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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. [1]

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A Dance to the Music of Time

A Dance to the Music of Time is a twelve-volume cycle of novels by Anthony Powell, inspired by the painting of the same name by Nicolas Poussin.

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A Personal Record

A Personal Record is an autobiographical work (or "fragment of biography") by Joseph Conrad, published in 1912.

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A. N. Wilson

Andrew Norman Wilson (born Stone, Staffordshire, 1950) is an English writer and newspaper columnist, known for his critical biographies, novels, works of popular history and religious views.

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Able seaman

An able seaman (AB) is an unlicensed member of the deck department of a merchant ship.

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Adam Mickiewicz

Adam Bernard Mickiewicz (24 December 179826 November 1855) was a Polish poet, dramatist, essayist, publicist, translator, professor of Slavic literature, and political activist.

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Africa

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent.

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Alexander III of Russia

Alexander III (p), or Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov (p; 10 March 1845 – 1 November 1894) was the penultimate Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and Grand Prince of Finland from until his death on.

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Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas (born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer.

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Alfred Hitchcock

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer.

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Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace (8 January 1823 – 7 November 1913) was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, and biologist.

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Alice Sarah Kinkead

Alice Sarah Kinkead (1871–1926) was an Irish artist.

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Allusion

Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context.

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Almayer's Folly

Almayer's Folly, published in 1895, is Joseph Conrad's first novel.

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Almayer's Folly (film)

Almayer's Folly (La Folie Almayer) is a 2011 drama film directed by Chantal Akerman, starring Stanislas Merhar, Aurora Marion and Marc Barbé.

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American Masters

American Masters is a PBS television show which produces biographies on artists, actors and writers of the United States who have left a profound impact on the nation's popular culture.

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Amy Foster

"Amy Foster" is a short story by Joseph Conrad written in 1901, first published in the Illustrated London News (December 1901), and collected in Typhoon and Other Stories (1903).

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An Image of Africa

"An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" is the published and amended version of the second Chancellor’s Lecture given by Chinua Achebe at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in February 1975.

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An Outcast of the Islands

An Outcast of the Islands is the second novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1896, inspired by Conrad's experience as mate of a steamer, the Vidar.

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An Outpost of Progress

"An Outpost of Progress" is a short story written in July 1897 by Joseph Conrad, drawing on his own experience at Congo.

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Anatole France

Anatole France (born François-Anatole Thibault,; 16 April 1844 – 12 October 1924) was a French poet, journalist, and novelist.

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André Gide

André Paul Guillaume Gide (22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947 "for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions have been presented with a fearless love of truth and keen psychological insight".

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André Malraux

André Malraux DSO (3 November 1901 – 23 November 1976) was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister of Cultural Affairs.

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Andrzej Wajda

Andrzej Wajda (born 6 March 1926) is a Polish film and theatre director.

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Anglosphere

Anglosphere refers to a set of English-speaking nations with a similar cultural heritage, based upon populations originating from the nations of the British Isles (England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland), and which today maintain close political and military cooperation.

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Anthony Powell

Anthony Dymoke Powell, CH, CBE (21 December 1905 – 28 March 2000) was an English novelist best known for his twelve-volume work A Dance to the Music of Time, published between 1951 and 1975.

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Anthony Quinn

Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican-born American actor, painter and writer.

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Antihero

An antihero or antiheroine is a protagonist who lacks conventional heroic qualities such as idealism, courage, and morality.

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, officially Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint Exupéry (29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944) was a French aristocrat, writer, poet, and pioneering aviator.

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Anton Chekhov

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Анто́н Па́влович Че́хов,; 29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian physician, playwright and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history.

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Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War.

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Apollo Korzeniowski

Apollo Korzeniowski (21 February 1820 – 23 May 1869) was a Polish poet, playwright, clandestine political activist, and father of Polish-English novelist Joseph Conrad.

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Apostasy

Apostasy (ἀποστασία (apostasia), "a defection or revolt") is the formal disaffiliation from, or abandonment or renunciation of a religion by a person.

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Arnold Bennett

Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer.

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Arthur Rubinstein

Arthur Rubinstein, KBE (January 28, 1887December 20, 1982) was a Polish American classical pianist.

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Australia

Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Austria-Hungary

Austria-Hungary (Österreich-Ungarn; Osztrák-Magyar Monarchia), also known by other names and often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Empire of Austria and the Kingdom of Hungary that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867, when the compromise was ratified by the Hungarian parliament.

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Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, the Baltic countries, and the North European Plain.

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Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand.

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Battle of Tsushima

The Battle of Tsushima (Цусимское сражение, Tsusimskoye srazheniye), commonly known as the “Sea of Japan Naval Battle” (Japanese: 日本海海戦, Nihonkai-Kaisen) in Japan and the “Battle of Tsushima Strait”, was a major naval battle fought between Russia and Japan during the Russo-Japanese War.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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Beeban Kidron

Beeban Tania Kidron, Baroness Kidron, OBE (born 2 May 1961) is an English film director.

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Belgrave Square

Belgrave Square is one of the grandest and largest 19th-century squares in London, England.

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

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Berdychiv

Berdychiv (Бердичів, Polish: Berdyczów, Берди́чев, Yiddish: בערדיטשעוו, translit. Berdichev) is a historic city in the Zhytomyr Oblast (province) of northern Ukraine.

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Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist.

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Bishopsbourne

Bishopsbourne is a mostly rural and wooded village in Kent, England.

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Blackwood's Magazine

Blackwood's Magazine was a British magazine and miscellany printed between 1817 and 1980.

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Bob Hoskins

Robert William "Bob" Hoskins (26 October 1942 – 29 April 2014) was an English actor known for playing Cockneys and gangsters.

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Bolesław Prus

Bolesław Prus (pronounced: bɔ'lεswaf 'prus; 20 August 1847 – 19 May 1912), born Aleksander Głowacki, is a leading figure in the history of Polish literature and philosophy and a distinctive voice in world literature.

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Borneo

Borneo (Kalimantan, Borneo) is the third-largest island in the world and the largest island in Asia.

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Botswana

Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana (Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.

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British nationality law

British nationality law is the law of the United Kingdom which concerns citizenship and other categories of British nationality.

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Bronisław Malinowski

Bronisław Kasper Malinowski (1884–1942) was a Polish anthropologist, one of the most important 20th-century anthropologists.

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Bronisława Dłuska

Bronisława Dłuska (née Skłodowska, 186515 April 1939) was a Polish physician, wife of political activist Kazimierz Dłuski, and older sister of physicist Marie Curie.

