The life of Mark Twain Part 2

Still another thriving publication by Mark Twain, composed in cooperation with Charles Warner, has been that the publication "that the Gilded era". Do the job, about the 1 hand isn't so good since the fashions of these patrons prevailed greatly, however on the opposite hand it's come to be the preference of subscribers thus much that its title has been dubbed the predominate of President Grant.

The life of Mark Twain Part 3

Finally he handles to negotiate with lenders to defer cash obligations. In that period indicate Twain wrote a few roles, one of that his many essential historical pro se "private recollections of Joan of Arc Sierra Louis de Conte, her site along with Secretary" (1896), and also "Patsy Wilson" (1894), "Tom Sawyer overseas" (1894) and also "Tom Sawyer detective" (1896). However, not one of these can get the victory that followed previous novels Twain.

The French poet François Villon

Francois Villon French poet of the late middle Ages, the personality is bright, ambiguous, whose poems left a deep impression in the minds of contemporaries and descendants.

Despite the fame and importance to the world of poetry the works of Villon, his life's little known, and the details of the biographies vary from source to source. The fate of Francois Villon closely connected with Paris, near which the poet was born. According to various reports it happened in April 1431 or 1432.

Petrarch Part 2

Italian sonnets, ballads, madrigals, Francesco has had an impact not only on poetry but also on music. Composers XIV (during the Renaissance) and then the nineteenth centuries put these verses as the basis of their musical works. For example, Franz Liszt wrote "Petrarch Sonnets" for piano under a deep impression of the poet's poems dedicated to Laura.

Petrarch Part 1

Italian poet of the XIV century, the founder of early humanism. Considering mentor writer-monk Barlaam of Calabria, he played a major role in the Italian proto-Renaissance through and became a cult poet of the middle Ages.

Omar Khayyam: biography Part 3

Omar Khayyam is a well-known hedonist. Contrary to the religious concept of the renunciation of earthly goods for heavenly grace, the philosopher was convinced that the meaning of life the consumption and enjoyment. He angered the public, but has fascinated rulers and the upper classes of society. By the way, this idea of Khayyam loved.

Omar Khayyam: biography Part 2

The authorship of Khayyam it is therefore often questioned, but proved that he was exactly himself had written over 300 works in verse form.

Currently, the name Khayyam is connected first of all with the quatrains, filled with deep meaning, which is called. These poems stand out markedly from the rest of the creative period, when he lived and wrote Omar.