Emile Zola. Avec Balzac, il rend au peuple toute sa place dans la littérature française

Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola in was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism.


fleurs-du-bien: “ I just found this picture in a very serious website called Gallica. It might be a daguerréotype of Baudelaire taken in the 1850 (he was 29 at that time). It’s called “Young man.

Charles Baudelaire. Photograph: Félix Nadar,

Charles Baudelaire - Nadar (photographer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

♥ Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1913 ♥

birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore May 1861 – 7 August - A jewel in the crown of Indian history, a poet, a lyricist, composer and above all a litterateur.

John Keats, poet by William Hilton.jpg

Portrait of John Keats (October 1795 - February by William Hilton National Portrait Gallery, London Died 23 February 1821 (aged Rome, - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

American poet Emily Dickenson was born today 12-10 in 1830. Rare to have gone to school in the US and not read some of her poems in school. She passed in 1886

Photo reputedly of Emily Dickinson in 1860 reproduced from volume 2 of Richard B. Sewall's The Life of Emily Dickinson (NY,

Charles Baudelaire

Charles Pierre Baudelaire (April 1821 – August was a French poet…

Pablo Neruda

Stream "Ode to the Book" by Pablo Neruda, read by Tom O'Bedlam by brainpicker from desktop or your mobile device

William Butler Yeats, 1911 // George Charles Beresford.

William Butler Yeats by George Charles Beresford - William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of century literature.

Pablo Neruda  1904-1973

Pablo Neruda (July 1904 – September was the pen name and, later, legal name of the Chilean poet, diplomat and politician Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. He chose his pen name after Czech poet Jan Neruda. In 1971 Neruda won the Nobel Prize for Literature.