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Tolstoy and the Arts     View
This online exhibit "is based on one that took place in Robarts Library at the University of Toronto in the fall of 2003 in honour of the 175th anniversary of the birth of [Russian author] Lev Nikolaevich [Leo] Tolstoy." Features a chronolo ...

Samuel Johnson Tercentenary 2009     View
"This site contains information about the celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Johnson, which falls on 18 September 2009." Features include a biography of Johnson (1709-1784) who "was (amongst other things) ...

The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum     View
Website for this museum in Lichfield, England, home of poet and writer Samuel Johnson for the first 27 years of his life. Provides essays on Johnson's life and works (including his dictionary of the English language), images, visitor information, the ...

Noel Streatfeild     View
Website for British author Noel Streatfeild (1895-1986), best known for her 1936 children's book "Ballet Shoes." Features a timeline, biography (covering her acting and writing careers), and critical overviews of her fiction, nonfiction, an ...

Reading Wilde, Querying Spaces: An Exhibition Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Trials of Oscar Wilde     View
Material about British author Oscar Wilde ("novelist, poet, playwright, aesthete, reputed homosexual, enigma"), who was convicted in 1895 of practicing "indecent acts." The exhibit of printed and manuscript works "trace[s] th ...

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1957: Albert Camus     View
Material about French author Albert Camus, who won the 1957 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his important literary production, which with clear-sighted earnestness illuminates the problems of the human conscience in our times." Provides a bi ...

Lewis Carroll at the Family Records Centre (FRC)     View
"Lewis Carroll, the author of the Alice books, is probably Britain's best known writer of children's fiction. Less well known is the 'other' Lewis Carroll, the mathematician, churchman, photographer and Student of Christ Church College, Oxford, ...

Minnesota Author Biographies Project     View
This site provides biographical sketches of over 30 past and present Minnesota authors. Each entry includes a selected bibliography of the author's work plus print and online sources for more information.

Maine Writers Index     View
Biographical and bibliographical information on hundreds of writers "with a relationship to the State of Maine. The connection may be birth, residency, employment or works that are set in Maine." From the Waterboro Public Library.

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame     View
This program was established by the University of Georgia Libraries to "recognize Georgia writers, past and present, whose work reflects the character of the state - its land and its people." The site has portraits and brief biographies of the induct ...




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