Writers and poets

Collection by Diane Aldred

Diane Aldred

Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892), was an English poet, who was the most influential poet of the Victorian era. He served as poet laureate for 42 years and in that capacity was the poetic spokesman of the Queen and her subjects, who looked to him to give artistic expression to their moral and intellectual Concerns.

Agatha Christie - Unfinished Portrait: Unseen And Rare Photographs Of The 'Queen of Crime' - Flashbak

Agatha Christie - Unfinished Portrait: Unseen And Rare Photographs Of The 'Queen of Crime' - Flashbak

The Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait photography collection takes its name from the semi-autobiographical novel

Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse

ken kesey

"literature is my utopia." - helen keller

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Beatrix Potter with Her Pet Mouse Xarifa, 1885. Cotsen Children’s Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Princeton University Library Photography: Princeton University Library

Out of the Archives: Beatrix Potter: The Picture Letters at The Morgan Library & Museum - Library as Incubator Project

This post originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in December 2012. by Rebecca Rubenstein Beatrix Potter’s personality shines through in the exhibition, “Beatrix Potter: The Picture Letters” at The Morgan Library & Museum. The work is gathered from materials in the Morgan’s collection, the Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and holdings from private collections. Visitors are taken on the journeys Potter experienced in her life…

Ted Hughes , photograph taken by Fay Godwin 1970

Ted Hughes

Faber publicity photograph taken by Fay Godwin, dated 1970.

ERICH MARIA REMARQUE. German author of the brilliant anti-war All Quiet on the Western Front.

Erich Maria Remarque | Encyclopedia.com

Erich Maria Remarque [1] Born: July 22, 1898Osnabrück, Germany [2]Died: September 25, 1970Locarno, Switzerland [3] German-born American author The German-born American author Erich Maria Remarque [4] was a popular novelist whose All Quiet on the Western Front, describing the soldier's life in Wo

Roberto Bolaño. Escritor

Roberto Bolaño. Escritor

Virginia Woolf

virginia's vivid nightmares

It's far harder to kill a phantom than a reality.

Molière ~ real name Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (1622-1673) ~ French playwright and actor ~ 'considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature'

Patrick Süskind


Philipp Keel, Artist