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Saint Joan

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A: George Bernard Shaw Pf: 1923, New York Pb: 1924 G: Hist....

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Saint Joan

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A: George Bernard Shaw Pf: 1923, New York Pb: 1924 G: Hist....

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Saint Joan

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 332 words.

A: George Bernard Shaw Pf: 1923, New York Pb: 1924 G: Hist. drama in 6 scenes and an epilogue

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Saint Joan (1923)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 166 words.

Winifred Lenihan was the first American Joan in the Theatre Guild's 1923 production of Shaw's play. Although some

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Saint Joan (1923)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 348 words.

Joan, ‘the Maid of Lorraine’, persuades her local squire that her voices require him to provide her with horses and

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Joan of Arc, Saint (1412–31)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 97 words.

National heroine of France. A peasant girl, she claimed to hear heavenly voices urging her to save France during the

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Saint Joan: A Chronicle Play in Six Scenes, and an Epilogue

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 43 words.

(1923), by George Bernard Shaw. Written shortly after the canonization of the 15th-cent. French girl, it counters

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Joan of Arc: A Saint for All Reasons — Studies in Myth and Politics

Françoise Le Saux.

in French Studies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 490 words.

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Joan of France (1464–1505)

Jean-François Drèze.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 162 words.

(1464–1505)

A Capetian princess and saint, Joan of France illumines by her Marian mysticism the medieval spirituality of

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Joan of Arc

Anat Zanger.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 1122 words.

(c. 1412–1431), martyr, saint, and legend. Joan of Arc, also known as Jeanne d'Arc, was born in Domrémy

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Joan of France

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(1464–1505)

A Capetian princess and saint, Joan of France illumines by her Marian mysticism the medieval spirituality of the “flamboyant” period. Infirm from birth, she was obliged...

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Lobet, Joan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 36 words.

Spanish, 15th century, male.

Sculptor.

Valencian School.

From 1404 Joan Lobet was in the service of the chapter of Valencia Cathedral and in 1432 he sculpted...

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‘Call me Claude’: female actors, impersonation, and cultural transmission

Susannah Crowder.

in Performing women

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 12819 words.

The final chapter returns to the figure of the female actor, examining the performances of a young woman who claimed to be Joan of Arc and the implications of her role. In the spring of...

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Teresa Urrea

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

(1873–1906), healer and mystic. Teresa Urrea was known by many names in the north of Mexico: the Saint of Cabora, the Mexican Joan of Arc, the Mexican Girl Saint, and Queen of the Yaquis....

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Seraphic Dialogue

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Modern dance work in one act with choreography by Graham, music by Dello Joio, set by Noguchi, costumes by Graham, and lighting by Rosenthal. Premiered 8 May 1955 by the Martha Graham Dance...

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Anti-Tragic Drama after Ibsen

K. M. Newton.

in Modern Literature and the Tragic

June 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 14496 words.

Tragedy has been central to discussions of Saint Joan and critics have recognised the relationship between the play and Sophocles' Antigone. Saint Joan is unconvincingly interpreted as a...

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Lark

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

A: Jean Anouilh Pf: 1953, Paris Pb: 1953 Tr: 1955 null...

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Wright, John Joseph

Anthony D. Andreassi.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Theology. 906 words.

Wright, John Joseph (18 July 1909–10 August 1979), Roman Catholic cardinal and theologian, was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of John Joseph Wright, a clerk, and Harriet Cokely....

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Serving France in Rome: the Zouaves Pontificaux and the French nation

Martin Simpson.

in French History

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 10762 words.

This article examines the French contingent of the pontifical zouaves, the volunteer force that defended the territory of the papacy in the decade 1860–70. Attention is focused on the...

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Beauneveu, André

Patrick M. de Winter.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1401 words.

[Biauneveu, Andrieu]

(b Valenciennes, c. 1335; d ?Bourges, 1401–3).

South Netherlandish sculptor, painter, and illuminator. He possibly trained with, or in the circle...

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Meier, Waltraud

Andrew Clark.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 229 words.

(b Würzburg, Jan 9, 1956). German mezzo-soprano . While studying languages at Würzburg University she took private singing lessons, making her début at Würzburg in 1976 as Lola (Caval...

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