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Young John Milton, his Paradise Lost still decades in the future. Fellow students at Cambridge dubbed him "The Lady" of Christ's College.

John Milton poet, polemicist, a scholarly man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost.

John Donne, 1572-1631Great English poet, and one of the greatest writers of English prose

Explore the best John Donne quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by John Donne

H. G. Wells - 'The Time Machine.'

WELLS (Herbert George Wells, English writer, largely known for his works of science fiction. Fiction: The Time Machine The Invisible Man The Island of Doctor Moreau The War of the Worlds The First Men in the Moon The Shape of Things to Com

Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)  Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (1851) Pierre: or, The Ambiguities (1852)

Herman Melville (August 1819 – September was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. Bartleby, the Scrivener is his best short story.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - poetry, literature, fiction  Best known for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner & Kubla Khan as well as Biographia Literaria.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - poetry, literature, fiction Best known for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner & Kubla Khan as well as Biographia Literaria.

Lost Splendor

Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) The author of Alice Through the Looking Glass/ Alice in Wonderland

T. S. Eliot 1923    		Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) was an  American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, arguably  the most important English-language poet of the 20th century.

Eliot 1923 Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (September 1888 – January was an American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, arguably the most important English-language poet of the century.

How Ralph Waldo Emerson Shaped the American Ideal

How Ralph Waldo Emerson Shaped the American Ideal

John Milton's poetry and prose reflect deep personal convictions, a passion for freedom and self-determination, and the urgent issues and political turbulence of his day. Writing in English, Latin, and Italian, he achieved international renown within his lifetime, and his celebrated Areopagitica, (written in condemnation of pre-publication censorship) is among history's most influential and impassioned defenses of free speech and freedom of the press.

English poet John Milton wrote his epic poem Paradise Lost after he went blind from glaucoma. He said, "I“It is not miserable to be blind; it is miserable to be incapable of enduring blindness.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Six fantastic Robert Louis Stevenson audiobooks including Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Aniversario del nacimiento de D. H. Lawrence en 1885: «Guarda silencio cuando no tengas nada que decir; pero cuando una pasión genuina te mueva, di lo que tengas que decir y dilo con fervor». http://www.veniracuento.com/

The recent discovery of an unpublished D. Lawrence letter proves that he’s got your back, ladies. Writing in response to a misogynistic 1924 article titled “The Ugliness of Women,” Lawrence lay down the law: “ The hideousness {the author] sees is.

Retrato de Fiódor Mijáilovich Dostoyevski. Fotógrafo ruso (?) Bridgeman Art Library

Portrait of Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoievsky

Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoievsky Russian writer The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment

Leo Tolstoy, Black and White  (1828-1910). Not how you would expect one of the worlds most important writers to look.

Leo Tolstoy, Black and White If you saw him today walking down the street would you think he's just another homeless man?

George Bernard Shaw (c. 1890) --"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― GBS, Man & Superman Photo by Sir Emery Walker, 1888. This is the only photo of him I've ever seen when he was young.

George Bernard Shaw - Author, playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics

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