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Eugene Ionesco. Photo-Ida Kar.

Eugène Ionesco, 1960 -by Ida Kar

Rhinoceros, William Shakespeare, Eugene O'neill, Performing Arts, Respect, Eugene Ionesco, Anton Chekhov, Book, Broken Glass

"To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge  from almost all of life's miseries"    W. Somerset Maugham  (1874-1975)

William Somerset Maugham, CH was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the . Of Human Bondage, The Painted Veil, The Razor's Edge

great portrait of Gertrude Stein, 1913, by Alvin Langdon Coburn. She was a handsome woman as well as a commanding presence

Gertrude Stein on Understanding and Joy: Rare 1934 Radio Interview

nypl:    For today’s Mustache Monday, let us introduce Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Norwegian playwrite, author of A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabler, among others. Clearly, electrified hair = great theater (see also: Peter Sellers).  This photo is one of over 260 portraits of notable figures collected by radical publisher Benjamin R. Tucker in the late 19th century. Check them out here.

Henrik Ibsen: Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864). The Scarlet Letter. "Young Goodman Brown". Romanticism.

Nathaniel Hawthorne - (July 1804 – May was an American novelist and short story writer. *He wrote The Scarlet Letter in

Pearl Buck, author

Pearl Buck, Nobel Prize in Literature

27 noiembrie: Eugene O’Neill

Eugene O'Neill, widely acknowledged as America's greatest dramatist and playwright, lived in Asharoken, Long Island, in 1931 while writing Mourning Becomes Electra.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (author, 1821–1881)

Dostoevsky - Photographic portrait of Dostoevsky, inscribed / famed Russian writer and novelist.

Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant - Bibliographie (epub, mobi et pdf)

Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)  Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (1851) Pierre: or, The Ambiguities (1852)

Herman Melville (August 1819 – September was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. Bartleby, the Scrivener is his best short story.

Eugene O'Neill - American playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature. His poetically titled plays were among the first to introduce into American drama techniques of realism.

Eugene O'Neill - American playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature. His poetically titled plays were among the first to introduce into American drama techniques of realism.

Carson McCullers in 1961 / Writers with their typewriters

Carson McCullers writing (and smoking).

Anne Sexton

Monday AM….

Anne Sexton (Poet) 1961 by Rollie McKenna [Silver Gelatin Print]

Czesław Miłosz, b. 30 Jun 1911

Czesław Miłosz: “A true opium of the people is a belief in nothingness after death …”

Czesław Miłosz, b. 30 Jun 1911

George Bernard Shaw at work. This photo was taken in 1933. Photo credit Alfred Eisenstadt.

db - George Bernard Shaw at work, Alfred Eisenstadt.

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