Anniversaries - October 21, 2019
It is 247 years today since Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born.
The English poet and literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge was the son of a Devonshire clergyman. He attended Jesus College, Cambridge, but left to join the Royal Dragoons in 1793. Although he returned to his college soon afterwards he never took a degree. He entertained ideas of setting up a utopian commune, a pantisocracy (equal government by all), in America and during a trip to Germany in...
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Inger Frimansson is a Swedish author born in Stockholm as Inger Wilén. Her father was an engineer. Frimansson passed her baccalaureate in Jönköping in... Further reading
1932 - 2009
American author, born in the small town of Shillington in Pennsylvania, where also his earliest works take place, but then the town has the... Further reading
Michael Cunningham was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, grew up in Pasadena, California, and studied at Stanford and the University of Iowa. As a young man... Further reading
A pseudonym for Christa Widlund-Broer.
The Dutch prose writer and poet Anna Enquist was born in Amsterdam as Christa Broer. She got the name... Further reading