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Bely, Andrei

(Encyclopedia) Bely, Andrei əndrā´ byĕ´lē [key], pseud. of Boris Nikolayevich Bugayev bûryēs´ nyĭkəlī´əvyĭch˝ bo͞ogī´ĭf [key], 1880–1934, Russian writer. A leading symbolis

Sinyavsky, Andrey Donatovich

(Encyclopedia) Sinyavsky, Andrey Donatovich ŭndrā´ dōnät´əvyĭch˝ sĭnyäf´skē [key], 1925–97, Russian novelist and essayist. Starting in the 1960s, Sinyavsky, a protege of Boris…

Russian literature

(Encyclopedia) Russian literature, literary works mainly produced in the historic area of Russia, written in its earliest days in Church Slavonic and after the 17th cent. in the Russian…

Sullivan, Louis Henry

(Encyclopedia) Sullivan, Louis Henry, 1856–1924, American architect, b. Boston, studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He is of great…

Fox, Charles James

(Encyclopedia) Fox, Charles James, 1749–1806, British statesman and orator, for many years the outstanding parliamentary proponent of liberal reform. He entered Parliament in 1768 and…

minority

(Encyclopedia) minority, in international law, population group with a characteristic culture and sense of identity occupying a subordinate political status. Religious minorities were…

Moscow

(Encyclopedia) Moscow mŏs´kou, –kō [key], Rus. Moskva, city (1991 est. pop. 8,802,000), capital of Russia and of Moscow region and the administrative center of the Central…

nationalism

(Encyclopedia) nationalism, political or social philosophy in which the welfare of the nation-state as an entity is considered paramount. Nationalism is basically a collective state of…