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Jun

Victor Hugo Poems

Publicado por Steven el 14 de June de 2015 a las 01:38 pm

One of the true literary giants of the 19th Century, Victor Hugo was born in 1802 in Besancon in France and was a leading dramatist in the Romantic Movement of the century. He was born into an age of huge turmoil with the rise of the Napoleonic era that created family divides, his father a […]

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Jun

William Rose Benet Poems

Publicado por Steven el 14 de June de 2015 a las 01:27 pm

Born in 1886 in Brooklyn, New York, William Rose Benet was a poet and writer who is probably best known for founding the magazine The Saturday Review of Literature. The son of an army colonel, Benet spent most of his youth growing up in Bethlehem in Pennsylvania before being sent back to New York to […]

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Jun

William Lisle Bowles Poems

Publicado por Steven el 14 de June de 2015 a las 01:19 pm

Born in 1762 in King’s Sutton, Northamptonshire, William Lisle Bowles was a clergyman and poet who is most popularly remembered for his short collection of poems called Fourteen Sonnets. The son of a vicar and from a family that had to work hard to gather all their spare money to educate him, Bowles studied at […]

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Jun

William Hart-Smith Poems

Publicado por Steven el 14 de June de 2015 a las 01:02 pm

Although he was born in Kent, in 1911, William Hart-Smith is considered one of Australia and New Zealand’s more important poets and writers. His youth was spent in England where he undertook most of his education before the family moved to New Zealand in 1924. At the age of just fifteen he began work as […]

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Jun

Wilhelm Busch Poems

Publicado por Steven el 14 de June de 2015 a las 12:53 pm

Born in 1832 Wiedenszahl, Wihelm Busch was a multifaceted writer and artist, widely known at the time for his comic stories and humorous verses which took a satirical swipe at the narrow minded lives of Germany’s city dwellers. He was brought up in a large family with stern parents who had an ethic of hard […]