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Bruno Winawer

Bruno Winawer (17 March 1883 – 11 April 1944, Opole Lubelskie, Poland) was a Polish columnist, comedy writer and physicist.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America.

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Calque

In linguistics, a calque or loan translation is a word or phrase borrowed from another language by literal, word-for-word (verbum pro verbo) or root-for-root translation.

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Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent in the United Kingdom.

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Cardiff

Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital and largest city in Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom.

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Caribbean

The Caribbean (or; Caribe; Caraïben; Caribbean Hindustani: कैरिबियन (Kairibiyana); Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles) is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean), and the surrounding coasts.

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Cassell's Magazine

Cassell's Magazine was the successor to Cassell's Illustrated Family Paper, which was published from 31 December 1853 to 9 March 1867, becoming Cassell's Family Magazine in 1874, Cassell's Magazine in 1897, and, after 1912, Cassell's Magazine of Fiction.

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Censer

Censers are any type of vessels made for burning incense.

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Central Powers

The Central Powers (Mittelmächte; Központi hatalmak; İttifak Devletleri or Bağlaşma Devletleri; Централни сили Tsentralni sili), consisting of Germany,, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria – hence also known as the Quadruple Alliance (Vierbund) – was one of the two main factions during World War I (1914–18).

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Chamber opera

Chamber opera is a designation for operas written to be performed with a chamber ensemble rather than a full orchestra.

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Chance (novel)

Chance is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1913 following serial publication the previous year.

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Chantal Akerman

Chantal Anne Akerman (born 6 June 1950) is a Belgian film director, artist, and professor of film at the City College of New York.

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Charlatan

A charlatan (also called swindler or mountebank) is a person practising quackery or some similar confidence trick in order to obtain money, fame or other advantages via some form of pretense or deception.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Charles Granville

Charles Granville was an English book publisher, publishing in the 1900s and early 1910s as Stephen Swift or Stephen Swift Ltd.

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Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb (10 February 1775 – 27 December 1834) was an English writer and essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764–1847).

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Charles Marlow

Charles Marlow is a recurring character in the work of Polish-born English novelist Joseph Conrad.

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Chernihiv

Chernihiv (Чернігів) also known as Chernigov (p, Czernihów) is a historic city in northern Ukraine.

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Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe (born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe; 16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic.

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Circular Quay

Circular Quay is a harbour in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on the northern edge of the Sydney central business district on Sydney Cove, between Bennelong Point and The Rocks.

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Civil list

A civil list is a list of individuals to whom money is paid by the government.

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Clipper

A clipper was a very fast sailing ship of the middle third of the 19th century.

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Coat of arms

A coat of arms is a unique heraldic design on an escutcheon (i.e. shield), surcoat, or tabard.

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Colonialism

Colonialism is the establishment, exploitation, maintenance, acquisition, and expansion of colony in one territory by a political power from another territory.

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Comparative literature

Comparative literature (sometimes abbreviated "Comp. lit.," or referred to as Global or World Literature) is an academic field dealing with the study of literature and cultural expression across linguistic, cultural and national boundaries.

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Congo Basin

The Congo Basin is the sedimentary basin of the Congo River.

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Congo Free State

The Congo Free State (État indépendant du Congo) was a large area in Central Africa that was privately controlled by Leopold II of Belgium.

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Congo River

The Congo River (also known as the Zaire River) is a river in Africa.

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Constance Garnett

Constance Clara Garnett (née Black) (19 December 1861, Brighton, England – 17 December 1946, The Cearne, Crockham Hill, Kent) was an English translator of nineteenth-century Russian literature.

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Cornhill Magazine

The Cornhill Magazine (1860–1975) was a Victorian magazine and literary journal named after Cornhill in London.

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Cosmopolis: A Literary Review

Cosmopolis: A Literary Review was a multi-lingual literary magazine published between January 1896 and November 1898.

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Crown of the Kingdom of Poland

The Crown of the Kingdom of Poland (Korona Królestwa Polskiego, Latin: Corona Regni Poloniae), or simply the Crown, is the common name for the historic (but unconsolidated) Late Middle Ages territorial possessions of the King of Poland, including Poland proper.

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Cruiser

A cruiser is a type of warship.

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Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark is a British clipper ship.

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D. H. Lawrence

David Herbert Richards Lawrence (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawrence.

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust.

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Demagogue

A demagogue (from French "demagogue", derived in turn from the Greek "demos".

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Dentistry

Dentistry is a branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.

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Doppelgänger

In fiction and folklore, a doppelgänger or doppelga(e)nger (or;, literally "double-goer") is a look-alike or double of a living person, sometimes portrayed as a paranormal phenomenon, and in some traditions as a harbinger of bad luck.

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Dutch Empire

The Dutch Empire (Nederlands-koloniale Rijk) comprised the overseas territories controlled by the Dutch Republic and, later, the modern Netherlands from the 17th century to the mid-1950s.

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Dziady (poem)

Dziady (Forefathers' Eve) is a poetic drama by the Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz.

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Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer.

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Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser (1552/1553 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.

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Edward Backhouse Eastwick

Edward Backhouse Eastwick CB (1814 – 16 July 1883, Ventnor, Isle of Wight) was a British orientalist, diplomat and Conservative Member of Parliament.

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Edward Garnett

Edward William Garnett (1868–1937) was an English writer, critic and a significant and personally generous literary editor, who was instrumental in getting D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers published.

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Edward Said

Edward Wadie Said (إدوارد وديع سعيد,; 1 November 1935 – 25 September 2003) was a Palestinian American literary theorist and public intellectual who helped found the critical-theory field of postcolonialism.

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Eliza Orzeszkowa

Eliza Orzeszkowa (June 6, 1841 – May 18, 1910) was a Polish novelist and a leading writer of the Positivism in Poland during foreign Partitions.

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Elstree School

Elstree School is an English preparatory school based at Woolhampton House in Woolhampton, near Newbury in the English county of Berkshire.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Encyclopedia Americana

Encyclopedia Americana is one of the largest general encyclopedias in the English language.

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English literature

The focus of this article is on English-language literature rather than limited merely to the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, the whole of Ireland, Wales, as well as literature in English from former British colonies, including the US.

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Epigraph (literature)

In literature, an epigraph is a phrase, quotation, or poem that is set at the beginning of a document or component.

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Eponym

An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named, or believed to be named.

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Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist.

