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Hecht

 (hĕkt), Ben 1894-1964.
American writer of short stories, novels, such as Erik Dorn (1921), dramas, including The Front Page (1928), written with Charles MacArthur (1895-1956), and screenplays, such as Gunga Din (1938).
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Noun1.Hecht - United States writer of stories and plays (1894-1946)
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While Hecht resists the isolating nature of Method acting, her personal process to get at the core of a character is deep and intricate.
Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade, by Gabrielle Hecht. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2012 xxii, 451 pp.
This volume collects the selected correspondence of Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet and critic Anthony Hecht (1923-2004).
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Compared with these radical visions, the early poetry of Anthony Hecht stands as a meditative and humane corrective--one all the more important because it addresses the unbearable violence out of which human history is stitched with no less horror at its momentousness than Adorno and Celan portray.
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Hecht requested the criminal case against him be tried outside Pierce County, claiming in court papers that "the Tacoma News Tribune has deliberately poisoned" his right to a fair trial, the paper reported.