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Mencken, H. L.(Encyclopedia)Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis Mencken)mng´kn, mn´– [key], 1880–1956, American editor, author, and critic, b. Baltimore, studied at the Baltimore Polytechnic. Probably America's most influent...
Hart, H. L. A.(Encyclopedia)Hart, H. L. A. (Herbert Lionel Adolphus Hart), 1907–92, British legal philosopher. A lawyer and trained philosopher—he was a legal positivist—Hart subjected legal concepts to scrutiny in such wo...
Zamenhof, L. L.(Encyclopedia)Zamenhof, L. L.: see Esperanto.
Munro, H. H.(Encyclopedia)Munro, H. H. (Hector Hugh Munro), pseud. Sakisä´k [key], 1870–1916, English author, b. Burma (now Myanmar). He began his career writing political satires for the Westminster Gazette, and from 19...
Boyd, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Boyd, Ernest, 1887–1946, American critic and author, b. Dubin, Ireland. In the British consular service, he resigned in 1920 and settled in New York City, where he became an important literary figur...
Sherman, Stuart Pratt(Encyclopedia)Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881–1926, American critic and editor, b. Anita, Iowa, grad. Williams, 1900, Ph.D. Harvard, 1906. Professor of English at the Univ. of Illinois from 1907 to 1924, he resigned ...
Rey, H. A.(Encyclopedia)Rey, H. A., 1898–1977, German-American writer and illustrator of children's books, b. Hamburg as Hans Augusto Reyersbach. He and his wife, Margret Rey, 1906–1996, b. Hamburg as Margarete Elisabeth...
Lovecraft, H. P.(Encyclopedia)Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips Lovecraft), 1890–1937, American writer, b. Providence, R.I. A master of Gothic horror, fantasy, and science fiction of a most rococo variety, he is particularly not...
Doctorow, E. L.(Encyclopedia)Doctorow, E. L. (Edgar Lawrence Doctorow)dk´tr [key], 1931–2015, American novelist, b. New York City. The author of a dozen novels, Doctorow is known for his skillful blending of fiction an...
H. D.(Encyclopedia)H. D.: see Doolittle, Hilda.
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