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A novel by Roger McDonald, was first published in 1979, and won the Age Book of the Year and the SA biennial literature awards; in 1982 a seven-part adaptation by ...

1915

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

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2005
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... , a novel by Roger McDonald , was first published in 1979 , and won the Age Book of the Year and the SA biennial literature awards; in 1982 a seven-part adaptation by Peter Yeldham was shown on Australian television. The narrative of 1915 is told primarily from three alternating perspectives, those of Walter Gilchrist, Billy McKenzie and Frances Reilly. Walter, sensitive, uncertain, from a relatively well-off farming family, and Billy, confident, knowing, something of a larrikin, are two boys from the bush in NSW, whose ambivalent relationship, a...

Knoxville: Summer of 1915

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The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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33 words

...Knoxville: Summer of 1915 . Scena ( 1947 ) for soprano and orchestra by Barber , a setting of a text by James Agee ; Barber arranged it for soprano and chamber orchestra ( 1950...

Knoxville: Summer of 1915

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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...Summer of 1915 Samuel Barber ’s Op.24, scena for sop. and orch, to a prose text by James Agee , comp. 1947 and f.p. Boston 1948 (sop. Eleanor Steber , cond. Koussevitzky ). Arr. for sop. and chbr orch 1950 , f.p. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, 1950 (sop. Eileen Farrell , cond. Wm....

Arthur Miller 1915–2005

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...Arthur Miller 1915–2005 Egghead weds hourglass. on the marriage of Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe Anonymous headline in Variety 1956;...

Rupert Brooke 1887–1915

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...Rupert Brooke 1887–1915 Of course, of course. on hearing that Rupert Brooke had died on a Greek island Henry James 1843 – 1916 American novelist C. Hassall Rupert Brooke (1964) ch. 14 Of course , of...

Joe Hill 1879–1915

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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2018
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...Joe Hill 1879–1915 I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night Alive as you and me. Says I, ‘But Joe, you're ten years dead.’ ‘I never died,’ says he. Alfred Hayes 1911 – 85 American songwriter ‘I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night’ (1936 song) dreamed I saw Joe Hill you're ten years dead ‘I never died ,’ says...

Boehmer (Bomer after 1915), Edward

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A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (3 ed.)

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...(Bomer after 1915), Edward ( 1861–1940 ) PA -born architect , educated in Stuttgart, Hamburg, and Berlin. He set up a practice in London ( 1889 ) with Percy Christian Gibbs ( 1864–1904 ), designing Harley House, Marylebone Road ( 1904 ), and Portland Court, 160–200 Great Portland Street ( 1904–12 ), both impressive blocks of mansion-flats. 80 Portland Place ( 1909 ) has a distinguished Classical façade with strong French and American influences. A.S.Gray ( 1985...

Betty Comden 1917–2006 and Adolph Green 1915–2002

Betty Comden 1917–2006 and Adolph Green 1915–2002   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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2008
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...Betty Comden 1917 – 2006 and Adolph Green 1915 – 2002 American songwriter s The party's over, it's time to call it a day. ‘The Party's Over’ (1956 song); see crosland party 's over call it a...

Betty Comden 1917–2006 and Adolph Green 1915–2002

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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2018
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...Betty Comden 1917 – 2006 and Adolph Green 1915 – 2002 New York, New York,—a helluva town. ‘New York, New York’ (1945 song) helluva town New York, New York The party's over, it's time to call it a day. ‘The Party's Over’ (1956 song) party 's over call it a...

Burt Shevelove 1915–82 and Larry Gelbart?1928– 

Burt Shevelove 1915–82 and Larry Gelbart?1928–    Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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2008
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44 words

...Burt Shevelove 1915 – 82 and Larry Gelbart ?1928 –   American writers A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum. title of musical (1962) funny thing happened funny thing happened on the way to the Forum on the way to the ...

Betty Comden 1919–2006 and Adolph Green 1915–2002

Betty Comden 1919–2006 and Adolph Green 1915–2002   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2014
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Quotations
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51 words

...Betty Comden 1919 – 2006 and Adolph Green 1915 – 2002 New York, New York,—a helluva town. New York, New York (1945 song) helluva town New York, New York The party's over, it's time to call it a day. ‘The Party's Over’ (1956); see crosland party 's over call it a...

