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Ghazal

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Islam — Society and Culture — Indian Music.

A variety of poetry written in Arabic and Persian. As a musical form, the ghazal has been in vogue in

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Sams, Eric Sydney Charles

Andrew Lamb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Music Education and Pedagogy. 961 words.

Sams, Eric Sydney Charles (1926–2004), musicologist and literary scholar, was born at 3 Cedars Avenue, Walthamstow, Essex, on 3 May 1926, the only child of Henry Sydney Sams (1897–1968), a...

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Steane, John Barry

Christopher Webber.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Music Criticism and Journalism. 1326 words.

Steane, John Barry (1928–2011), teacher, literary scholar, and music critic, was born on 12 April 1928 at 66 Albany Road, Coventry, the elder child of William John Steane (1881–1975),...

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