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These Stunning Passages From Keats' Letters Will Speak To Your Soul

John Keats only lived until the age of 25, but in that time he penned such immortal poems.

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14 Times John Keats Made You Involuntarily Swoon

As written by John Keats (and as portrayed by Ben Wishaw). Happy 219th birthday, John!

T.S. Eliot - is synonymous with modernism. Everything about his poetry bespeaks high modernism: its use of myth to undergird and order atomized modern experience; its collage-like juxtaposition of different voices, traditions, and discourses; and its focus on form as the carrier of meaning.

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Shakespeare Rises Again on the Eve of His 450th Birthday

23. aprila 1616. godine umro je Vilijam Šekspir. Šekspir se smatra za najvećeg pisca na engleskom jeziku i dramaturga svetskog glasa. Njegove drame, od kojih je veliki broj ekranizovan, i danas su na repertoarima svetskih pozorišta ("Hamlet", "Romeo i Julija", "Otelo", "Makbet", "Kralj Lir", "Tit Andronik", "San letnje noći", itd).

About the Poet: English poet, dramatist, and actor William Shakespeare (1564–1616) is considered by many to be the greatest playwright of all time, although many of the facts of his life remain mysterious. Shakespeare’s poetry was published before his plays, with two poems appearing in 1593 and 1594, dedicated to his patron Henry Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton. Most of Shakespeare’s sonnets were probably written at this time as well. His early plays were mainly comedies and…

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John Lennon's drawings, poems and prose

John Lennon's drawings, poems and prose | Books | theguardian.com

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11 Videos Of Seamus Heaney Reading His Poems Aloud

11 Videos Of Seamus Heaney Reading His Poems Aloud 13 April 1939 Co. Derry, Northern Ireland Died 30 August 2013 (aged 74) Dublin, Ireland Occupation Poet, playwright, translator Nationality

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Community Post: 23 Famous Authors' Last Words

Famous Authors' Last Words: Eugene O’Neill died of pneumonia, after suffering from a Parkinson’s-like disease that rendered him physically unable to write for years.

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The Fascinating, Handwritten Poems of Famous Authors

Mary Shelley's handwritten poem "The Absence," mourning her husband Percy, written years after his death.

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Fady Joudah: On poetry, translation and power

"The groom arrives late / To his wedding / Wearing only one shoe." The Tea and Sage Poem by Fady Joudah from The Earth in the Attic (2008 Yale University Press) http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/241500

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50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries

I read because one life is just not enough for me. –Abbas Al-Akkad

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The Fascinating, Handwritten Poems of Famous Authors

A minuscule handwritten poem by Charlotte Brontë, composed when the author was just 13, has been sold for almost £100,000. Signed C Brontë, and dated by her on 14 December 1829, "I've been wandering in the greenwoods" is written on a piece of paper measuring just three inches square.