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Emerson, Edward Waldo

Carl L. Anderson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Biographical Studies. 1409 words.

Emerson, Edward Waldo (10 July 1844–27 January 1930), editor and writer, was born in Concord, Massachusetts, the son of the essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson and his second wife, Lidian...

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Nokes, David Leonard

Pat Rogers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies. 938 words.

Nokes, David Leonard (1948–2009), biographer and literary scholar, was born in Paddington Hospital, London, on 11 March 1948, the son of Anthony John Nokes (1922–1999), a clerical officer...

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Osborne, John James

Michael Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Biographical Studies. 3682 words.

Osborne, John James (1929–1994), playwright and autobiographer, was born on 12 December 1929 at 2 Cookham Road, Fulham, west London, the only son of Thomas Godfrey Osborne (d. 1942), a...

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