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George Borrow-- English writer and linguist who spent a good deal of time with Gypsies and was fascinated by them. He studied the Spanish Roma people, and published several books about Gypsies.

Maxim Gorky was a Russian writer who wrote about the lower depths of society. He was a critic of both Lenin and Stalin and died under mysterious circumstances

Rabindrath Tagore (May 7, 1861 - August 7, 1941) Indian poet and writer (and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913).

How reading Shakespeare and Wordsworth offer better therapy than self-help books

A portrait of Charles Dickens at the age of 47, by William Powell Frith in 1859. Scientists will use his work in their studies of the human brain

Regency Personalities Series–Stephen Kemble

Stephen Kemble 1758 - 1822 Famous theatre manager (managed many successfully) and son of Roger Kemble. Part of the Kemble family of thespians. Also noted actor, best Falstaff of his times. And noted writer, Days of Good Queen Bess. (Are you a RAPper or a RAPscallion?

Regency Personalities Series-William Essington

Regency Personalities Series-William Essington 1753 - 12 July 1816 (Are you a RAPper or a RAPscallion?

And the fifteenth century was an impassioned age so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art that it consecrated everything with which art had to ad as a religious object. - Walter Pater #Walter Pater

Regency Personalities Series-Berkeley Paget

Regency Personalities Series-Berkeley Paget 2 January 1780 - 26 October 1842 (Are you a RAPper or a RAPscallion?