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* Creator/ChuckTingle: Writer of niche erotica.
22nd Aug '16 1:36:23 PM lvb1
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* Creator/DanteAlighieri (c. 1265 - September 14, 1321): [[/index]] Poet best known for his ''Literature/TheDivineComedy''. He did for Italian what Chaucer did for vernacular English, to the point that the French sometimes call Italian ''la langue de Dante''. He's the TropeNamer for WordOfDante, and the ''Inferno'' section of the ''Divine Comedy'' is both the TropeCodifier and Trope Namer for CirclesOfHell. [[index]]

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* Creator/DanteAlighieri (c. 1265 - September 14, 1321): [[/index]] 1321): Poet best known for his ''Literature/TheDivineComedy''. He did for Italian what Chaucer did for vernacular English, to the point that the French sometimes call Italian ''la langue de Dante''. He's the TropeNamer for WordOfDante, and the ''Inferno'' section of the ''Divine Comedy'' is both the TropeCodifier and Trope Namer for CirclesOfHell. [[index]]
19th Aug '16 11:19:30 PM KYCubbie
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* Creator/SalmanRushdie
* Creator/BertrandRussell: Tremendously influential philosopher and mathematician who focused on essay writing in his later years, and apparently kicked enough ass at it to win the 1950 Nobel Prize in Literature. Famous for his vigorous skepticism and anti-war work.


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* Creator/BertrandRussell: Tremendously influential philosopher and mathematician who focused on essay writing in his later years, and apparently kicked enough ass at it to win the 1950 Nobel Prize in Literature. Famous for his vigorous skepticism and anti-war work.
18th Aug '16 10:54:40 PM Koveras
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* Creator/RobinLaws
17th Aug '16 6:51:06 PM Eilif
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* Creator/Thomas Hobbes (5 April 1588 4 December 1679): An English philosopher whose best known work, ''Leviathan'', argued for a strong state to control a destructive human nature he perceived. Without it, he felt existence was "nasty, brutish, and short."

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* Creator/Thomas Thomas Hobbes (5 April 1588 4 December 1679): An English philosopher whose best known work, ''Leviathan'', argued for a strong state to control a destructive human nature he perceived. Without it, he felt existence was "nasty, brutish, and short."
17th Aug '16 6:50:01 PM Eilif
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* Thomas Hobbes (5 April 1588 4 December 1679): An English philosopher whose best known work, ''Leviathan'', argued for a strong state to control a destructive human nature he perceived. Without it, he felt existence was "nasty, brutish, and short."

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* Thomas Creator/Thomas Hobbes (5 April 1588 4 December 1679): An English philosopher whose best known work, ''Leviathan'', argued for a strong state to control a destructive human nature he perceived. Without it, he felt existence was "nasty, brutish, and short."
13th Aug '16 11:21:30 AM TimberRidge
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* Creator/MarkhamShawPyle: Historian, critic, and (for our purposes) annotator of literary classics.
2nd Aug '16 6:58:21 AM JamesAustin
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* Creator/BenjaminDisraeli (also known in his other career as a [[UsefulNotes/TheMenOfDowningStreet Prime Minister]])

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* Creator/BenjaminDisraeli UsefulNotes/BenjaminDisraeli (also known in his other career as a [[UsefulNotes/TheMenOfDowningStreet Prime Minister]])
1st Aug '16 12:12:23 PM KYCubbie
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* Creator/VaclavHavel: Playwright, known for his absurd drama. He was a promenent figure in dissent and became the first president of democratic Czechoslovakia.

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* Creator/VaclavHavel: Playwright, known for his absurd drama. He was a promenent prominent figure in dissent and became the first president of democratic post-communist Czechoslovakia.



* Creator/MarcelProust, author of ''A La Recherche du Temps Perdu''

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* Creator/MarcelProust, author of ''A La Recherche du Temps Perdu''Perdu'' (English title: ''Remembrance of Things Past'')



1st Aug '16 12:08:22 PM KYCubbie
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* Creator/KazuoIshiguro Japan-born but England-raised; best known for ''Literature/TheRemainsOfTheDay'' and ''Literature/NeverLetMeGo''.
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