1849 – Born on February 4th in Medea, Algeria. French poet, dramatist, and novelist who examined the lower levels of society in sharp, bold language. – Richepin began the study of medicine but gave it up in order to study literature at the École Normale. He left school without a degree and for ..
French politician and revolutionary president of French Directory..
1814 – Charles Reade, born on the 8th of June in Ipsden, Oxfordshire, England. He was an English novelist and dramatist. 1835 – He studied at Magdalen College, Oxford, taking his B.A., and became a fellow of his college. 1836 – His name was entered at Lincoln’s Inn. 1842 – He was elected Vinerian Fellow. ..
French dramatist and poet wrote plays "Andromaque" 1667, "Les Plaideurs" 1668, "Berenice" 1670, "Iphigenie" 1674, "Phedre" 1677, "Esther&..
French dramatist, librettist,..
1862 – Born on May 1st in Paris, France. French author, dramatist, and novelist. 1881 – He published a story in the Clairon. 1882 – He was educated at Jesuit schools in Bordeaux and Paris, entering the Ecole Polytechnique. 1887-1893 – He published in succession, Le Scorpion, Chonchette, Mademoiselle Jauffre, Cousine Laura, La Confession d’un ..
1867 – born on the 28th of June in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy. 1887 – He first went to Palermo, the capital of Sicily, and to the University of Rome. 1888 – He went to the University of Bonn, Ger. 1889 – He published an early volume of verse, Mal giocondo, which paid tribute to the ..
1919 – Born in Switzerland on the 19th of July. – Wrote several novels and other prose pieces that drew comparison to Beckett and other major Modernist writers. – He was also associated with the nouveau roman movement. 1962 – Germaine Tailleferre of Les Six set eleven of his poems in ..
1862 – Born on November 4th in Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India. British novelist, poet, and dramatist especially noted for novels evoking their Devon setting in a manner reminiscent of the style of Thomas Hardy. 1898 – Phillpotts’ literary career began with Children of the Mist. – Worked as a clerk for Sun Fire ..
1843 – Born on the 10th of May in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. – Writer who was regarded as the greatest Spanish novelist since Miguel de Cervantes. – His enormous output of short novels chronicling the history and society of 19th-century Spain earned him comparison with Honoré de Balzac and ..