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Herman Melville

Herman Melville

Mayo 28, 2019

This American writer has a place on this list thanks, above all, to his novel “Moby Dick”. This book, on the hunt of a man to a large white whale, is considered one of the best American novels ever written. Moby Dick is loaded with symbolism, but is also famous for the details of the […]

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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl

Mayo 22, 2019

British novelist and story author Roald Dahl was a war hero; One of the last pilots to retire from Greece during the German invasion, he did not start writing for children until he had his own children. At that time, from the writing room of his garden shed, Dahl transformed children’s literature with her non-sentimental, […]

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Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir

Mayo 20, 2019

French author Simone de Beauvoir is one of the most important writers of the TWENTIETH century and protagonist of the feminist movement of that century, her book attacked men by labeling women and using these labels as an excuse to ignore women and Refuse to understand them. The book was also crucial for understanding and […]

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Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley

Mayo 20, 2019

In 1816, Shelley spent a summer with her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron and John William Polydori (credited by some as the creator of the vampire genre) near Geneva. Seated around a fire of firewood and with a storm on the outside, Byron proposed that “Each one wrote about a ghost story“. Shelley’s story […]

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Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Mayo 20, 2019

Legendary British writer Virginia Woolf was born on January 25th, 1882. He never went to school. He developed his literary career during the interwar period and later years and his works became a banner of the feminist movement. His most famous works include “Mrs. Dalloway”, “Al Faro” or “the Waves”. He committed suicide on March […]

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Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh

Mayo 20, 2019

The life of Jean Anouilh is exactly like that of the great playwrights like Molière. We begin to narrate childhood and then success and suddenly, is no longer a man but of his work: we put the titles telling what they contain and the success or failure that comes. Biography of Jean Anouilh A birth […]

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Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust

Mayo 20, 2019

Fragmented Genesis, demanding structure, endless writing, impossible novel. But tireless designs. Proust’s life is found in his notebooks, papers, fragments of texts, confusion of literary genres, incessant recrituras. Everything he felt, suffered, saw him come to a good end one day. Proust is an inmate, obsessive and magnificent, for whom the only reality (choice and […]

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Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft

Mayo 18, 2019

Mary Wollstonecraft’s story was uninteresting for a long time, no one liked a woman asking for the same rights between men and women. His life was marked by the tragic, but also by a tireless struggle to defend what he considered fair. When feminism was not yet such an important stream, when women were relegated […]

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Truman Capote

Truman Capote

Mayo 18, 2019

The American writer Truman Capote was clear about his vocation at the age of 11, so he spent the rest of his childhood honing his writing skills. His debut took place with the novel “Other Voices, other areas”. Then, “In cold Blood”, it was a pioneering work, as well as its “breakfast at Tiffany or […]

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Ernest Hemmingway

Ernest Hemmingway

Mayo 17, 2019

Another writer who doesn’t need a presentation. Ernest Hemmingway was born on July 21, 1899 and was an American writer and journalist. He had a strong influence on TWENTIETH-century fiction. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 and published around seven novels, six stories and two non-fiction works. He has been married many […]

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