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Dion

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(c.408–353).

Son of Hipparinus, Dionysius I's father-in-law. A disciple of Plato from 388/7, married Dionysius' daughter Arete and became his most trusted minister and...

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Boucicault, Dion (1820–90)

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 126 words.

came to the U.S. (1835), where he turned out musical interludes, melodramas, adaptations from the French, dramatizations of

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Boucicault, Dion (1820–90)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 149 words.

(1820–90),

Irish-born dramatist and actor, achieved some success in London both with his own plays and with adaptations

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<i>Octoroon, The</i>

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 21 words.

melodramatic play about slavery by Dion Boucicault, produced in 1859. It was based on The Quadroon by Mayne

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Octoroon, The

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 21 words.

melodramatic play about slavery by Dion Boucicault, produced in 1859. It was based on The Quadroon by Mayne

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