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Encyclopedia > 1907 in literature

See also: 1906 in literature, other events of 1907, 1908 in literature, list of years in literature. See also: 1905 in literature, other events of 1906, 1907 in literature, list of years in literature. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... See also: 1907 in literature, other events of 1908, 1909 in literature, list of years in literature. ... This page indexes the individual year in literature pages. ...

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Events

June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a famous and popular American humorist, novelist, writer and lecturer. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (February 2, 1882 – January 13, 1941) was an expatriate Irish writer and poet, widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. ... Ettore Schmitz (December 19, 1861 - September 13, 1928), better known by the pseudonym Italo Svevo, was an Italian businessman and author of novels, plays, and short stories. ...

New books

Arnold Bennett, British novelist Enoch Arnold Bennett (May 27, 1867-March 27, 1931) was a British novelist. ... Mary Elizabeth Braddon British novelist (1837 – 1915) Mary Elizabeth Braddon (October 4, 1837 – February 4, 1915) was a British Victorian era popular novelist. ... The Hill of Dreams A semi-autobiographical novel by Arthur Machen. ... Arthur Machen (March 3, 1863 – December 15th, 1947) was a leading Welsh-born author of the 1890s. ... The Longest Journey (1907) is a Bildungsroman by E. M. Forster. ... E. M. Forster E.M. Forster should not be confused with C. S. Forester, author of the Horatio Hornblower novels. ... Edith Wharton Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. ... John Jeffery Farnol (February 10, 1878 – August 9, 1952), was an English author, known for his many romantic novels, some formulaic and set in the Regency period, and swashbucklers. ... P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) (pronounced as WOOD-house) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... Upton Beall Sinclair (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968) was a prolific American author who wrote in many genres, often advocating Socialist views, and achieved considerable popularity in the first half of the twentieth century. ... The Secret Agent is a 1907 novel by Joseph Conrad. ... Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad (December 3, 1857 – August 3, 1924) was a naturalized British novelist of Polish origin. ... Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 - July 21, 1938) was an American writer of western novels. ... Harold Bell Wright, 1872 (Rome, New York) - 1944 (La Jolla, California), was a best-selling American writer of fiction, essays, and non-fiction. ... Robert William Service (January 16, 1874 – September 11, 1958) was a poet born into a Scottish family while they were living in Preston, England. ... Potters illustration of her anthropomorphic rabbits — in this case the married cousins, Benjamin and Flopsy Bunny, from The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies Beatrix Potter, or Helen Beatrix Potter (July 28, 1866–December 22, 1943) was a British childrens book author and illustrator. ...

Births

February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Günter Eich (1907 February 1 - 1972 December 20) was a West German lyricist, dramatist, and author. ... West Germany was the informal but almost universally used name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet include East Germany. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907? - October 16, 1997) was the American author of such books as Tales of the South Pacific (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948), Hawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas and Poland. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 Wystan Hugh Auden (February 21, 1907 – September 29, 1973) was an English poet and critic, widely regarded as among the most influential and important writers of the 20th century. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Leslie Charteris (May 12, 1907, Singapore–April 15, 1993) was born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, to a Chinese father and an English mother. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Dame Daphne du Maurier DBE (May 13, 1907 – April 19, 1989) was one of the most successful Cornish novelists of all time. ... Joe Cornish, British TV presenter. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Carsons Government Photo (1940s) Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-born zoologist and biologist whose landmark book, Silent Spring, is often credited with having launched the global environmental movement. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Heinlein autographing at the 1976 Worldcon Robert Anson Heinlein (July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was one of the most influential and controversial authors in science fiction. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Roger Peyrefitte (August 17, 1907–November 5, 2000) was a French diplomat and writer who in his novels often treated controversial themes and whose work put him at odds with the Roman Catholic church, Marlene Dietrich, Françoise Sagan, André Gide, and Henry de Montherlant, among others. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Sir Rupert Charles Hart-Davis (August 28, 1907 - December 8, 1999) was a British publisher, literary editor, and man of letters, founder of the publishing company Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Pauline Réage, pseudonym of Anne Desclos (September 23, 1907 - April 27, 1998), was a French author. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... Varian Mackey Fry (October 15, 1907–September 13, 1967) was a New York-born American journalist who ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2,000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape the Nazis. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... Astrid Lindgren 1924 Astrid Lindgren â–¶(?), born Astrid Anna Emilia Ericsson (November 14, 1907 – January 28, 2002) was a Swedish childrens book author, whose many titles were translated into over 70 languages and published in more than 100 countries. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. ... L. Sprague de Camp (centre) with Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov Lyon Sprague de Camp, (November 27, 1907-November 6, 2000) was a science fiction and fantasy author born in New York City. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alberto Moravia (November 28, 1907 – September 26, 1990; born Alberto Pincherle) was one of the leading Italian novelists in the 20th century. ... This article is about the year. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Margaret Rumer Godden (December 10, 1907–November 8, 1998), often simply Rumer Godden, was an English author of over 60 books. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Christopher Fry (born December 12, 1907; died June 30, 2005) was an English playwright. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Deaths

January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Agnes Mary Clerke (February 10, 1842 _ January 20, 1907) was an astronomer and writer, mainly in the field of astronomy. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Frederic George Stephens (1828-March 9, 1907) was one of the two nonartistic members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and an art critic. ... Persephone, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... Claude Adhemar André Theuriet (October 8, 1833 - April 23, 1907), French poet and novelist, was born at Marly-le-Roi (Seine et Oise), and was educated at Bar-le-Duc in his mothers province of Lorraine. ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Joris-Karl Huysmans (born Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans, February 5, 1848 – May 12, 1907) was a French novelist. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... Hector Malot (May 20, 1830 - July 17, 1907) was a French writer born in La Bouille, close to Rouen. ... 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... William Gunion Rutherford (July 17, 1853 - July 19, 1907) was a Scottish scholar. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... Ren -Fran ois-Armand Prudhomme (March 16, 1839 - September 6, 1907) was a French poet and essayist, winner of the first Nobel Prize in literature, 1901. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Petriceicu_Hasdeu: photograph and signature Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu (February 16, 1836_September 7, 1907) a Romanian philologist, was born at Hotin in Bessarabia in 1836, and studied at the university of Kharkiv. ... 1836 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... David Masson (December 2, 1822 - October 6, 1907), was a Scottish writer. ... 1822 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Alfred Jarry Alfred Jarry (September 8, 1873 – November 1, 1907) was a French writer born in Laval, Mayenne, France, not far from the border of Brittany; he was of Breton descent on his mothers side. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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