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Edgar Rice, 1875–1950, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
John, 1837–1921, U.S. naturalist and essayist.
William Seward, 1855–98, U.S. inventor of the adding machine.
his grandson, William S(eward) 1914–1997, U.S. novelist.
Contemporary Examples

The Original Sexy Beast Anthony Haden-Guest July 1, 2009
The 10 Best Books About the Motor City Bill Morris July 31, 2014
Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World? Ted Gioia November 22, 2014
American Dreams, 1953: ‘Junky’ by William S. Burroughs Nathaniel Rich June 26, 2013
Allen Ginsberg’s Beat Memories Philip Gefter April 28, 2010

Historical Examples

A Man of Two Countries Alice Harriman
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930 Various
Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15) Charles Morris
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930 Various
Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather Charles W. Upham

Edgar Rice. 1875–1950, US novelist, author of the Tarzan stories
William S(eward). 1914–97, US novelist, noted for his experimental works exploring themes of drug addiction, violence, and homosexuality. His novels include Junkie (1953), The Naked Lunch (1959), and Interzone (1989)


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