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Citation: Walt Whitman, ca. 1887 / George Collins Cox, photographer. [John Flanagan photographs], Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky was a Russian writer and essayist, known for his novels Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov. Dostoyevsky's literary output explores human psychology in the troubled political, social and spiritual context of 19th-century Russian society. Considered by many as a founder or precursor of 20th-century existentialism

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Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent. -James Baldwin

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Fiódor Dostoievski | "Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky; 11 Nov 1821 – 9 Feb 1881) Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia. Many of his works contain a strong emphasis on Christianity, and its message of absolute love, forgiveness and charity, explored within the realm of the individual, confronted with all of life's hardships and…

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James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.

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Carlos Fuentes Macías (November 11, 1928 – May 15, 2012) was a Mexican novelist and essayist. Among his works are The Death of Artemio Cruz (1962), Aura (1962), The Old Gringo (1985) and Christopher Unborn (1987). In his obituary, the New York Times described him as "one of the most admired writers in the Spanish-speaking world."

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fuckyeahhistorycrushes: Yonejirō Noguchi, (1875-1947) Japanese poet and essayist. Father of artist Isamu Noguchi, from whom he was estranged.

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Mario Vargas Llosa (1936), Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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