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Franck Dubosc

Franck Dubosc - French actor and humorist.

Meet Some of the Great Authors of the 19th Century: Jacob Riis

Meet Some of the Great Authors of the 19th Century

Meet Some of the Great Authors of the Century: Jacob Riis

Nathaniel Hawthorne  (1804-1864)   Iconic American author (The Scarlet Letter,”The Minister’s Black Veil”), and shy friend to Transcendentalists Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, author Herman Melville, and president Franklin Pierce who Hawthorne met at Bowdoin College.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Iconic American author (The Scarlet Letter,”The Minister’s Black Veil”), and shy friend to Transcendentalists Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, author Herman Melville, and president Franklin Pierce who Hawthor

"Arthur Rimbaud, el hombre de las suelas al viento, será siempre recordado como aquél de rostro angelical y ojos azules que a sus 19 años sacudió la poesía francesa del siglo XIX, para luego darle la espalda y despreciarla para siempre." (Camilo Hoyos Gómez, 2013)

~ Arthur Rimbaud~ French poet, whom Victor Hugo said of ~ 'an infant Shakespeare '.

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Valérie Lemercier |.|

Michel de Montaigne (1533—1592) - Michel de Montaigne is widely appreciated as one of the most important figures in the late French Renaissance, both for his literary innovations as well as for his contributions to philosophy. As a writer, he is credited with having developed a new form of literary expression, the essay, a brief and admittedly incomplete treatment of a topic germane to human life that blends philosophical insights with historical anecdotes and autobiographical details, all…

Michel de Montaigne (1533—1592) - Michel de Montaigne is widely appreciated as one of the most important figures in the late French Renaissance, both for his literary innovations as well as for his contributions to philosophy. As a writer, he is credited with having developed a new form of literary expression, the essay, a brief and admittedly incomplete treatment of a topic germane to human life that blends philosophical insights with historical anecdotes and autobiographical details, all…

Meet Some of the Great Authors of the 19th Century: Washington Irving

Meet Some of the Great Authors of the 19th Century

Meet Some of the Great Authors of the Century: Washington Irving

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