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George Bernard Shaw by Sir Emery Walker, 1888. Glass negative. NPG, London.

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,

George Bernard Shaw  by Sir Emery Walker, 1888

1888 - George Bernard Shaw - Irish Playwright, Co-Founder Of 'The London School Of Economics' - By Sir Emery Walker

Mark Twain | Fotografia

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 (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

Lev Tolstoy in 1856, daguerreotype by Sergei Lvovich Levitsky, digitally enhanced by olgasha.deviantart.com

Leo Tolstoy 1856 by Sergei Lvovich Levitsky

George Orwell

George Orwell-English novelist and journalist, work focused on awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and belief in democratic socialism.

La mejor palabra para describir Lewis Carroll

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

Rabindranath Tagore (Calcuta, 7 de mayo de 1861 - Calcuta, 7 de agosto de 1941)

“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.

Ezra Pound ; The poet as a young man

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

Charlotte Brontë (/ˈbrɒnti/, commonly /ˈbrɒnteɪ/;[1] 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. She first published her works (including her best known novel, Jane Eyre) under the pen name Currer Bell.

Some interesting comparisons of 'Charlotte Bronte' photo with known portrayals

Doris Lessing, great author and winner of The Nobel Prize in Literature.

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...la angustia y la desesperación son ingredientes de las emociones humanas...al final del día despiertas y no eres el mismo..

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 - Nobel prize winner in Litterature

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].

Bertolt Brecht

Internationalist Theatre-Bertolt Brecht`s 'Mother Courage and Her Children'

Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870. British. Genre: Literature. A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities.

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 Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

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.

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