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European Movement International

The European Movement International is a lobbying association that coordinates the efforts of associations and national councils with the goal of promoting European integration, and disseminating information about it.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a politico-economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age.

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Fiction

Fiction describes people, places, events, and/or complete narrative works derived from imagination, in addition to, or rather than, from history or fact.

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First Partition of Poland

The First Partition of Poland or First Partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth took place in 1772 as the first of three partitions that ended the existence of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth by 1795.

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Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

Fisherman's Wharf is a neighborhood and popular tourist attraction in San Francisco, California.

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Flash fiction

Flash fiction is a style of fictional literature or fiction of extreme brevity.

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Ford Madox Ford

Ford Madox Ford (17 December 1873 – 26 June 1939), born Ford Hermann Hueffer, was an English novelist, poet, critic and editor whose journals, The English Review and The Transatlantic Review, were instrumental in the development of early 20th-century English literature.

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Fort-de-France

Fort-de-France is the capital of France's Caribbean overseas department of Martinique.

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Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Francis Leopold McClintock

Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock or Francis Leopold M'Clintock KCB, FRS (8 July 1819 – 17 November 1907) was an Irish explorer in the British Royal Navy who is known for his discoveries in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Franglais

Franglais (also Frenglish) is a French portmanteau referring to the mix of French (français) and English (anglais).

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Frederick Karl

Frederick Robert Karl (1927–2004) was a literary biographer, best known for his work on Joseph Conrad, a literary critic, and an editor.

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Frederick Marryat

Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 17929 August 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story.

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Fredric March

Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was a "distinguished stage actor and one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 40s."Obituary Variety, April 16, 1975, page 95.

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French invasion of Russia

The French Invasion of Russia, known in Russia as the Patriotic War of 1812 (Отечественная война 1812 года; Otechestvennaya Voyna 1812 Goda) and in France as the Russian Campaign (Campagne de Russie), began on 24 June 1812 when Napoleon's Grande Armée crossed the Neman River in an attempt to engage and defeat the Russian army.

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French Third Republic

The French Third Republic (La Troisième République, sometimes written as La IIIe République) governed France from 1870, when the Second French Empire collapsed, to 1940, when France's defeat by Nazi Germany led to the Vichy France government.

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Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (6 March 1927 – 17 April 2014) was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo or Gabito throughout Latin America.

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Gabrielle (2005 film)

Gabrielle is a 2005 French film directed by Patrice Chéreau.

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Gallicism

A Gallicism can be.

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Gérard Depardieu

Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu (born 27 December 1948) is a French actor, film-maker, businessman and vineyard owner.

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Gdynia

Gdynia (Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodeship of Poland and an important seaport of Gdańsk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea.

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Geneva

Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and is the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.

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George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 18562 November 1950) was a Nobel-Prize-winning Irish playwright, critic and passionate socialist whose influence on Western theater, culture and politics stretched from the 1880s to his death in 1950, at 94 one of the world's most famous men.

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George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic.

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Georges Franju

Georges Franju (12 April 1912 – 5 November 1987) was a French filmmaker.

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Georges Jean-Aubry

Georges Jean-Aubry (also Gérard Jean-Aubry, or G Jean-Aubry) was the pen-name of Jean-Frédéric-Emile Aubry (1882-1950), a French music critic and translator.

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Gerald Basil Edwards

Gerald Basil Edwards (G.B. Edwards) (July 8, 1899, Vale, Guernsey - December 29, 1976, Weymouth, Dorset), was a British author.

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Giorgio Moser

Giorgio Moser (9 October 1923 – 25 September 2004) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.

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Giuseppe Garibaldi

Giuseppe Garibaldi (4 July 1807 – 2 June 1882) was an Italian general and politician who played a large role in the history of Italy.

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Given name

A given name (also known as a personal name, first name, forename, or Christian name) is a part of a person's full nomenclature.

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Grażyna

Grażyna is a Polish feminine given name.

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Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene, OM, CH (2 Oct 1904 – 3 April 1991) was an English novelist and author regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin largely surrounded by the North American continent.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946), known primarily as H. G. Wells,.

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Haiti

Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti, is a country in the western hemisphere, and is located on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean.

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Hanyut (film)

Hanyut is a Malay film based upon the Joseph Conrad novel, Almayer's Folly.

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Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine (also called Harper's) is a monthly magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance, and the arts.

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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow.

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Heart of Darkness (opera)

Heart of Darkness is a chamber opera in one act by Tarik O'Regan, with an English-language libretto by artist Tom Phillips, based on the novella of the same name by Joseph Conrad.

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Henry James

Henry James, OM (–) was an American writer who spent most of his writing career in Britain.

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Henry Newbolt

Sir Henry John Newbolt, CH (6 June 1862 – 19 April 1938) was an English poet, novelist and historian.

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Henryk Sienkiewicz

Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz (also known by the pseudonym "Litwos"; 5 May 1846 – 15 November 1916) was a Polish journalist, Nobel Prize-winning novelist, and philanthropist.

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Herbert Hamblen

Herbert Elliott Hamblen (December 24, 1849 - April 6, 1908) was an American author.

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HMS Danae (D44)

HMS Danae, during the latter part of World War II commissioned as ORP Conrad, was the lead ship of the cruisers (also known as the D class), serving with the Royal Navy between the world wars and with the Polish Navy during World War II.

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HMS Erebus (1826)

HMS Erebus was a ''Hecla''-class bomb vessel designed by Sir Henry Peake and constructed by the Royal Navy in Pembroke dockyard, Wales in 1826.

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HMS Terror (1813)

HMS Terror was a bomb vessel designed by Sir Henry Peake and constructed by the Royal Navy by Robert Davy, Topsham, Devon.

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Homage (arts)

Homage is a show or demonstration of respect or dedication to someone or something, sometimes by simple declaration but often by some more oblique reference, artistic or poetic.

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Hugh Walpole

Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (13 March 18841 June 1941) was an English novelist.

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Human condition

The human condition is defined as "the characteristics, key events, and situations which compose the essentials of human existence, such as birth, growth, emotionality, aspiration, conflict, and mortality." This is a very broad topic which has been and continues to be pondered and analyzed from many perspectives, including those of religion, philosophy, history, art, literature, sociology, psychology, and biology.

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Human nature

Human nature refers to the distinguishing characteristics—including ways of thinking, feeling and acting—which humans tend to have naturally, independently of the influence of culture.

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Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005) was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement.

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Ian Watt

Ian Watt (9 March 1917 – 13 December 1999) was a literary critic, literary historian and professor of English at Stanford University.

