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Jules Verne

(1828–1905) Jules-Gabriel Verne Works: ◊ Abandoned (English) • Autour de la lune (French) ◊ All Around the Moon (English) • Les enfants du capitaine Grant (French) ◊ In Search of the Castaways (English)   Verne in Film:   In Search of the…

Thomas Mann

(1875–1955) Paul Thomas Mann Works: • Der Tod in Venedig (German)   Films based on works by Thomas Mann:   Morte a Venezia 1971 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Silvana Mangano     Born June 6 1875 Lübeck (Germany) Died…

Théophile Gautier

(1811–1872) Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier “Le bon Théo”   Works: • Émaux et camées (1852) ◊ Enamels and Cameos (English) • La Comédie de la mort (1838) • Le Capitaine Fracasse (1863) ◊ Captain Fracasse (English) • Mademoiselle de Maupin (1835) • Ménagerie intime (1869) ◊ My Private Menagerie…

Champfleury

(1821–1889) Jules François Félix Husson Works: • Les chats (1869) • Richard Wagner (1860) Champfleury in Art: Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Hommage à Delacroix 1864 Oil on canvas, 160 x 250 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris   Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Musique aux Tuileries 1862…

Oscar Wilde

(1854–1900) Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde   Works: • A Florentine Tragedy; La Sainte Courtisane (1894) • A House of Pomegranates (1891) • A Woman of No Importance (1893) • An Ideal Husband (1895) • De profundis (1897) • Essays and Lectures • For Love of the…

Michael Tarchaniota Marullus

(1453–1500) Michael Tarchaniota Marullus in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Michele Marullo Tarcaniota c.1490 Museo del Prado, Madrid (on loan)     See also: • Humanists | Poets | Writers

Agnolo Poliziano

(1454–1494)     Poliziano in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c. 1445-1510) Adorazione dei Magi (Adoration of the Kings) c. 1476 Tempera on panel, 111 x 134 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze .   See also: • Humanists | Playwrights | Poets | Scholars | Writers  

Mark Twain

(1835–1910) Samuel Langhorne Clemens   Works: • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889) • A Horse’s Tale (1907) • A Tramp Abroad (1880) • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) • Complete Letters (1853-1910) • Life on the Mississippi (1883) • Speeches (English) • The Adventures of…

Paul Verlaine

(1844–1896) Paul Marie Verlaine   Works: • Hombres (1891) • Poésies complètes (French) ◊ Poems of Paul Verlaine (English)   Verlaine in Art: Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Coin de table (By the Table) 1872 Oil on canvas, 161 x 223.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris  …

Arthur Rimbaud

(1854–1891) Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud   Works: • Poésies complètes (French)   Rimbaud in Art: Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Coin de table (By the Table) 1872 Oil on canvas, 161 x 223.5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Born October 20 1854…