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marathon

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Long-distance race. The standard marathon is 42.2km (26.2mi) long, which was the distance run by the ancient Greek soldier who brought news to Athens of victory over the Persians at the...

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Brent Cantrell.

in The Florida Folklife Reader

October 2011; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 1904 words.

In 1989, the Historical Museum of Southern Florida’s Folklife Program completed a survey of the folklife of the Florida Keys, whose isolated nature, combined with its mixture of Anglo,...

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I9 Timocles fr.24, from Men from Marathon

Timocles.

Edited by S. Douglas Olson.

in Broken Laughter: Select Fragments of Greek Comedy

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806–1861)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 59 words.

The Battle of Marathon (1820) Poetry An Essay on Mind (1826) Poetry Prometheus Bound (1833

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806–1861)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 77 words.

The Battle of Marathon (1820) Poetry

An Essay on Mind (1826) Poetry

Prometheus Bound (1833...

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Creasy, Sir Edward Shepherd (1812–1878)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 31 words.

Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World, From Marathon to Waterloo (1851) Non-Fiction The Rise and Progress of the

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Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World, From Marathon to Waterloo (1851) Non-Fiction

The Rise and Progress of the English Constitution (1853) Non-Fiction

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Creasy, Sir Edward Shepherd (1812–1878)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 35 words.

Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World, From Marathon to Waterloo (1851) Non-Fiction

The Rise and Progress of the English Constitution...

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1806–1861) British poet

The Battle of Marathon (1820) PoetryAn Essay on Mind (1826) PoetryPrometheus Bound (1833) PoetryThe Seraphim, and Other Poems (1838) PoetryCasa Guidi...

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Rosendale (Rossendale) Hill

Christine Alexander.

in The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 51 words.

on the outskirts of Coomassie in *Sneaky's Land, in the *Glass Town and Angrian saga. Frederick Guelph, Duke of York and first King of the Twelves, is slain at the Battle of Rosendale Hill,...

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Adrian Henri 1932–1956

in A Gallery to Play to

February 2008; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 3764 words.

Louis Ernest Henri Celine was born in 1854 in Mauritius, a remote island in the Indian Ocean. In 1887 he set sail on a marathon voyage and reached the city of Liverpool, where he met his...

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Paris, Poets, and Poverty

Cathy Curtis.

in Alive Still

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6795 words.

Freelance income and frugality allowed Nell to embark on her first trip abroad in 1950. In Paris, she felt as though she had stepped into an Impressionist landscape. Bowled over by Chartres...

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Faulkner and “The Man with the Megaphone”:

Phil Smith.

in Faulkner and Film

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 10903 words.

Phil Smith’s essay focuses on one Faulkner novel to offer a version of the writer who, by the end of the 1930s, had come to a reckoning with the popular and commercial art of his era. Smith...

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Cultivating the Garden: Antoine Galland's Arabian Nights in the Traditions of English Literature

Robert L. Mack.

in The Arabian Nights in Historical Context

November 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 13383 words.

Beginning with a brief recapitulation of the manner in which marathon readings of literary works in recent years have reflected both the popularity and the cultural status of various...

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Persians

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Aeschylus Pf: 472 bc, Athens Tr: 1777 G: Greek trag. in...

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Brasher, Christopher William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 268 words.

CBE 1996

Born 21 Aug. 1928; s of William Kenneth Brasher, CBE and Katie Howe Brasher; m 1959, Shirley Bloomer; one s two d; died 28 Feb. 2003

President,...

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Anna Barton.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online March 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 9614 words.

Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett was born in 1806 at Coxhoe Hall in County Durham, the eldest of the twelve children of Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett, who was from a family of plantation...

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The Radical Presence in 20th-Century U.S. Literature

Alan M. Wald.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 10771 words.

At the start of the last century a modern tradition of literary radicalism crystallized with inspiring results. From 1900 onward, socialists and bohemians yoked their ideals to become a...

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