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University Of Chicago Press
The UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS is the largest and one of the oldest university presses in the United States. It is operated by the University of Chicago and publishes a wide variety of academic titles, including The Chicago
Chicago
Manual of Style , numerous academic journals, and advanced monographs in the academic fields. One of its quasi-independent projects is the BiblioVault , a digital repository for scholarly books. The Press building is located just south of the Midway Plaisance on the University of Chicago campus
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Chicago Tribune
The CHICAGO TRIBUNE is a daily newspaper based in Chicago
Chicago
, Illinois , United States
United States
, owned by tronc, Inc. , formerly Tribune Publishing. Founded in 1847, and formerly self-styled as the "World's Greatest Newspaper" (for which WGN radio and television are named), it remains the most-read daily newspaper of the Chicago
Chicago
metropolitan area and the Great Lakes region . It is the eighth-largest newspaper in the United States by circulation (and became the second-largest under Tribune's ownership after the Chicago
Chicago
Tribune's parent company purchased the Los Angeles Times ). Traditionally published as a broadsheet , on January 13, 2009, the Tribune announced it would continue publishing as a broadsheet for home delivery, but would publish in tabloid format for newsstand, news box, and commuter station sales
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Richmond Lattimore
RICHMOND ALEXANDER LATTIMORE (May 6, 1906 – February 26, 1984) was an American poet and classicist known for his translations of the Greek classics, especially his versions of the Iliad
Iliad
and Odyssey
Odyssey
, which are generally considered as among the best English translations available. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and career * 2 Memberships * 3 Books * 4 Awards * 5 See also * 6 References and sources * 7 External links EARLY LIFE AND CAREERBorn to David and Margaret Barnes Lattimore in Paotingfu , China , he graduated from Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College
in 1926. His brother Owen Lattimore was a Sinologist who was blacklisted for his association with China during the McCarthy era, but subsequently rehabilitated when none of the charges against him proved to be true. Their sister Eleanor Frances Lattimore was an author and illustrator of children's books
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Midwest
The MIDWESTERN UNITED STATES, also referred to as the AMERICAN MIDWEST, MIDDLE WEST, or simply the MIDWEST, is one of the four geographic regions defined by the United States Census Bureau
United States Census Bureau
, occupying the northern central part of the United States
United States
of America . It was officially named the NORTH CENTRAL REGION by the Census Bureau until 1984. It is located between the Northeastern U.S. and the Western U.S. , with Canada
Canada
to its north and the Southern U.S. to its south
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The Canterbury Tales
THE CANTERBURY TALES ( Middle English
Middle English
: Tales of Caunterbury ) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in Middle English
Middle English
by Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer
between 1387–1400. In 1386, Chaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, three years later, Clerk of the King's work in 1389. It was during these years that Chaucer began working on his most famous text, The Canterbury Tales. The tales (mostly written in verse , although some are in prose ) are presented as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from London to Canterbury to visit the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket
Thomas Becket
at Canterbury Cathedral . The prize for this contest is a free meal at the Tabard Inn at Southwark on their return
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Robert Redford
CHARLES ROBERT REDFORD JR. (born August 18, 1936) is an American actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist. He is the founder of the Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival
. Redford's career began in 1960 as a guest star on numerous TV shows, including: The Untouchables , Perry Mason , Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
Presents , and The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
, among others. He earned an Emmy nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Voice of Charlie Pont (1962). His greatest Broadway success was as the stuffy newlywed husband of Elizabeth Ashley in Neil Simon
Neil Simon
's Barefoot in the Park (1963). Redford made his film debut in War Hunt (1962). His role in Inside Daisy Clover (1965) won him a Golden Globe
Golden Globe
for best new star
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William Craigie
SIR WILLIAM ALEXANDER CRAIGIE (13 August 1867 – 2 September 1957) was a philologist and a lexicographer . A graduate of the University of St Andrews
University of St Andrews
, he was the third editor of the Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary
and co-editor (with C. T. Onions ) of the 1933 supplement. From 1916 to 1925 he was also Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon in the University of Oxford
University of Oxford
. He married Jessie Kinmond Hutchen of Dundee, born 1864 or 65, died 1947, daughter of William. He lectured on lexicography at the University of Chicago
University of Chicago
while working on the Dictionary of American English and the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue , a project he pioneered
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Chicago Sun-Times
The CHICAGO SUN-TIMES is a daily newspaper published in Chicago
Chicago
, Illinois
Illinois
, United States
United States
. It is the flagship paper of the Sun-Times Media Group . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 The 1940s, 1950s and 1960s * 1.2 The 1970s * 1.3 The 1980s * 1.4 The 1990s * 1.5 The 2000s * 1.6 The 2010s * 2 Awards and notable stories * 3 Staff * 4 Early Edition * 5 Gallery * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYThe Chicago
Chicago
Sun-Times is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the city. It began in 1844 as the Chicago
Chicago
