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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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Frimansson, Inger
1944 -

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

Updike, John
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

Cunningham, Michael
1952 -

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

Enquist, Anna
1945 -

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