THE MASTER OF REALISTIC FRICTION: LEO TOLSTOY

Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but essential for right thinking. -Leo Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer, who is regarded […]

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WILLIAM FAULKNER

Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…. would do this, it would change the earth.-William Faulkner Best known for his novels the sound and the fury and as I Lay Dying, William […]

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WILLIAM BUTLER YEAST

William butler yeast was one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He was born on June 13, 1865, in Sandymount, Ireland  He studied at Dublin’s metropolitan school of art while studying there he published his first work. He was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1923. His […]

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VIRGINIA WOLF

Virginia wolf is considered as one of the most important modernist authors of the 20th century. She is known for using the stream of consciousness in her writing. Woolf is best known for her novels, especially To The Lighthouse and Mrs.Dalloway. Virginia Woolf’s best quotes “Books are the mirrors of […]

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BEST OSCAR WILDE QUOTES

Be yourself; everyone else is taken.  We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. The only difference between the saint and sinners that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. The books that the world calls immoral are books […]

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OSCAR WILDE

Anglo-Irish playwright, novelists, poet, and critic oscar Wilde is regarded as one of the greatest playwrights of the victorian era. He was born on October 16, 1854, in Dublin. Ireland. Oscar Wilde in his lifetime wrote numerous poems, one novel, nine plays, short stories, and essays. He was imprisoned for […]

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MARRY SHELLY

Marry Shelly was born on 30 august 1797 in London, England. Frankenstein is her most famous novel. When the book was published she was only twenty-one years old. She also wrote two dramas, numerous short stories, travelogues, and biographies.  Her father William Godwin was a philosophy and political writer. Her […]

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LA COMMEDIA BY DANTE ALIGHIERI

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. -DANTE ALIGHIERI Italian poet, literary theorist, prose writer, philosopher, and political thinker Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy. Best known for his poem la Commedia. La Commedia (the divine comedy) […]

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GEORGE ELIOT

English Victorian novelist George Eliot was born in rural Warwickshire. Her real name was Mary Ann Evans. George Eliot was her pen name. When her mother died, she left school to help run her father’s household. When her father died in 1849, she moved to London to pursue a career […]

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JOHN KEATS

 John Keats was born on October 31, 1795, in London, was an English romantic poet. he published fifty-four novels. He was the oldest of four children. His father was a livery-stable keeper. When he died Keats was only eight years old. After six years his mother also died. Keats was […]

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JAMES JOYCE’S MOST BEAUTIFUL QUOTES

James Joyce is one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. He is known for his unique and complex writing. 1. Your battles inspired me-not the obvious battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead. 2. I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I […]

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JAMES JOYCE

James Joyce was born into a middle-class, catholic family on February 2, 1882, in Dublin, Ireland. He was the oldest of ten children who survived childhood. After he completed his graduation in 1902, he went to Paris to study medicine, but he soon abandoned his study. He returns to Dublin […]

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10 GREAT QUOTES BY JOHN KEATS

John Keats was an English Romantic poet. 1. Touch has a memory. 2.  A thing of beauty is a joy forever. 3. Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced. 4. I have been astonished that men could die martyrs  for their religion– I have shuddered at it I shudder […]

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PUBLIUS VERGILIUS MARO

“There are twin gates of sleep. one, theysay is called the gate of horn and it offers easy passage to all true shades. The other glistens with ivory, radiant, flawless, but through it the dead send false dreams up toward the sky. And here Anchises, his vision told in full, […]

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