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Imperialism

Imperialism is a type of advocacy of empire.

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Impressionism

Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s.

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Impressionism in music

Impressionism in music was a movement among various composers in Western classical music, mainly during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, whose music focuses on suggestion and atmosphere, "conveying the moods and emotions aroused by the subject rather than a detailed tone‐picture".

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Intelligentsia

The intelligentsia (intellegentia, inteligencja, p) is a social class of people engaged in complex mental labour aimed at guiding or critiquing, or otherwise playing a leadership role in shaping a society's culture and politics.

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International waters

The terms international waters or trans-boundary waters apply where any of the following types of bodies of water (or their drainage basins) transcend international boundaries: oceans, large marine ecosystems, enclosed or semi-enclosed regional seas and estuaries, rivers, lakes, groundwater systems (aquifers), and wetlands.

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Isabelle Huppert

Isabelle Anne Madeleine Huppert (born 16 March 1953) is a French actress of stage and screen.

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Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino (. RAI (circa 1970), retrieved 25 October 2012. 15 October 1923 – 19 September 1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels.

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J. G. Ballard

James Graham "J.

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J. I. M. Stewart

John Innes Mackintosh Stewart (30 September 1906 – 12 November 1994) was a Scottish novelist and academic.

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J. M. Coetzee

John Maxwell "J.

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Jacob Epstein

Sir Jacob Epstein (10 November 1880 – 19 August 1959) was a British sculptor who helped pioneer modern sculpture.

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Jagiellonian University

The Jagiellonian University (Uniwersytet Jagielloński, often shortened to UJ; historical names include Studium Generale, University of Kraków, Kraków Academy, The Main Crown School, and Main School of Kraków) is a research university founded in 1364 by Casimir III the Great in Kraków.

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James Brooke

Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, KCB (29 April 1803 – 11 June 1868), was a British adventurer whose exploits in the Malay Archipelago made him the first White Rajah of Sarawak.

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James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper (September 15, 1789 – September 14, 1851) was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century.

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James Huneker

James Gibbons Huneker (January 31, 1857 - February 9, 1921) was an American art, book, music, and theater critic.

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January Uprising

The January Uprising (Polish: powstanie styczniowe, Lithuanian: 1863 m. sukilimas, Belarusian: Паўстанне 1863-1864 гадоў) was an uprising in the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (present-day Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Latvia, parts of Ukraine, and western Russia) against the Russian Empire.

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Józef Piłsudski

Józef Klemens Piłsudski (5 December 1867 – 12 May 1935) was a Polish statesman; Chief of State (1918–22), "First Marshal of Poland" (from 1920), and de facto dictator (1926–35) of the Second Polish Republic, Minister of Military Affairs.

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Józef Poniatowski

Prince Józef Antoni Poniatowski (7 May 1763 – October 19, 1813) was a Polish leader, general, minister of war and army chief, who became a Marshal of the French Empire.

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Józef Retinger

Józef Hieronim Retinger (17 April 188812 June 1960) was a Polish political adviser.

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Jo Davidson

Jo Davidson (March 30, 1883 – January 2, 1952) was an American sculptor.

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John Franklin

Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS RN (16 April 1786 – 11 June 1847) was a British Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic.

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John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy OM (14 August 1867 – 31 January 1933) was an English novelist and playwright.

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John le Carré

David John Moore Cornwell (born 19 October 1931), pen name John le Carré, is a British author of espionage novels.

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John Stanislaw Kubary

John Stanislaw Kubary (November 13, 1846 in Warsaw, Poland – October 9, 1896, Pohnpei), also stated as Jan Stanisław Kubary, Jan Kubary, or Johann Stanislaus Kubary, was a Polish naturalist and ethnographer.

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Joseph Anton: A Memoir

Joseph Anton: A Memoir is an autobiographical book by the British Indian writer, Salman Rushdie.

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Joseph Conrad Square

Joseph Conrad Square is a square in San Francisco, California.

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Joseph Fouché

Joseph Fouché, 1st Duc d'Otrante (21 May 1759 Le Pellerin, near Nantes, France – 25 December 1820 Trieste, then part of the Austrian Empire, now Italy) was a French statesman and Minister of Police under Napoleon I. In English texts, his title is often translated as Duke of Otranto.

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Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright.

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Juliusz Słowacki

Juliusz Słowacki (4 September 1809 – 3 April 1849) was a Polish Romantic poet.

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Kiev Governorate

Kiev Governorate was an administrative division of the Russian Empire in 1796 until the Soviet administrative reform of the 1920s.

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King Leopold's Ghost

King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa (1998) is a best-selling popular history book by Adam Hochschild that explores the exploitation of the Congo Free State by King Leopold II of Belgium between 1885 and 1908, as well as the atrocities that were committed during that period.

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Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria

The Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, also known as Austrian Poland, was a crownland of the Habsburg Monarchy since the First Partition of Poland in 1772, when it became a Kingdom under Habsburg rule.

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Kingsley Amis

Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE (16 April 1922 – 22 October 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher.

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Knight

A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the Monarch or country, especially in a military capacity.

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Konrad Wallenrod

Konrad Wallenrod is an 1828 narrative poem, in Polish, by Adam Mickiewicz, set in the 14th-century Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

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Kraków

Kraków also Cracow, or Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.

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Kuusankoski

Kuusankoski is a neighborhood of city of Kouvola, former industrial town and municipality of Finland, located in the region of Kymenlaakso in the province of Southern Finland.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Lady Ottoline Morrell

Lady Ottoline Violet Anne Morrell (16 June 1873 – 21 April 1938) was an English aristocrat and society hostess.

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Last Essays

Last Essays is a volume of essays by Joseph Conrad, edited with an introduction by Richard Curle, and published posthumously in 1926 (London & Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons).

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Leopold II of Belgium

Leopold II (9 April 1835 – 17 December 1909) was the second King of the Belgians, chiefly remembered for the founding and exploitation of the Congo Free State as a private venture.

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Libretto

A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.

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List of covers of Time magazine (1920s)

This is a list of people appearing on the cover of ''Time'' magazine in the 1920s.

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List of Latin phrases (U)

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List of Nobel laureates

The Nobel Prizes (Nobelpriset, Nobelprisen) are prizes awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Academy, the Karolinska Institute, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.

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Listed building

A listed building, in the United Kingdom, is one that has been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.

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Literary realism

Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature (Stendhal), and Russian literature (Alexander Pushkin) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.

