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Turgenev

A “Turgenev girl” is a particular type of female character invented, or rather documented, by the century writer Ivan Turgenev. Photographer Philippe Herbet tells the story of his project:

Robert Graves (1895-1995) was an English poet, scholar/translator/writer of antiquity specializing in Classical Greece and Rome, and novelist. During his long life he produced more than 140 works. Graves was awarded the 1934 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for both I, Claudius and Claudius the God.

Robert Graves (Robert von Ranke was an English poet, scholar, translator, and writer of antiquity specializing in Classical Greece and Rome, and novelist. During his long life he produced more than 140 works.

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

Nikolai Gogol 1848 - Dramatist, novelist and short story writer

Thomas Mann -   German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate.

In 1909 the millionaire French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a colour photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world. This idealist left an unrivalled photographic legacy of now vanished times.

Robert Louis Stevenson.  I loved to read his books in school. Taking me away to a fantasy in another world. But what I love most about him is his little poems I would rehearse in the first grade.

Robert Louis Stevenson – was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.

English poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850) is widely credited with starting ...

Famous Poets Throughout History

Literature - English poet William Wordsworth is widely credited with starting the Romantic Age in English literature in and many critics consider his most famous piece, "The Prelude" the very best of English romanticism.

Григорович, Дмитрий Васильевич

Portrait of Dmitry Vasilyevich Grigorovich, 1876 - Ivan Kramskoy

Оригинал взят у pilip_pilipich в 170 лет со дня рождения Ильи Репина Оригинал взят у philologist в 170 лет со дня рождения Ильи Репина 5 августа 1844 года родился художник Илья…

Оригинал взят у pilip_pilipich в 170 лет со дня рождения Ильи Репина Оригинал взят у philologist в 170 лет со дня рождения Ильи Репина 5 августа 1844 года родился художник Илья…

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