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William Carlos Williams Biography

William Carlos Williams, also known as WCW, was born on September 17, 1883, in Rutherford, New Jersey, a community near the city of Paterson. Williams, an American poet closely associated […]

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William Butler Yeats Biography

William Butler Yeats was born on June 13, 1865, in Sandymount, County Dublin, Ireland to John Butler Yeats and Susan Mary Pollexfen, who moved to Sligo shortly after Williams’s birth. […]

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William Cavendish Biography

William Cavendish, the son of Sir Charles Cavendish and Catherine Ogle and a descendant of the famous Cavendish family, was born on December 6, 1592 at Hardsworth Manor in Yorkshire. […]

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Bertolt Brecht Biography

Bertolt Brecht, a German poet, playwright and theatrical reformer, was one of the most prominent figures in the 20th-century theater. Brecht was concerned with encouraging audiences to think rather than […]

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Thomas Hardy Biography

Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840, to his father Thomas and his mother Jemima, at Higher Bockhampton, which was a hamlet in the parish of Stinsford to the […]

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Dorothy Parker Biography

The American writer, Dorothy Parker, was born Dorothy Rothschild to Jacob Henry and Eliza Annie Rothschild at 732 Ocean Avenue in the West End village of Long Branch, New Jersey, […]

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Carl Sandburg Biography

Carl Sandburg was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He also won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham […]

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Edgar A. Guest Biography

Edgar A. Guest, born in Birmingham, England in 1881, moved to Michigan as a young child. He was educated in Michigan. In 1895, Edgar A. Guest signed on with the […]

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning Biography

Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett, born on March 6, 1806, in Coxhoe Hall, in County Durham, was one of the most prominent and important poets of the Victorian era. She was the […]

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Edgar Allan Poe Biography

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic who is considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Poe is best known for his tales of mystery […]

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