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 (wĭs′tər), Owen 1860-1938.
American writer known for his novel The Virginian (1902), often considered the first Western.
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(ˈwɪs tər)

Owen, 1860–1938, U.S. novelist.
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Noun1.Wister - United States writer (1860-1938)
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Among the attendees at the UAE Embassy in Italy to celebrate Emirati Women's Day were: Roberta Pinotti, Former Minister of Defence and President of the UAE-Italy Association, Elisabetta Belloni, Secretery General of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Professor Stefania Proietti, Mayor of the City of Assisi, Nicola Lener, Deputy Director General for Internationalisation at the MOFA, Monica Maggionoi, CEO of Rai Com, Flavia Marzano, a member of Rome's City Council for Innovation, Smart Cities and Gender Policies and creator of Wister Network, and Dr.
The season concludes with a premiere adaptation of Owen Wister's "The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plaines" (June 5-July 19, 2020) by L.C.
Other letters were sent to Waldo Pierce, Mike Strater, Archibald MacLeish, Thornton Wilder, John Dos Passos, Owen Wister, and Scott Fitzgerald, among others.
Having received myriad awards and honors for his work including Western Writers of America's Owen Wister Award (2018), the National Humanities Medal (2015), the National Medal of Arts (2001) and the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement from the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (2012), he lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the Southwest has served as an inspiration for his writing throughout his life.
Assessment of DNA Damage in Testes from Young Wister Male Rat Treated with Monosodium Glutamate.
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Female Wister rats, weighing 120-140 g, were purchased from Shanghai Laboratory Animal Center of Chinese Academy of Science (China), and kept in 50-70% humidity at room temperature.
Caption: Patty Roper at a program with The Friends of Wister Gardens.
In the present study, liver cirrhosis was induced in male Wister rats by alcohol and C[Cl.sub.4], and the Pringle maneuver, hemihepatic vascular occlusion, and hepatic blood inflow occlusion without hemihepatic artery of resection in the cirrhotic liver were applied.
She argues through a series of concise and focused chapters that although male writers seem to have hijacked the genre and its associated generic markers, it was a woman who initiated it, through Emma Ghent Curtis's 1889 The Administratrix thirteen years before Owen Wister's The Virginian, and it was the pioneer writing of other women that shaped its structures and qualities.
(2010) gave male Wister rats different doses of arsenic in drinking water and demonstrated deleterious effects on tubules with periglomerular accumulation of arsenic along with copper.23 The tubular injury score among groups A3 and A4 showed marked improvements in tubular degenerative changes with simultaneous administration of vitamins C and E along with sodium arsenate respectively (Tables 1, 2, 2a).
And like Gaffer and Wormtongue, Strider wasn't a proper name, but an epithet, like Owen Wister's The Virginian, or The Lone Ranger of my childhood cowboy fantasies.