Tag: socialist

William Morris

(1834–1896) The artist’s works: La Belle Iseult 1858 Tate Britain, London Strawberry Thief 1883 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer 1896 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo A Girl with a Flute s.d. Tate Britain, London William Morris in Art:…

V. Gordon Childe

(1892–1957) Vere Gordon Childe     Born April 14 1892 Sydney (Australia) Died October 19 1957 Blackheath (Australia) Cause of death Suicide Occupation Archaeologist Librarian Occupation Philologist Writer

Erik Satie

(1866–1925) Éric Alfred Leslie Satie Works: • Trois Gymnopédies (1888) • Six Gnossiennes (1890-97) • Trois morceaux en forme de poire (1911) • Sports et Divertissements (1914) • Parade (1917) • Socrate (1919) Erik Satie in Art: Valadon, Suzanne (1865-1938)…

George Sand

(1804–1876) Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, Baroness Dudevant Works: • Adriani (French) • Aldo le rimeur (French) • André (French) • Antonia (English) • Autour de la table (French) • Cadio (French) • Césarine Dietrich (French) • Consuelo, Tome 1 (1861)…

Giovanni Pascoli

(1855–1912) Giovanni Placido Agostino Pascoli Works: • Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) La vita italiana durante la Rivoluzione francese e l’Impero (Italian) • La mirabile visione (Italian) • Miei Pensieri di varia Umanità (Italian) • Minerva oscura (Italian) • Sotto il velame…

James Joyce

(1882–1941) James Augustine Aloysius Joyce Works: • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (English) • Chamber Music (English) • Dubliners (English) • Exiles: A Play in Three Acts (English) • Ulysses (English) Born February 2 1882 Dublin (Ireland)…

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…

Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne

(1734–1806) Nicolas-Edme Rétif Works: • L’Anti-Justine; ou, Les Delices de l’amour (French) • Contes de Restif de la Bretonne (French) Restif de la Bretonne in Film: La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born October 23…

H. G. Wells

(1866–1946) Herbert George Wells Works: • A Modern Utopia (English) • A Short History of the World (English) • Aarnihauta ja muita juttuja (Finnish) • Aikakone (Finnish) • An Englishman Looks at the World (English) • Ann Veronica: A Modern…

Javier Bardem

(1969) Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem Filmography as Actor: Goya’s Ghosts 2006 Director: Miloš Forman Starring: Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman   Born March 1 1969 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (España) Wife Penélope Cruz (1974) Occupation Actor Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards Cannes Film…