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Dorfman, Ariel(Encyclopedia)Dorfman, Ariel äryl´ dôrf´män [key], 1942–, Chilean novelist, playwright, essayist, and journalist, b. Argentina. Dorfman's family moved to the United States shortly after his birth, settling...
Ariel(Encyclopedia)Ariel ´rl [key], in the Bible, aide of Ezra. In two other passages AV calls them lionlike men (two ariels of Moab in RV). Nothing is known of them. Ariel is also used as a symbolic name of Jeru...
Ariel(Encyclopedia)Ariel âr´l [key], in astronomy, one of the moons, or natural satellites, of Uranus. ...
Sharon, Ariel(Encyclopedia)Sharon, Ariel är´l shärn´ [key], 1928–2014, Israeli general and politician, b. Kfar Malal as Ariel Scheinerman. As a teenager he joined the Haganah, the underground Zionist military brigad...
Polanski, Roman(Encyclopedia)Polanski, Roman, 1933–, Polish-French film director, b. Paris. His family returned to Kraków, Poland, when he was three. His parents were imprisoned in Nazi concentration camps and his mother died ...
Gill, Eric Rowland(Encyclopedia)Gill, Eric Rowland, 1882–1940, English sculptor, wood engraver, typographer, and writer. His sculpture includes Stations of the Cross (Westminster Cathedral, London); Prospero and Ariel (Broadcastin...
Branner, Hans Christian(Encyclopedia)Branner, Hans Christian, 1903–66, Danish writer. Branner's early novels, often concerned with the irrational fears of childhood, include The Child Playing on the Shore (1937). With The Riding Master...
Zangwill, Israel(Encyclopedia)Zangwill, Israel, 1864–1926, English author, b. London. He became a journalist and founded Ariel, a humorous paper. Zangwill wrote Children of the Ghetto (1892), later dramatized and performed in En...
Maurois, André(Encyclopedia)Maurois, André äNdr´ mrwä´ [key], 1885–1967, French biographer, novelist, and essayist. His name was originally Émile Herzog. His first work, The Silence of Colonel Bramble (1918, tr. 1920...
Rodó, José Enrique(Encyclopedia)Rodó, José Enrique hs´ nr´k rôd´ [key], 1872–1917, Uruguayan essayist, literary critic, and philosopher. Rodó spent most of his life in Montevideo, where he helped to found and ed...
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