Happy Birthday Franz Kafka!

Happy Birthday Franz Kafka!

Born on July 3, 1883, Franz Kafka was an influential novelist and short story writer. His classic works, including The Trial, The Metamorphosis, The Castle, and Amerika, blend realism with rich imagination and the absurd.   Published in 1915, the Metamorphosis...
Charles Dickens Born on This Day

Charles Dickens Born on This Day

Born on February 7, 1812, Charles Dickens was an English writer who penned some the world’s most famous classics, including A Tales of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, Bleak House, The Pickwick Papers and A Christmas Carol. He is considered by many...
James Joyce Born on This Day

James Joyce Born on This Day

Born in Dublin, Ireland on February 2, 1882, James Joyce was an Irish novelist and short story writer. He was a highly influential author known for his use of modern literary methods. He attended University College Dublin.   His great works include Dubliners...
Lewis Carroll Born on This Day

Lewis Carroll Born on This Day

Born on January 27, 1832 in Daresbury, London, (United Kingdom), Lewis Carroll was actually the pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – a mathematician and gifted writer renowned for his word play and whimsical writings, including the ever-popular Alice’s...
Happy Birthday Virginia Woolf!

Happy Birthday Virginia Woolf!

Born on January 25, 1882 in Kensington, London, (United Kingdom), Virginia Woolf was a novelist and essayist recognized for her keen intellect and modernist style.   Her classic literary works are widely read today and include The Voyage Out (1915), Night and Day...

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