Tag: novelist

Anton Chekhov

(1860–1904) Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Works: • Avioliittoja (Finnish) • Der Bär (German) • Der persische Orden und andere Grotesken (German) • Ein Heiratsantrag (German) • Eine langweilige Geschichte (German) • Eno Vanja (Finnish) • Ivanoff (English) • Kaksikymmentä (Finnish) •…

Joseph Conrad

(1857–1924) Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski Works: • A Personal Record (1912) • A Set of Six (1908) • Almayer’s Folly (1895) • Amy Foster (1901) • An Outcast of the Islands (1896) • Chance: A Tale in Two Parts (1913)…

Charles Bukowski

(1920–1994) Henry Charles Bukowski, born Heinrich Karl Bukowski Works: • Flower, Fist, and Bestial Wail (1960) • It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963) • Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (1965) • Crucifix in…

André Malraux

(1901–1976)   See also: • Musée d’art moderne André Malraux (Le Havre) • Place André-Malraux (Paris) Born November 3 1901 Paris (France) Died November 23 1976 Créteil (France) Occupation Novelist Writer Awards Croix de guerre 1939-1945 Prix Goncourt

Gertrude Stein

(1874–1946) Gertrude Stein in Art: Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) Réunion à la campagne 1909 Musée Picasso, Paris     Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Gertrude Stein 1905–1906 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Born February 3 1874 Allegheny City, PA (USA) Died July 27 1946…

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…

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…

Bryan Forbes

(1926–2013) John Theobald Clarke, CBE Filmography as Director: The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer   Born July 22 1926 Stratford, London (England) Died May 8 2013 Virginia Water (England) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Novelist Producer Occupation…

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) •…