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Subject: Music

This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland  

*Alice in Wonderland, a classic Victorian fantasy, has proved more difficult than most to bring to the screen. The rambling, dream-like structure coupled with the book's literary stature and the ...
Giovanni Fiorentino

Giovanni Fiorentino  

(second half of 14th century), Italian novella writer.Many of the 20 novellas in his Pecorone (The Big Sheep) combine realistic and folkloric elements. In particular, in 4.1, ‘La Donna ...
Aurora Mateos

Aurora Mateos  

(n.d.), Spanish 20th-century writer.For years she was the editor of Bazar, a magazine for adolescent girls that began to be published after the Spanish Civil War (1936–9) and became ...
George Kolamnchine

George Kolamnchine  

1904–83),the most important Russian-American choreographer of classical ballet in the 20th century. Born in St Petersburg, Russia, Balanchine studied at the Imperial School of Ballet, and in 1925 he ...
Gustaf Tenggren

Gustaf Tenggren  

(1896–1970), artist born in Vastergotland, Sweden, and regarded as one of the 20th century's finest illustrators. During his long, remarkable career Tenggren illustrated nearly fifty books with ...
Gianni Rodari

Gianni Rodari  

(1920–1980), Italian author. Rodari was the foremost writer for children in 20th-century Italy; his idealism, critical independence, experiments, and innovations changed the direction of Italian ...
television and fairy tales

television and fairy tales  

Television has significantly influenced the production and reception of the fairy tale during the latter half of the 20th century. Like other technologies—from the printing press and graphic ...
North American and Canadian fairy tales

North American and Canadian fairy tales  

1900 to present.Even though it is often dismissed as infantile and non-serious literature, the fairy tale pervades 20th-century American culture in a variety of forms and media, operates in ...

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