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London Review of Books

The London Review of Books (or LRB) is a British journal of literary and intellectual essays.

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Lord Jim

Lord Jim is a novel by Joseph Conrad originally published as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900.

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Lord Jim (1925 film)

Lord Jim is a 1925 silent film starring Percy Marmont (in the title role), Noah Beery, and Duke Kahanamoku.

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Lord Jim (1965 film)

Lord Jim is a 1965 Technicolor adventure film made by Columbia Pictures in Super Panavision.

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Lviv

Lviv (Львів L'viv,; Lwów,; Львов L'vov,; Lemberg, Latin: Leopolis, the city of the lion) is a city in western Ukraine that was the capital of the Kingdom of Ruthenia before being incorporated into the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland in 1339 and turning into regional capital of the Ruthenian Voivodeship, and later (since 1772) the Habsburg Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, then known as Lemberg.

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Malaria

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganism) belonging to the genus Plasmodium.

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Malay Archipelago

The Malay Archipelago (Kepulauan Melayu, Kepulauan Melayu or Nusantara) is the archipelago between mainland Southeast Asia and Australia.

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Malcolm Lowry

Clarence Malcolm Lowry (28 July 1909 – 26 June 1957) was an English poet and novelist who is best known for his 1947 novel Under the Volcano, which was voted No. 11 in the Modern Library 100 Best Novels list.

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Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is a five-star hotel in Bangkok owned in part and managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.

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Manuscript

A manuscript is any document written by hand or typewritten, as opposed to being mechanically printed or reproduced in some automated way.

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Maria Carta

Maria Carta (24 June 1934 – 22 September 1994) was an Italian folk music singer-songwriter.

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Maria Dąbrowska

Maria Dąbrowska (6 October 1889 – 19 May 1965) was a Polish writer, novelist, essayist, journalist and playwright,Marcel Cornis-Pope, John Neubauer, Benjamins Publishing, 2010.

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Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.

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Mario Pei

Mario Andrew Pei (1901–1978) was an Italian-American linguist and polyglot who wrote a number of popular books known for their accessibility to readers without a professional background in linguistics.

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Maritime Southeast Asia

Maritime Southeast Asia is the maritime region of Southeast Asia as opposed to mainland Southeast Asia and comprises Brunei, East Malaysia, East Timor, Indonesia, Singapore, and the Philippines.

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Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist.

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Marseille

Marseille (locally:; Marselha), also known as Marseilles in English, is a city in France.

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Martial Bourdin

Martial Bourdin (1868–1894) was a French anarchist, who died on 15 February 1894 when chemical explosives that he was carrying prematurely detonated outside the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park.

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Martinique

Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of and a population of 386,486 inhabitants (as of January 2013).

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Mary Lamb

Mary Ann Lamb (3 December 1764 – 20 May 1847), was an English writer, the sister and collaborator of Charles Lamb.

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Masood Ashraf Raja

Originally from Pakistan, Masood Ashraf Raja (Urdu: مسعود اشرف راجہ) is an Associate Professor of Postcolonial literature and Theory at the University of North Texas and the editor of Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies, an open access journal that he founded in 2009.

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Maurice Ravel

Joseph Maurice Ravel (7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937) was a French composer, pianist and conductor.

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Maurice Tourneur

Maurice Tourneur (February 2, 1876 – August 4, 1961) was a French film director and screenwriter.

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Melvil Dewey

Melville Louis Kossuth (Melvil) Dewey (December 10, 1851 – December 26, 1931) was an American librarian and educator, inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club.

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Merchant navy

A merchant navy or merchant marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a certain country.

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Merchant Navy (United Kingdom)

The Merchant Navy is the maritime register of the United Kingdom, and describes the seagoing commercial interests of UK-registered ships and their crews.

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Modernism

Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Mold of the Earth

"Mold of the Earth" (Polish: "Pleśń świata") is one of the shortest micro-stories by the Polish writer Bolesław Prus.

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Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo (Monte-Carlo or colloquially Monte-Carl, Monégasque: Monte-Carlu) officially refers to an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco, specifically the ward of Monte Carlo/Spélugues, where the Monte Carlo Casino is located.

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Mr.

Mister, usually written in its abbreviated form Mr. (US) or Mr (US & UK), is a commonly-used English honorific for men.

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Nałęcz coat-of-arms

Nałęcz is a Polish coat of arms.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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New York Herald

The New York Herald was a large distribution newspaper based in New York City that existed between May 6, 1835, and 1924.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Noah Webster

Noah Webster, Jr. (October 16, 1758 – May 28, 1843), was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).

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Norman Douglas

George Norman Douglas (8 December 1868 – 7 February 1952) was a British writer, now best known for his 1917 novel South Wind.

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North American Review

North American Review (NAR) was the first literary magazine in the United States.

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Nostromo

Nostromo (full title Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard) is a 1904 novel by Joseph Conrad, set in the fictitious South American republic of "Costaguana".

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Nostromo (TV serial)

Nostromo is a 1997 British-Italian television drama miniseries directed by Alastair Reid and produced by Fernando Ghia of Pixit Productions, a co-production with Radiotelevisione Italiana, Televisión Española, and WGBH Boston.

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November Uprising

The November Uprising (1830–31), Polish–Russian War 1830–31 also known as the Cadet Revolution, was an armed rebellion in the heartland of partitioned Poland against the Russian Empire.

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Objective approach

Taking an objective approach to an issue means having due regard for the known valid evidence (relevant facts, logical implications and viewpoints and human purposes) pertaining to that issue.

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Oligarchy

Oligarchy is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people.

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Olivier Weber

Olivier Weber is an award-winning French writer, novelist and reporter at large, known primarily for his coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Online Books Page

The Online Books Page is an index of e-text books available on the Internet.

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Pan Tadeusz

Pan Tadeusz (full title in English: Sir Thaddeus, or the Last Lithuanian Foray: A Nobleman's Tale from the Years of 1811 and 1812 in Twelve Books of Verse; Polish original: Pan Tadeusz, czyli ostatni zajazd na Litwie. Historia szlachecka z roku 1811 i 1812 we dwunastu księgach wierszem) is an epic poem by the Polish poet, writer and philosopher Adam Mickiewicz.

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Pan-Slavism

Pan-Slavism, a movement which crystallised in the mid-19th century, aimed at unity of all the Slavic peoples.

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Pascal Greggory

Pascal Greggory (born 8 September 1954) is a French actor.

