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Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac: The Founder of Realism in European Literature

Anais Nin. Love love love.

Famous diarist Anais Nin's latest book is "Mirages." ("Before Sunrise" writer Kim Krizan wrote the introduction!

Wislawa Szymborska, Nobel poet.

RE: Wislawa Szymborska, Nobel-prize winning Pol.

F. Scott Fitzgerald as a young man - @~ Mlle  CURIOUSLY looks like Toby Maguire.

Scott Fitzgerald was born Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald on September in St. His namesake (and second cousin three times removed on his father's side) was Francis Scott Key, who wrote the lyrics to the "Star-Spangled Banner.

Ravageurs write. | Mario Vargas Llosa by Rubén Martín

Ravageurs write. | Mario Vargas Llosa by Rubén Martín

Franz Kafka. Author. His works were mostly ignored during his lifetime and fell under censorship during the Nazi regime in Germany. However, his re-discovery lead to his works being one of the main founders of Weird Fiction and his personality a great curiosity for Biographers.

Franz Kafka July 1883 – 3 June was a German-language novelist and short story writer.

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Scottish, yes.theologian, yes. I'm reading his Phantastes and Unspoken Sermons right now.

Cecilia Meireles -   Brazilian writer and educator, known principally as a poet.

Cecilia Meireles - Brazilian writer and educator, known principally as a poet.

(1893-1945) Foi um escritor brasileiro. Ícone do movimento modernista brasileiro, liderou a Semana de Arte Moderna de 1922 junto a Oswald de Andrade e Tarsila do Amaral. Inovou ao romper com a tradição literária, como em 'Pauliceia desvairada'.  Revolucionou a literatura brasileira com sua crítica ácida, fosse retratando a alta sociedade, como em 'Amar, verbo intransitivo', ou reconstruindo o processo de civilização do país, que resultou em 'Macunaíma', sua maior obra. ―Mário de Andrade

(1893-1945) Foi um escritor brasileiro. Ícone do movimento modernista brasileiro, liderou a Semana de Arte Moderna de 1922 junto a Oswald de Andrade e Tarsila do Amaral. Inovou ao romper com a tradição literária, como em 'Pauliceia desvairada'. Revolucionou a literatura brasileira com sua crítica ácida, fosse retratando a alta sociedade, como em 'Amar, verbo intransitivo', ou reconstruindo o processo de civilização do país, que resultou em 'Macunaíma', sua maior obra. ―Mário de Andrade

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