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Primo Levi MP (1919 - 1987)

The International Primo Levi Studies Center Turin Primo Levi Center New York Primo Michele Levi (I31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist and writer. He was the author ...

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Edgar Bowers (1924 - 2000)

Edgar Bowers (March 2, 1924 - February 4, 2000) was an American poet who won the Bollingen Prize in Poetry in 1989. Bowers was born in Rome, Georgia in 1924. During World War II he joined the milit...

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Amon Liner (1940 - 1976)

Amon Liner (May 29, 1940 – July 26, 1976) was an American poet and playwright. Biography Amon Liner was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He received a B.A. in English from Kenyon College, ...

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Paul Eliot Green (1894 - 1981)

) Paul Eliot Green (March 17, 1894 – May 4, 1981) was an American playwright best known for his depictions of life in North Carolina during the first decades of the twentieth century. He recei...

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Kermit Hunter (1910 - 2001)

Kermit Houston Hunter (3 October 1910-11 April 2001) American playwright known primarily for writing historical outdoor dramas. Born in McDowell County, West Virginia in 1910, Hunter first attended...

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Warren H. Carroll (1932 - 2011)

Dr. Warren H. Carroll (24 March 1932 – 17 July 2011) was a leading conservative Catholic historian and author, and the founder of Christendom College. Biography The son of Herbert Allen Ca...

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Gladys Hasty Carroll (1904 - 1999)

Gladys Hasty Carroll (June 26, 1904 - April 1, 1999) was an American novelist active from the late 1920s into the 1980s. In her fiction and non-fiction, Carroll wrote about what she knew and people t...

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Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp (1888 - 1923)

Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the...

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<private> Lord (Bao)

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James A. Michener (1907 - 1997)

James Albert Michener (/ˈmɪtʃnər/; February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were family sagas cover...

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Tristram Potter Coffin (1922 - 2012)

Tristram (“Tris”) Potter Coffin (February 13, 1922 – January 31, 2012) was a folklorist and leading scholar of ballad texts in the 20th century. Dr. Coffin spent the bulk of his ...

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Christopher Darlington Morley (1890 - 1957)

Christopher Morley (May 5, 1890 – March 28, 1957) was an American journalist, novelist, essayist and poet. He also produced stage productions for a few years and gave college lectures. Biogr...

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Richard Ghormley Eberhart (1904 - 2005)

Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was an American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. He won the Pulitzer Prize...

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Arthur Stratton (1911 - 1975)

Arthur Mills Perce Stratton (1911 – 3 September 1975) was an American author and traveller. He was a playwright, a novelist, an OSS agent, a teacher in Turkey, and an assistant college profess...

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James E. Bassett, Jr. (1912 - 1978)

) James E. Bassett, Jr. (1912 – September 24, 1978) was an American newspaper editor and author, most notably of the best-selling novel Harm's Way that was later adapted into a major motion pi...

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John Stevens Cabot Abbott (1805 - 1877)

John Stevens Cabot Abbott (September 19, 1805 – June 17, 1877), an American historian, pastor, and pedagogical writer, was born in Brunswick, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott. Early life H...

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Jacob Abbott (1803 - 1879)

Jacob Abbott (November 14, 1803 – October 31, 1879) was an American writer of children's books. Biography Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott. He attended the Ha...

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Charles Dudley Warner (1829 - 1900)

Charles Dudley Warner (September 12, 1829 – October 20, 1900) was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today. ...

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Archibald Rutledge (1883 - 1973)

Archibald Hamilton Rutledge (1883–1973) was an American poet and educator, the first South Carolina poet laureate from 1934 to 1973. He wrote over 50 books and many poems, usually about his hu...

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Fitz Hugh Ludlow (1836 - 1870)

Fitz Hugh Ludlow, sometimes seen as “Fitzhugh Ludlow,” (September 11, 1836 – September 12, 1870) was an American author, journalist, and explorer; best known for his autobiograph...

