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Milne, A. A.(Encyclopedia)Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander Milne)mln, ml [key], 1882–1956, English author. Milne began his literary career as a journalist and later became a regular contributor to Punch. He is best known for...
Alvarez, A.(Encyclopedia)Alvarez, A. (Alfred Alvarez)lvär´z, l´vrz [key], 1929–2019, English writer, critic, and poet. He was a theater critic, a writer for the British Broadcasting Corp., a poetry editor and...
A. E.(Encyclopedia)A. E.: see Russell, George William.
Foyt, A. J.(Encyclopedia)Foyt, A. J. (Anthony Joseph Foyt, Jr.), 1935–, American auto-racing driver, b. Houston. Foyt was the first person to win the Indianapolis 500 race four times (1961, 1964, 1967, 1977). He also won th...
F. P. A.(Encyclopedia)F. P. A.: see Adams, Franklin Pierce.
Herbert, A. P.(Encyclopedia)Herbert, A. P. (Sir Alan Patrick Herbert), 1890–1971, English author and member of Parliament. He was a regular contributor to the comic magazine Punch from 1910 until his death. Herbert served in P...
Ammons, A. R.(Encyclopedia)Ammons, A. R. (Archie Randolph Ammons), 1926–2001, American poet, b. Whiteville, N.C., grad. Wake Forest College (1949). He began writing poetry while serving in the Navy during World War II, and, a...
Nielsen, A. C.(Encyclopedia)Nielsen, A. C. (Arthur Charles Nielsen)nl´sn [key], 1897–1980, American market researcher, b. Chicago, grad. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison (B.S., 1918). He worked as an electrical engineer before...
Byatt, A. S.(Encyclopedia)Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan Byatt)b´t [key], 1936–, British novelist; sister of Margaret Drabble. Educated at Cambridge, Bryn Mawr College, Pa., and Oxford, she is a noted critic and novelist w...
Richards, I. A.(Encyclopedia)Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong Richards), 1893–1979, English literary critic. Richards was one of the founders of the school of interpretation known as the New Criticism, which stressed an awarenes...
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