Adivar Halide Edip

Turkish Novelist, Playwright, Short Story Writer Halide Edip Adivar was Born in 1884 and Died 9 January 1964 (aged 80). Best known for being a feminist political leader, her best known novels generally criticized the low social status of Turkish women and also the apathy of most women with regards …

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Aciman Andre

Egyptian Novelist, Essayist, Literary Theorist, Mémoire Writer Andre Aciman was Born 2 January 1951 and is at the time of this post still alive. Essays by Andre Aciman False papers: essays on exile and memory (2000) Memoirs by André Aciman Out of Egypt (1995) In Depth view of Proust’s work …

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Achebe Chinua

Nigerian Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Essayist, Criticist and Politcal Commentator Chinua Achebe was Born 16 November 1930 and is at the time of this post still alive. Chinua Achebe is best known for the Novel Things Fall Apart Known for his first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart …

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Abe Kobo

Japanese writer, Playwright, Novelist, Poet, Short Story Writer Kōbō Abe was Born 7 March 1924 and Died 22 January 1993 (aged 68) Abe Kobo, Best known for his surreal, often nightmarish explorations of individuals in contemporary society Abe Kobo experimented with various radical artistic and social concepts. Abe formed part …

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