Anna Akhmatova (23 June, 1889 – 5 March, 1966) is considered to be a significant poets. Known for Requiem, a poem about the Stalinist terror.
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John Howard Payne was an American playwright, songwriter, composer, actor, & politician. During his lifetime he was very popular but found success in London
Hedda by Peter Haden is an enjoyable historical fiction. It is intelligent, the main characters are intriguing, and the narrative is grounded in the history
Friedrich Schlegel was a German poet, philosopher, & literary critic. Mr. Schlegel was on one of the main figures of the first phase of German Romanticism
Thomas Otway (3 March, 1652 – 14 April, 1685) was an dramatist, poet, and playwright from England. He is best known for his play Venice Preserv’d.
George Moore was an Irish novelist, poet, critic, and writer. Mr. Moore is often said to be the great modern Irish novelist, known for his book Esther Waters
Mordecai Richle was an award-winning Canadian writer & journalist. He is known for his novels, usually about the Jewish experience in Canada
Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon was a French writer known for his poetry and tragedies, many consider him a better tragic poet than Voltaire
Martin Opitz was a German poet and literary theorist who was considered to be the greatest poet in the land during his lifetime.
George Santayana was a Spanish-American poet, novelist and philosopher. He is considered one of the most influential thinkers of the early 20th century.