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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley

Mayo 17, 2019

The English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley was one of the most emblematic authors of his time. His dystopian novel “A Happy World” is considered one of the great novels of the TWENTIETH century. In it, the loss of an individual’s identity through futuristic technological advances was considered unfavourable. Clearly this novel is ahead two […]

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Charles Dickens

Biography of Charles Dickens

Mayo 17, 2019

Charles Dickens, an English novelist, is one of the best-known writers of universal literature. In his extensive work he combined with mastery narration, humour, tragic sentiment and irony with an acidic social critique and a sharp description of people and places, both real and imaginary. Life of Charles Dickens Charles Dickens is born on February […]

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Biography of Fyodor Dostoevsky

Mayo 17, 2019

This particular writer was born in Russia on November 11th, 1821. He wrote novels, stories and essays. His works generally spoke of human psychology and the problematic social and political Society of the Russian world. The most notable works of Fyodor Dostoevsky include Crime and Punishment, the Karamazov brothers, The idiot, humiliated and offended or […]

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Julio Cortázar

Julio Cortázar

Mayo 15, 2019

(Brussels, 1914-Paris, 1984) An Argentinean writer, one of the great figures of the so-called “boom” of Spanish-American literature, an editorial phenomenon which, in the 1960, gave the continent’s narrators a deserved international projection. Related to Borges as intelligent cultivator of the fantastic tale, Cortázar’s short stories nonetheless departed from the metaphysical allegory to investigate the […]

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William Butler Yeats

Biography of William Butler Yeats

Mayo 13, 2019

He was the first Irishman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923: an innovative poet whose work marked the beginning of the part of the Celtic revival known as the Irish Literary Revival, a movement at the beginning of the TWENTIETH century that Yeats and other writers They took the Irish writing to […]

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George Orwell

George Orwell

Mayo 13, 2019

There may be few people in the world who don’t know George Orwell “1984”. This dystopian novel describes life in a totalitarian regime that has stripped people of their rights. The themes of this novel have become an important part of modern culture, creating terms and concepts that have been incorporated into our own society. […]

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Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Mayo 13, 2019

Having sold more than 65 million of copies, of “The Alchemist ” ( “the Alchemist “), it is the Brazilian book-and also in Portuguese-more sold in the history. Published in 1988 by Paulo Coelho, the book follows the Andalusian pastor Santiago, on his trip to Egypt to find the abstract concept of what he has […]

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James Joyce

Biography of James Joyce

Mayo 13, 2019

This Irish novelist and poet named James Augustine Aloysius Joycem, is considered one of the most influential authors in the history of literature. Life and work of James Joyce (Dublin, 1882-Zurich, 1941) Irish writer in English language. Together with the Frenchman Marcel Proust, the Czech Franz Kafka and the American William Faulkner, he was one […]

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William Faulkner

William Faulkner

Mayo 13, 2019

William Faulkner is one of the most influential authors in history. His work, published at the beginning of the TWENTIETH century, took a few years to find acceptance among a wider audience. Between 1929 and 1936, he released four novels: “The Sound and the Fury”, “while’m Perishing”, “August Light” and “Absalom, Absalom!” that would define […]

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Lamartine

Biography of Alphonse De Lamartine

Mayo 9, 2019

Alphonse de Lamartine was born in Mâcon on October 21, 1790. His father, a gentleman of old stump, had carried the sword, and was a type of righteousness and probity; his mother was one of the most distinguished women of her time, by intelligence and by heart. After the revolution, the whole family settled down […]

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