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A poet is a person who writes poetry. This article is about the art form. ...

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Etymology

From the ancient greek : ποιέω, poieō : "I make or compose" ; ποιητης, poïêtes : "artisan, creator, maker, author, poet" > Latin : poēta : "poet, author" > Old French : (1200-1400) poëte or poète > Used (poet) in 14th. century, in classical english language, for all sorts of writers or composers of works of literature. Beginning of Homers Odyssey The Ancient Greek language is the historical stage of the Greek language[1] as it existed during the Archaic (9th–6th centuries BC) and Classical (5th–4th centuries BC) periods in Ancient Greece. ... An artisan, also called a craftsman,[1] is a skilled manual worker who uses tools and machinery in a particular craft. ... For other uses, see Latins and Latin (disambiguation). ... Old French was the Romance dialect continuum spoken in territories corresponding roughly to the northern half of modern France and parts of modern Belgium and Switzerland from around 1000 to 1300. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


List of many poets classed by language in alphabetical order

"L'inspiration du poète" , by Nicolas Poussin. (1630)
  • The Kurdish Language has a range of Poets including the creative genius and its most influential Nalî, others include the father of Kurdish Literature Ehmedê Xanî and the founder of modern Kurdish Poetry Abdulla Goran.
  • The Turkish language has poets as Ali Kemal Bey, Melih Cevdet Anday, Bâkî, Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca, Ahmet Muhip Dıranas, Fuzûlî, Ahmet Haşim, Hayâlî, Nazım Hikmet, Necip Fazıl Kısakürek, Cahit Külebi, Imadaddin Nasimi, Behçet Necatigil, Nedîm, Rıfat Ilgaz and Abdülhak Hâmid Tarhan.
  • The Vietnamese language has some poets as Mong-Lan, Han Mac Tu, Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Nguyễn Du, Tố Hữu, Hồ Xuân Hương, Nguyễn Bỉnh Khiêm and Xuân Diệu.

Poussin redirects here. ... Beginning of Homers Odyssey The Ancient Greek language is the historical stage of the Greek language[1] as it existed during the Archaic (9th–6th centuries BC) and Classical (5th–4th centuries BC) periods in Ancient Greece. ... Ancient redirects here. ... This article is about the Greek poet Homer and the works attributed to him. ... For other uses, see Sappho (disambiguation). ... For the PINDAR military bunker in London, please see the PINDAR section of Military citadels under London Pindar (or Pindarus, Greek: ) (probably born 522 BC in Cynoscephalae, a village in Boeotia; died 443 BC in Argos), was a Greek lyric poet. ... Alcaeus (Alkaios) of Mitylene (ca. ... Anacreon roman copy , Rome in Palazzo dei Conservatori Anacreon (also Anakreon) (born ca. ... Apollonius of Rhodes, also known as Apollonius Rhodius (Latin; Greek Apollōnios Rhodios), early 3rd century BC - after 246 BC, was an epic poet, scholar, and director of the Library of Alexandria. ... Aratus (Greek Aratos) (ca. ... Archilochus (Greek: ) (c. ... Arctinus of Miletus was one of the earliest poets of Greece and contributors to the epic cycle. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Aristophanes (disambiguation). ... This article is about the ancient Greek playwright. ... A statue of Euripides. ... A painting by Jacob Philipp Hackert Epicharmus is considered to have lived within the hundred year period between c. ... Epimenides of Knossos Epimenides of Knossos (Crete) (Greek: Επιμενίδης) was a semi-mythical 6th century BC Greek seer and philosopher-poet, who is said to have fallen asleep for fifty-seven years in a Cretian cave sacred to Zeus, after which he reportedly awoke with the gift of prophecy. ... Herodotus of Halicarnassus (Greek: HÄ“ródotos Halikarnāsseús) was a Greek historian who lived in the 5th century BC (c. ... Roman bronze bust, the so-called Pseudo-Seneca, now identified by some as possibly Hesiod Hesiod (Hesiodos, ) was an early Greek poet and rhapsode, who presumably lived around 700 BC. Hesiod and Homer, with whom Hesiod is often paired, have been considered the earliest Greek poets whose work has survived... Mimnermus of Colophon, Greek elegiac poet, flourished about 630-600 BC. His life fell in the troubled time when the Ionic cities of Asia Minor were struggling to maintain themselves against the rising power of the Lydian kings. ... Philitas of Cos (also, Philetas of Cos) was an Alexandrian poet and critic who flourished in the second half of the 4th century BC. The Ancient Greek spelling of his name is uncertain; Φιλίτας (Philitas) is ancient and was common in Cos but the Doric Greek color Φιλήτας (Philetas) is also ancient... Bold textil8jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjpooSimonides of Ceos (ca. ... For other uses, see Solon (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Greek tragedian. ... Terpander, of Antissa in Lesbos, was a Greek poet and citharode who lived about the first half of the 7th century BC. About the time of the Second Messenian War, he settled in Sparta, whither, according to some accounts, he had been summoned by command of the Delphian oracle, to... Theognis of Megara (fl. ... Tyrtaeus was a Greek elegiac poet who lived at Sparta about the middle of the 7th century BC. According to the older tradition he was a native of the Attic deme of Aphidnae, and was invited to Sparta at the suggestion of the Delphic oracle to assist the Spartans in... Xenophanes of Colophon (Greek: Ξενοφάνης, 570 BC-480 BC) was a Greek philosopher, poet, and social and religious critic. ... Abou-Al-kacem ECHEBBI was born in Tozeur in 1909. ... A drawing of Abu Nuwas Abu-Nuwas al-Hasan ben Hani al-Hakami (750?–815?) was a renowned Arabic poet. ... This article or section seems not to be written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia entry. ... Ali Ahmad Said Asbar (Arabic: علي أحمد سعيد إسبر; transliterated: alî ahmadi s-sacîdi l-asbar or Ali Ahmad Said) (born 1930), also known by the pseudonym Adonis or Adunis (Arabic: أدونيس), is a Syrian-born poet and essayist who has made his career largely in Lebanon and France. ... This article is about the poet Ahmed Shawqi. ... Khalil Gibran (full name Gibran Khalil Gibran bin Mikhael bin Saâd, Arabic: جبران خليل جبران بن ميخائيل بن سعد, (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) was a Lebanese American artist, poet and writer. ... Mahmoud Darwish Mahmoud Darwish (Arabic: ; born 1941 in Al-Birwah, British Mandate of Palestine) is a contemporary Palestinian poet and writer of prose. ... Nizar Kabbani Nizar Tawfiq Kabbani (21 March 1923 – 30 April 1998) (Arabic:نزار قباني) was a Syrian diplomat, poet and publisher. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Bangla redirects here. ... (Bengali: , IPA: ) (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), also known by the sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali poet, Brahmo Samaj philosopher, visual artist, playwright, novelist, and composer whose works reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... Nazrul playing a flute, Chittagong, 1926 Kazi Nazrul Islam (Bangla: কাজী নজরুল ইসলাম) (b. ... Bulgarian or chuvashi language is spoken by around 80. