Writers and poets

Explore the lives and works of writers and poets who have left an indelible mark on literature. Discover their words, stories, and insights to ignite your own creativity.
William Faulkner, author photo for “Sanctuary,” 1931. Photo by J. R. Cofield of Oxford, Mississippi. Writers And Poets, American Literature, Dry September, History Of Literature, William Faulkner, Writers Write, Book Writer, Famous Authors, Foto Vintage

William Faulkner, 1931

William Faulkner, age 33, modeling the open-collar look in this publicity shot for his novel “Sanctuary.” Photo by J. R. Cofield of Oxford, Mississippi. © The Cofield Collection. The Cofields were family friends, and photographed Faulkner over the years from 1930 to 1962. * “Man knows so little about his fellows. In his eyes all men or women act upon what he believes would motivate him if he were mad enough to do what that other man or woman is doing.” —“Light in August” (1932) * “William…

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3 Irish Poets that Make You Want to Visit Ireland

Have you read any Irish poetry? Are you familiar with some of Ireland's more famous poets, including William Butler Yeats, Seamus Heaney and Patrick Kavanagh? The poetry of all three seems to evoke a special affinity for the beauty and soul of Ireland that makes the Emerald Isle so special for so many. Discover more about these 3 Irish poets by clicking on the blog post below. #WorldPoetryDay #IrishPoets #IrishPoetry

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Ludwig Wittgenstein | British philosopher

Ludwig Wittgenstein, in full Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein, (born April 26, 1889, Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now in Austria]—died April 29, 1951, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England), Austrian-born British philosopher, regarded by many as the greatest philosopher of the 20th century. Wittgenstein’s two major works, Logisch-philosophische Abhandlung (1921; Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 1922) and Philosophische Untersuchungen (published posthumously in 1953; Philosophical Investigations)…

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