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Patrice Chéreau

Patrice Chéreau (2 November 1944 – 7 October 2013) was a French opera and theatre director, filmmaker, actor and producer.

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Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette (born April 8, 1968) is an American actress.

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Paul Gachet

Paul-Ferdinand Gachet (30 July 1828 – 9 January 1909) was a French physician most famous for treating the painter Vincent van Gogh during his last weeks in Auvers-sur-Oise.

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Paul Valéry

Ambroise-Paul-Toussaint-Jules Valéry (30 October 1871 – 20 July 1945) was a French poet, essayist, and philosopher.

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Paweł Strzelecki

Sir Paweł Edmund Strzelecki (also known as Paul Edmund de Strzelecki) KCB CMG FRGS MRS (24 June 17976 October 1873) was a Polish explorer and geologist who in 1845 also became a British subject.

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PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Persona

A persona (plural personae or personas), in the word's everyday usage, is a social role or a character played by an actor.

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Peter Edgerly Firchow

Peter Edgerly Firchow (1937–2008) was an American literary scholar and educator.

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Peter O'Toole

Peter Seamus O'Toole (2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was a British-Irish stage and film actor.

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Philip Roth

Philip Milton Roth (born March 19, 1933) is an American novelist.

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Phonetics

Phonetics (pronounced, from the φωνή, phōnē, 'sound, voice') is a branch of linguistics that comprises the study of the sounds of human speech, or—in the case of sign languages—the equivalent aspects of sign.

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Phraseology

In linguistics, phraseology is the study of set or fixed expressions, such as idioms, phrasal verbs, and other types of multi-word lexical units (often collectively referred to as phrasemes), in which the component parts of the expression take on a meaning more specific than or otherwise not predictable from the sum of their meanings when used independently.

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Pictorial Review

The Pictorial Review was a magazine based in New York and first published in September 1899.

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work.

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Poglish

Poglish, Polglish or Ponglish (in Polish, often rendered "Poglisz"), a portmanteau word combining the words "Polish" and "English," designates the product of mixing Polish- and English-language elements (morphemes, words, grammatical structures, syntactic elements, idioms, etc.) within a single speech production, or the use of "false friends" and of cognate words in senses that have diverged from those of the common etymological root.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.

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Poles

The Poles (Polacy,; singular masculine: Polak, singular feminine: Polka) are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Poland.

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Poles in the United Kingdom

Polish migration to the United Kingdom describes the temporary or permanent settlement of Polish people in the United Kingdom.

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Polish Biographical Dictionary

Polski Słownik Biograficzny (PSB; Polish Biographical Dictionary) is a Polish-language biographical dictionary, comprising an alphabetically arranged compilation of authoritative biographies of some 25,000 notable Poles and of foreigners who have been active in Poland – famous as well as less well known persons, from Popiel, Piast Kołodziej and Mieszko I, at the dawn of Polish history, to persons who died in the year 2000.

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Polish People's Republic

The Polish People's Republic (Polish: Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa, PRL) was the official name of Poland until 1989 according to Constitution of 1952 based originally on the Soviet blueprint.

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Polish underground press

Polish underground press devoted to prohibited materials (sl. bibuła, lit. semitransparent blotting paper or, alternatively, drugi obieg, lit. second circulation) has a long history of combatting censorship of oppressive regimes in Poland.

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Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (also known as the Kingdom of Poland, or just Poland), was a dualistic state, a bi-confederation, of Poland and Lithuania ruled by a common monarch, who was both the king of Poland and the grand duke of Lithuania.

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Polity

A polity is a state or one of its subordinate civil authorities, such as a province, prefecture, county, municipality, city, or district.

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Postcolonial literature

Postcolonial literature is the body of literary writings that respond to the intellectual discourses of European colonization in Asia, Africa, Middle East, the Pacific and elsewhere.

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Prose poetry

Prose poetry is poetry written in prose instead of using verse but preserving poetic qualities such as heightened imagery, parataxis and emotional effects.

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Prussia

Prussia (Prusy) was a historic state originating out of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg, and centered on the region of Prussia.

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Psyche (psychology)

In psychology, the psyche is the totality of the human mind, conscious and unconscious.

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Puberty

Puberty is the process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction to enable fertilization.

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Pula (journal)

Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering studies on Africa, especially Southern Africa.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Raffles Hotel

Raffles Hotel is a colonial-style hotel in Singapore.

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Ramsay MacDonald

James Ramsay MacDonald, FRS (12 October 18669 November 1937) was a British statesman who was the first Labour Party Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leading a Labour Government in 1924, a Labour Government from 1929 to 1931, and a National Government from 1931 to 1935.

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Red Ensign

The Red Ensign or "Red Duster" is a flag that originated in the early 17th century as an English ensign flown by the Royal Navy and later specifically by British Merchant Seamen (The British Merchant Navy).

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Richard Curle

Richard Curle (1883–1968) was a Scottish author, traveller and bibliophile.

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Ridley Scott

Sir Ridley Scott, KBE (born 30 November 1937) is an English film director and producer.

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RMS Empress of Ireland

RMS Empress of Ireland was an ocean liner that sank in the Saint Lawrence River following a collision with the Norwegian collier in the early hours of 29 May 1914.

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Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham

Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham (24 May 1852 – 20 March 1936) was a Scottish politician, writer, journalist and adventurer.

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Robert Gavin Hampson

Robert Gavin Hampson (born Liverpool 1948) was educated at King's College London and the University of Toronto.

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Roger Casement

Roger David Casement (Ruairí Dáithí Mac Easmainn; 1 September 1864 – 3 August 1916) known as Sir Roger Casement CMG between 1911 and shortly before his execution for treason, when he was stripped of his knighthood was an Anglo-Irish diplomat for the United Kingdom, a humanitarian activist, Irish nationalist and a poet.

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Roman numerals

Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values.

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Roman Sanguszko

Prince Roman Adam Stanisław Sanguszko (1800–1881) was a Polish aristocrat, patriot, political and social activist.

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Romance (novel)

Romance is a novel written by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford.

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Romanticism in Poland

Romanticism in Poland, a literary, artistic and intellectual period in the evolution of Polish culture, began around 1820, coinciding with the publication of Adam Mickiewicz's first poems in 1822.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Royal Observatory, Greenwich

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, (known as the Royal Greenwich Observatory or RGO when the working institution moved from Greenwich to Herstmonceux after World War II) played a major role in the history of astronomy and navigation, and is best known as the location of the prime meridian.

