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Stone angel

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1964).

This novel by Margaret Laurence, which established her international reputation, is the first of her books to have a Canadian setting and the first volume of what is known...

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Stone angel

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1964).

This novel by Margaret Laurence, which established her international reputation, is the first of her books to have a Canadian setting and the first volume of what is known...

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Stone angel, The (1964)

Joan Coldwell.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 420 words.

(1964).

This novel by Margaret Laurence, which established her international reputation, is the first of her books

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ANGELS, DEPRESSION, AND ‘THE STONE’. A LATE MEDIEVAL PRAYER BOOK

PETER MATHESON.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 0 words.

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Laurence, [Jean] Margaret

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). 81 words.

This Side Jordan (1960) Fiction

The Tomorrow-Tamer (1963) Fiction Short Stories

The Stone Angel (1964...

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Laurence, [Jean] Margaret

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). 68 words.

This Side Jordan (1960) Fiction The Tomorrow-Tamer (1963) Fiction Short Stories The Stone Angel (1964

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Wolfgang

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art. 19 words.

Swiss, 16th century, male.

Active in Zurich in 1515.

Sculptor (wood/stone).

This artist carved two angels in Zurich Cathedral.

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Zelah

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Cornwall

Village halfway between Truro and Newquay. The legend of St Michael shooting down the demon's boulder is retold by Charles Causley in his ballad...

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al- Hajar al-Aswad

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

A stone set within a silver ring in the outer east corner of the Kaaba in Mecca. According to legend, the stone was brought to Abraham (Ibrahim) by the angel Gabriel while Abraham was...

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Auldre, Christophe

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); Religious Art; Christian Art. 43 words.

French, 16th century, male.

Active in St-Germain-en-Layec.1542.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Christophe Auldre made a wooden tabernacle decorated with...

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Palmer, Erastus Dow

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 272 words.

American, 19th century, male.

Born 2 April 1817, in Pompey (New York); died 9 March 1904, in Albany (New York).

Sculptor, engraver (stone). Statues, busts.

Erastu...

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Rock ‘n’ Film Crisis

David E. James.

in Rock 'N' Film

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11627 words.

The Stone’s US tours in 1969 and 1972 confronted the anarchic social and political forces unleashed by the counterculture. In the first, Gimme Shelter (1970), Charlotte Zwerin edited Albert...

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Stanley Booth’s

Ted Conover.

in Second Read

November 2011; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 3118 words.

This essay reviews the book The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones (2000), by Stanley Booth. The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones is a detailed account of the rock band, which...

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Angels in Early Medieval England

Richard Sowerby.

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Theology. 288 pages.

In the modern world, angels perhaps seem to be no more than a symbol—something encountered only on the top of Christmas trees, or seemingly emblematic of Christian beliefs at their most...

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Greek

Andrew Clements.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 491 words.

Opera in two acts by mark-anthony Turnage to a libretto by the composer and Jonathan Moore after Steven Berkoff’s play Greek; Munich, Carl-Orff Saal, 17 June 1988.

Turnage’s...

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Jubert

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). 103 words.

French, 15th century, male.

Active in Troyes.

Sculptor.

The name Jubert is engraved on a stone pendant, which was previously in the convent of Cordeliers in...

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Gideon

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 317 words.

(c.12th cent. bc) His story is told in Judges 6–8 of the OT. He led the Israelites to victory over the Midianites after a visit from an angel who told him of his destiny and instructed him...

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Le Moiturier, Antoine

J. Steyaert.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 952 words.

(b Avignon, c. 1425; d after 1495).

French sculptor. He was the nephew and probably also the pupil of Jacques Morel, with whom he may have worked on the tomb of Charles I, Duke...

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Nicolai, Elias

Tereza-Irene Sinigalia.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 282 words.

(b Slovakia, c. 1600; d Sibiu, c. 1660).

Romanian sculptor. There are 14 works signed by him in existence and 15 other stone sculptures that are attributed to him. The...

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“A Marvelous Work and a Wonder”: The Book of Mormon as Sacred Sign

Terryl L. Givens.

in By the Hand of Mormon

March 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 12761 words.

In the context of 19th‐century American millennialism, many early converts to Mormonism heralded the Book of Mormon as a sign of the end times. In an era of many prophets and visionaries,...

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Hunter S. Thompson

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1939–2005),

American journalist and writer, born in Louisville, Kentucky. The work for which he is best known, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1972), first appeared in Rolling...

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