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Marcus Tullius Cicero

(106–43 BC) Consul of Rome (63 BC) Governor of Cilicia (51–50 BC) Works: • Brutus (Latin) • De consulatu suo (Latin) • De inventione (Latin) • De legibus (Latin) • De optimo genere oratorum (Latin) • De oratore (Latin) •…

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…

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…

Anthony Burgess

(1917–1993) John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL Filmography as Writer: A Clockwork Orange 1971 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee     Jesus of Nazareth 1977 Director: Franco Zeffirelli Starring: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey   Born February 25 1917 Manchester (England) Died…

Jean-Claude Carrière

(1931) Filmography as Writer: Belle de Jour 1967 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel     La piscine 1969 Director: Jacques Deray Starring: Romy Schneider, Alain Delon     Borsalino 1970 Director: Jacques Deray Starring: Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo     Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie…

Marcel Pagnol

(1895–1974) Marcel Paul Pagnol Filmography as Director and Writer: La fille du puisatier 1940 Director: Marcel Pagnol Starring: Raimu, Fernandel     Filmography as Writer: La fille du puisatier 2011 Director: Daniel Auteuil Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey   Born February 28 1895 Aubagne (France) Died…

Pier Paolo Pasolini

(1922–1975) Filmography as Director: Edipo re 1967 Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Starring: Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti     Medea 1969 Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Starring: Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti     Filmography as Writer: Le notti di Cabiria 1957 Director: Federico Fellini Starring: Giulietta…

Stéphane Mallarmé

(1842–1898) Étienne Mallarmé Works: • Pages (1891) Translations: • Le Corbeau d’Edgar Poe (1875) Edgar Allan Poe‘s The Raven translated into French, illustrated by Édouard Manet. Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Illustration to The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe 1875 Metropolitan Museum of…

Charles Baudelaire

(1821–1867) Charles-Pierre Baudelaire Works: • Les Fleurs du Mal (1857) ◊ The Flowers of Evil (English) Quotes: • Charles Baudelaire: Quotations Baudelaire in Art: Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Hommage à Delacroix 1864 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Musique aux Tuileries 1862 National…

Judith Gautier

(1845–1917) Louise Charlotte Ernestine Gautier Works: • En chine (French) • La fille du ciel (French) ◊ The Daughter of Heaven (English) • Le collier des jours (French) • Le Dragon Impérial (French) • Le livre de Jade (French) ◊ The Book of…