Writers & Poets

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Franz Kafka // «On ne devrait lire que les livres qui nous piquent et nous mordent. Si le livre que nous lisons ne nous réveille pas d'un coup de poing sur le crâne, à quoi bon le lire ?»

Franz Kafka July 1883 – 3 June was an influential German-language author of novels and short stories who is regarded as one of the great writers of the century. The term "Kafkaesque" has entered the English language

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays, Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories, poetry, travel writing, film stories and scripts. Huxley spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death. Aldous Huxley was a humanist, pacifist, satirist and interested in spiritual subjects.

Aldous Leonard Huxley July 1894 – 22 November was an English writer. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays, Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories, poetry, tra

Ezra Pound ; The poet as a young man

This is modernist American poet, Ezra Pound. He lived and traveled around Europe, as was popular with modernists. His poems are just beautiful, as was his face. (keep away from pictures of him when he is older) Young Ezra=best Ezra

Jean Cocteau by Man Ray, 1960. Jean Cocteau was a French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker.

Jean Cocteau by Man Ray, Jean Cocteau was a French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker.

Daphné Du Maurier, c1922 (Ruth Bartlett) Une des dernières grande conteuse d'histoires pour soi , le soir à la maison

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE was an English author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca and Jamaica Inn and the short stories The Birds and Don't Look Now, (Ruth Bartlett)

Gisele Freund || James Joyce et Adrienne Monnier dans la rue de l'Odéon, Paris L'Odéon, Paris

James Joyce et Adrienne Monnier, rue de l'Odéon, Paris (Gisèle Freund,

Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau - Martin Baer, Painter, Carmel Artist: Johan Hagemeyer (American, born The Netherlands, Date: 1942 Medium: Gelatin silver print

Un Tramway nommé Désir, Tennessee Williams, adaptation et couverture de Jean Cocteau

Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire - Adaptation of Jean Cocteau from the translation of Paula Beaumont. Cover and lithographs by Jean Cocteau. [Paris], Bordas, by Jean Cocteau

19100716 · Tolstoi en 1854 (2)

The swaggering young Count Tolstoy. Tolstoy was tormented by his struggles to reconcile his ideal of masculine conduct with the crude realities of his military life. He treated his sexual conquests badly as a result.

Aldous Huxley - howard coster, 1934 Follow with style - http://pinterest.com /ImStyle

“Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting” —Aldous Huxley

Patricia Highsmith

A blonde in a mink coat made Highsmith feel “swimmy in the head, near to fainting.

Robert Louis Stevenson at Vailima, Samoa not long before his untimely death in 1894

Famous essayist and their work List of famous essayists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top essayists in the world? This includes the most prominent essayist.

Virginia Woolf #20's #1920 #années 20 #beauté #makeup #vintage #retro #maquillage #coiffure

25 January 1882 – 28 March was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary.

Ian Fleming working at home

Photos of 15 famous authors writing in their rooms

Most writers spend their time indoors because: there are actual people outside. And people are scary. they prefer to write great literature in the comfort of their own home. So it makes us wonder, what did the writing rooms of literary giants look like

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