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Frisch

 (frĭsh), Karl von 1886-1982.
Austrian zoologist who shared a 1973 Nobel Prize for describing how bees use different types of dances to communicate with each other.

Frisch

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1. (Biography) Karl von. 1886–1982, Austrian zoologist; studied animal behaviour, esp of bees; shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1973
2. (Biography) Max (maks). 1911–91, Swiss dramatist and novelist. His works are predominantly satirical and include the plays Biedermann und die Brandstifter (1953) and Andorra (1961), and the novel Stiller (1954)
3. (Biography) Otto. 1904–79, British nuclear physicist, born in Austria, who contributed to the development of the first atomic bomb
4. (Biography) Ragnar (Anton Kittil). 1895–1973, Norwegian economist, who pioneered the study of econometrics and greatly influenced the management of the Norwegian economy from 1945: shared the first Nobel prize for economics (1969) with Jan Tinbergen
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Noun1.Frisch - British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
2.Frisch - Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
3.Frisch - Austrian zoologist noted for his studies of honeybees (1886-1982)
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In that respect, the study Farbbekenntnisse is an example for the inappropriate transfer of such premises to literary texts and, as Klaus Muller-Salget already pointed out, proof of what happens when otherwise capable literary scholars uncritically put the whiteness studies blinkers on (Muller-Salget, "Max Frisch zwischen Dekonstruktion, Denunziation und postkolonialer Zurichtung," literaturkritik.
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Max Frisch and Friedrich Durrenmatt, the two most important Swiss writers of the twentieth century, are arguably two seminal figures in the Western European literary canon since World War II.
Frisch, winner of the 1986 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, wrote the novel in 1937, but it has not been available in English until now.
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