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Peter Mayer

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (1936– ) US publisher.

At Avon Books in the 1970s, Mayer launched the trade paperback as an alternative to mass-market paperbacks. He brought a more commercial outlook to Penguin...

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McGregor, Peter

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 262 words.

CEng, FIET

Born 20 May 1926; s of Peter McGregor and Margaret Thomson McGregor (née McAuslan); m 1st, 1954, Marion (d 2001), ...

Rasbotham, Dorning (1730–1791), antiquary and playwright

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 414 words.

Rasbotham, Dorning (1730–1791), antiquary and playwright, was born at Manchester and baptized on 10 May 1730 at Cross Street Presbyterian Chapel, Manchester. The son of Peter Rasbotham and...

carnivalesque

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

Mikhail Bakhtin, a Russian linguist and literary critic writing in the first half of the 20th century, used this term to characterize writing that depicts the de-stabilization or reversal...

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O’Connor, William Douglas

Jerome Loving.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 934 words.

O’Connor, William Douglas (02 January 1832–09 May 1889), author and civil servant, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Peter D. O’Connor, a laborer (mother’s name unknown)....

A Birth Girdle Printed by Wynkyn de Worde

Joseph J. Gwara and Mary Morse.

in The Library

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 13315 words.

The authors identify STC 14547.5 as the only surviving example of an English printed birth girdle. A kind of amulet roll intended to protect women against the dangers of childbirth, this...

Interpolations, Pseudographs, and the New Testament Epistles

George K. Barr.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 0 words.

Scale‐related patterns are found in all thirteen Pauline epistles. To test their distinctiveness, graphs of other texts, ancient and modern, comprising more than a million words, have been...

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The secret life of scribes. Exploring fifteen manuscripts of Jacob van Maerlant’s Scolastica (1271)

Karina van Dalen-Oskam.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

December 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 9515 words.

The article explores whether stylometric methods used in non-traditional authorship attribution can help to gain more insight in how medieval scribes dealt with the text they were copying....

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