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1874 – Hugo von Hofmannsthal, born on the 1st of February in Vienna, Austria. He was an Austrian novelist, librettist, poet, dramatist, narrator, and essayist. 1891 – He met the German poet Stefan George at the age of seventeen and had several poems published in George’s journal, Blätter für die Kunst. 1901 – He studied ..

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1905 – Born on June 20th in New Orleans, Los Angeles. 1922 – Attended New York University. 1925 – Married to Arthur Kober.          – Received her B.A. from Columbia University. 1934-1939 – She wrote the plays The Children’s Hour, Dark Angel, These Three, Dead End and Little Foxes. 1940 – Received her M.A. ..

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1930 – Born on May 19th in Chicago, Illinois. American playwright and painter. 1948-1950 – Graduated from the University of Wisconsin. 1953 – Hansberry married Robert Nemiroff, a Jewish literature student and songwriter, whom she had met on a picket line protesting discrimination at New York University. 1959 – She wrote the play "A Raisin ..

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1938 – Born on February 5th in New York, New York. 1960-1963 – Received his B.A. from Georgetown Universtiy and M.F.A from Yale Univesity. 1965 – Mr. Guare was a founding member of the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference in Waterford, Connecticut 1968-1977 – Wrote the plays Muzeeka, Cop-Out, The House of Blue Leaves, Two Gentlemen ..

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British Catholic author and novelist   wrote novels "Brighton Rock" 1938, "The Power and the Glory" 1940, "Ministry of Fear" 1943, "The Third Man" 1950, "Our Man in Havana" 1958, "The Human Factor" 1978   son of Robert Louis Stevenson's first cousin 2 / 5 (..

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German (Polish-born) author   wrote novels "The Tin Drum" 1959 (also "Die Blechtrommel"), "Cat and Mouse" 1961, "Dog Years" 1963, "Local Anesthetic" 1969, "The Flounder" 1977, "A Broad Field" 1995 (also "Ein Weites Feld")   Nobel Prize in Literature 1999 2.3 / 5 ( ..

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