Monthly Archives: November 2009

Literary Birthdays – November 29 – December 5

Tweet us today with author birthdays! November 29 Carlo Levi (b. 1902) – Italian writer, painter, anti-Fascist activist – The Future Has an Ancient Heart Read the Authors Calendar Biography: http://web.archive.org/web/20130904060009/http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/clevi.htm Watch a brief bio/interview of Carlo Levi (in Italian) … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – November 22 – 28

Tweet us today with author birthdays! November 22 George Eliot (Mary Ann [Marian] Evans) (b. 1819) – British novelist and poet – Brother Jacob Excerpt from Chapter 1 of Brother Jacob: Jacob paused from his clinking, and looked into the … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – November 15 – 21

Tweet us today with author birthdays! November 15 Marianne Moore (born November 15, 1887) – U.S. poet The Fish wade through black jade. Of the crow-blue mussel-shells, one keeps adjusting the ash-heaps; opening and shutting itself like an injured fan. … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – November 8 – 14

Tweet us today with author birthdays! November 8 Teofilo Folengo (Merlino Coccajo) (born November 8, 1491? 1496?) – Italian poet, epicist – Baldus(1517) Read about Teofilo Folengo here: http://www.teofilofolengo.com/index.html  November 9 Ivan Turgenev (born November 9, 1818) – Russian novelist, … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – November 1 – 7

Tweet us today with author birthdays! November 1 Hermann Broch (born November 1, 1886) – Austrian writer – The Death of Virgil Read the Authors Calendar biography of Hermann Broch: https://web.archive.org/web/20150310123337/http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/broch.htm Read Brad McCormick’s impressions of Broch: “How could such … Continue reading

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