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French poet and screenwriter. His poems became and remain popular in the French-speaking world, particularly in schools. His best-regarded films formed part of the poetic realist movement, and include Les Enfants du Paradis (1945) // photo credit: everyday-i-show.livejournal.com
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Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn; (11 December 1918 – 3 August 2008) was a Russian writer, dissident and activist. He helped to raise global awareness of the gulag and the Soviet Union's forced labor camp system. While his writings were often suppressed, he wrote several books most notably The Gulag Archipelago and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich,, Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1970.(wiki)
Kurt Vonnegut’s Term Paper Assignment
Kurt Vonnegut’s Rules for Reading Fiction: "As for your term papers, I should like them to be both cynical and religious. I want you to adore the Universe, to be easily delighted, but to be prompt as well with impatience with those artists who offend your own deep notions of what the Universe is or should be. 'This above all '..."
A Reluctant Subject: Portraits of Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett by Steve Schapiro. New York, 1964. Photographed on the set of "Film" starring Buster Keaton. Silver Gelatin Print.