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Brian Burland
Brian Burland (23 April 1931 – 11 February 2010) was a Bermudian writer, who was the author of nine acclaimed novels[1] that typically dealt with colonialism, family strife and race.[2] He was also a published poet.[3] Burland was the first Bermudian novelist to receive international acclaim.[4]Contents1 Early years 2 Education 3 Publication3.1 Critical reception4 Personal life 5 Recognition, awards and legacy 6 Bibliography 7 References 8 External linksEarly years[edit] Brian Berkeley Burland was born in Bermuda
Bermuda
in 1931,[5] to Gordon Burland and his wife Honor (née Gosling), and was one of four siblings.[2] His was a privileged family background, but from an early age Brian was very conscious of Bermuda's racial inequalities and empathised with black Bermudians: "An important figure in his early life was Sarah Hinson, his black Bermudian nanny who... appears in his novel The Flight of the Cavalier as a heroic figure
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Alec Guinness
World War IIOperation Husky Sir
Sir
Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (born Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
de Cuffe; 2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor. After an early career on the stage, Guinness was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including The Ladykillers
The Ladykillers
and Kind Hearts and Coronets
Kind Hearts and Coronets
in which he played nine different characters. He is also known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket
Herbert Pocket
in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin
Fagin
in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai
(1957, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), General Yevgraf Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Professor Godbole in A Passage to India (1984)
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W. W. Norton & Company
W. W. Norton & Company is an American publishing company based in New York City. It has been owned wholly by its employees since the early 1960s. The company is known for its "Norton Anthologies" (particularly The Norton Anthology of English Literature) and its texts in the Norton Critical Editions series, the latter of which are frequently assigned in university literature courses.Contents1 History 2 Publishing 3 Series3.1 Norton Anthologies 3.2 Norton Critical Editions4 Notable authors 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] The roots of the company date back to 1923, when William Warder Norton founded the firm with his wife Mary Norton, and became its first president.[1] In the 1960s, Mary Norton offered most of her stock to its leading editors and managers
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Baha’i
The Bahá'í Faith
Faith
(/bəˈhɑːiː, -ˈhaɪ/; Persian: بهائی‎ Bahā'i) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people.[1] Established by Bahá'u'lláh
Bahá'u'lláh
in 1863, it initially grew in Iran
Iran
(Persia) and parts of the Middle East, where it has faced ongoing persecution since its inception.[2] Currently it has between 5 and 7 million adherents, known as Bahá'ís, spread out into most of the world's countries and territories.[3][note 1] It grew from the mid-19th-century Bábí religion, whose founder taught that God
God
would soon send a prophet in the manner of Jesus
Jesus
or Muhammad.[4] In 1863, after being banished from his native Iran, Bahá'u'lláh
Bahá'u'lláh
announced that he was this prophet
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Huntington's Disease
Huntington's disease
Huntington's disease
(HD), also known as Huntington's chorea, is an inherited disorder that results in death of brain cells.[4] The earliest symptoms are often subtle problems with mood or mental abilities.[1] A general lack of coordination and an unsteady gait often follow.[2] As the disease advances, uncoordinated, jerky body movements become more apparent.[1] Physical abilities gradually worsen until coordinated movement becomes difficult and the person is unable to talk.[1][2] Mental abilities generally decline into dementia.[3] The specific symptoms vary somewhat between people.[1] Symptoms usually begin between 30 and 50
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Bermuda College
Bermuda College is a community college in Paget Parish, Bermuda.Contents1 Overview 2 History 3 Facilities 4 References 5 External linksOverview[edit] The only post-secondary educational institution in Bermuda, Bermuda College offers a variety of academic, technical and professional courses in the Divisions of Applied Science & Technology, Business Administration & Hospitality, Liberal Arts, and the Centre for Professional and Career Education. Programmes lead to associate's degrees, certificate or diplomas and professional designation and non-credit offerings for lifelong learners. The institution also has partnerships with Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Georgia State University and Miami University allowing students to earn bachelor's and master's degrees in certain subjects while studying in Bermuda
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Joseph Low
Joseph Charles Low (August 11, 1911 – February 12, 2007)[1] was an American artist and children's book illustrator. Low was born in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania . He made cover illustrations for The New Yorker between 1940 and 1980. He was a runner-up for the annual Caldecott Medal, recognizing his illustration of Mice Twice, a picture book that he also wrote (Atheneum Books, 1980). He died in at his home in Edgartown, Massachusetts. References[edit]^ Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Social Security Administration.External links[edit]Joseph Low on IMDb Stephen Heller (2007-02-20). "Joseph Low, 95, Illustrator of Children's Books, Dies"