Betty Comden 1919–2006 and Adolph Green 1915–2002

Betty Comden 1919–2006 and Adolph Green 1915–2002   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
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147 words

...Betty Comden 1919 – 2006 and Adolph Green 1915 – 2002 New York, New York—a helluva town, The Bronx is up but the Battery's down. The authors reworked the lyric slightly for the 1949 film of On the Town , bowdlerizing “helluva town” as “wonderful town.” New York, New York , 1945 Why, O why, O why-o Why did I ever leave Ohio, Why did I wander To see what lies yonder When life was so happy at home? This terrific musical, composed by Leonard Bernstein, was based on the 1941 play My Sister Eileen by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov, which was...

Albert Waltz 1908–85 and Malvin Wald c. 1915–2008

Albert Waltz 1908–85 and Malvin Wald c. 1915–2008   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
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54 words

...Albert Waltz 1908 – 85 and Malvin Wald c. 1915 – 2008 There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them. These are the final words of this standout crime drama. It was developed as a television series, with this tag line repeated weekly screenplay, The Naked City ,...

James Roy Newman 1907–66 and Byron S. Miller 1915–2003

James Roy Newman 1907–66 and Byron S. Miller 1915–2003   Reference library

Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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Quotation
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
47 words

...James Roy Newman 1907 – 66 and Byron S. Miller 1915 – 2003 American popular science writer and American lawyer The self-regulating mechanism of the market place cannot always be depended upon to produce adequate results in scientific research. The Control of Atomic Energy (1948), 17 self-regulating ...

Robert, Marquis de Flers 1872–1927 and Arman de Caillavet 1869–1915

Robert, Marquis de Flers 1872–1927 and Arman de Caillavet 1869–1915   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
49 words

...Robert, Marquis de Flers 1872 – 1927 and Arman de Caillavet 1869 – 1915 French dramatist s Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them. L'habit vert , in La petite illustration série théâtre 31 May 1913 democracy is the name we give name we give the...

Robert, Marquis de Flers 1872–1927 and Arman de Caillavet 1869–1915

Robert, Marquis de Flers 1872–1927 and Arman de Caillavet 1869–1915   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
53 words

...Robert, Marquis de Flers 1872 – 1927 and Arman de Caillavet 1869 – 1915 French dramatist s Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them. L'habit vert act 1, sc. 12, in La petite Illustration série théâtre 31 May 1913 democracy is the name we give name we give the...

Edith Œ Somerville 1858–1949 and Martin Ross 1862–1915

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
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80 words

...Edith Œ Somerville 1858 – 1949 and Martin Ross 1862 – 1915 Irish writer s It is my belief that six out of every dozen people who go out hunting are disagreeably conscious of a nervous system, and two out of six are in what is brutally called ‘a blue funk’. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. (1899) I detest collaterals. Blood may be thicker than water, but it is also a great deal nastier. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. ...

Fred Hoyle 1915–2001 and Raymond Arthur Lyttleton 1911–95

Fred Hoyle 1915–2001 and Raymond Arthur Lyttleton 1911–95   Reference library

Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
187 words

...Fred Hoyle 1915 – 2001 and Raymond Arthur Lyttleton 1911 – 95 British astrophysicist and British astronomer It is often held that scientific hypotheses are constructed, and are to be constructed, only after a detailed weighing of all possible evidence bearing on the matter, and that then and only then may one consider, and still only tentatively, any hypotheses. This traditional view however, is largely incorrect, for not only is it absurdly impossible of application, but it is contradicted by the history of the development of any scientific...

1915

1915  

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A novel by Roger McDonald, was first published in 1979, and won the Age Book of the Year and the SA biennial literature awards; in 1982 a seven-part adaptation by ...
Knoxville: Summer of 1915

Knoxville: Summer of 1915  

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Scena (1947) for soprano and orchestra by Barber, a setting of a text by James Agee; Barber arranged it for soprano and chamber orchestra (1950).

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