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Louis O. Coxe (1918 - 1993)

Louis Osborne Coxe (April 15, 1918 – May 25, 1993) was an American poet, playwright, essayist, and professor who was recognized by the Academy of American Poets for his "long, powerful, quiet ...

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Anne Rice MP

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Alexander Scott Withers (1792 - 1865)

Alexander Scott Withers (12 October 1792, near Warrenton, Virginia – 23 January 1865, near Parkersburg, West Virginia) was the author of Chronicles of Border Warfare (1831), a history of (and ...

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Helen Hunt Jackson MP (1830 - 1885)

Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, born Helen Fiske (October 15, 1830 – August 12, 1885), was an American poet and writer who became an activist on behalf of improved treatment of Native Americans by t...

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<private> Graham (Pepper)

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Curtis Bill Pepper (1917 - 2014)

Curtis Bill Pepper (August 30, 1917 – April 4, 2014) was an American journalist and author. Pepper was Newsweek's Mediterranean bureau chief in Rome from 1957 to 1969. He also worked for Edwar...

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Edward Perkins Channing (1856 - 1931)

Edward Perkins Channing (June 15, 1856 – January 7, 1931) was an American historian and an author of a monumental History of the United States in six volumes, for which he won the 1926 Pulitze...

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Virginia Sorensen (1912 - 1991)

Virginia Sorensen, née Eggertsen, also credited as Virginia Sorenson (February 17, 1912, in Provo, Utah – December 24, 1991), was the author of the 1957 John Newbery Medal winning Mirac...

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Anthony Trollope MP (1815 - 1882)

Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known...

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Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the ...

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Naomi Margaret Mitchison (1897 - 1999)

Naomi Haldane, the daughter of a physiologist, John Scott Haldane, and the sister of John Haldane , was born in Edinburgh on 1st November, 1897. Her mother, Kathleen (Trotter) Haldane, was a suffragi...

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Penelope Fitzgerald (1916 - 2000)

Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was a Booker Prize–winning English novelist, poet, essayist and biographer. In 2008, The Times included her in a list of "The 50 g...

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Margery Latimer (1899 - 1932)

Margery Bodine Latimer (February 6, 1899 – August 16, 1932), born in Portage, Wisconsin, was a writer, feminist theorist, and social activist. Latimer published two highly acclaimed novels, We...

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Nathan Eugene "Jean" Pinchback Toomer MP (1894 - 1967)

See also Jean Toomer (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) was an American poet and novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance. His first book Cane, published in 1923, is co...

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Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille MP (1897 - 1962)

Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille 10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, anthropology, philosophy, economy, sociology and hist...

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John Crowe Ransom (1888 - 1974)

John Crowe Ransom (April 30, 1888 – July 3, 1974) was an educator, scholar, literary critic, poet, essayist and editor. He is considered to be a founder of the New Criticism school of literary...

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Reynolds Price (1933 - 2011)

Reynolds Price (February 1, 1933 – January 20, 2011), born Edward Reynolds Price, was an American poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University....

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James Ford Rhodes (1848 - 1927)

James Ford Rhodes (May 1, 1848 – January 22, 1927), was an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. Early life Rhodes attended New York University, beginning in 1865, ...

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Charles Edward Anson Markham (1852 - 1940)

Edwin Markham (April 23, 1852 – March 7, 1940; born Charles Edward Anson Markham) was an American poet. From 1923 to 1931 he was Poet Laureate of Oregon. Edwin Markham was born in Oregon City,...

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Margaret Kernochan Leech (1893 - 1974)

Margaret Kernochan Leech (November 7, 1893 – February 24, 1974), also known as Margaret Pulitzer, was an American historian and fiction writer. She who the Pulitzer Prize for History both in 1...

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Burton J. Hendrick (1870 - 1949)

Burton Jesse Hendrick (1870–1949), born in New Haven, Connecticut, was an American author. While attending Yale University, Hendrick was editor of both The Yale Courant and The Yale Literary M...

