Charles Dickens, London, ca.1850 [565 × 758] • In my mind I always picture Dickens as a chubby short man. Nothing is further from the truth!

Charles Dickens ca.1850

A striking Charles Dickens (author of 'A Christmas Carol') is photographed circa 1850 in London in his late

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

25 January 1882 – 28 March was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary.

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) Ecrivain britannique, auteur de romans, de poèmes et de nouvelles.   "Si..." Ce poême fut écrit en 1910, à l'intention de son fils, John, alors agé de 12 ans.

Joseph Rudyard Kipling December 1865 – 18 January was an Indian-born English short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India and his tales for children.

Mr. Andresen!

Mr. Andresen!

Aldous Huxley on why he doesn't read reviews of his own work: "They’ve never had any effect on me, for the simple reason that I’ve never read them. I’ve never made a point of writing for any particular person or audience; I’ve simply tried to do the best job I could and let it go at that. The critics don’t interest me because they’re concerned with what’s past and done, while I’m concerned with what comes next."

Schöne neue Welt

Actually, a pretty good looking man. look at that angular jaw! July 1894 - Aldous Huxley an English writer known for his novel 'Brave New World' is born in Surrey, England.

John Updike

Works by John Updike

John Updike (March 1932 – January was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.

palabras de poemas | Poemas de Amor con Autor | FRASES DE AMOR CORTAS

palabras de poemas | Poemas de Amor con Autor | FRASES DE AMOR CORTAS

Thirteen Ways of Looking at A Blackbird, by Wallace Stevens.  Each verse could stand alone as a short poem. Just the last verse would make a great beginning of a novel.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at A Blackbird by Wallace Stevens - Read outside. Have each student pick an object or living thing they see outside, and write 13 ways of looking at it.

Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick.

Herman Melville 1819 - 1891 was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick.

Heard Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" on Selected Shorts last night and was reminded how thoroughly this story affected me when I was fifteen; it totally got its claws into me again now. Brilliant. | http://store.symphonyspace.org/products/where-are-you-going-where-have-you-been-mp3-download

“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” by Joyce Carol Oates

Little by little, one travels far! -J.R.R. Tolkien

30 quotes to inspire travel in To me these words capture the true essence of traveling, escapism and adventure. Reading these travel quotes gives me butterflies.

Virginia Wolf, Kew Gardens / the poetry of material things

Kew Gardens, Hogarth Press [Virginia Woolf] with woodcuts by Vanessa Bell and a hand-painted cover by Roger Fry.

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