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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Gardner, John (1933–82)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 185 words.

He taught medieval literature and creative writing at a number of colleges and universities and eventually became the founder and

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Hoernle, Edwin (1883–1952)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 143 words.

who helped politicize the fairy tale during the Weimar Republic. In 1918 he became one of the founders of the

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Rubino, Antonio (1880–1964)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 89 words.

who became an important illustrator in 1908 when he could not find anyone to draw pictures for his poems. One of the founders of ...

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Hoernle, Edwin (1883–1952)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 145 words.

who helped politicize the fairy tale during the Weimar Republic. In 1918 he became one of the founders of the Communist Party and a prominent leader in the revolutionary educational...

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Gardner, John (1933–82)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 197 words.

He taught medieval literature and creative writing at a number of colleges and universities and eventually became the founder and director of the writing program at the State University of...

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Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife ((film: USA, 1938))

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 96 words.

Starring Gary Cooper as a multi-marrying American millionaire and Claudette Colbert as an impoverished aristocrat, it met with a cool reception. The famed ‘Lubitsch Touch’ seemed to have...

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