Stein, William

Stein, William (Howard)

(1911–80) biochemist; born in New York City. Beginning in 1938 at the Rockefeller Institute, he and Stanford Moore set about analyzing the amino acids in proteins; by 1960 they had determined the amino acid sequence of ribonuclease. Stein and Moore shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry (1972) with Christian Anfinsen. Stein remained affiliated with Rockefeller University until about 1970.
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Morrison considers the work of a disparate array of fellow writers, including James Baldwin, Gertrude Stein, William Faulkner, Chinua Achebe and Toni Cade Bambara.
"The Science of Superstition: Gertrude Stein, William James, and the Formation of Belief." MSF: Modern Fiction Studies 51 (1): 60-87.
Reynolds--are examined in Chapter Three, "Gertrude Stein, William James, and Habit in the Shadow of War." In part because Stein studied with James at Radcliffe, the chapter commences with a discussion of William James's ideas about habits, a discussion that quickly involves Olson in a comparison of James's ideas with those of Walter Pater and Henri Bergson.
In their time James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, and TS Eliot were all revolutionary enough to be shocking.
In Paris in 1923, he used money from Bryher's family to establish the Contact Publishing Company, which published modernist works by Djuna Barnes, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, and Nathanael West.
Among his friends and enemies were John Dewey, Leo Stein, William Glackens, Bertrand Russell, and Henri Matisse.
The major writers considered are James Weldon Johnson, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Henry Miller, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston, John Clellon Holmes, Diane Di Prima, Oscar Zeta Acosta, and Joyce Johnson, plus various influential critics.
Paul Bowles: A Life Virginia Spencer Carr (Scribner, $35) The author of 1949's The Sheltering Sky also composed music, wrote plays, held court in Morocco, adored young men, married a lesbian writer as compelling as he, and bedded or bonded with the artistic cream of his day: Tennessee Williams, Aaron Copland, Gertrude Stein, William S.
Neumann, Karin Figala), la teologia (Scott Mandelbrote)--, cuatro filosofos con fuerte interes en la historia (Howard Stein, William Harper, Robert DiSalle y Alan Gahbey) y el fisico Michael Nauenberg.
I was particularly taken with an article titled "Gertrude Stein, William James, and Pablo Picasso" by Marianne L.
Eliot, Wyndham Lewis, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, and Wallace Stevens, but the magazine is probably best known for its serialization of James Joyce's novel Ulysses.
"Gertrude Stein, William James, and Habit in the Shadow of War." Twentieth-Century Literature 49.3 (Fall 2003): 328-59.