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Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

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Russian Empire

The Russian Empire (Pre-reform Russian orthography: Россійская Имперія, Modern Russian: Российская империя, translit: Rossiyskaya Imperiya) was a state that existed from 1721 until overthrown by the short-lived liberal February Revolution in 1917.

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Russo-Japanese War

The Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.

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Sabotage (1936 film)

Sabotage, also released as The Woman Alone, is a 1936 British espionage thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock about terrorism in the United Kingdom and an agent who hides a time bomb in a delivery package to blow up London.

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Saint Petersburg State University

Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU, Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет, СПбГУ) is a Russian federal state-owned higher education institution based in Saint Petersburg.

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Saint-John Perse

Saint-John Perse (also Saint-Leger Leger; pseudonyms of Alexis Leger) (31 May 1887 – 20 September 1975) was a French poet-diplomat, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960 "for the soaring flight and evocative imagery of his poetry." He was a major French diplomat from 1914 to 1940, after which he lived primarily in the United States until 1967.

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Salman Rushdie

Sir Salman Rushdie, FRSL (अहमद सलमान रुशदी (Devanagari), (Nastaʿlīq); born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist.

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Sarawak

Sarawak is one of the two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo.

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Second Partition of Poland

The 1793 Second Partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was the second of three partitions (or partial annexations) that ended the existence of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth by 1795.

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Sense of place

The term sense of place has been used in many different ways.

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Serbia

Serbia (Србија, Srbija), officially the Republic of Serbia (Република Србија, Republika Srbija), is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.

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Shades (story)

"Shades" (Polish: "Cienie") is one of Bolesław Prus' shortest micro-stories.

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Short story

A short story is a brief work of literature, usually written in narrative prose.

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Social democracy

Social democracy is a political ideology that supports economic and social interventions to promote social justice within the framework of a capitalist economy, and a policy regime involving welfare state provisions, collective bargaining arrangements, regulation of the economy in the general interest, redistribution of income and wealth, and a commitment to representative democracy.

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Steamboat

A steamboat is a boat in which the primary method of marine propulsion is steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.

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Stefan Żeromski

Stefan Żeromski (14 October 1864 – 20 November 1925) was a Polish novelist and dramatist.

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Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American author.

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Stephen R. Donaldson

Stephen Reeder Donaldson (born May 13, 1947) is an American fantasy, science fiction and mystery novelist, most famous for The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, his ten-novel fantasy series.

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Stuart Berg Flexner

Stuart Berg Flexner (1928–1990) was a lexicographer, editor and author, noted for his books on the origins of American words and expressions, including I Hear America Talking and Listening to America; as co-editor of the Dictionary of American Slang and as chief editor of the Random House Dictionary, Second Edition.

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Subjectivity

Subjectivity is a central philosophical concept, related to consciousness, agency, personhood, reality, and truth, which has been variously defined by sources.

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Sun

The Sun (in Greek: Helios, in Latin: Sol) is the star at the center of the Solar System and is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth.

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Swept from the Sea

Swept from the Sea is a 1997 American drama film directed by Beeban Kidron and starring Vincent Perez, Rachel Weisz, and Ian McKellen.

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Syllabification

Syllabification (Pronunciation) or syllabication is the separation of a word into syllables, whether spoken or written.

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Syntax

In linguistics, syntax is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences in a given language.

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Szlachta

The szlachta (exonym: Nobility) was a legally privileged noble class with origins in the Kingdom of Poland.

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T. E. Lawrence

*Arab Revolt.

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T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), usually known as T. S. Eliot, was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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Tadeusz Bobrowski

Tadeusz Bobrowski (1829–1894) was a Polish landowner living in the Ukraine, best known outside Poland as the guardian and mentor of his nephew Józef Konrad Korzeniowski who would later become the well-known English-language novelist Joseph Conrad.

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Tales from Shakespeare

Tales from Shakespeare also known as All the Tales from Shakespeare is an English children's book written by Charles Lamb with his sister Mary Lamb in 1807.

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Tarik O'Regan

Tarik Hamilton O'Regan (born 1 January 1978) is a British composer.

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Terence Young (director)

Shaun Terence Young (20 June 1915 – 7 September 1994) was a British film director and screenwriter best known for directing three James Bond films, Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), and Thunderball (1965).

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Textual criticism

Textual criticism is a branch of textual scholarship, philology, and literary criticism that is concerned with the identification of transcription errors in texts, both manuscripts and printed books.

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The Arrow of Gold

The Arrow of Gold is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1919.

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The Duellists

The Duellists is a 1977 historical drama film and the directorial debut of Ridley Scott.

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The English Review

The English Review was an English-language literary magazine published in London from 1908 to 1937.

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The Faerie Queene

The Faerie Queene is an incomplete English epic poem by Edmund Spenser.

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The Forsyte Saga

The Forsyte Saga, first published under that name in 1922, is a series of three novels and two interludes published between 1906 and 1921 by Nobel Prize-winning English author John Galsworthy.

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The Fortnightly Review

The Fortnightly Review was one of the most prominent and influential magazines in nineteenth-century England.

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The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is a five-star luxury hotel located near the mouth of the Singapore River, in the Downtown Core of Central Area, Singapore.

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The Idiots (short story)

"The Idiots" is a short story by Joseph Conrad, his first to be published.

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The Illustrated London News

The Illustrated London News was the world's first illustrated weekly news magazine; its inaugural issue appeared on Saturday, 14 May 1842.

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The Inheritors (Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford)

The Inheritors: An Extravagant Story (1901) is a quasi-science fiction novel on which Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad collaborated.

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The Lagoon

"The Lagoon" is a short story by Joseph Conrad composed in 1896 and first published in Cornhill Magazine in 1897.

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The Malay Archipelago

The Malay Archipelago is a book by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace that chronicles his scientific exploration, during the eight-year period 1854 to 1862, of the southern portion of the Malay Archipelago including Malaysia, Singapore, the islands of Indonesia, then known as the Dutch East Indies, and the island of New Guinea.

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The Metropolitan Magazine

The Metropolitan: A monthly journal of literature, science, and the fine arts was a London monthly journal established by Thomas Campbell in 1831.

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The Nature of a Crime

The Nature of a Crime is a collaborative novel written and published in 1909 by authors Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford.

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The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'

The Nigger of the 'Narcissus': A Tale of the Sea (1897) is a novella by Joseph Conrad.

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The Outlook (British magazine)

The Outlook (sometimes just Outlook) was a British weekly periodical, sometimes described as a "review" and sometimes as a "political magazine".

