Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892), was an English poet, who was the most influential poet of the Victorian era. He served as poet laureate for 42 years and in that capacity was the poetic spokesman of the Queen and her subjects, who looked to him to give artistic expression to their moral and intellectual Concerns.
Out of the Archives: Beatrix Potter: The Picture Letters at The Morgan Library & Museum - Library as Incubator Project
This post originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in December 2012. by Rebecca Rubenstein Beatrix Potter’s personality shines through in the exhibition, “Beatrix Potter: The Picture Letters” at The Morgan Library & Museum. The work is gathered from materials in the Morgan’s collection, the Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and holdings from private collections. Visitors are taken on the journeys Potter experienced in her life…
Erich Maria Remarque | Encyclopedia.com
Erich Maria Remarque  Born: July 22, 1898Osnabrück, Germany Died: September 25, 1970Locarno, Switzerland  German-born American author The German-born American author Erich Maria Remarque  was a popular novelist whose All Quiet on the Western Front, describing the soldier's life in Wo