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Citizen Kane (1941)

Citizen Kane is acclaimed by many as the greatest movie in the history of cinema. It was Orson Welles’s first film, which he directed, produced,…

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Sholay (1975)

Sholay (directed by Ramesh Sippy and written by Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan) is considered to be the most successful movie in the history of…

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Contemporáneos

Contemporáneos: Mexican Magazine of Culture, edited from 1928 to 1931 in Mexico City, Mexico, was a literary journal founded by several writers whose formative context…

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De Casseres, Benjamin (1873–1945)

Benjamin De Casseres was an American poet, literary and cultural critic, and satirist whose career spanned four decades and two countries. Born in Philadelphia on…

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Hope, Christopher (David) Tully (1944–)

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1944, the late modernist author Christopher Tully Hope is still alive, and still publishing, though has spent much of…

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Montague, Charles Edward (1867–1928)

C.E. Montague was an Anglo-Irish commentator and drama critic for the Manchester Guardian (now the Guardian) from 1890, just after his graduation from the University…

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Segalen, Victor (1878–1919)

Physician, musician, archaeologist and sinologist, essayist, novelist, poet, librettist, and world traveller whose works were largely published after his death, Victor Segalen has achieved largely…

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af Klint, Hilma (1862–1944)

Hilma af Klint was a Swedish artist and early abstractionist. Though she was formally trained and publicly worked in the academic style, af Klint secretly…

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Claudel, Paul (1868–1955)

Both the power of Paul Claudel’s writing and the controversial character of his politics were so well known in their time that Auden, in the…

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Jacobson, Dan (1929–2014)

Dan Jacobson was a South African novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, and translator who spent most of his adult life and the more productive…

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National Union of Plastic Artists (UNAP)

The National Union of Plastic Artists (UNAP) exists in many decolonized nations as a professional organization, an artists’ union, that elevates the work of formerly…

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Die Aktion

Die Aktion was a review of radical politics and culture published by Franz Pfemfert (1879–1954) in Berlin from 1911 to 1932. During the period of…

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Rahon, Alice (1904-1987)

Alice Rahon (1904-1987) was a French-born artist and poet associated with the Surrealist movement and Mexican art. Rahon was born Alice Marie Yvonne Philppot in…

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Modern Tamil Writing

Tamil literature, over the past two millennia, has been continuously evolving in its grammatical style, content, expressions, forms, structures, and themes. Modern Tamil writing can…

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Roditi, Edouard (1910-1992)

In his unpublished autobiography, Edouard Roditi describes his life in terms of a triple curse of being Jewish, epileptic, and homosexual. Perhaps a fourth quality…

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Lagerkvist, Pär (1891-1974)

Born in Växjö, Sweden, Pär Lagerkvist pursued academic studies at Uppsala University where he befriended artists associated with the avant-garde in Sweden. Lagerkvist visited Paris…

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Levison, Olivia (1847-1894)

Olivia Levison was born in Copenhagen and, while receiving no formal education, learned several languages at an early age, including Italian and Russian. Levison made…