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Oliver Hazard Perry LaFarge (1901 - 1963)

Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge (December 19, 1901 – August 2, 1963) was an American writer and anthropologist, best known for his 1930 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Laughing Boy. Named for his ...

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Samuel P. Huntington (1927 - 2008)

Samuel Phillips Huntington (April 18, 1927 – December 24, 2008) was an influential conservative political scientist from the United States of America whose works covered multiple sub-fields of...

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Frances Little (deceased)

Frances Little (November 22, 1863 - January 6, 1941) was the pseudonym of American author Fannie Caldwell. Caldwell and her husband, businessman J.D. Macaulay, made their home on Fourth Street in Lou...

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Alice Hegan Rice (1870 - 1942)

Alice Hegan Rice, also known as Alice Caldwell Hegan, (January 11, 1870 – February 10, 1942) was an American novelist. Born in Shelbyville, Kentucky, she wrote over two dozen books, the most...

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Cale Young Rice (1872 - 1943)

Cale Young Rice (December 7, 1872 – January 24, 1943) was an American poet and dramatist. He was born in Dixon, Kentucky to Laban Marchbanks Rice, a Confederate veteran and tobacco merchant,...

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Samuel Hopkins Adams (1871 - 1958)

Samuel Hopkins Adams (January 26, 1871 – November 16, 1958) was an American writer, best known for his investigative journalism, muckraking. Background Adams was born in Dunkirk, New York....

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Ida Minerva Tarbell (1857 - 1944)

Ida Minerva Tarbell (November 5, 1857 – January 6, 1944) was an American teacher, author and journalist. She was known as one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era, work known in ...

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Max Brand (1892 - 1944)

Frederick Schiller Faust (May 29, 1892 – May 12, 1944) was an American author known primarily for his thoughtful and literary Westerns under the pen name Max Brand. His other pseudonyms includ...

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Laura E. Richards (1850 - 1943)

Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards (February 27, 1850 – January 14, 1943) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to a high-profile family. During her life, she wrote over 90 books, including children's...

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Hart Crane MP (1899 - 1932)

Poet. He is remembered for his books "The Bridge," "Black Tambourine," "Chaplinesque," "Episode of Hands" and "The River." He died at the age of 32, but he seemed to be older. He committed suicide whil...

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William Bradford, Governor of Plymouth Colony MP (1589 - 1657)

William Bradford Birth: on or before 19 March 1589/90 - Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Christened: 19 March 1589/90 - St. Helen's Chapel, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Parents: William Bradf...

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Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford MP (1717 - 1797)

Wikipedia: English Horace Inherited the title when his nephew George died. When Horace then died without issue, the title went extinct. However it was re-created for [ ]. Horace Walpole, 4th Earl o...

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Friedrich von Schiller MP (1759 - 1805)

Friedrich von Schiller Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his ...

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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce MP (1842 - 1914)

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842[2] – after 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, "An Oc...

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Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander McCrae, MD (1872 - 1918)

Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander McCrae, MD (November 30, 1872 – January 28, 1918) was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I, and a surgeon during the Seco...

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J. D. Salinger MP (1919 - 2010)

Jerome David "J. D." Salinger (January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American writer. Living reclusively after much-noticed publications early in his career, he last published an original w...

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Robert Ludlum (1927 - 2001)

Robert Ludlum (May 25, 1927 – March 12, 2001) was an American author of 27 thriller novels. The number of copies of his books in print is estimated between 290 million and 500 million. They ha...

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John Willard Toland (1912 - 2004)

) removed. (June 2007) John Willard Toland (June 29, 1912 – January 4, 2004) was an American author and historian. He is best known for his bestselling biography of Adolf Hitler and for his ...

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Rev. Edward Everett Hale MP (1822 - 1909)

Edward Everett Hale (April 3, 1822 – June 10, 1909) was an American author and Unitarian clergyman. Hale was born on April 3, 1822, in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Nathan Hale (1784-18...

