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Ramón María del Valle-Inclán | La guía de Lengua

Ramón María del Valle-Inclán | La guía de Lengua

My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people. -Patricia Highsmith

My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people. - Patricia Highsmith, author of "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Strangers On A Train.

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories.

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories.

W. H. Auden.- By his own account, in his later years, his face most closely resembled a "a wedding cake melting in the rain".  BUT I LOVE HIM!

William H Auden- poet 'Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" Read her beautifully written book, The Good Earth.

WW1, poet Guillaume Apollinaire with an iron circle to protect his head. (Apic/Getty Images). He enlisted in the French Army in 1914 despite being older than the age of conscription. He turned his experiences into a collection of experimental verse titled 'Calligrammes'. Apollinaires battlefield reveries were cut short in 1916,when he suffered a severe head wound from a piece of shrapnel. He survived the injury, but later became one of the millions to perish in the Spanish Flu epidemy of…

Guillaume Apollinaire:: French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish descent.

Stéphane Mallarme -    French symbolist poet, and his work anticipated and inspired several revolutionary artistic schools of the early 20th century.

Stéphane Mallarme - French symbolist poet, and his work anticipated and inspired several revolutionary artistic schools of the early century.

Mario Vargas Llosa (born March 28, 1936), Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Mario Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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