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Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. Friedrich Nietzsche

Bertrand Russell  Photo by Ida Kar

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime.[1] A collection of her last poems was published by her husband, Robert Browning, shortly after her death.

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Aiding in the abolition of slavery is Harriett Beecher Stowe's, Uncle Tom's Cabin. According to legend, Abraham Lincoln greeted Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1862 by saying "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great [Civil] war." Truly one of history's finest depiction of American slavery.

Civil War Photos

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Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky (novella)

Umberto Eco. Un dels grans filòsofs actuals i gran escriptor!!! tots els seus llibres s'haurien de llegir!

The Lit Quest: Guest Blog: Umberto Eco Overview

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Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886 One of America’s greatest poets Emily Dickinson lived most of her life in seclusion. Her poems were published posthumously and received widespread literary praise for their bold and unconventional style. Her poetic style left a significant legacy on 20th Century poetry.

Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 – April 5, 2005) was a Canadian-born Jewish American writer. his works include The Adventures of Augie March (1953), Herzog (1964), Ravelstein (2000).

Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) was a Welsh poet and writer, whose public readings, particularly in America, won him great acclaim; his sonorous voice with a subtle Welsh lilt became almost as famous as his works. His best-known works include the "play for voices" Under Milk Wood and the celebrated villanelle for his dying father, "Do not go gentle into that good night".

Rosa Luxemburg. Marxist, feminist and revolutionary. An important theorist of spontaneity as a factor in organization. "Freedom only for the supporters of the government, only for the members of a party – however numerous they may be – is no freedom at all. Freedom is always the freedom of the dissenter."

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Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Eagle By Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Annabel Chaffer Designer Accessory and Gift Collection

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English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (August 6, 1809 - 1892) - Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom for much of the Victorian era…

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, first Baron Tennyson (1809-1892), Victorian poet and Poet Laureate, with book.  I built my soul a lordly pleasure-house, Wherein at ease for aye to dwell. I said, “O Soul, make merry and carouse, Dear soul, for all is well.” "The Palace of Art", st. 1 (1832).

French writer and philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre - Photographed by Philippe Halsman (1951).

Jack London, author of Call of the Wild

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