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Holiday House
Holiday House, Inc., is a publishing house founded in 1935 in New York City, specializing in children's literature
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Random House
Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.[1][2][3] As of 2013, it is part of Penguin Random House, which is jointly owned by German media conglomerate Bertelsmann
Bertelsmann
and British global education and publishing company Pearson PLC.Contents1 History1.1 Early history 1.2 Acquisition by Bertelsmann 1.3 Merger with Penguin2 Organization2.1 Headquarters 2.2 Imprints 2.3 International branches3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Early history[edit] Random House was founded in 1925 by Americans Bennett Cerf
Bennett Cerf
and Donald Klopfer, two years after they acquired the Modern Library imprint from publisher Horace Liveright, which reprints classic works of literature
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Cresset Press
The Cresset Press was a publishing company in London, England, active as an independent press from 1927 for 40 years,[1] and initially specializing in "expensively illustrated limited editions of classical works, like Milton's Paradise Lost"[2] going on to produce well-designed trade editions of literary and political works. Among the leading illustrators commissioned by Cresset were Blair Hughes-Stanton and Gertrude Hermes
Gertrude Hermes
The Pilgrim's Progress
The Pilgrim's Progress
(1928), The Apocrypha
The Apocrypha
(1929), and D. H. Lawrence's Birds, Beasts and Flowers (1930)
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Paget Parish
Paget Parish
Paget Parish
is one of the nine parishes of Bermuda. It is named for William Paget, 4th Baron Paget de Beaudesert (1572–1629). The parish is located in the central south of the island chain, immediately south of Hamilton Harbor on the main island. It is joined to Warwick Parish
Warwick Parish
in the southwest, and Devonshire Parish
Devonshire Parish
in the northeast
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Hill & Wang
Hill & Wang is an American book publishing company focused on American history, world history, and politics. It is a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Hill & Wang was founded as an independent publishing house in 1956 by Arthur Wang (1917/18–2005) and Lawrence Hill, who were both working at A. A. Wyn. They bought backlist books from Wyn and started Dramabooks, publishing plays in trade paperback, then a new format. The series included Jean Cocteau, Arthur L. Kopit and Lanford Wilson. In 1959, Arthur Wang acquired Elie Wiesel's Holocaust memoir, Night, which had been turned down by several English-language publishers, publishing it in 1960. They continued to build the Hill & Wang list to include such authors as Roland Barthes, Langston Hughes, and American historians Stanley Kutler and William Cronon.[1] In 1971, the two sold Hill & Wang to Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and the imprint continues to be recognized for its high quality nonfiction
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Eyre Methuen
Methuen Publishing
Publishing
Ltd is an English publishing house. It was founded in 1889 by Sir Algernon Methuen
Algernon Methuen
(1856–1924) and began publishing in London in 1892. Initially Methuen mainly published non-fiction academic works, eventually diversifying to encourage female authors and later translated works.[1] E. V. Lucas
E. V. Lucas
headed the firm from 1924 to 1928.Contents1 Establishment 2 The Rainbow 3 Edward Verrall Lucas 4 Tintin 5 Associated Book
Book
Publishers 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksEstablishment[edit] In June 1889, as a sideline to teaching, Algernon Methuen
Algernon Methuen
began to publish and market his own textbooks under the label Methuen & Co. The company's first success came in 1892 with the publication of Rudyard Kipling's Barrack-Room Ballads
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Penguin Books
Peter Field, CEO Madeline McIntosh, President USAPublication types BooksImprints Penguin Classics, Viking PressOwner(s) Bertelsmann, Pearson PLCOfficial website www.penguin.comPenguin Crime (details) Penguin Books
Penguin Books
is a British publishing house. It was co-founded in 1935 by Sir Allen Lane, his brothers Richard and John[2], as a line of the publishers The Bodley Head, only becoming a separate company the following year[3]. Penguin revolutionised publishing in the 1930s through its inexpensive paperbacks, sold through Woolworths and other high street stores for sixpence, bringing high-quality paperback fiction and non-fiction to the mass market.[4] Penguin's success demonstrated that large audiences existed for serious books
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Allen & Unwin
Allen & Unwin is an Australian independent publishing company, established in Australia in 1976 as a subsidiary of the British firm George Allen & Unwin Ltd., which was founded by Sir Stanley Unwin in August 1914 and went on to become one of the leading publishers of the twentieth century.Contents1 George Allen & Unwin in the UK 2 Allen & Unwin in Australia 3 Legal case 4 References and sources 5 External linksGeorge Allen & Unwin in the UK[edit] George Allen and Sons was established in 1871 by George Allen, with the backing of John Ruskin,[2] becoming George Allen and Unwin in 1914 as a result of Stanley Unwin's purchase of a controlling interest. Unwin's son Rayner S. Unwin and nephew Philip helped run the company, which published the works of Bertrand Russell, Arthur Waley, Roald Dahl and Thor Heyerdal. It became well known as J. R. R
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