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Proulx, E. Annie(Encyclopedia)Proulx, E. Annie (Edna Annie Proulx)proo [key], 1935–, American writer, b. Norwich, Conn., grad. Univ. of Vermont (B.A., 1969), Sir George Williams (now Concordia) Univ., Montreal (M.A., 1973). Sh...
Oakley, Annie(Encyclopedia)Oakley, Annie, 1860–1926, American theatrical performer, b. Darke co., Ohio. Her original name was Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee. From childhood on she was a dead shot with a rifle. She defeated in conte...
Cummings, E. E.(Encyclopedia)Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin Cummings), 1894–1962, American poet, b. Cambridge, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1915. His poetry, noted for its eccentricities of typography (notably the lack of capitalizati...
Dillard, Annie(Encyclopedia)Dillard, Annie, 1945–, American writer, b. Pittsburgh, Pa., as Meta Ann Doak, grad. Hollins College (B.A., 1967; M.A., 1968). She has taught writing at Western Washington Univ. and Wesleyan Univ. Th...
Leibovitz, Annie(Encyclopedia)Leibovitz, Annie lb´vts [key], 1949–, American photographer, b. Waterbury, Conn., as Anna-Lou Leibovitz. A celebrated portrait photographer, she began contributing photographs to Rolling Ston...
Besant, Annie(Encyclopedia)Besant, Annie bz´ant [key], 1847–1933, English social reformer and theosophist, b. Annie Wood. She steadily grew away from Christianity and in 1873 separated from her husband, a Protestant clergy...
A. E.(Encyclopedia)A. E.: see Russell, George William.
Nesbit, E.(Encyclopedia)Nesbit, E. (Edith Nesbit), 1858–1924, English author of children's books, adult novels, and poetry. A socialist and cofounder of the Fellowship of the New Life, out of which grew the Fabian Society,...
E. coli(Encyclopedia)E. coli: see Escherichia coli.
Wuorinen, Charles Peter(Encyclopedia)Wuorinen, Charles Peter wûr´nn [key], 1938–2020, American composer, conductor, and pianist, b. New York City. Wuorinen studied at Columbia (B.A., 1961; M.A., 1963) and taught there, at the Man...
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