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  • 101Thomas Eakins — Self portrait, National Academy of Design, New York. In 1894 the artist wrote: My honors are misunderstanding, persecution neglect, enhanced because unsought. [1] …

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  • 102Black Hawk Down (film) — Infobox Film name = Black Hawk Down caption = Movie Poster from Black Hawk Down amg id = 1:257740 imdb id = 0265086 producer = Jerry Bruckheimer Ridley Scott director = Ridley Scott writer = Mark Bowden Ken Nolan starring = Josh Hartnett Ewan… …

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  • 103The War of the Worlds (radio) — The War of the Worlds was an episode of the American radio drama anthology series Mercury Theatre on the Air . It was performed as a Halloween episode of the series on October 30, 1938 and aired over the WABC Radio network. Directed and narrated… …

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  • 104Octave Mirbeau — Born 16 February 1848(1848 02 16) Trévières, France Died 16 February 1917(1917 02 16) (age …

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  • 105Madame Bovary — For related uses, see Madame Bovary (disambiguation). Madame Bovary   …

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  • 106Chariton — For other uses, see Chariton (disambiguation). Chariton of Aphrodisias (Greek: Χαρίτων Ἀφροδισεύς)[1] was the author of an ancient Greek novel probably titled Callirhoe (based on the subscription in the sole surviving manuscript), though it is… …

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  • 107Giambattista Vico — Born Giovanni Battista Vico 23 June 1668(1668 06 23) Naples, Kingdom of Naples Died 23 January 1744( …

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  • 108English novel — Early novels in English= See the article First novel in English.Romantic novelThe Romantic period saw the first flowering of the English novel. The Romantic and the Gothic novel are closely related; both imagined almost supernatural forces… …

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  • 109Saint Valentine — Infobox Saint name=Saint Valentine birth date=unknown death date=ca. 269cite web | last = Jones | first = Terry | title = Valentine of Rome | work = Patron Saints Index | url=http://www.catholic forum.com/saints/saintv06.htm | accessdate = 2007… …

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  • 110John Shirley — For the Microsoft entrepreneur and Alexander Calder aficionado, see Jon Shirley. John Shirley is an American fantasist, author of noir fiction, and science fiction writer. Shirley is a prolific writer of novels and short stories, TV scripts and… …

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  • 111Abstract art — Kazimir Malevich, Black Square, c. 1913 Abstract art uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world.[1] Western art had been, from the… …

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  • 112BBC Television Shakespeare — DVD Box Set Also known as The Shakespeare Collection (UK) The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (US) Genre …

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  • 113Alternate reality game — This article is about the genre. For the specific 1980s series, see Alternate Reality (computer game). An alternate reality game (ARG) is an interactive narrative that uses the real world as a platform, often involving multiple media and game… …

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  • 114Back-story — In narratology, a back story (also back story or backstory) is the history behind the situation extant at the start of the main story. This literary device is often employed to lend the main story depth or verisimilitude. A back story may include …

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  • 115Karel Reisz — Infobox Actor name = Karel Reisz birthdate = birth date|1926|7|21 location = Ostrava, Czechoslovakia deathdate = death date and age|2002|11|25|1926|7|21 deathplace = London, England spouse = Betsy Blair (1963–2002) baftaawards = Best British Film …

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  • 116Negative capability — describes the resistance to a set of institutional arrangements or a system of knowledge about the world and human experience. It explains the capacity of human beings to reject the totalizing constraints of a closed context, and to both… …

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  • 117John Singleton Copley — For the British lawyer and politician of this name, see John Copley, 1st Baron Lyndhurst. John Singleton Copley Portrait of Copley by Gilbert Stuart Birth name John Singleton Copley …

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  • 118Symposium (Plato) — The Symposium is a philosophical dialogue written by Plato sometime after 385 BC. It is a discussion on the nature of love, taking the form of a group of speeches, both satirical and serious, given by a group of men at a symposium or a wine… …

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  • 119The Blind Assassin — Infobox Book | name = The Blind Assassin title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Margaret Atwood cover artist = country = Canada language = English series = genre = Historical fiction publisher = McClelland and… …

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  • 120Jerome Bruner — Infobox Scientist name = Jerome Bruner box width = image size =150px caption = Jerome Bruner birth date = birth date and age|1915|10|1 birth place = death date = death place = residence = citizenship = nationality = American ethnicity = field =… …

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