George Bernard Shaw (July 1856 - “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 - George Bernard Shaw - Irish Playwright, Co-Founder Of 'The London School Of Economics' - By Sir Emery Walker
The great author/speaker/humorist Mark Twain was born today in I know my world would not have been as rich without his wonderful prose. I would be hard pressed to even pick a favorite. He passed in
George Bernard Shaw - Author, playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics
“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
This is modernist American poet, Ezra Pound. He lived and traveled around Europe, as was popular with modernists. His poems are just beautiful, as was his face. (keep away from pictures of him when he is older) Young Ezra=best Ezra
Some interesting comparisons of 'Charlotte Bronte' photo with known portrayals
Doris Lessing: “Canta la Hierba”.-
Doris Lessing British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She won the Nobel prize for Literature in
Franz Kafka was a culturally influential German-language author of short stories and novels. Contemporary critics and academics regard Kafka as one of the best writers of the century. The term "Kafkaesque" has become part of the English language.
Selma Lagerlöf, 1858 - first woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature in author of "one of the most charming children's book in any language: Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige [The Wonderful Adventures of Nils].
Internationalist Theatre-Bertolt Brecht`s 'Mother Courage and Her Children'
Charles Dickens is the REAL Father of Christmas: How the author defined our festive spirit
Charles Dickens is the REAL Father of Christmas: How the author defined our…
Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" Read her beautifully written book, The Good Earth.