Tag: poet

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…

Thomas More

(1478–1535) Sir Thomas More Saint Thomas More Works: • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (English) • Utopia (English) • Utopia (German) Sir Thomas More in Film: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born February…

Giacomo Casanova

(1725–1798) Giacomo Girolamo Casanova Jacques, Chevalier de Seingalt Works: • The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt (English) Filmography as Writer: Il Casanova di Federico Fellini 1976 Director: Federico Fellini Starring: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont     Casanova in Film: La nuit de…

Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850–1894) Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson Works: • Aarresaari (Finnish) • A Child’s Garden of Verses (English) • A Christmas Sermon (English) • A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa (English) • A Lowden Sabbath Morn (English) •…

Edmond Rostand

(1868–1918) Edmond Eugène Joseph Alexis Rostand Works: • L’Aiglon (English) • Chantecler (English) • Cyrano de Bergerac (English) • Cyrano de Bergerac (French) • Cyrano de Bergerac (Finnish) • Συρανό δε Μπερζεράκ (Greek) • La dernière nuit de Don Juan (French)…

Beatrice Hastings

(1879–1943) Emily Alice Haigh Beatrice Hastings in Art: Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Beatrice Hastings 1915 Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto     Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Beatrice Hastings before a door 1915 Private collection     Beatrice Hastings in Film: Montparnasse 19 1958…

Léopold Zborowski

(1889–1932) Zborowski in Art: Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Léopold Zborowski 1916 Museu de Arte, São Paulo     Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920) Léopold Zborowski 1918 Private collection     Zborowski in Film: Montparnasse 19 1958 Director: Jacques Becker Starring: Gérard Philipe, Anouk Aimée   Born March…

Paul Claudel

(1868–1955) Paul-Louis-Charles-Marie Claudel Works: ◊ Die Musen: Eine Ode (German) • L’otage: Drame en trois actes (French) • Le pain dur: Drame en trois actes (French) • Le père humilié: Drame en quatre actes (French) • Oeuvres de Arthur Rimbaud…

Victor Hugo

(1802–1885) Victor-Marie Hugo Works: • Actes et Paroles, Volume 1 (French) • Actes et Paroles, Volume 2 (French) • Actes et Paroles, Volume 3 (French) • Actes et Paroles, Volume 4 (French) ◊ De Ellendigen, Deel 1 (Dutch) ◊ De…

Julian Beck

(1925–1985) Filmography as Actor: Edipo re 1967 Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Starring: Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti   Born May 31 1925 Washington Heights, New York, NY (USA) Died September 14 1985 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Actor Painter Occupation Poet Theatre director Writer