Category: Playwrights

Jean Cocteau

(1889–1963) Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau The artist’s works: La Tour 1959 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Orphée 1960 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Works: • La Danse de Sophocle (French) • Le Grand Écart (French) • Le Secret professionnel (French) •…

Algernon Charles Swinburne

(1837–1909) Works: • A Century of Roundels (English) • A Channel Passage and Other Poems (English) • A Dark Month (English) • A Midsummer Holiday and Other Poems (English) • A Study of Shakespeare (English) • Astrophel and Other Poems…

Torquato Tasso

(1544–1595) Works: • Gerusalemme liberata (Italian) • Jerusalem Delivered (English) Tasso in Art: Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Adrasto assiso ai piedi d’Armida c.1740–1746 National Gallery, London     Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Il mago d’Ascalona c.1740–1746 National Gallery, London     Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) La vergogna di…

D.H. Lawrence

(1885–1930) David Herbert Lawrence Works: • Aaron’s Rod (English) • Amores: Poems (English) • Bay: A Book of Poems (English) • Birds, Beasts and Flowers (English) • England, My England (English) • Fantasia of the Unconscious (English) • Kangaroo (English)…

Friedrich Schiller

(1759–1805) Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Works: • Aesthetical and Philosophical Essays (English) • Briefe Schillers und Goethes an A. W. Schlegel (German) • Demetrius (English) • Der Neffe als Onkel (German) • Der Parasit, oder die Kunst (German) •…

Alfred de Musset

(1810–1857) Louis Charles Alfred de Musset-Pathay Works: • Alfred de Musset et George Sand dessins (French) • Gamiani, ou Une nuit d’excès (French) • Œuvres complètes de Alfred de Musset — Tome 3 (French) • Œuvres complètes de Alfred de…

Prosper Mérimée

(1803–1870) Works: • Abbé Aubain and Mosaics (English) • Carmen (Dutch) • Carmen (English) • Carmen (Finnish) • Colomba (English) • Colomba (French) • Colomba (Finnish) • Helmiä (Finnish) • How The Redoubt Was Taken (English) • La Vénus d’Ille…

George Sand

(1804–1876) Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, Baroness Dudevant Works: • Adriani (French) • Aldo le rimeur (French) • André (French) • Antonia (English) • Autour de la table (French) • Cadio (French) • Césarine Dietrich (French) • Consuelo, Tome 1 (1861)…

Pietro Aretino

(1492–1556) Works: • Angelica (Italian) • Il divino Pietro Aretino a lo Imperadore ne la morte del Duca d’Urbino (Italian) • Il primo libro delle lettere (Italian) • Il secondo libro delle lettere (Italian) • La Cortigiana (Italian) • Dubbj…

Terence

(c.195 BC-c.159 BC) Publius Terentius Afer Works: • The Comedies of Terence (English) Codex Vaticanus Latinus (9th century) with the portrait of Terence. Terence in Art: Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Venus Frigida 1614 Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp   Born c.195…