James Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet considered to be one of the most important writers of the 20th century. He pushed the boundaries of literature with his inventive and innovative stream of consciousness writing style. Continue reading A Short Biography of James Joyce
Adrienne Rich is an influential American poetess, publicist, a representative of the second wave of feminism, a lesbian. She is the author of 25 books of poetry, 6 collections of essays and notes. Rich belongs to the most significant poetesses of the USA in the second half of the 20th – beginning of the 21st centuries, influential figures of the American public scene.
He was a Spanish poet and playwright, “Spanish Victor Hugo”. Most of his plays are scenic transcriptions of legends. Continue reading Biography of José Zorrilla
Samuel Johnson is an English critic, lexicographer and poet of the Enlightenment. In our time, Samuel Johnson is known, first of all, with his aphorisms and winged expressions. Continue reading Biography of Samuel Johnson
Ana Castillo is one of the most significant figures of modern Mexican-American literature, a poet and prose writer, author of five novels, a collection of short stories, plays and essays, an editor. The writer’s work was repeatedly noted by prestigious literary awards of the USA. Continue reading Biography of Ana Castillo
Raffi (pseudonym, real name and surname – Hakob Melik-Hakobyan) is a well-known Armenian writer, author of historical novels, poems. The works of Raffi are translated into many languages of the world. Continue reading Biography of Raffi
Born: May 1, 1901
Editor, Educator, Poet, Literary Critic Continue reading Biography of Sterling Brown
Born: April 20, 1892
Author, Poet, Inventor, Journalist Continue reading Biography of Caresse Crosby
Gregory Corso is an American poet and artist, one of the key representatives of the Beatniks.
The great experimenter was born in a wealthy bourgeois family. His father, a lawyer and an amateur artist, committed suicide when he was nine years old.