Daily Journal, which was the first newspaper to publish the rumor, now believed false, that a cow owned by Catherine O\'Leary was responsible for the Chicago
Chicago
fire . The Evening Journal, whose West Side building at 17-19 S
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Koine Greek
KOINE GREEK (UK English /ˈkɔɪniː/ , US English /kɔɪˈneɪ/ , /ˈkɔɪneɪ/ or /kiːˈniː/ ; from Koine Greek
Koine Greek
ἡ κοινὴ διάλεκτος, "the common dialect"), also known as ALEXANDRIAN DIALECT, COMMON ATTIC, HELLENISTIC or BIBLICAL GREEK ( Modern Greek
Modern Greek
: Ελληνιστική Κοινή, "Hellenistic Koiné", in the sense of "Hellenistic supraregional language "), was the common supra-regional form of Greek spoken and written during Hellenistic and Roman antiquity and the early Byzantine era, or Late Antiquity. It evolved from the spread of Greek following the conquests of Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC, and served as the lingua franca of much of the Mediterranean region and the Middle East during the following centuries. It was based mainly on Attic and related Ionic speech forms, with various admixtures brought about through dialect levelling with other varieties
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International PEN
PEN INTERNATIONAL (known as INTERNATIONAL PEN until 2010) is a worldwide association of writers , founded in London in 1921 to promote friendship and intellectual co-operation among writers everywhere. The association has autonomous International PEN centers in over 100 countries. Other goals included: to emphasise the role of literature in the development of mutual understanding and world culture; to fight for freedom of expression ; and to act as a powerful voice on behalf of writers harassed, imprisoned and sometimes killed for their views. It is the world's oldest human rights organization and the oldest international literary organization
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A River Runs Through It (film)
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT is a 1992 American period coming-of-age drama film directed by Robert Redford
Robert Redford
and starring Craig Sheffer , Brad Pitt , Tom Skerritt
Tom Skerritt
, Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
, and Emily Lloyd . It is a based on the 1976 semi-autobiographical novel A River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean , adapted for the screen by Richard Friedenberg . Set in and around Missoula, Montana
Missoula, Montana
, the story follows two sons of a Presbyterian
Presbyterian
minister, one studious and the other rebellious, as they grow up and come of age in the Rocky Mountain region during a span of time from roughly World War I
World War I
to the early days of the Great Depression , including part of the Prohibition era
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Association Of American Publishers
The ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PUBLISHERS (AAP) is the national trade association of the American book publishing industry. AAP has more than 300 members, including most of the major commercial publishers in the United States
United States
, as well as smaller and non-profit publishers, university presses and scholarly societies. Former U.S. congresswoman Patricia Schroeder served as the association's CEO
CEO
from 1997 until 2009, taking over the role from two time U.S. Ambassador
Ambassador
and Assistant Secretary of State Nicholas A. Veliotes . On May 1, 2009, former U.S. congressman Tom Allen
Tom Allen
took over as president and CEO
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Mike Royko
MICHAEL ROYKO (September 19, 1932 – April 29, 1997) was a Chicago newspaper columnist , winner of the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for commentary . Over his 30-year career, he wrote over 7,500 daily columns for three newspapers, the Chicago
Chicago
Daily News , the Chicago
Chicago
Sun-Times , and the Chicago
Chicago
Tribune . Originally a humorist focused on life in Chicago, he authored a scathing negative biography of Chicago
Chicago
Mayor Richard J. Daley in 1971. CONTENTS * 1 Young reporter * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Death * 5 Honors * 6 Books by Royko * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links YOUNG REPORTER Mike Royko
Mike Royko
grew up in Chicago, living in an apartment above a bar. His mother, Helen (née Zak), was Polish , and his father, Michael Royko, Ukrainian (born in Dolyna )
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Parent Company
A PARENT COMPANY is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operation by doing and influencing or electing its board of directors . The second company is deemed a subsidiary of the parent company
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D. C. Heath And Company
D.C. HEATH AND COMPANY was an American publishing company located at 125 Spring Street in Lexington, Massachusetts
Lexington, Massachusetts
, specializing in textbooks. HISTORYThe company was founded in Boston by Daniel Collamore Heath in 1885. D.C. Heath and Company was owned by Raytheon
Raytheon
from 1966 to 1995. When Raytheon
Raytheon
exited the textbook market, it sold the company to Houghton Mifflin . D.C. Heath started a small division of software editors to supplement the textbooks in the early 80's. However, the editors strived to make the software packages not dependent on the books. What impressed me was no compromising on quality just to support the texts. There were the test banks that allowed teachers to pick and choose questions for their quizzes and tests
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RR Donnelley
RR DONNELLEY is a Fortune 500 integrated communications company that provides marketing and business communications, commercial printing, and related services. Its corporate headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
, USA. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Business acquisitions and mergers * 3 Lakeside Classics * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe company, legally known as R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, was founded in 1864 by Richard Robert Donnelley. His son, Reuben H. Donnelley, founded the otherwise unrelated company R. H. Donnelley . RR Donnelley's cartographic production facility in Lancaster, Pennsylvania grew to be one of the largest custom mapmaking companies in the United States
United States

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