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Charles Dickens, creator of three of my favorite literary characters; Pip Pirrip, Miss Havisham, and Ebenezer Scrooge. Miss Havisham led to my obsession with decrepit mansions and ruined finery, setting up my love affair with the Beales. Book Writer, Book Reader, Book Authors, I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Celebrities Reading, Little Dorrit, Writers And Poets
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On Books


Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson November 1850 – 3 December was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. Robert Louis Stevenson, Literary Genre, Literary Heroes, Jekyll And Mr Hyde, Essayist, Happiness Project, Best Travel Quotes, Book Writer, Writers Write
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20 Brilliant Novellas You Should Read - Listverse

The novella is the stepchild of literary genres. It's too long for a short story and too short for a novel. Publishers look down on them because they are hard to sell. There is even confusion about what the word really means. Literally it's Italian for a "little novelty". Originally the word was used for tales in frame stories like the Arabian Nights and Boccaccio's Decamerone. However in its modern meaning it's a prose narrative of intermediate length. Although there is no consensus this…

Daphne du Maurier - Centre for Literature and Archives . Du Maurier is the author of several novels turned into films. Among my favorites are Rebecca and My Cousin Rachel. Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Mapplethorpe, Book Writer, Book Authors, Annie Leibovitz, Agatha Christie, Daphne Du Maurier, Writers And Poets, Richard Avedon
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Dublin Theatre Festival: 26 Sept - 13 Oct 2019

Enjoy 18 wonderful days of world-class Irish and international theatre this autumn right across Ireland’s capital city. Our full programme will be announced in July. Meanwhile, you can plan your visit and subscribe for all our latest news online

The books that influenced C.Lewis as a child: Amazing to see his reading level as a child. Good Books, Books To Read, Cs Lewis, Reading Levels, Older Men, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Book Authors, Learn To Read
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Handsome young writers


Today marks the birthday of the great American poet Walt Whitman. Don’t miss “Whitman, Alabama,” on view through June “Portrait of Walt Whitman,” by George Collins Cox Walt Whitman, Whitman Poems, Colorized Historical Photos, Colorized History, Historical Pics, Black White Photos, Black And White, Great Poems, Fantastic Quotes

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

When we see old black and white photos we sometimes forget the actual moments were experienced the same way we do today.

William Butler Yeats – was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms. In 1923 he was William Butler Yeats, I Love Cats, Crazy Cats, Cool Cats, Celebrities With Cats, Celebs, Men With Cats, Animal Gato, Writers And Poets
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Robert Frost poems, quotations and biography on Robert Frost poet page. Read all poems of Robert Frost and infos about Robert Frost. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Robert Frost Quotes, The Road Not Taken, San Francisco, Rose Family, American Poets, The Freedom, Winter Night, It Goes On
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La Vie Bohème

Robert Frost was born on this day in 1874. FROST Among other things, what [Ezra] Pound did was show me bohemia. INTERVIEWER Was there much bohemia to see at that time? FROST More than I had ever seen. I’d never had any. He’d take me to restaurants and things. Showed me jujitsu in a restaurant. …

Hunter Thompson writing at Big Sur. 1961 [[MORE]] someguyfromcanada: This picture was used as the cover of Thompson’s “Big Sur: The Tropic of Henry Miller” (Rogue Oct. The full article with. Hunter S Thompson, Big Sur, Fear And Loathing, Photography Exhibition, Portraits, Punk, Photos, Pictures, Persona
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Hunter S. Thompson escapes to Big Sur, California to write

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline ~ Portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Paul Revere's Ride, Calcutta, Julia Margaret Cameron, Writers And Poets, American Poets, The Secret History, Bond, Poet

Analog Photography at its Best

Curated by Polaroid's first art director and consultant from 1958-1983. Author of The Branding of Polaroid, 2014.

45 Creative Workspaces Of Some Of The Greatest Creative Minds In History Jenny Saville, John Lennon And Yoko, Tegan And Sara, Radio Personality, Willem De Kooning, Best Children Books, John Singer Sargent, Free Mind, Roald Dahl
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Good boy.

 White, writer - We think we have to have everything but when you see that this is how EB White wrote, you have to realize that beauty is up to the person who is writing and using the space. Willem De Kooning, Virginia Woolf, Workspace Inspiration, Writing Inspiration, Pablo Picasso, Marc Johns, Eb White, Writing Studio, Writing Skills
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Neil Gaiman - 42 Of History’s Greatest Creative Minds And The Workspaces Where They Found Inspiration Literary Heroes, John Lennon And Yoko, Tegan And Sara, Radio Personality, Willem De Kooning, John Singer Sargent, Tina Fey, Neil Gaiman, Bob Dylan
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Creative people in history need to have the right workspace to work their magic. Their workspaces also reveal a lot about themselves and how they work. Literary Heroes, Pop Culture, Writer, Mindfulness, History, Creative, Artist, Books, Workspaces
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Good boy.

60 Rare Photos That Will Destroy Everything You Knew about The Past / Ernest Hemingway passport photo Rare Historical Photos, Rare Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Iconic Photos, Ernest Hemingway, Nostalgia, Classy People, Figure Photo
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Fascinating facts about Zora Neale Hurston, African American storyteller who made a name for herself during the Harlem Renaissance movement. Zora Neale Hurston, Black Authors, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, African American History, Looks Cool, Zoro, Black People

Sites We Like: Awesome People Reading

Read is awesome. People who read are awesome. This is a tumblr of extra-awesome (that is, famous) people reading. Books, magazines, newspapers, comics. You name it, they read it. Feast your eyes on

Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher Story Writer, Book Writer, Book Authors, Books, Writers And Poets, Zar Nikolaus Ii, Jose Luis Sampedro, The Brothers Karamazov, Russian Literature

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

GQ motherfucker