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Chinese (written) language (pinyin: zhōngw n) written in Chinese characters The Chinese language (汉语/漢語, 华语/華語, or 中文; Pinyin: H nyǔ, Hu yǔ, or Zhōngw n) is a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. ... A genius is a person of great intelligence. ... Li Po redirects here. ... Du Fu (Chinese: ; Wade-Giles: Tu Fu, 712–770) was a prominent Chinese poet of the Tang Dynasty. ... This article is about the 8th century Chinese poet; for other people whose names are rendered Wang Wei when romanized, see Wang Wei (disambiguation). ... Li Qingzhao (Traditional Chinese: 李清照; Simplified Chinese: 李清照, pinyin: Lǐ QÄ«ngzhào; Wade-Giles: Li Ching-chao) (1084 - ca. ... Qu Yuan (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) (ca. ... Life Wilderness Colors (Bird Watching) by Shitao Yuanji Shitao (1642-1707), a Chinese artist, was born Zhu Ruoji. ... Bei Dao (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; literally Northern Island, born August 2, 1949) is the pseudonym of Chinese poet Zhao Zhenkai (趙振開). He was born in Beijing, his pseudonym was chosen because he came from the north and because of his preference for solitude. ... Xue Tao (768-831) was a Chinese poet from the Tang Dynasty. ... Yu Xuanji (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: Yú XuánjÄ«; Wade-Giles: Yu Hsuan-chi, 844–869), courtesy names Youwei (幼微) and Huilan (蕙兰), was a Chinese poet born in Changan during the Tang Dynasty. ... Su Xiaxiao in a detail from a Ming porcelain dish, ca 1630 Su Xiaoxiao (蘇小小), also known as Su Xiaojun and sometimes by the appellation Little Su, was a famous courtesan and poet from Qiantang city (now Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China) in the South Qi Dynasty (479-502). ... Lu You (陆游 or 陸遊)(1125- 1210) was a Chinese poet of the southern Song dynasty. ... Ouyang Xiu (Ou-Yang Hsiu) (歐陽修; 欧阳修 style name: Yongshu 永叔; also known as Zuiweng 醉翁 and Liuyi Jushi 六一居士) (Wade-Giles: Ouyang Hsiu) (1007 - 1072) was a Chinese statesman, historian, essayist and poet of the Song Dynasty. ... Mei Yaochen (梅尧臣) (1002 - 1060) was a poet of the Song dynasty. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Li He (李賀 790-816), with the courtesy name of Changji (長吉), is a short-lived Chinese poet of the late Tang Dynasty, famous for his unconventional and imaginative style. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Bai. ... Su Shi (蘇軾) (1037-1101) was a writer, poet, artist, calligrapher and statesman of the Song Dynasty, one of the major poets of the Song era. ... Yang Lian (杨炼) is a Chinese poet associated with the Misty Poets (朦胧诗) and also with the Searching for Roots school. ... Qiú Jǐn (秋瑾) (1875 - July 15, 1907) was a Chinese female anti-Qing Empire revolutionary killed after a failed uprising. ... Cao Zhi (曹植 192 – 232) was a Chinese poet during the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms period. ... Czech (pronounced ; čeÅ¡tina IPA: in Czech) is one of the West Slavic languages, along with Slovak, Polish, Pomeranian (Kashubian), and Lusatian Sorbian. ... Karel Hynek Mácha (16 November 1810 – November 5, 1836) was a Bohemian romantic poet. ... Jaroslav Seifert Jaroslav Seifert   (IPA: ) (September 23, 1901 – January 10, 1986) was a Nobel prize winning Czech writer, poet and journalist. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Otokar BÅ™ezina, neé Václav Ignác Jebavý, was the poet and essayist, the greatest of Czech (and some might say European) symbolists; He was born in 1868 in a small town Počátky: the mysterious landscape of Bohemian-Moravian Highlands (ÄŒeskomoravská vrchovina) influenced him a lot, because he... Antonín Sova (February 26, 1864, Pacov – August 16, 1928, Pacov) was a Czech poet. ... VítÄ›zslav Nezval (IPA: ) (May 26, 1900, Biskoupky – April 6, 1958, Prague) was one of the most prolific Czech writers. ... Jaroslav Durych (December 2, 1886, Hradec Králové – April 7, 1962, Prague) was a Czech prose writer, poet, playwright, journalist, and military surgeon. ... Viktor Dyk (December 31, 1877, PÅ¡ovka u MÄ›lníka – May 14, 1931, near the island of Lopud, Yugoslavia) was a well-know Czech poet, prose writer, playwright, politician, and lawyer. ... Jiří Grossmann (20 July 1941 – 5 December 1971) was a Czechoslovak theatre actor, poet, and composer. ... Adolf Heyduk in 1912. ... Vladimír Holan (1905 - 1980) was a Czech poet who became famous especially for his language obscurity, dark topics and pessimist views in his poems. ... Joseph Jungmann (Nov 12, 1830-Nov 25, 1885) was a German Jesuit professor and writer from Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia Jungmann entered the German College in Rome in 1850, and was ordained there in 1855, before joining the Society of Jesus. ... Karel Kryl Karel Kryl (April 12, 1944 – March 3, 1994) was a Czech popular author and interpreter of many protest songs in which he strongly criticized and identified the shortcomings and the inhumanity of the Communist regime. ... Václav Renč (28 November 1911, Vodochody – 30 April 1973, Brno) was a Czech poet, dramatist and translator. ... Fráňa Å rámek (1877-1952) was a Czech poet, prose writer, dramatist, and publicist. ... Danish (dansk) is one of the North Germanic languages (also called Scandinavi languages), a sub-group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European languages. ... Johannes Secundus (also Janus Secundus) (15 November 1511- 25 September 1536) was a Neo-Latin poet of Dutch nationality. ... Jens Immanuel Baggesen (February 15, 1764 — October 3, 1826) was a Danish poet. ... Jens Fink-Jensen (b. ... Piet Hein (December 16, 1905 - April 18, 1996) was a scientist, mathematician, inventor, author, and poet, often writing under the Old Norse pseudonym Kumbel meaning tombstone. His short poems, gruks (or grooks), first started to appear in the daily newspaper Politiken shortly after the Nazi Occupation in April 1940 under... Ambrosius Christoffersen Stub (May 1705–July 15, 1758) was a Danish poet. ... Jeppe Aakjær (1866 - 1930) was a Danish poet and novel writer. ... For other uses, see Hans Christian Andersen (disambiguation). ... Steen Steensen Blicher Steen Steensen Blicher (11 October 1782 — 26 March 1848 in Spentrup) was an author and poet born in Vium near Viborg, Denmark. ... Holger Drachmann 1888 Holger Henrik Herboldt Drachmann (October 9, 1846 - January 14, 1908), was a Danish poet and dramatist. ... Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (September 8, 1783, Udby, Sjælland, Denmark, –September 2, 1872, Copenhagen) was a Danish teacher , writer, poet, philosopher, historian, minister, and even politician. ... Johan Ludvig Heiberg (December 14, 1791 - August 25, 1860), Danish poet and critic, son of the political writer Peter Andreas Heiberg (1758-1841), and of the novelist, afterwards the Baroness Gyllembourg-Ehrensvärd, was born at Copenhagen. ... Johannes Vilhelm Jensen (in Denmark always called Johannes V. Jensen) (January 20, 1873 – November 25, 1950) was a Danish author, often considered the first great Danish writer of the 20th century. ... Statue of Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger in Frederiksberg Gardens (Copenhagen) Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger* (November 14, 1779-January 20, 1850) was a Danish poet and playwright. ... Johan Herman Wessel Johan Herman Wessel (October 6, 1742 - December 29, 1785) was a major name in Norwegian and Danish literature. