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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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May, Peter Barker Howard (1929–94)

Stuart George.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 179 words.

Tall and powerful, with a preference for the on drive, he dominated bowlers throughout the 1950s, and seemed certain to

Tenzing Norgay

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

(1914–86) A Nepalese-Tibetan mountaineer who with Edmund Hillary achieved the first known ascent of Everest (29 May 1953), the world's highest mountain peak; he is often referred to as...

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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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