Monthly Archives: January 2010

Literary Birthdays – January 31 – February 6

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 31 Arnold Geulincx (b. 1624) – Dutch philosopher – Ethica Read the Wikipedia entry for Arnold Geulincx here “The love of right reason is the supreme virtue, whence flow the cardinal virtues, diligence, … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – January 24 – 30

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 24 Marguerite Durand (b. 1864) – French feminist, founder of the first feminist newspaper, La Fronde (The Slingshot)   Read about La Fronde in the Slip Into SomethingVictorian blog http://somethingvictorianblog.blogspot.com/2006/12/la-fronde-sling-1897.html Read (in … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – January 17 – 23

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 17 Benjamin Franklin (b. 1706) – U.S. philosopher, statesman, historian – The Way to Wealth   Read about Benjamin Franklin’s writings here http://www.librarycompany.org/BFWriter/writer.htm —————————————————– Monday January 18 A.A. Milne (b. 1882) – … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – January 10 – 16

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 10   Fran Walsh (b. 1959) – New Zealand screenwriter – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001); The Lovely Bones (2009) Read about Fran Walsh here Read … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays January 3 – 9

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 3 Savitri Bai Phule (b. 1831) – Indian poet, teacher, educator of women Read about Saviribai Phule: http://insightyv.com/?p=325 Read one of Savitribai Phule’s poems here: http://castory.wordpress.com/2009/11/29/rise-to-learn-and-act/ ——————————————— Monday January 4 Gao Xingjian … Continue reading

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