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Townsend, Meredith White (1831–1911), newspaper editor and proprietor

A. J. A. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1137 words.

Townsend, Meredith White (1831–1911), newspaper editor and proprietor, born on 1 April 1831, in London, was the only son of William Townsend, gentleman farmer of north Essex, and Alicia,...

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Frampton, (George Vernon) Meredith (1894–1984), painter

Richard Morphet.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 698 words.

Frampton, (George Vernon) Meredith (1894–1984), painter, was born in St John's Wood, London, on 17 March 1894, the only child of Sir George Frampton (1860–1928), one of the leading...

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Meredith, James Howard (born 1933), Civil Rights Activist

Steven J. Niven.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1469 words.

civil rights activist, was born J. H. Meredith near Kosciusko, Mississippi, the son of Moses “Cap” Meredith, a farmer, and Roxie Smith Meredith, a school cafeteria worker. J.H. adopted...

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Humans and Other Animals

John Holmes.

in Darwin's Bards

September 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 12383 words.

This chapter focuses on three types of animal that have played particular symbolic roles in poetry since Charles Darwin. In birds of prey, Robinson Jeffers, Ted Hughes, Richard Eberhart and...

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Fortnightly Review

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Philosophy.

(1865–1934),

a positivist and anti‐orthodox literary periodical. G. H. Lewes, the first editor, was succeeded by John Morley. Almost all numbers ran a serialized novel; the first...

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Wharton, Thomas, Jr.

Marc Egnal.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1092 words.

Wharton, Thomas, Jr. (1735–22 May 1778), merchant and president of Pennsylvania, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of John Wharton, a saddler who served as county coroner...

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Potter, Paul Meredith

Beth Osnes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 586 words.

Potter, Paul Meredith (03 June 1853–07 March 1921), playwright, was born Walter Arthur MacLean in Brighton, Sussex, England, the son of Arthur John MacLean, the headmaster of King Edward’s...

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Meredith Willson

Steven Suskin.

in Show Tunes

March 2010; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 1341 words.

This chapter examines the work of Meredith Willson. Willson, as a small-town child, despite musical tendancies did not take up the trumpet as he had a lisp. Rather, he sang barber shop...

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Looking and Acting the Part

Philip Waller.

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations

May 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7479 words.

Image and representation mattered for the self-advertising writer; moreover, there was a popular expectation that writers, like artists, would flaunt unconventionality in dress and...

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The Campaign Trail

Philip Waller.

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations

May 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 31960 words.

This chapter looks at how fiction-writers advanced different causes and reforms, both within their stories and outside in newspaper and magazine articles and, by joining public campaigns....

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Edward John Eyre

Thérèse Radic.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 269 words.

Opera in one act by Barry Conyngham to poems by Meredith Oakes and extracts from Edward John Eyre’s Journals of Expeditions of Discovery; Sydney, University of New South Wales, Science...

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Imitation of Life and the Depiction of Suburban Space

Victoria L. Evans.

in Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 11068 words.

After some discussion of the impact of the automobile on the shape of the twentieth-century American city, Chapter 4 ("Imitation of Life and the Depiction of Suburban Space") contrasts John...

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Flory, Med

Brenda Pennell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 567 words.

[Meredith Irwin ]

(b Logansport, IN, Aug 27, 1926). American saxophonist, arranger, and bandleader. He took up clarinet at the age of 11 and alto saxophone a few years later....

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Camelot, The Final Act

Simeon Booker.

in Shocking the Conscience

February 2013; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9641 words.

In September 1962, a military-backed attack on diehard Mississippi’s color line culminated in the admission of the first black student to the segregated University of Mississippi. John F....

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Saracens, Assyrians, and Spaniards: allegories of the Armada

Margaret Christian.

in Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 11763 words.

When the Spanish invasion force of 1588 met with successful English resistance and disastrous weather, losing thousands of men and 62 of 130 ships, contemporary observers and participants...

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Downs, Lila

Brenda M. Romero.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 213 words.

(b Tlaxiaco, Mexico, Sept 9, 1967). Mexican singer, composer, and anthropologist. She was already well known in Mexico when she emerged in the US mainstream with her performance in the...

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Notices of Periodicals and Occasional Publications mainly of 2012*

in The English Historical Review

October 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 39792 words.

The following list is based on actual inspection of the periodicals concerned, which in many cases are sent to the Review by the courtesy of their editors and publishers, and which are read...

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Crude Continent: The Struggle for Africa’s Oil Prize

Adedolapo Akinrele.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 910 words.

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List of Contributors — Volume 1—29

in Arbitration International

December 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 2627 words.

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List of Contributors — Volume 1—27

in Arbitration International

December 2011; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 2423 words.

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