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The Pall Mall Magazine

The Pall Mall Magazine was a monthly British literary magazine published between 1893 and 1914.

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The Peninsula Hong Kong

The Peninsula Hong Kong, located in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, is the flagship property of The Peninsula Hotels group.

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The Renaissance

The Renaissance is a period in Europe, from the 14th to the 17th century, considered the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history.

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The Rescue (Conrad novel)

The Rescue, A Romance of the Shallows (1920) is one of Joseph Conrad's works contained in The Lingard Trilogy, a group of novels based on Conrad's experience as mate on the steamer Vidar.

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The Rover (1967 film)

L'avventuriero (internationally released as The Rover) is a 1967 Italian war-drama film directed by Terence Young.

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The Rover (novel)

First-edition cover (publisher: T. Fisher Unwin) The Rover is the last complete novel by Joseph Conrad, written between 1921 and 1922.

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The Saturday Evening Post

The Saturday Evening Post is a bimonthly American magazine.

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The Savoy (periodical)

The Savoy was a magazine of literature, art, and criticism published in 1896 in London.

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The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is a newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, US It is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Washington, largest Sunday circulation in the Pacific Northwest and largest in the west north of San Francisco.

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The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1907.

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The Secret Agent (film)

The Secret Agent is a 1996 film directed by Christopher Hampton.

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The Secret Sharer

"The Secret Sharer" is a short story by Joseph Conrad written in 1909, first published in Harper's Magazine in 1910, and as a book in the short-story collection Twixt Land and Sea (1912).

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The Shadow Line

The Shadow-Line is a short novel based at sea by Joseph Conrad; it is one of his later works, being written from February to December 1915.

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The Strand Magazine

The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by George Newnes, composed of short fiction and general interest articles.

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Theme (narrative)

In contemporary literary studies, a theme is the central topic a text treats.

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Third World

The term Third World arose during the Cold War to define countries that remained non-aligned with either NATO, or the Communist Bloc.

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Toilers of the Sea

Toilers of the Sea (Les Travailleurs de la mer) is a novel by Victor Hugo published in 1866.

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Tom Phillips (artist)

Tom Phillips (born 25 May 1937), CBE R.A. is an English artist.

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Torrens (clipper ship)

Torrens (1875 – 1910) was a clipper ship designed to carry passengers and cargo between London and Port Adelaide, South Australia.

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Trevor Howard

Trevor Howard (born Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith; 29 September 1913 – 7 January 1988) was an English actor.

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis, MTB, or TB (short for tubercle bacillus), in the past also called phthisis, phthisis pulmonalis, or consumption, is a widespread, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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Typhoon (novella)

Typhoon is a novella by Joseph Conrad, begun in 1899 and serialized in Pall Mall Magazine in January–March 1902.

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Ukraine

Ukraine (Україна, tr. Ukraina) is a country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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Under Western Eyes

Under Western Eyes (1911) is a novel by Joseph Conrad.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland were united.

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Universe

The Universe is all of time and space and its contents.

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University of California Press

University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.

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University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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V. S. Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, TC (or; born 17 August 1932), is a Trinidad-born Nobel Prize-winning British writer known for his comic early novels set in Trinidad, his bleaker later novels of the wider world, and his autobiographical chronicles of life and travels.

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Valery Larbaud

Valery Larbaud (August 29, 1881 – February 2, 1957) was a French writer.

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Victor Fleming

Victor Lonzo Fleming (February 23, 1889 – January 6, 1949) was an American film director, cinematographer, and producer.

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Victor Hugo

Victor Marie Hugo (26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement.

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Victory (1919 film)

Victory is a surviving 1919 American film directed by Maurice Tourneur, starring Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Lon Chaney, and Wallace Beery.

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Victory (1996 film)

Victory is a 1996 film written and directed by Mark Peploe based on the novel of the same name by Joseph Conrad.

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Victory (novel)

Victory (also published as Victory: An Island Tale) is a psychological novel by Joseph Conrad first published in 1915, through which Conrad achieved "popular success." The New York Times, however, called it "an uneven book" and "more open to criticism than most of Mr.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh (The pronunciation of "Van Gogh" varies in both English and Dutch. Especially in British English it is or sometimes. U.S. dictionaries list, with a silent gh, as the most common pronunciation. In the dialect of Holland, it is, with a voiceless V. He grew up in Brabant (although his parents were not born there), and used Brabant dialect in his writing; it is therefore likely that he himself pronounced his name with a Brabant accent:, with a voiced V and palatalized G and gh. In France, where much of his work was produced, it is 30 March 185329 July 1890) was a Post-Impressionist painter.

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Visual arts

The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking and architecture.

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Vologda

Vologda (p) is a city and the administrative, cultural, and scientific center of Vologda Oblast, Russia, located on the Vologda River.

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Vyacheslav von Plehve

Vyacheslav Konstantinovich von Plehve (Вячесла́в Константи́нович фон Пле́ве), also Pléhve, or Pleve (in Meshchovsk, Kaluga Guberniya – in St Petersburg) was the director of Imperial Russia's police and later Minister of the Interior.

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W. Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham CH (25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer.

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Warsaw

Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.

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Warsaw Citadel

Warsaw Citadel (Polish: Cytadela Warszawska) is a 19th-century fortress in Warsaw, Poland.

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WGBH-TV

WGBH-TV, channel 2, is a non-commercial educational PBS member television station located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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White Rajahs

The White Rajahs were a dynastic monarchy of the English Brooke family, who founded and ruled the Kingdom of Sarawak, located on the island of Borneo, from 1841 to 1946.

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William A. Wellman

William Augustus Wellman (February 29, 1896 – December 9, 1975) was an American film director and actor.

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William Faulkner

William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi.

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William Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was an English novelist, playwright, and poet.

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William S. Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs II (also known by his pen name William Lee; February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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Wincenty Lutosławski

Wincenty Lutosławski (1863–1954) was a Polish philosopher, author, and member of the Polish National League.

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World view

A comprehensive world view or worldview is the fundamental cognitive orientation of an individual or society encompassing the entirety of the individual or society's knowledge and point of view.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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Wrocław

Wrocław (Breslau, known also by other alternative names) is the largest city in western Poland.

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Youth (Conrad short story)

"Youth" is an autobiographical short story by Joseph Conrad.

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Zdzisław Najder

Zdzisław Najder (born in Warsaw, Poland, 31 October 1930) is a Polish literary historian, critic, and political activist.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Conrad

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