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Lord Byron, English poet Lord Byron (1803), as painted by Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, (January 22, 1788 – April 19, 1824) was the most widely read English language poet of his day. ... For other uses, see Alexander Pope (disambiguation). ... For other persons named John Milton, see John Milton (disambiguation). ... For other persons named William Blake, see William Blake (disambiguation). ... From the daguerreotype taken at Mount Holyoke, December 1846 or early 1847. ... Walter Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, journalist, and humanist. ... Wordsworth redirects here. ... Samuel Taylor Coleridge (October 21, 1772 – July 25, 1834) (pronounced ) was an English poet, critic, and philosopher who was, along with his friend William Wordsworth, one of the founders of the Romantic Movement in England and one of the Lake Poets. ... Keats redirects here. ... Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (August 6, 1809 - October 6, 1892) is generally regarded as one of the greatest English poets. ... Christina Rossetti Christina Georgina Rossetti (December 5, 1830 – December 29, 1894) was an English poet. ... Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American poet, short story writer, playwright, editor, literary critic, essayist and one of the leaders of the American Romantic Movement. ... Yeats redirects here. ... Isaac Rosenberg (November 25, 1890 - April 1, 1918) was a Jewish-English poet of the First World War who was one of the greatest of all British war poets. ... The Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (IPA: ) (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll (), was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican clergyman and photographer. ... Marianne Moore photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 Marianne Moore (December 11, 1887 - February 5, 1972) was a Modernist American poet and writer. ... Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979), was an American poet and writer. ... Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American writer who became a catalyst in the development of modern art and literature. ... Image:Loy-Haweis1904. ... Harold Hart Crane (July 21, 1899 – April 27, 1932) was an American poet. ... Emma Lazarus (July 22, 1849 – November 19, 1887) was an American poet born in New York City. ... Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was a major American Modernist poet. ... H.D. in the mid 1910s Hilda Doolitle(September 10, 1886, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States – September 27, 1961, Zürich, Switzerland), prominently known only by her initials H.D., was an American poet, novelist and memoirist. ... Edna St. ... For other persons named Thomas Eliot, see Thomas Eliot (disambiguation). ... Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (Hailey, Idaho Territory, United States, October 30, 1885 – Venice, Italy, November 1, 1972) was an American expatriate poet, critic and intellectual who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in early-to-mid 20th century poetry. ... Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) IPA: ;[1], who signed his works W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet, regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. ... Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and columnist. ... Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. ... Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an African-American poet. ... Irwin Allen Ginsberg (IPA: ) (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American poet. ... John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... Adrienne Rich (born May 16, 1929 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American poet, essayist, and feminist. ... William Carlos Williams Dr. William Carlos Williams (sometimes known as WCW) (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963), was an American poet closely associated with modernism and Imagism. ... Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. ... Henry Lawson, circa 1902 Henry Lawson[1] (17 June 1867 - 2 September 1922) was an Australian writer and poet. ... Sheldon Alan Shel Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) was an American poet, songwriter, musician, composer, cartoonist, screenwriter and author of childrens books. ... Banjo Paterson. ... for the British aeronautical engineer and professor, see Geoffrey T. R. Hill Geoffrey Hill (born June 18, 1932) is an English poet, professor of English Literature and religion, and co-director of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, Massachusetts, USA. // Geoffrey Hill was born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England, in 1932. ... Template:Languaklkkkhytgf Finnish ( , or suomen kieli) is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland (91. ... J.L. Runebergs autograph Johan Ludvig Runeberg (February 5, 1804, Jakobstad – May 6, 1877, Porvoo) was a Finland-Swedish poet, and is held to be the national poet of Finland. ... Edith Irene Södergran (April 4, 1892 - June 24, 1923) was a Finland-Swedish poet. ... Martti Haavio was a Finnish poet, writing under the name P. Mustapää. He was born 22 January 1899 in Temmes, and died 4. ... Veikko Antero Koskenniemi (1885 - 1962) was born in Oulu Finland. ... Joel Lehtonen (November 11, 1881 - 1934) was a Finnish author, translator, critic and journalist. ... Eino Leino (July 6, 1878 - January 10, 1926) was a Finnish poet and journalist, considered one of the important developers of Finnish poetry. ... Larin Paraske Larin Paraske (December 27, 1833 – January 3, 1904) was a Finnish oral poet. ... Topelius in a picture published in the Swedish periodical Svenska Familj-Journalen 1866. ... Julius Leopold Fredrik Krohn (April 19, 1835 – August 28, 1888) was a Finnish folk poetry researcher, a professor of Finnish literature, a poet, a hynmwriter, a translator and a journalist. ... French (français, langue française) is one of the most important Romance languages, outnumbered in speakers only by Spanish and Portuguese. ... François Villon (modern French IPA: , fifteenth-century French IPA: ) (ca. ... Clément Marot (1496–1544), was a French poet of the Renaissance period. ... Portrait : Joachim du Bellay Joachim du Bellay (c. ... Pierre de Ronsard Pierre de Ronsard, commonly referred to as Ronsard (September 11, 1524 – December, 1585), was a French poet and prince of poets (as his own generation in France called him). ... Engraving by Étienne-Jehandier Desrochers Jean de La Fontaine (July 8, 1621 – April 13, 1695) was the most famous French fabulist and probably the most widely read French poet of the 17th century. ... Alfred de Vigny, 1832 Alfred Victor de Vigny (March 27, 1797 – September 17, 1863) was a French poet, playwright, and novelist. ... Gérard de Nerval (May 22, 1808 – January 26, 1855) was the nom-de-plume of the French poet, essayist and translator Gérard Labrunie, the most essentially Romantic among French poets. ... Tomb of Alfred de Musset in Le Père Lachaise cemetery. ... Victor-Marie Hugo (pronounced ) (February 26, 1802 — May 22, 1885) was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights campaigner, and perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France. ... Charles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle (October 22, 1818 - July 17, 1894), was a French poet of the Parnassian movement. ... Paul Verlaine Paul-Marie Verlaine (IPA: ; March 30, 1844–January 8, 1896) was a French poet associated with the Symbolist movement. ... Rimbaud redirects here. ... Antoine Louis Camille Lemonnier (March 24, 1844 - June 13, 1913) was a Belgian writer and poet. ... “Baudelaire” redirects here. ... 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. ... Jean-Marie-Mathias-Philippe-Auguste, comte de Villiers de lIsle-Adam (November 7, 1838 – August 19, 1889) was a French symbolist writer. ... Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé by Édouard Manet. ... Cover of Time Magazine(March 21, 1927) Paul Claudel (August 6, 1868 – February 23, 1955) was a French poet, dramatist and diplomat, and the younger brother of the sculptor Camille Claudel. ... Paul Valéry (October 30, 1871 - July 20, 1945) was a French author and poet of the Symbolist school. ... Guillaume Apollinaire Guillaume Apollinaire (August 26, 1880 – November 9, 1918) was a poet, writer, and art critic. ... Frédéric Louis Sauser (September 1, 1887 – January 21, 1961), better known as Blaise Cendrars, was a Swiss novelist and poet naturalized French in 1916. ... André Breton André Breton (French IPA: ) (February 19, 1896 – September 28, 1966) was a French writer, poet, and surrealist theorist, and is best known as the main founder of surrealism. ... Pierre Louys (1870 - 1925) was a French author, writer and poet. ... Jacques Prévert (pronounced in French) was a French poet and screenwriter who was born on February 4, 1900 in Neuilly-sur-Seine and died on April 11, 1977 in Omonville-la-Petite. ... Robert Desnos (July 4, 1900 - June 8, 1945) was a French surrealist poet. ... Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager and filmmaker. ... Gaston Miron (French IPA: ) (January 8, 1928 – December 14, 1996) was an important poet, writer, and editor of the Quebec post Quiet Revolution. ... Saint-John Perse (pseudonym of Alexis Leger) (May 31, 1887 – September 20, 1975) was a French poet and diplomat who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960 for the soaring flight and evocative imagery of his poetry. ... Antonin Artaud Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud, better known as Antonin Artaud (born September 4, 1896, in Marseille; died March 4, 1948 in Paris) was a French playwright, poet, actor and director. ... Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck, Belgian author Count Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck (August 29, 1862 - May 6, 1949) was a Belgian poet, playwright, and essayist. ... Henri Michaux (May 24, 1899 - October 18, 1984) was a highly individualistic Belgian poet, writer and painter who wrote in the French language. ... Gherasim Luca (or Gherashim Luca) (July 23, 1913 - February 9, 1994) was a surrealist theorist and Romanian poet, frequently cited in the works of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. ... Aimé Fernand David Césaire (25 June 1913 - 17 April 2008) was a French poet, author politician. ... Yves Bonnefoy (born Tours, June 1923) is a French poet and essayist. ... German (called Deutsch in German; in German the term germanisch is equivalent to English Germanic), is a member of the western group of Germanic languages and is one of the worlds major languages. ... Angelus Silesius Monument in WrocÅ‚aw Angelus Silesius (December 25?, 1624 – July 9, 1677), a German mystic-poet, was born in Breslau, Silesia. ... Goethe redirects here. ... Gottfried August Bürger Gottfried August Bürger (January 1, 1748 - June 8, 1794), German poet, was born at Molmerswende near Halberstadt, of which village his father was the Lutheran pastor. ... Annette von Droste-Hülshoff on the Twenty Deutsche Mark banknote House of Annette von Droste-Hülshoff in Meersburg (Germany). ... Portrait of Peter Rosegger Peter Rosegger (31 July 1843 - 26 June 1918) was an Austrian poet from the province of Styria. ... August Silberstein, taken circa 1880 August Karl Silberstein (July 1, 1827 - March 7, 1900) was an Austrian writer, born in Ofen, Budapest (now Hungary) who was educated at the University of Vienna and supported the 1848 revolts in Austria-Hungary with his articles in the German satire periodical Leuchtkugeln[1... Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (January 22, 1729 - February 15, 1781), writer, philosopher, publicist, and art thinker, is the most outstanding German representative of the Enlightenment era. ... Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel (March 10, 1772 - January 11, 1829), German poet, critic and scholar, was the younger brother of August Wilhelm von Schlegel. ... August Wilhelm von Schlegel (September 8, 1767 - May 12, 1845), German poet, translator and critic, was born at Hanover, where his father, Johann Adolf Schlegel (1721_1793), was a Lutheran pastor. ... Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (December 13, 1797 – February 17, 1856) was a journalist, an essayist, and one of the most significant German romantic poets. ... Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) (IPA: ) was a nineteenth-century German philosopher and philologist. ... For the German rock band, see Novalis (band). ... Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (November 10, 1759 - May 9, 1805), usually known as Friedrich Schiller, was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist. ... Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist (October 18, 1777 – November 21, 1811) was a German poet, dramatist and novelist. ... Friedrich Hölderlin Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin (March 20, 1770 – June 6, 1843) was a major German lyric poet. ... Christian Morgenstern (May 6, 1871–March 31, 1914) was a German author and poet from Munich. ... Georg Trakl A poem by Trakl inscribed on a plaque in Mirabell Garden, Salzburg. ... Theodor Storm (1886) Theodor Woldsen Storm (September 14, 1817 in Husum, Germany - July 4, 1888 in Hademarschen, Germany) studied and practiced law in northern Germany. ... Rainer Maria Rilke (4 December 1875 – 29 December 1926) is considered one of the German languages greatest 20th century poets. ... Erich Kästner (February 23, 1899 - July 29, 1974) is one of the most famous German authors of the 20th century. ... Adalbert Stifter (23 October 1805 – 28 January 1868) was an Austrian writer, poet, painter, and pedagogue. ... Karl Kraus (April 28, 1874 - June 12, 1936) was an eminent Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. ... Ernst Toller (December 1, 1893 - May 22, 1939) was a German Communist playwright. ... Franz Werfel, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1940 Werfels grave in the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna Franz Werfel (September 10, 1890 – August 26, 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet who wrote in German. ... Else Lasker-Schüler (born February 11, 1869 in Elberfeld, Wuppertal; died January 22, 1945 in Jerusalem) was a German Jewish poet. ... Nelly Sachs, (10 December 1891, Berlin – 12 May 1970, Stockholm) was a German poet and dramatist who was transformed by the Nazi experience from a dilettante into a poignant spokesperson for the grief and yearnings of her fellow Jews. ... Hermann Hesse (pronounced ) (2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962) was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. ... Paul Celan Paul Celan (November 23, 1920 – approximately April 20, 1970) was the most frequently used pseudonym of Paul Antschel, one of the major poets of the post-World War II era. ... {{dy justified his choice of form, and from about 1929 on he began to interpret its penchant for contradictions, much as had Eisenstein, in terms of the dialectic. ... Günter Wilhelm Grass (born October 16, 1927) is a Nobel Prize-winning German author and playwright. ... Greek ( IPA: or simply IPA: — Hellenic) has a documented history of 3,500 years, the longest of any single natural language in the Indo-European language family. ... Constantine P. Cavafy, also known as Konstantin or Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis, or Kavaphes (Greek Κωνσταντίνος Π. Καβάφης) (April 29, 1863 – April 29, 1933) was a major Alexandrine poet who worked as a journalist and civil servant. