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1) Rushdie, Salman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...His first novels, including Midnight's Children (1981) and Shame (1983), are examples of magic realism; elements of this technique can also be found in his later...

2) Ullmann, Liv. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Norwegian stage and film actress, b. Japan. She is best known for her roles in nine films directed by Ingmar Bergman, e.g., Persona (1966), Shame (1968), Cries and...

3) Merope. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One of the Pleiades. She was the wife of Sisyphus, king of Corinth, and the mother of Glaucus. According to one legend she became the lost Pleiad because of the shame...

4) Munro, Alice. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Much acclaimed as one of the finest contemporary short-story writers, Munro is known for quiet, insightfully realistic, and irony-tinged works dealing with daily...

5) Steffens, Lincoln. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Joseph Lincoln Steffens), 1866-1936, American editor and author, b. San Francisco, grad. Univ. of California, 1889, and studied three years in Europe. Steffens became...

6) Midas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek mythology, king of Phrygia. Because he befriended Silenus, the oldest of the satyrs, Dionysus granted him the power to turn everything into gold by touch. But...

7) O'Flaherty, Liam. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Many of his realistic novels have a compassionate interest in troubled people caught in the turbulence of his homeland, such as The Informer (1925), successfully...

8) monitorial system. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British educators Joseph Lancaster and Andrew Bell during the 19th cent. to furnish schooling to the underprivileged even under conditions of severely limited facilities....

9) Sewall, Samuel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American colonial jurist, b. England. He was taken as a child to Newbury, Mass., and was graduated from Harvard in 1671. He became a minister but gave up the cloth...

10) Keneally, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...For a time a student of religion, and later of law, Keneally has ranged over a wide spectrum in his many novels, including the American Civil War, Nazi Germany, and...

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