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    Portrait of William Shakespeare


    William Carlos Williams

    William Shakespeare by John Taylor

    Shakespeare Company, Latin Quarter, Paris

    William Wordsworth

    Gertrude Stein - American Novelist, Poet & Playwright

    Hemingway Inside Shakespeare & Company. Paris

    Louisa May Alcott: author of many fictional stories, though she is best known for "Little Women". 1832-1888

    "I think it will be truly glorious when women become real people and have the whole world open to them." Karen von Blixen-Finecke, pen name Isak Dinesen

    "A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks." Ben Jonson. Jacobean poet and playwright contemporary of William Shakespeare.

    Famous Poet Ezra Pound, 1918

    Dame Ellen Terry as Imogen

    Macbeth - Orson Welles, 1950

    Olivia Hussey & Leonard Whiting in Franco Zefirelli’s Romeo and Juliet (1968)


    Tennessee Williams stands in front of a poster advertising his play, A Streetcar Named Desire, in New York in 1948.

    Emily Brontë

    Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris

    William Shakespeare - (1564-1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His plays have been translated into every major living language. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 & 1613.

    Edgar Allan Poe.