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Image:Dionysios Solomos. ... Odysseas Elytis (Greek: Οδυσσέας Ελύτης) (November 2, 1911 – March 18, 1996) was a Greek poet, considered as one of the most important representatives of romantic modernism in Greece and the world. ... Cover of Complete Poems of Seferis Giorgos Seferis (Γιώργος Σεφέρης) (February 19, 1900 – September 20, 1971) was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. ... Yiannis Ritsos was a Greek Writer of the early 20th Century, who frequently suffered from political persecution and family misfortunes. ... Kostas Karyotakis (Greek: Κώστας Καρυωτάκης) (October 30, 1896, Tripoli, Greece – July 20, 1928, Preveza, Greece) was a Greek poet considered one of the most representative Greek poets of the 1920s and one of the first poets to wrote about modernism in Greece. ... Angelos Sikelianos [sEkelEA´nOs] (1884–1951), Greek poet and playwright. ... Alexandros Panagoulis (Greek Αλέξανδρος Παναγούλης) (2 July 1939 – 1 May 1976) was a Greek politician and poet. ... Nikos Kavvadias (Greek: Νίκος Καββαδίας) (1910 – February 10, 1975) was a Greek poet and writer; currently one of the most popular poets in Greece. ... Andreas Embirikos (Greek: Ανδρέας Εμπειρίκος) (Braila, 1901– Athens, 1975) was a Greek surrealist poet. ... Nikos Engonopoulos (October 21, 1907 – October 31, 1985) was a modern Greek painter and poet. ... Dimitris P. Kraniotis (Greek Δημήτρης Π. Κρανιώτης) is a contemporary Greek poet. ... Gujarati (ગુજરાતી GujÇŽrātÄ«; also known as Gujerati, Gujarathi, Guzratee, and Guujaratee[3]) is an Indo-Aryan language descending from Sanskrit, and part of the greater Indo-European language family. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Gujarati (ગુજરાતી GujÇŽrātÄ«; also known as Gujerati, Gujarathi, Guzratee, and Guujaratee[3]) is an Indo-Aryan language descending from Sanskrit, and part of the greater Indo-European language family. ... Hebrew redirects here. ... Rabbi Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra (also known as Ibn Ezra, or Abenezra) (1092 or 1093-1167), was one of the most distinguished Jewish men of letters and writers of the Middle Ages. ... Yehuda Amichai (1924 - 2000) was an Israeli poet. ... Hayyim Nahman Bialik (January 9, 1873–July 4, 1934), also commonly written as Chaim or Haim Nachman Bialik and in the Hebrew language as חיים נחמן ביאליק, was a Jewish poet who wrote in Hebrew. ... Haim Gouri (1923-) is a Israelipoet, novelist, and journalist born in Tel Aviv and currently living in Jerusalem. ... Solomon Ibn Gabirol, also Solomon ben Judah, is a Spanish Jewish poet and philosopher. ... Lea Goldberg (1911-1970) was a Hebrew poet and student of literature who is considered one of Israels classic poets. ... Yehuda Halevi, in full Yehuda ben Shemuel Ha-Levi, also Judah ha-Levi, or Judah ben Samuel Halevi (Hebrew: יהודה הלוי) (c. ... Hanoch Levin (December 18, 1943 - August 18, 1999), in Hebrew חנוך לוין, was an Israeli playwright, theater director, poet, and author. ... Rachel Rachel Bluwstein Sela (alternatively: Rahel Blubstein) (September 20, 1890 - April 16, 1931) was a Hebrew lyric poet of the Zionist settlement years, generally referred to by her pseudonym, Rachel (Hebrew: רחל) or Rachel the poet (Hebrew: רחל המשוררת). // Rachel was born in Vyatka in Russia in September 20, 1890, as the eleventh... Avraham Shlonsky (1900 - 1973), Hebrew אברהם שלונסקי, was an Israeli poet born in Ukraine. ... Shaul Tchernichovsky (August 20, 1875 - October 14, 1943), Hebrew שאול טשרניחובסקי, was a poet of the Hebrew language. ... Natan Yonatan (1923 - 2004) Ukrainian-born Jewish poet, former editor of Sifriat Poalim Publishing House. ... David Edelstadt (born 1866, in Russia - Denver, 1892) was a Russian anarchist poet of Yiddish language. ... Hungarian (magyar nyelv  ) is a Finno-Ugric language (more specifically an Ugric language) unrelated to most other languages in Europe. ... Endre Ady Endre Ady (November 22, 1877 – January 27, 1919) was a Hungarian poet, one of the most important poets not only in the 20th century but in Hungarian literature in general. ... The poet Arany. ... Balassi Bálint statue at the Kodály körönd Bálint Balassi, baron of KékkÅ‘ and Gyarmat, (20 October 1554, Zvolen (Hung. ... Attila József The native form of this personal name is József Attila. ... József Katona - and the big scene of his Bánk bán. ... Sándor PetÅ‘fi The native form of this personal name is PetÅ‘fi Sándor. ... The Hungarian poet Vörösmarty Mihály Vörösmarty (December 1, 1800 - November 19, 1855), Hungarian poet, was born at Puszta-Nyék, of a noble Roman Catholic family. ... Albert Wass Count Albert Wass de Szentegyed et Czege (Hungarian gróf szentegyedi és czegei Wass Albert; Válaszút, Kingdom of Hungary (now Răscruci, Cluj County, Romania), 1908 – Astor, Florida, February 17, 1998) was a Hungarian noble, forest engineer, writer and poet from Transylvania, member of the Wass... Portrait of Miklós Zrínyi by Viktor Madarász Nicholas Zrinski (Nikola Zrinski in Croatian, Zrínyi Miklós in Hungarian) (1620-1664) was a Croatian and Hungarian warrior, statesman and poet, member of the noble family which is called Zrinski in Croatian and Zrínyi in Hungarian. ... Italian ( , or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people,[4] primarily in Italy. ... DANTE is also a digital audio network. ... Giovanni Boccaccio (June 16, 1313 – December 21, 1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend and correspondent of Petrarch, an important Renaissance humanist in his own right and author of a number of notable works including On Famous Women, the Decameron and his poetry in the vernacular. ... Vittorio Alfieri painted by Davids pupil François-Xavier Fabre, in Florence 1793. ... Cavalcanti and Dante Guido Cavalcanti (c. ... Statue of the poet in Reggio Emilia. ... Eugenio Montale Eugenio Montale (October 12, 1896, Genoa – September 12, 1981, Milan) was an Italian poet, prose writer, editor and traslator, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1975. ... Gabriele dAnnunzio (12 March 1863, Pescara – 1 March 1938, Gardone Riviera, province of Brescia) was an Italian poet, writer, novelist, dramatist and daredevil, who went on to have a controversial role in politics as a precursor of the fascist movement. ... Giuseppe Ungaretti. ... Ugo Foscolo (1778-1827), Italian writer, was born at Zakynthos in the Ionian Isles on 6 Febraury 1778. ... From the c. ... Salvatore Quasimodo (August 20, 1901 - June 14, 1968) was an Italian author. ... Giovanni Pascoli (December 31, 1855—April 6, 1912) was an Italian poet and classical scholar. ... Giambattista Basile (1566 or 1575–February 23, 1632) was an Italian poet, courtier, and fairy tale collector. