Tag: playwright

Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton

(1803–1873) Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, PC Works: • A Strange Story (English) • Athens: Its Rise and Fall (English) • Devereux (English) • Ernest Maltravers (English) • Eugene Aram (English) • Falkland (English) • Godolphin (English)…

Alphonse Daudet

(1840–1897) Louis Marie Alphonse Daudet Daudet’s Grave at Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris. Windmill of Alphonse Daudet. Works: • Artists’ Wives (English) • Cartas de mi molino (Spanish) • Contes de lundi (French) • Fromont and Risler (English) • Jack (English)…

Jean Cocteau

(1889–1963) Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau The artist’s works: Festival de musique de Menton 1956 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland La Tour 1959 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Orphée 1960 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Works: • La Danse de Sophocle (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)…

Millicent Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland

(1867–1955) Millicent Fanny Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland née Lady Millicent Fanny St. Clair-Erskine Millicent in Art: Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) Portrait of Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland 1904 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   Born October 20 1867 Dysart House (Scotland) Died August 20…

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…