French author and philosopher. 1908 – Born on the 9th of January in Paris, France. Studied mathematics at the Institut Catholique and literature/languages at the Institut Sainte-Marie, then philosophy at the Sorbonne. 1929 – She gave a presentation on Leibniz and was thereafter pursued by Jean-Paul Sartre. Beauvoir was huge on existentialism about mainly thinking ..
1872 – Born on the 24th of August in London, England. – Educated at Charterhouse School and Merton College, Oxford. 1896 – Published his first book The Works of Max Beerbohm. 1897 – Wrote The Happy Hypocrite. 1910 – He married the actress Florence Kahn. 1911 – He wrote his only novel Zuleika Dobson. ..
1916 – Giorgio Bassani is a Italian author was born 4th of March in Bologna. – Studied at the University of Bologna with the art historian Roberto Longhi, and privately with the historian and philosopher Benedetto Croce. 1940 – Wrote short story collection "Una Citta di Rianura" under pseudonym Giacomo Marchi. 1943 – He ..
1947 – John Perry Barlow was born 3rd of October in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 1967 – Barlow introduced the musical group to Leary. 1969 – Barlow graduated with high honors in comparative religion from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. 1971 – He began practicing animal husbandry in Cora, Wyoming. 1971-1995 – Barlow wrote lyrics for ..
US novelist, short story writer, and essayist 1924 – Born on the 2nd of August in New York’s Harlem neighborhood. 1942 – Graduated in DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City. 1953 – Wrote autobiographical novel Go Tell It on the Mountain. 1954 – He wrote the Wrote The Amen Corner and performed in 1965. ..
1917 – Born on the 27th of September in Lawrence, New York. 1939 – Graduated in Yale University, where he was editor of the Yale Literary Magazine, and a member of Scroll and Key Society. 1941 – He was admitted to and attended law school of the University of Virginia), writing a novel per year ..
US (English-born) critic and poet wrote poetry collection "The Age of Anxiety" 1947 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1948) Bollingen Prize 1953 son-in-law of Thomas..
French essayist, novelist, poet, and Communist apologist early member of Dadaist and Surrealist movements joined Communist Party 1926 (left 1927, rejoined 1930) and became defender of Communism and Communist-endorsed social realism movement wrote novels "Paris Peasant" 1926, "Holy Week" 1958, poem "Ode to Stalin" 1957 helped inspire Free French resistance forces ..
1672 – Born on the 1st of May in Milston, Wiltshire. 1693 – He addressed a poem to John Dryden the former Poet Laureate. 1694 – His first major work, a book about the lives of English poets, was published. 1699 – He received a pension of £300 to enable him to travel widely in ..
1927 – Born on the 29th of January in Indiana, Pennsylvania. 1944 – He received a Master’s Degree in philosophy from the University of New Mexico and also studied at the University of Edinburgh,Scotland. 1950 – He worked as as seasonal ranger for the United States Park Service at Arches National Monument (now ..