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Alessandro Manzoni (Francesco Hayez, 1841, Brera Art Gallery). ... Pier Paolo Pasolini (March 5, 1922 – November 2, 1975) was an Italian poet, intellectual, film director, and writer. ... Giacomo Leopardi, Count (June 29, 1798 – June 14, 1837) is generally considered, along with such figures as Dante, Petrarca, Ariosto and Tasso, to be among Italys greatest poets and one of its greatest thinkers. ... Not to be confused with the Javanese language. ... This article is about the art form. ... A statue of Bashō in Hiraizumi, Iwate. ... Fujiwara Shunzei (b. ... Monument to Fujiwara no Teika, Ogura, Kyoto Fujiwara no Teika or Sadaie (藤原定家: 1162–September 26, 1241) was a Japanese waka poet, critic, carigrapher, scribe and scholar of the late Heian and early Kamakura periods. ... This is a Japanese name; the family name is Hagiwara Sakutarō Hagiwara , 1 November 1886 - 11 May 1942) was a writer of free-style verse, active in Taisho and early Showa period Japan. ... Hitomaro by Kikuchi Yosai Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (from Ogura Hyakunin Isshu) Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (柿本 人麻呂; c. ... Izumi Shikibu in the Hyakunin Isshu. ... Kambara Ariake ) (15 March 1876 – 3 February 1952) was the pen-name of a Japanese poet and Japanese novelist active in Taisho and Showa period Japan. ... Kamo no Chōmei, by Kikuchi Yosai. ... This is a Japanese name; the family name is Kitamura Kitamura Tokoku ); (29 December 1868 – 16 May 1894) was the pen-name of a poet, essayist and one of the founders of the modern Japanese romantic literary movement in late Meiji period Japan. ... Painting of KÅ«kai (774-835). ... Kunikida Doppo (国木田 独歩, July 15, 1871 - June 23, 1908) was a Japanese author. ... Haiku by Shiki at Horyu-ji (temple): kaki kueba kane ga naru nari Hōryū-ji I bite into a persimmon and a bell resounds— Hōryūji —trans. ... Yukio Mishima ) was the public name of Kimitake Hiraoka , January 14, 1925–November 25, 1970), a Japanese author and playwright, famous for both his highly notable nihilistic post-war writings and the circumstances of his ritual suicide by seppuku. ... Kenji Miyazawa , 27 August 1896 - 21 September 1933) was a poet and author of childrens literature in early Showa period Japan. ... Tatsuji Miyoshi , 23 August 1900 – 5 April 1964) was a Japanese poet, literary critic, and literary editor active in Showa period Japan. ... Mori Ogais statue at his birthhouse in Tsuwano-cho Mori Ogai (森 鴎外 Mori ÅŒgai, February 17, 1862 - July 9, 1922) was a Japanese physician, novelist and poet. ... Murasaki Shikibu (紫 式部 Murasaki Shikibu, c. ... This is a Japanese name; the family name is Nakahara ChÅ«ya Nakahara ) (29 April 1907 - 22 October 1937) was a poet active in early Showa period Japan. ... In this Japanese name, the family name is Natsume Natsume Sōseki 9 February 1867 - 9 December 1916) was the pen name of Natsume Kinnosuke ), who is widely considered to be the foremost Japanese novelist of the Meiji Era (1868-1912). ... Yone Noguchi Yone Noguchi, born (and known in Japan as) Yonejiro Noguchi (野口米次郎 Noguchi Yonejirō, 1875 - 1947), was an influential writer of poetry, fiction, essays, and criticism in both English and Japanese. ... Okamoto Kanoko (岡本 かの子, March 1, 1889 - February 18, 1939) was a Japanese author, tanka poet, and Buddhism scholar during the Taisho and Showa periods. ... Ono no Komachi drawn by Kikuchi Yosai Ono no Komachi (from the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu) Ono no Komachi (小野 小町 おののこまち approximate dates 825–900 A.D.) was a famous Japanese Waka poet, one of the Rokkasen—Six best Waka poets, in the early Heian period. ... A statue of Ryōkan. ... Cover of the Komon gawa (小紋訝話; Elegant chats on fabric design), 1790 Santō Kyōden , September 13, 1761 Edo–October 27, 1816) was a poet, writer and artist in the Edo period. ... Sei Shonagon Sei Shōnagon (清少納言), (965-1010s?) was a Japanese author and a court lady who served the Empress Consort Teishi around the year 1000, known as the author of The Pillow Book (枕草子 makura no sōshi). ... Sugawara no Michizane by Kikuchi Yosai Kanke (also known as Sugawara no Michizane, from Ogura Hyakunin Isshu) Sugawara no Michizane (菅原道真 845 - March 26, 903), also known as Kan Shōjō (菅丞相), was a scholar, poet, and politician of the Heian Period of Japan. ... Ueda Akinari (上田秋成, 1734 - August 8, 1809) was a Japanese novelist, scholar, and waka poet. ... This article is mainly about the spoken Korean language. ... Choe Chiwon (857-?) was a noted Korean Confucian official, philosopher, and poet of the late Unified Silla period (668-935). ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Hwang Jin-i (fl. ... The Kurdish language (Kurdish: Kurdî or کوردی) is a term used for a range of different dialects of a language spoken by Kurds. ... Nali or Nalî(1798-1855), was a Kurdish poet. ... Ehmedê Xanî, (or Ahmad Khani), (1651-1707) was a Kurdish writer, poet and philosopher. ... Abdulla Goran, (1904-1962) was a Kurdish poet. ... For other uses, see Latins and Latin (disambiguation). ... Decimus Magnus Ausonius (c. ... Fresco from Herculaneum, presumably showing a love couple. ... Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 BC) was a writer during the period of the Roman Republic, and is often considered the father of Roman poetry. ... For other people named Horace, see Horace (disambiguation). ... Woodcut of Juvenal from the Nuremberg Chronicle Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, Anglicized as Juvenal, was a Roman satiric poet of the late 1st century and early 2nd century. ... Lucretius Titus Lucretius Carus (c. ... Marcus Valerius Martialis, known in English as Martial, was a Latin poet from Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula) best known for his twelve books of Epigrams, published in Rome between AD 86 and 103, during the reigns of the emperors Domitian, Nerva and Trajan. ... For other uses, see Ovid (disambiguation). ... Sextus Propertius was a Latin elegiac poet born about 50 BC in or near Bevagna, who died between 15 BC and 2 BC. Propertius was a post-neoteric era Roman poet. ... Publius Papinius Statius, (c. ... Publius Terentius Afer, better known as Terence, was a comic playwright of the Roman Republic. ... This article contains translated text and needs attention from someone approaching dual fluency. ... For other uses, see Virgil (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Slavic language. ... Blaže Koneski (Macedonian: ) (1921-1993) (born in Nebregovo, near Prilep, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, now Republic of Macedonia) was one of the most distinguished Macedonian poets. ... Mate Mateja (Mateja Matevski) was a famous Macedonian writer. ... Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Norway, where it is an official language. ... Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson (December 8, 1832–April 26, 1910). ... Jens Bjørneboe (born October 9, 1920 in Kristiansand, Norway, died May 9, 1976 in Veierland in Nøtterøy) was a Norwegian writer whose work spanned a number of literary formats. ... Hans Børli (1918 - 1989) was a Norwgian poet. ... Olaf Bull Olaf Jacob Martin Luther Breda Bull or Olaf Bull was a Norwegian poet. ... Kolbein Falkeid (born December 19, 1933 in Haugesund, Norway) is one of the most widely read contemporary Norwegian poets. ... Johan Herman Wessel Johan Herman Wessel (October 6, 1742 - December 29, 1785) was a major name in Norwegian and Danish literature. ... Rolf Jacobsen, the modernist poet Rolf Jacobsen (1907-1994) was the firs modernistic writer in Norway. ... Jonas Lauritz Idemil Lie (November 6, 1833 – July 5, 1908) was a Norwegian novelist, considered to be one of the Four Greats of 19th century Norwegian literature. ... Henrik Wergeland Henrik Wergeland (June 17, 1808–July 12, 1845) was a Norwegian poet and prose writer, born in Kristiansand. ... Ibsen redirects here. ... Portuguese (  or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia (Spain) and northern Portugal