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Andrews, Regina

Ethelene Whitmire.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Social and Cultural History. 1242 words.

Andrews, Regina (21 May 1901–05 February 1993), librarian and dramatist, was born Regina M. Anderson in the Hyde Park section of Chicago, Illinois, to Margaret Simons Anderson, a clubwoman...

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Ardrey, Robert

J. M. G. van der Dennen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1370 words.

Ardrey, Robert (16 October 1908–14 January 1980), anthropologist, playwright, and novelist, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Robert Lesley Ardrey, an editor and...

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Baxter [née fforde], Kathleen Mary Carver [Kay] (1904–1994), careers adviser and playwright

Phyllis Hetzel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Organization and Management of Education. 1123 words.

Baxter [née fforde], Kathleen Mary Carver [Kay] (1904–1994), careers adviser and playwright, was born in Bulandshahar, India, on 16 September 1904, the eldest daughter of Arthur Brownlow...

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Bell [née Olliffe], Florence Eveleen Eleanore, Lady Bell (1851–1930), author, social investigator, and playwright

Angela V. John.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Literature. 1353 words.

Bell [née Olliffe], Florence Eveleen Eleanore, Lady Bell (1851–1930), author, social investigator, and playwright, was born on 9 September 1851 at 2 rue St Florentin, Paris, the youngest of...

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Bellers, Fettiplace (b. 1687, d. in or before 1750), philosophical writer and playwright

Arthur Sherbo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Philosophy. 546 words.

Bellers, Fettiplace (b. 1687, d. in or before 1750), philosophical writer and playwright, the son of John Bellers (1654–1725) and Frances, née Fettiplace (d. 1717), was born on 23 August...

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Bonner, Marita Odette

Althea E. Rhodes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1149 words.

Bonner, Marita Odette (16 June 1898–06 December 1971), educator and author, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Joseph Bonner, a machinist and laborer, and Mary A. Nowell....

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Bray [née Jacobs], Barbara (1924–2010), translator and script editor

Dan Gunn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1092 words.

Bray [née Jacobs], Barbara (1924–2010), translator and script editor, was born at 35 Croxley Road, Maida Vale, London, on 24 November 1924, one of identical twins, daughters of Henry...

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Buchanan, Robert (1786–1873), logician and playwright

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Philosophy. 400 words.

Buchanan, Robert (1786–1873), logician and playwright, was a cadet of the clan Buchanan. He was born on 16 February 1786 at Trean, Callander, the son of John Buchanan, a farmer. He...

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Burk, John Daly

Sally L. Jones.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; History; Journalism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 970 words.

Burk, John Daly (1776?–?11 Apr. 1808), editor, historian, and dramatist, was born in Ireland, arriving in America at the age of twenty. His parents’ names are unknown. He was a student at...

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Burnaby, William (1673–1706), playwright and translator

Philip Hobsbaum.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education. 515 words.

Burnaby, William (1673–1706), playwright and translator, was the second son of William Burnaby (1643–1693), brewer, and Isabella (d. 1693), who settled in the parish of St Clement Danes,...

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