pennsylvania, USA, the daughter of James Henry Mayo, mining engineer, and his...

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Mitchel, William (1670–1740?), tinsmith and pamphleteer

G. G. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Theory. 499 words.

Mitchel, William (1670–1740?), tinsmith and pamphleteer, was born in Scotland but nothing is known of his early life. In or about 1696 he moved to Edinburgh and took up residence in the...

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