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Jack Clemo September 17, 2018

Jack Clemo (1916–1994) is best known as a poet – one of the most extraordinary poets of the twentieth century – but he began his literary career writing comic short stories in Cornish dialect. A Proper Mizz-Maze brings all twenty-one of these dialect tales together for the first time.

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Peter Brooke

Peter Brooke is the author of the first major biography of Albert Gleizes, Albert Gleizes – For and Against the Twentieth Century, Yale University Press, 2001 and the translator and editor of Art and Religion, Art and Science, Art and Production by Albert Gleizes, also published by Francis Boutle Publishers.

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Peter Bush

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.

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Paul Gubbins September 7, 2018

Paul Gubbins used Esperanto for over a quarter of a century. He was the writer of two Esperanto textbooks, as well as the script for the 15-lesson DVD-series Pasporto al la tuta mondo (Passport to the Whole World), and taught the language both in Europe and in North America.

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Montserrat Abelló September 6, 2018

Montserrat Abelló i Soler is a poet and translator. Her books include a collected edition of her poetry, Al cor de les Paraules – Obra poètica l963–2002, and Cares a la Finestra – 20 dones poetes de parla anglesa del segle 20, translations of twenty women poets writing in English in the twentieth-century, including Sylvia Plath.

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Noèlia Díaz Vicedo

Noèlia Díaz Vicedo is a poet, translator and researcher of women’s literature and feminism. She has published poems in the magazines Quadern de les idees, les arts i les lletres and Corresponding Voices, and in an anthology of young women poets in Catalan Donzelles de l’any 2000.

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David King, Designer Continue reading...

David King September 5, 2018

David King (30 April 1943 – 11 May 2016) was a British writer, designer and historian of graphic design who, in the course of his research, assembled one of the largest collections of Soviet graphics and photographs. From this collection, he created a series of revelatory books unfolding the history of the Russian Revolution, and its associated art and propaganda.

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A.R. Castelao

Alfonso Rodríguez Castelao was born in Galicia in 1886. After spending his early years in Argentina, he returned to Galicia in 1900 and studied medicine, before working as a civil servant whilst developing as a visual and literary artist.

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Elizabeth Crawford

Elizabeth Crawford is the author of The Women’s Suffrage Movement: a reference guide 1866–1928 (Routledge), The Women’s Suffrage Movement: a regional survey (Routledge), and Enterprising Women: the Garretts and their circle (Francis Boutle).

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