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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hellman, Lillian 1905-1984. American playwright whose works concern sensitive political and social issues, such as lesbianism in The Children's Hour (1934) and interracial relations in Toys in the Attic (1960).

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  • n. United States playwright; her plays were often indictments of injustice (1905-1984)

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  • What's remembered of my subject there by Lillian Hellman is half-remembered in a half-light.

    Joe Woodward: Biography: The Falsest Art?

  • Braid artist David Hellman is a friend of mine, and following the choice awards, we were drinking at the W Hotel bar with many other folks.

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  • As a guest on The Dick Cavett Show on PBS, Mary McCarthy says that her fellow writer Lillian Hellman is overrated, and then says, “Every word she writes is a lie, including and and the,” 1979. 70

    Innocence and Experience

  • Danny Hellman is a terrific illustrator who contributed a lot of work to bOING bOING, the print zine.

    Boing Boing

  • Hellman is seeking at least $2 billion for DoubleClick, said one person …

    Google Joins Battle to Buy DoubleClick

  • Description: Transcript, 58 pp. Abstract: Leading cryptography scholar Martin Hellman begins by discussing his developing interest in cryptography, factors underlying his decision to do academic research in this area, and the circumstances and fundamental insights of his invention of public key cryptography with collaborators Whitfield Diffie and Ralph Merkle at Stanford University in the mid-1970s.

    Oral history interview with Martin Hellman

  • Characters as Alan Turing, Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir, Leonard Adleman, Phil Zimmermann, Whitfield Diffie e Martin Hellman appear when modern cryptography is described.

    Reflective Surface - The Code Book

  • Hellman was repeatedly accused of untruthfulness, most notably by her longtime adversary Mary McCarthy, who announced on US television: "Every word Hellman writes is a lie – including 'and' and 'the'."

    The scandalous Lillian Hellman

  • Johan Persson Lily James (Taylor) and Joseph Drake (Vernon) in 'Vernon God Little' Hellman's 1934 drama is another fastidiously fashioned play, resembling "Clybourne Park" in the daring change of pace and time for its second half.

    An Embarrassment of Riches

  • Classical Semantics has nevertheless been challenged, for instance by nominalists such as Hellman (1989) and by Hofweber (2005).

    Platonism in the Philosophy of Mathematics

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