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Richard Howard

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(1929–), Ohio-born poet, after an A.B. and M.A. from Columbia and study at the Sorbonne published his first collections, Quantities (1962) and The Damages (1967), followed by the ...

Howard, Richard

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The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)

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..., Richard ( 1929– ) Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and educated at Columbia University and the Sorbonne. A prolific translator from French, Howard was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Gouvernement Français ( 1980 ) for his many translations from authors including Gide , Barthes , Baudelaire , and Proust . Honoured by the Pulitzer Prize in poetry ( 1970 ), Howard has taught at many universities, including Johns Hopkins and the universities of Houston, Cincinnati, and Columbia. He lives in New York City and, from 1993 to 1995, was State Poet...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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2005
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..., Richard The poet, translator, essayist, and editor Richard Howard has been an indispensable presence in American letters for many decades. A Pulitzer Prize winner for his third poetry collection, Untitled Subjects ( 1969 ), Howard has also contributed to the literature of his time by publishing the work of others in both magazine and book form. He has most recently served as poetry editor for the Paris Review and Western Humanities Review , having formerly been poetry editor for Shenandoah , the New American Review , and the New Republic . He is...

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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2002
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...Howard, Richard [ Joseph ] ( 1929– ), Ohio -born poet , after an A.B. and M.A. from Columbia and study at the Sorbonne published his first collections, Quantities ( 1962 ) and The Damages ( 1967 ), followed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Untitled Subjects ( 1969 ), written in syllabic verse and presenting 15 dramatic monologues of 19th-century writers, artists, and composers. Findings ( 1971 ) and Fellow Feelings ( 1976 ) present further dramatic monologues, while Two-Part Inventions ( 1974 ) consists of six fictitious dialogues, such as one...

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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..., Richard ( 1929–  ), American poet and translator , born in Cleveland, Ohio, educated at Columbia University and the Sorbonne. After working as a lexicographer, he became a freelance translator and critic in 1958 ; in 1988 he became Rhodes Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati. Quantities ( 1962 ) and Damages ( 1967 ), his first two collections of poetry, displayed his characteristic virtuosity in finely regulated discursive forms. Untitled Subjects ( 1969 ; Pulitzer Prize) established the dramatic monologue as...

Hunt, Richard (Howard)

Hunt, Richard (Howard) (12 Sept 1935)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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2011
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...received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Sculpture Center. Richard (Howard) Hunt Arachne , welded steel, h. 762 mm, incl. base, 1956. Courtesy of the artist. © The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY Bibliography Richard Hunt: Sculpture and Graphics (exh. cat., Milwaukee, U. WI, 1967) Richard Hunt: Exhibition of Sculpture (exh. cat., ed. J. Goldman ; New York, MOMA, 1971) E. H. Fine : The Afro American Artist (New York, 1982) Richard Hunt (exh. cat., essay E. Flomenshaft ; New York, Dorsky Gal., 1989) The...

Howard, Richard [Joseph]

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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..., Richard [Joseph] ( 1929 –), Ohio-born poet, after a B.A. and M.A. from Columbia and study at the Sorbonne published his first collections, Quantities ( 1962 ) and The Damages ( 1967 ), followed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Untitled Subjects ( 1969 ), written in syllabic verse and presenting 15 dramatic monologues of 19th-century writers, artists, and composers. Findings ( 1971 ) and Fellow Feelings ( 1976 ) present further dramatic monologues, while Two-Part Inventions ( 1974 ) consists of six fictitious dialogues, such as one between Oscar...

Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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...Richard Howard Stafford ( 1907–74 ) British politician . He was assistant chief of the Psychological Warfare Division during World War II. He entered Parliament as a Labour MP in 1945 . During the Harold Wilson administrations he was successively Minister of Housing and Local Government, Leader of the House of Commons, and Secretary of State for Social Services. His posthumous Diaries (1975–77) provided revealing insights into the working of government....

Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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...Richard Howard Stafford ( 1907–1974 ) British Labour politician, whose diaries made a considerable stir when they were posthumously published. Son of a judge of strong Conservative convictions, Crossman was educated at Winchester and Oxford. He entered parliament in 1945 and joined Aneurin Bevan 's Keep Left group. Unsympathetic to both Attlee and his successor as Labour leader, Hugh Gaitskell , Crossman was an energetic supporter of Harold Wilson 's bid for the leadership in 1963 . In Wilson's first government, he served as minister of...

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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (5 ed.)

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2019
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...Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford (b. London , 15 Dec. 1907 ; d. Prescote, near Banbury, Oxfordshire , 5 Apr. 1974 ) British Labour politician The son of a judge, Crossman was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, where he was a don before joining the New Statesman as assistant editor in 1938 . After distinguished service as a specialist in psychological warfare during World War II, he was elected Labour MP for Coventry East in 1945 , holding the seat continuously until 1974 . Crossman was a frequent left-wing critic of the foreign policy...

Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford

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A Dictionary of Political Biography (2 ed.)

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2013
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...Richard Howard Stafford (b. Cropredy, Oxfordshire , 15 Dec. 1907 ; d. 5 Apr. 1974 ) British ; Lord President of the Council 1966–8 The son of a judge, Crossman was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, where he was a don before joining the New Statesman as assistant editor in 1938 . After distinguished service as a specialist in psychological warfare during the Second World War, he was elected Labour MP for Coventry East in 1945 , holding the seat continuously until 1974 . Crossman was a frequent left-wing critic of the foreign...

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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1 abbr. for adsorbed. ...

2 symbol for atto+ (SI prefix denoting 10−18).

3 axial.

4 year.

[A]50

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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symbol for the molar concentration of an agonist that produces 50% of the maximal possible effect of that agonist. Other ...

ACC

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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1 a codon in mRNA for l‐threonine. ...

2 abbr. for 1‐aminocyclo‐propane‐1‐carboxylic acid.

ammonium

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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1 the NH4 + ion, formed by hydronation of a molecule of ammonia. It is formed from N2 ...

Ino5′PP

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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symbol for inosine 5′‐diphosphate (alternative to ppI). ...

Ino5′PPP

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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symbol for inosine 5′‐triphosphate (alternative to pppI). ...

inorganic

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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not having the characteristics of living organisms; not organic. ...

inorganic biochemistry

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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the branch of biochemistry concerned with the role of inorganic substances in biochemical systems. Compare bioinorganic chemistry. ...

inorganic chemistry

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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the branch of chemistry dealing with the elements and all their compounds other than ones containing carbon, except for carbon ...

inorganic diphosphate

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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symbol: PPi; any of the anions formed from diphosphoric acid, (HO)2PO–O–PO(OH)2, or any ...

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