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Sweeney

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 4 words.

see Buile Shuibne.

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Sweeney

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). 120 words.

symbolic character in the poetry of T.S. Eliot, representing the vulgar but vital force of life, particularly in modern

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Sweeney, Hon. Sir Nigel Hamilton

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 123 words.

Kt 2008

Born 18 March 1954; s of Alan Vincent Sweeney and Dorothy Sweeney; m 1st, 1985, Joanna...

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Sweeney, Very Rev. Canon Garrett Daniel

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 111 words.

Born 30 Sept. 1912; s of Daniel Sweeney and Margaret Helen Sweeney (née Payne); died 15 June 1979

Derby Sch.; Cotton Coll.; Ven. English Coll., Rome; Christ’s Coll....

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McSweeney Mary Ann

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 347 words.

b. 27 April 1962, Santa Cruz, California, USA. McSweeney trained as a classical musician, studying piano at the age of

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Mary Ann McSweeney

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 27 April 1962, Santa Cruz, California, USA. McSweeney trained as a classical musician, studying piano at the age of five, then violin at eight. In her teens she played ...

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MacSweeney, Rev. Patrick M.

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 207 words.

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Born 1873; s of late J. J. MacSweeney, Library Clerk of Royal Irish Academy; died 7 Feb. 1935

Professor of English Language and Literature, St Patrick’s...

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Mumia Time or Sweeney Time?

David R. Roediger.

in Colored White

January 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3803 words.

The extent of two-way solidarity between Mumia Abu-Jamal and the labor movement deserves publicity for the ways in which it gives the lie to recent slanders against the Free Mumia movement....

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Attending the Tale of Sweeney Todd

David Thomson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sondheim Studies

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History. 5237 words.

This chapter examines Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd, a film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical thriller. In direct opposition to Sondheim’s opinion that this is the best,...

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MacSweeney, Barry (1948–2000)

in The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 251 words.

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, MacSweeney left school at sixteen, and worked all his life as a journalist on local

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Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

Ethan Mordden.

in On Sondheim

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 3024 words.

This chapter considers Sweeney Todd which is an operatic serial-killer melodrama based on Christopher Bond's eponymous play. Sondheim, however, does not use the term opera for his works,...

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Sweeney, Cathleen

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Maw: The Rising of the Moon). Sop. Daughter of the local innkeeper in the Irish village where the 31st Royal Lancers are stationed. She is in love with young Cornet Beaumont. Created...

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Sweeney's Men

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This band, although they only lasted from 1966-69, was the forerunner of many acts to come out of Ireland, such as Planxty and Moving Hearts, and highly-influential in the field ...

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Sweeney, Cathleen

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 38 words.

(Maw: The Rising of the Moon). Sop. Daughter of the local innkeeper in the Irish village where

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Mad Sweeney

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 5 words.

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Sweeney, Mad

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 5 words.

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