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Dominick John Dunne MP (1925 - 2009)

Dominick John Dunne was an American writer and investigative journalist, whose subjects frequently hinged on the ways in which high society interacts with the judicial system. He was a movie producer...

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William Cullen Bryant MP (1794 - 1878)

Notable work(s) "Thanatopsis" William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 – June 12, 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post. Bryan...

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Telford Taylor (1908 - 1998)

Telford Taylor (February 24, 1908 – May 23, 1998) was an American lawyer best known for his role in the Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, his opposition t...

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Joseph John Campbell (1904 - 1987)

Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work i...

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Lt. Lewis B. Puller, Jr. (USMC) (1945 - 1994)

. Lewis Burwell Puller, Jr. (August 18, 1945 – May 11, 1994) was an attorney, Pulitzer prize winning author and officer in the United States Marine Corps. He was severely wounded in the Vietna...

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Dashiell Hammett MP (1894 - 1961)

Samuel Dashiell Hammett (/dəˈʃiːl/; May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, ...

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Marie Stopes, D.Sc., Ph.D. (1880 - 1958)

Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes (15 October 1880 – 2 October 1958) was a British author, palaeobotanist, campaigner for women's rights and pioneer in the field of birth control. She was the ...

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Sarah Orne Jewett MP (1849 - 1909)

Sources: Sarah Orne Jewett House: Writer Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) spent much of her life in this stately Georgian residence, owned by her family since 1819. Jewett drew on the house fo...

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Stanislas, marquis de Boufflers (1738 - 1815)

Voir Wikipedia... Stanislas Jean, chevalier de Boufflers (May 31, 1738, Nancy – January 18, 1815) was a French statesman and writer. Biography He was born near Nancy, Meurthe-et-Mosell...

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André Chénier MP (1762 - 1794)

André Marie Chénier (30 October 1762 – 25 July 1794) was a French poet, associated with the events of the French Revolution of which he was a victim. His sensual, emotive poetry ...

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Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863 - 1938)

Gabriele D'Annunzio (Italian pronunciation: [ɡabriˈɛːle danˈnuntsjo]; 12 March 1863 – 1 March 1938), Principe di Montenevoso, sometimes spelled d'Annunzio wa...

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DuBose Heyward MP (1885 - 1940)

Author. A noted Southern writer of the early 20th. century, he is remembered for his 1925 novel "Porgy" and for the subsequent libretto of George Gershwin's 1935 opera "Porgy and Bess". Most of what ...

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Gerald Warner Brace (1901 - 1978)

Gerald Warner Brace (September 24, 1901 – July 20, 1978) was an American novelist, writer, educator, sailor and boat builder. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New Engla...

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James Ingram Merrill (1926 - 1995)

James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 – February 6, 1995) was an American poet whose awards include the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1977) for Divine Comedies. His poetry falls into two distinct b...

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David Foster Wallace (1962 - 2008)

David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an award-winning American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and professor at Pomona College in Claremont, California. Wa...

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Ernst von Wildenbruch (1845 - 1909)

Ernst von Wildenbruch (February 3, 1845, Beirut – January 15, 1909, Berlin) was a German poet and dramatist. Biography Wildenbruch was born at Beirut in Lebanon, the son of the Prussian co...

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Natalie Clifford Barney (1876 - 1972)

Natalie Clifford Barney (October 31, 1876 – February 2, 1972) was an American playwright, poet and novelist who lived as an expatriate in Paris. Barney's salon was held at her home on Paris' L...

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Renée Vivien (1877 - 1909)

Wikipedia: English , Français Renée Vivien , born Pauline Mary Tarn (11 June 1877 – 18 November 1909) was a British poet who wrote in the French language. Links Poems by Ren&...

