Tag: literature

Mary Shelley (2017)

Director: Haifaa al-Mansour Producer: Amy Baer Screenplay: Emma Jensen Genre: Biography | Drama | Historical | Romantic Music: Amelia Warner Country: Australia, UK, Ireland, USA, Luxembourg Language: English Studio: HanWay Films | BFI Release date: 2017 Running time: 121 minutes Elle Fanning…

Thomas Middleton

(1580–1627) Works: • The Revenger’s Tragedy (1606) Baptized April 18 1580 London (England) Died July 4 1627 Newington Butts, London (England) Occupation Playwright Poet Writer

Thomas Dekker

(c.1572-c.1632) Works: • The Noble Spanish Soldier (English) • Satiro-Mastix; or, the Vntrussing of the Humorous Poet (English) • Thomas Dekker Edited (English)   Born c.1572 London (England) Died August 25 c.1632 London (England) Occupation Playwright Writer

Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

(1561–1626) Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban also known as Lord Verulam Works: • Bacon’s Essays, and Wisdom of the Ancients (English) • Filosofiset mietelmät (Finnish) • Novum Organum (English) • Of Gardens (English) • The Advancement of Learning…

John Webster

(c.1580-c.1632) Works: • The Duchess of Malfi (English) • Webster & Tourneur (English) • The White Devil (English) Webster in Film: Shakespeare in Love 1998 Director: John Madden Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes   Born c.1580 London (England) Died c.1632 London (England) Occupation Actor Playwright…

Christopher Marlowe

(1564–1593) Works: • Accurs’d be he that first invented war! (English) • Edward the Second (English) • Hero and Leander and Other Poems (English) • Hero and Leander and Other Poems (Latin) • I Must Have Wanton Poets (English) •…

Giovanni Boccaccio

(1313–1375) Works: • Alcesto e Acaten (Italian) • Amorosa visione (1342-1343) • Canto di Ameto (Italian) • Corbaccio (1354) • De mulieribus claris (1361) • Decameron (Italian) ◊ De Decamerone van Boccaccio (Dutch) ◊ Novelleja Decameronesta (Finnish) ◊ The Decameron…

Albert Camus

(1913–1960) Works: • Caligula (1938) • L’Étranger (1942) ◊ The Stranger (English) • La Chute (1956) ◊ The Fall (English) • La Peste (1947) ◊ The Plague (English) • Le Malentendu (1943) • Le Mythe de Sysiphe (1942) ◊ The Myth of…

Jean Giraudoux

(1882–1944) Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux Works: • Amica America (French) • L’École des indifférents (French) • Elpénor (French) • Suzanne et le Pacifique (French) Filmography as Writer: The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer  …

Alexandre Dumas fils

(1824–1895) Works: • Kamelianainen (Finnish) • La dame aux camélias (French) • La Dame aux Camilias (English) • La kolomba premio (Esperanto) • Les Femmes qui tuent et les Femmes qui votent (French) • The Princess of Bagdad (English) •…