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William Hoffman

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1939– )

American playwright and librettist. Born in New York, he graduated from City College with a degree in Latin. For eight years he worked as a publisher's editor, and later...

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Hoffman, William (1867–1941), traveller and rogue

Jeffrey Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1186 words.

Hoffman, William (1867–1941), traveller and rogue, the son of William Hoffman, a surgical maker, was born in Bernburg, Anhalt, on 10 October 1867 but brought up in England from 1877. The...

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William Hoffman

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1939– )

American playwright and librettist. Born in New York, he graduated from City College with a degree in Latin. For eight years he worked as a publisher's editor, and later...

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Hoffman, William M.

Edited by Colin Chambers.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 6 words.

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Hoffman, William (1939– )

Caldwell Titcomb.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 165 words.

(1939– )

American playwright and librettist. Born in New York, he graduated from City College with a degree

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The Truths of William Hoffman's Southern Appalachian Places: The Critics' and His Own

Casey Clabough.

in Inhabiting Contemporary Southern and Appalachian Literature

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 6871 words.

Hoffman’s best work, the most evocative truths of his fiction, often, like life, are of a conflicted nature—difficult to talk about critically, as if arriving to us from a place we might...

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Ghosts of Versailles, The

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 233 words.

(Corigliano). Lib. by William M. Hoffman; 2 acts; f.p. NY 1991, cond. James Levine.

Palace

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Ghosts of Versailles, The

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 33 words.

Grand opera buffa in 2 acts by Corigliano to lib. by William M. Hoffman based on Beaumarchais's play La mère

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Ghosts of Versailles, The

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 31 words.

Opera buffa in two acts by Corigliano to a libretto by William M. Hoffman after Beaumarchais's play La Mère coupable...

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Hoffman, Michael Richard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 227 words.

FEng 1989

Born 31 Oct. 1939; s of Sydney William Hoffman and Ethel Margaret Hoffman (née Hill); m 1st, 1963, Margaret Edith Tregaskes (marr. diss. 1978); one d...null...

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Ghosts of Versailles, The

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 35 words.

Grand opera buffa in 2 acts by *Corigliano to lib. by William M. Hoffman based on Beaumarchais's play La mère coupable...

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Hoffman, John Thompson

Lloyd J. Graybar.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 2266 words.

Hoffman, John Thompson (10 January 1828–24 March 1888), mayor of New York City and governor of New York, was born in Sing Sing (subsequently renamed Ossining), New York, the son of Adrian...

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Ghosts of Versailles

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Grand opera buffa in 2 acts by Corigliano to lib. by William M. Hoffman based on Beaumarchais's play La mère coupable (1792), comp. 1980–91. Prod. NY Met 1991.

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Irwin, Agnes

Jane S. Knowles.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education. 1230 words.

Irwin, Agnes (30 December 1841–05 December 1914), educator and college dean, was born in Washington, D.C., the daughter of William Wallace Irwin, U.S. congressman and minister to Denmark,...

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Bennett, Richard

Mary C. Kalfatovic.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 1317 words.

Bennett, Richard (21 May 1870–22 October 1944), actor, was born Charles Clarence William Henry Richard Bennett in Deacon’s Mills, Indiana, the son of George Washington Bennett, a lumber...

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Birney, William

Edward G. Longacre.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1253 words.

Birney, William (28 May 1819–14 August 1907), soldier, journalist, and lawyer, was born in Madison County, Alabama, the son of James Gillespie Birney, a lawyer, state legislator, and...

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Dollar, William

Dawn Lille Horwitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 904 words.

Dollar, William (20 April 1907–28 February 1986), dancer, choreographer, and teacher, was born in East St. Louis, Illinois, the son of Edward Dollar, a Hungarian grocer, and Catherine...

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‘Death's triumphal chariot’: Tragedy and Funeral

Michael Neill.

in Issues of Death

May 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 15824 words.

The action of revenge tragedy often manifests acute anxieties about the proprieties of burial. It is from the initial failure to honour Andrea's obsequies that the vindictive action of The...

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Hoppe, Willie

John Lucas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts. 795 words.

Hoppe, Willie (11 October 1887–01 February 1959), billiards champion, was born William Frederick Hoppe in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, the son of Frank Hoppe and Frances Hoffman. Hoppe’s...

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Background and Historical Perspective

R. Michael Brown, Louis A. Penner and Stephanie L. Brown.

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 9676 words.

This chapter provides readers with background information for the volume, Moving Beyond Self-Interest (S. Brown, R. Brown, & Penner, 2011), which describes new developments in theory and...

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