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Khalil Gibran MP (1883 - 1931)

Khalil Gibran ; born Gubran Khalil Gubran , in academic contexts often spelled Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān, Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān, or Jibrān Xalīl Jibr&#...

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William Winter (1836 - 1917)

) William Winter (July 15, 1836 – June 30, 1917) was an American dramatic critic and author. Born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Winter graduated from Harvard Law School in 1857, Theater Crit...

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Angelos Sikelianos (1884 - 1951)

Angelos Sikelianos (28 March 1884-19 June 1951) (Greek: Άγγελος Σικελιανός) was ...

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Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855 - 1927)

Houston Stewart Chamberlain (September 9, 1855 – January 9, 1927) was an English author of books on political philosophy, natural science and son-in-law of the German composer Richard Wagner; ...

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Allen Stuart Drury (1918 - 1998)

Allen Stuart Drury (September 2, 1918 – September 2, 1998) was a U.S. novelist. He wrote the 1959 novel Advise and Consent, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960. Early lif...

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David F. Dodge (1910 - 1974)

David Francis Dodge (Berkeley, California, August 18, 1910 – August 8, 1974) was an American author of mystery/thriller novels and humorous travel books. His first book was published in 1941. ...

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Richard Harding Davis (1864 - 1916)

Richard Harding Davis (April 18, 1864 – April 11, 1916) was a journalist and writer of fiction and drama, known foremost as the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish-American W...

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Rebecca Harding Davis (1831 - 1910)

Rebecca Blaine Harding Davis (June 24, 1831–September 29, 1910; born Rebecca Blaine Harding) was an American author and journalist. She is deemed a pioneer of literary realism in Ameri...

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Ina Coolbrith (1841 - 1928)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ina Donna Coolbrith (birth name Josephine Donna Smith) (March 10, 1841 – February 29, 1928) was an American poet, writer, librarian, and a prominent figure...

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Antero de Quental MP (1842 - 1891)

Antero Tarquínio de Quental (Ponta Delgada, 18 de abril de 1842 — Ponta Delgada, 11 de setembro de 1891) foi um escritor e poeta de Portugal que teve um papel importante no movimento da G...

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John Jay Chapman (1862 - 1933)

John Jay Chapman (March 2, 1862 – November 4, 1933) was an American author. Biography He was born in New York City. His father, Henry Grafton Chapman, was a broker who eventually became pr...

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Mary Hunter Austin (1868 - 1934)

Mary Hunter Austin (September 9, 1868 – August 13, 1934) was an American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain (1903) describes...

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<private> Letts (Gipson)

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Jaufré Rudel, le Troubadour MP (c.1100 - c.1148)

Jaufré Rudel (v. 1113 à Blaye - v. 1170) est un troubadour aquitain de langue d'oc. Surnommé le prince de Blaye, ville dont il fut le seigneur, il prit part à la deuxi...

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Brig. General Robert Lee Scott, Jr. (USAF) (1908 - 2006)

. Robert Lee Scott Jr. (12 April 1908 – 27 February 2006) was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force. Scott is best known for his autobiography God is My Co-Pilot about his explo...

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Harrison Evans Salisbury (1908 - 1993)

Harrison Evans Salisbury (November 14, 1908 – July 5, 1993), an American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist (1955), was the first regular New York Times correspondent in Moscow after World War ...

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Narayana Menon Vallathol MP (1878 - 1958)

Vallathol Narayana Menon (Malayalam: വള്ളത്തോള്‍ നാരായണമേന&#x...

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Stewart Edward White (1873 - 1946)

Stewart Edward White (12 March 1873 – September 18, 1946) was an American writer, novelist, and spiritualist. He was a brother of noted mural painter Gilbert White. Biography Born in G...

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George Bird Grinnell (1849 - 1938)

George Bird Grinnell (September 20, 1849 – April 11, 1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer. Grinnell was born in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Yale U...

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Charles Kingsley, Revd. (1819 - 1875)

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a minister of the Church of England, a university professor, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country a...

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