Explore Wild Grass, Book Reviews, and more!

Explore related topics

Violette Leduc - "I walk without flinching through the burning cathedral of the summer. My bank of wild grass is majestic and full of music. It is a fire that solitude presses against my lips."

Violette Leduc - "I walk without flinching through the burning cathedral of the summer. My bank of wild grass is majestic and full of music. It is a fire that solitude presses against my lips.

Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904

Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904

Boris Pasternak - Russian author

010 -February 1890 -Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich -Today’s birthday February 1890 ; a Soviet Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator famous for his Doctor Zhivago. For the character of Lara in his novel Doctor Zhivago he was inspired by the also.

Simone Weil took a very personal look at what it means for something to be true.

Simone Weil - "Attention is the purest and rarest form of generosity"

Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906 -by George Bernard Shaw

Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906 -by George Bernard Shaw [+] [possibly taken in Meudon, when Rilke was staying with Rodin and Shaw posing] from LSE

Boris Pasternak.    "Below, the wet black earth shows through,/With sudden cries the wind is pitted,/The more haphazard, the more true/The poetry that sobs its heart out."

Boris Pasternak, Nobel-prize nominated Russian poet and novelist. Author of Doctor Zhivago. “What is history? Its beginning is that of the centuries of systematic work devoted to the.

Ezra Pound ; The poet as a young man

This is modernist American poet, Ezra Pound. He lived and traveled around Europe, as was popular with modernists. His poems are just beautiful, as was his face. (keep away from pictures of him when he is older) Young Ezra=best Ezra

Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (1842–1912). French composer best known for his operas. His compositions were very popular in the late 19c and early 20c, and he ranks as one of the greatest melodists of his era. Soon after his death, his style went out of fashion, and many of his operas fell into almost total oblivion. Apart from Manon and Werther, his works were rarely performed. However, since the mid-1970s, many operas of his such as Thaïs and Esclarmonde have undergone periodic revivals.

Jules Massenet was a French composer best known for his operas. His compositions were very popular in the late and early

Herman Melville (1819-1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. His first three books gained much contemporary attention (the first, Typee, becoming a bestseller), and after a fast-blooming literary success in the late 1840s, his popularity declined precipitously in the mid-1850s and never recovered during his lifetime. When he died in 1891, he was almost completely forgotten. It was not until the "Melville Revival" in…

Literature - Herman Melville(August 1819 – September an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period. The bulk of his writings was published between 1846 and Best known for his whaling novel Moby-Dick

Pinterest
Search