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Leonard Radic

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1935– ),

born Melbourne, studied English at the University of Melbourne, where he also edited the student magazine Farrago; he has been a theatre critic for the Age since 1974. He...

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Leonard Radic

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1935– ),

born Melbourne, studied English at the University of Melbourne, where he also edited the student magazine Farrago; he has been a theatre critic for the Age since 1974. He...

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Radic, Leonard (1935– )

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 164 words.

(1935– ),

born Melbourne, studied English at the University of Melbourne, where he also edited the student magazine Farrago

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Thomas Kilroy and the Idea of a Theatre

José Lanters.

in The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9190 words.

In the late 1950s Thomas Kilroy wrote a series of formative articles, which collectively form something like a manifesto for Irish theatre since 1960. ‘In the past twenty years,’ Kilroy...

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Bell, Graeme

Bruce Johnson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 507 words.

(Emerson) [Gay]

(b Melbourne, Australia, Sept 7, 1914; d Sydney, June 13, 2012). Australian bandleader, composer, and pianist, brother of Roger Bell. He began classical piano...

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Introduction

Abhinav Chandrachud.

in An Independent, Colonial Judiciary

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 8042 words.

When India became independent, none of the judges of the Bombay High Court lost their jobs, except the outgoing British Chief Justice, Sir Leonard Stone. Oddly, at the stroke of the...

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Lye, Len

Roger Horrocks.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Art of the United States; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 427 words.

[Huai, Leonard Charles]

(b Christchurch, July 5, 1901; d New York, May 15, 1980).

American film maker, sculptor, and painter of New Zealand birth. He began work in New...

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Affair, The

Thérèse Radic.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 210 words.

Opera in one act, op.99, by Felix Werder to a libretto by Leonard Radic; Sydney, Opera House, 14 March 1974.

Lady Celia (soprano) sets a trap for her apparently unfaithful...

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sure-thing principle

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A precept, first enunciated and named by the US decision theorist Leonard J(immie) Savage (1917–71) in his book The Foundations of Statistics (1954), according to which, if an alternative Anull...

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Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920

Elleke Boehmer.

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 250 pages.

This book explores the political co-operations and textual connections which linked anti-colonial, nationalist, and modernist groups and individuals in the empire in the years 1890-1920. By...

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Slavery and Sin

Molly Oshatz.

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Christianity. 200 pages.

Slavery and Sin reveals the antislavery origins of liberal Protestantism. Unable to use the letter of the Bible to answer the proslavery claim that slavery was not a sin in and...

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Baez, Joan

Dave Laing.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 372 words.

(Chandos)

(b New York, Jan 9, 1941). American folk singer and songwriter. Her early repertory drew on Child ballads (Mary Hamilton), Appalachian songs (Wildwood Flower) and a...

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Bitter Rituals for a Lost Nation: Partch and Bernstein

W. Anthony Sheppard.

in Revealing Masks

February 2001; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Applied Music. 10955 words.

Harry Partch and Leonard Bernstein are divergent in several dimensions, including their marketability. Yet through a juxtaposition of works by these apparent musical antipodes, it is...

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Tom Wolfe

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1931– )

US writer renowned as a leading exponent of ‘the new journalism’.

Born into a patrician family in Richmond, Virginia, Wolfe was the son of a professor of agronomy,...

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Burns, Anthony

Albert J. Raboteau.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1144 words.

fugitive slave, born in Stafford County, Virginia, was the youngest of thirteen children. His mother, whose name is not recorded, served as cook for John and Catherine Suttle of Stafford...

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Early Rastafarian Leaders

Roanne Edwards.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 899 words.

Leonard P. Howell, Joseph Hibbert, and Archibald Dunkley were the first three Rastafarian leaders in Jamaica and, according to scholar Barry Chevannes, the “main architects of the...

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Part II History, 3 Evolution

Daniel Clarry.

in The Supervisory Jurisdiction Over Trust Administration

December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 42 pages. 25391 words.

This chapter focuses on how the mould of the Chancery procedure needed to be broken, despite its basic principles of performance and protection being sound. Legislative intervention and a...

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Cosby, William Henry (born 1937), Television Actor, Comedian, Philanthropist, Radio / Television Personality

Donald Roe.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1409 words.

comedian, actor, philanthropist. When Bill Cosby, the wealthy, well-educated, mild-mannered comedian, goes on stage and begins a monologue of funny stories relating to his...

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McKinney, Ernest Rice

Christopher Phelps.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1042 words.

labor organizer and socialist, was born in Malden, West Virginia, in the home of his maternal grandfather, a coal miner and Baptist preacher. He and three younger sisters were born to...

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Japan.

Patrick Belton.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 832 words.

References to Japan and the Japanese in African American newspapers in the 1890s reflect the views held in America generally: the differences, distinctiveness, and ostensible absurdity...

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James, C. L. R.

Erin D. Somerville.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1025 words.

Trinidadian historian, novelist, philosopher, and cricket fan credited with extending Marxist philosophy to black politics. Cyril Lionel Robert James was born in Tunapuna, Trinidad, to...

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