from the Latin spoken by romanized Celtiberians about 1000 years ago. ... Manuel Maria Barbosa de Bocage (1765-1805), Portuguese poet, was a native of Setubal. ... Cesário Verde is a 19th century Portuguese poet. ... Florbela Espanca (birth name Flor Bela de Alma da Conceição), Portuguese poet (Vila Viçosa, 8 December 1894 — Matosinhos, 8 December de 1930). ... Sophia de Mello Breyner, by Carlos Botelho Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, GCSE, GCIH (Oporto, November 6, 1919 - Lisbon, July 2, 2004) was one of the most important Portuguese poets of the 20th century. ... Antero de Quental, old spelling Anthero,(April 18, 1842 - September 11, Portuguese poet, was born on São Miguel Island, in the Azores. ... Fernando Pessoa Fernando António Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa (pron. ... Monument to Luís de Camões, Lisbon Luís Vaz de Camões (pron. ... Carlos Drummond de Andrade (October 31, 1902 - August 17, 1987) was perhaps the most influential Brazilian poet of the 20th century. ... Augusto dos Anjos was a poet born in Paraíba on April 20, 1884. ... Gregório de Matos Gregório de Matos e Guerra (April 7, 1636 – November 26, 1696), was the major baroque poet of Brazil, cultivating religious, lyrical, satirical and erotic poetry that was collected privately and finally published in the nineteenth century. ... Antônio Gonçalves Dias (1823–1864), was a Brazilian lyric poet. ... Manuel Antônio Álvares de Azevedo (São Paulo, SP, September 12 of 1831 - Rio de Janeiro, April 25 of 1852) - Writer of brazilians romantic second generation, Author of short stories, dramas, poetry and essays brazilian, son of Inácio Manuel Álvares de Azevedo and Maria Luísa Mota... Farsi redirects here. ... Rumi (born November 29, 1982) is a Persian-Canadian Singer-songwriter and a Photographer who is currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... Abu Mansur Ali ibn Ahmad Asadi Tusi (born: Tus, Iranian province of Khorasan - died: 1072 Tabriz, Iran) is arguably the second most important Persian poet of Iranian national epics, after Ferdowsi who also happens to come from the same town of Tus. ... Rudaki depicted as a blind poet, here on this Iranian stamp. ... Hafez, detail of an illumination in a Persian manuscript of the Divan of Hafez, 18th century. ... Farid al-Din Attar (b. ... Sheikh Sa‘di (in Persian: , full name in English: Muslih-ud-Din Mushrif-ibn-Abdullah) (1184 - 1283/1291?) is one of the major Persian poets of the medieval period. ... Nezami (1141–1209) Nezāmi-ye GanjavÄ« (Persian: ; Azerbaijani: ;‎ 1141 – 1209), or NezāmÄ« (Persian: ), whose full name was Nizām ad-DÄ«n AbÅ« Muhammad Ilyās ibn-YusÅ«f ibn-ZakÄ« ibn-Muayyid, is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature, who brought a colloquial... Tomb of Ferdowsi in Tus HakÄ«m Abol-Qāsem FerdowsÄ« TÅ«sÄ« (Persian: ), more commonly transliterated as Ferdowsi, (935–1020) was a highly revered Persian poet. ... Forough Farrokhzad Forough Farrokhzad (Persian: فروغ فرخزاد) (January 5, 1935 — February 13, 1967) was an Iranian poetess and film director. ... Ahmad Shamlou (Persian: ‎ ) (December 12, 1925 — July 24, 2000) was a Persian poet, writer, and journalist. ... Tomb of Omar Khayam, Neishapur, Iran. ... Polish (jÄ™zyk polski, polszczyzna) is the official language of Poland. ... Jan Kochanowski Jan Kochanowski (1530 - August 22, 1584) was a Polish Renaissance poet and writer. ... Konstanty Ildefons GaÅ‚czyÅ„ski. ... Maria Konopnicka (May 23, 1842, SuwaÅ‚ki — October 8, 1910, Lwów) was a Polish poet, novelist, translator and essayist. ... BolesÅ‚aw LeÅ›mian (born BolesÅ‚aw Lesman; 1878-1937) was a Polish poet, artist and member of the Polish Academy of Literature. ... Adam Mickiewicz. ... Czesław Miłosz in September 1999 Czesław Miłosz (pronounced [ʧεsȗav miȗɔʃ]; June 30, 1911–August 14, 2004) was a Polish poet and essayist. ... Categories: Literature stubs | 1821 births | 1883 deaths | Polish painters | Polish poets | Polish writers ... Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska by StanisÅ‚aw Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy), 1924 Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska, née Kossak, (November 24, 1891, Kraków, Poland - July 9, 1945, Manchester, England) is known as the Polish Sappho and queen of lyrical poetry of Polands interwar period. ... Juliusz SÅ‚owacki. ... Leopold Staff (November 14, 1878 – May 31, 1957) was a Polish poet and one of the greatest artists of European modernism ordered two times by honorary degree (honoris causa). ... A 1996 post stamp with Wisława Szymborska Wisława Szymborska (born July 2, 1923) is a Polish poet, essayist and translator of French literature, laureate of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996. ... Romanian (limba română, IPA: ) is a Romance language spoken by around 24 to 28 million people[1], primarily in Romania and Moldova. ... Tudor Arghezi (May 21, 1880-1967) was a notable Romanian poet and childrens author. ... Ana Blandiana (born Otilia Valeria Coman, b. ... George CoÅŸbuc (1866-1918 is a Romanian poet best known for his verses describing, praising and eulogizing rural life, its many travails but also its occasions for joy. ... Mihai Eminescu (pronunciation in Romanian: ) (January 15, 1850 – June 15, 1889), born Mihail Eminovici, was a late Romantic poet, the best-known and most influential Romanian poet celebrated in both Romania and Moldova. ... Russian ( , transliteration: , Russian pronunciation: ) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages, and the largest native language in Europe. ... Bella Akhmadulina Bella (Izabella) Akhatovna Akhmadulina (Russian: Белла Ахмадулина) is a Russian poet who has been cited by Joseph Brodsky as the best living poet in the Russian language. ... Akhmatova in 1922 (Portrait by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin) Anna Akhmatova (Russian: , real name А́нна Андре́евна Горе́нко) (June 23 [O.S. June 11] 1889 — March 5, 1966) was the pen name of Anna Andreevna Gorenko, the leader and the heart and soul of the Saint Petersburg tradition of Russian poetry for half a century. ... Alexandre Benois Portrait of Innokenty Annensky Innokentiy Fyodorovich Annensky (Russian: , 1855-1909) was a poet, critic and translator, representative of the first wave of the Russian Symbolism. ... Evgeny Baratynsky (1800-1844) was a Russian Romantic and symbolic poet. ... Blok in 1907 Alexander Blok (Александр Александрович Блок, November 28 [O.S. November 16] 1880 – August 7, 1921), was perhaps the most gifted lyrical poet produced by Russia after Alexander Pushkin. ... Bookcover of Works and Days in Russian Joseph Brodsky (May 24, 1940 – January 28, 1996), born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Russian: ) was a Russian-born poet and essayist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1987) and was chosen Poet Laureate of the United States (1991-1992). ... The Russian writer Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin (October 10, 1870 - November 8, 1953), born in Voronezh, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1933. ... Sasha Cherny (Russian: , real name Alexander Mikhailovich Glickberg, Russian: , 1880-1932) was a Russian poet, satirist and childrens writer. ... Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin (Гаврила Романович Державин, 1743 – 1816) was the greatest Russian poet before Alexander Pushkin. ... Fets portrait by Ilya Repin. ... Nikolai Gumilev during his senior years in gymnasium Nikolay Stepanovich Gumilyov (Russian: , April 15 NS 1886 - August 1921) was an influential Russian poet who founded the acmeism movement. ... Velemir Khlebnikov portrait by Wladimir Burliuk, 1913 Velimir Khlebnikov (Russian: Велимир Хлебников; first name also spelled Velemir; last name also spelled Chlebnikov, Hlebnikov, Xlebnikov), pseudonym of Viktor Vladimirovich Khlebnikov (November 9, 1885 (October 28, 1885 (O.S.)) – June 28, 1922), was a central part of the Russian Futurist movement but his work... Ivan Andreyevich Krylov (Иван Андреевич Крылов in Russian) (February 13, 1769 - November 21, 1844) was a famous Russian fabulist. ... Lermontov redirects here. ... Osip Mandelstam Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (also spelled Mandelshtam) (Russian: ) (January 15 [O.S. January 3] 1891 – December 27, 1938) was a Jewish Russian poet and essayist, one of the foremost members of the Acmeist school of poets. ... Peretz Markish (Yiddish: ; Russian: ; 7 December [O.S. 25 November] 1895 in Polonnoye, currently Ukraine - 12 August 1952 in Moscow) was a Jewish Soviet writer who wrote in Yiddish. ... Samuil Marshak. ... Portrait of Vladimir Mayakovsky Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский) (July 19 [O.S. July 7] 1893 – April 14, 1930) was a Russian poet and playwright, among the foremost representatives of early-20th century Russian Futurism. ... Nikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov (November 28, 1821 – January 8, 1878 {O.S.: December 28, 1877}) was a Russian poet, best remembered as the long-standing publisher of Современник (The Contemporary) (from 1846 until July 1866, when the journal was shut down by the government in connection with the arrest of its... Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (Russian: ) (February 10 [O.S. January 29] 1890 – May 30, 1960) was a Nobel Prize-winning Russian poet and writer, in the West best known for his epic novel Doctor Zhivago. ... Pushkin redirects here. ... David Samoilov on the cover of his memoir book Looking through the dates of our life David Samoylov (Russian: Давид Самойлов) (1920-1990). ... Konstantin Simonov (Russian: ; 28 November [O.S. 15 November] 1915 in Petrograd - August 28, 1979 in Moscow) was a Soviet/Russian author. ... Arseny Alexandrovich Tarkovsky (Russian: , June 25 [O.S. June 12] 1907– May 27, 1989 ) was a prominent Russian poet. ... Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (Russian: ) (October 9, 1892 – August 31, 1941) was a Russian poet and writer. ... Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev (Russian: Фёдор Иванович Тютчев) (December 5 [O.S. November 23] 1803 - July 27 [O.S. July 15] 1873) is generally considered the last of three great Romantic poets of Russia, following Alexander Pushkin and Mikhail Lermontov. ... Maximilian Alexandrovich Kirienko-Voloshin (1877 - 1932) was one of the significant representatives of the epoch of symbolism in Russian culture and literature. ... Andrey Andreyevich Voznesensky (Russian: ) (b. ... Sergei Yesenin Sergei Aleksandrovich Yesenin, sometimes spelled Esenin (Russian: Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Есе́нин; October 3, 1895 [O.S. September 21] – December 28, 1925) was a famous Russian lyrical poet. ... Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko (Russian: ) (born July 18, 1933) is a Russian poet. ... On the publication of Pushkins first major work in 1820, Zhukovsky presented the younger poet with this famous portrait of himself, over the inscription: To the victorious disciple from his vanquished tutor Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky (b. ... This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... Sor Juana (12 November 1651 (or 1648, according to some biographers) – 17 April 1695), also known as Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz or, in full, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz de Asbaje y Ramírez, was a self taught Mexican scholar, nun, and writer of the... Rafael Alberti Rafael Alberti (El Puerto de Santa María,16 December 1902 - El Puerto de Santa María,28 October 1999) was a Spanish poet, a member of the Generation of 27. ... Gabriela Mistral (April 7, 1889 – January 10, 1957) was the pseudonym of Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga, a Chilean poet, educator, diplomat and feminist who was the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1945. ... Cutting-edge poet and novelist Giannina Braschi (b. ... Ernesto Cardenal Martínez (born January 20, 1925) is a Catholic priest and was one of the most famous liberation theologians of the Nicaraguan Revolution. ... A framed picture of Rubén Darío hanging in the National Theater. ... Jorge Guillén Jorge Guillén y Álvarez (January 18, 1893 - February 6, 1984) was a Spanish poet, a member of the Generation of 27. ... Luis de Góngora, in a portrait by Diego Velázquez. ... The Spanish poet Miguel Hernández (October 30, 1910-March 28, 1942), born in Orihuela (Spain), to a poor family and given little formal education, published his first book of poetry at 23, and gained considerable fame before his death. ... Juan Ramón Jiménez (Moguer, Spain, 24 December 1881 – Santurce, Puerto Rico, 29 May 1958) was a Spanish poet. ... Federico García Lorca Federico García Lorca (June 5, 1898 - August 19, 1936) was a Spanish poet and dramatist, also remembered as a painter, pianist, and composer. ... // Antonio Machado y Ruiz (July 26, 1875 – February 22, 1939) was a Spanish poet and one of the leading figures of the Spanish literary movement known as the Generation of 98. ... Jorge Manrique Jorge Manrique (ca1440 – 1479) is a major Spanish poet, whose main work, the Coplas a la muerte de su padre (Stanzas about the Death of his Father), is still read today. ... Pablo Neruda (July 12, 1904 – September 23, 1973) was the penname and, later, legal name of the Chilean writer and communist politician Ricardo Eliecer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto. ... Nicanor Parra (born in San Fabián de Alico on September 5, 1914) is a Chilean poet. ... Octavio Paz Lozano (March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998) was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature. ... Lope de Vega Lope de Vega (also Félix Lope de Vega Carpio or Lope Félix de Vega Carpio) (25 November 1562 – 27 August 1635) was a Spanish playwright and poet. ... Swedish ( ) is a North Germanic language, spoken predominantly in Sweden, parts of Finland, especially along the coast, on the Ã…land islands, by more than nine million people. ... Tage Lindbom and Kurt Almqvist. ... Carl Gustaf Boberg How Great Thou Art lyricist Carl Boberg (August 16, 1859 – January 17, 1940) was a Swedish poet, writer and legislator best known for writing the Swedish Hymn O Store Gud. ... Sophia Elisabet Brenner, née Weber, (1659-1730), was a Swedish writer, poet, feminist and salon hostess, and was regarded in her country as a pioneer in each of these fields. ... Her tombstone at Klara kyrka in Stockholm Anna Maria Lenngren (born Malmstedt in June 18, 1754; died March 8, 1817) was a Swedish writer, poet, feminist and salonist. ... Ture Nerman, passport photo Ture Nerman (May 18 , 1886 – October 7, 1969) was a Swedish Communist politician, and as a journalist and author, he was one of the most well-known political activists in his time. ... Hedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht (November 28, 1718; Stockholm–June 29, 1763) was a Swedish poet and feminist. ... Esaias Tegnér Esaias Tegnér (November 13, 1782 - November 2, 1846), Swedish writer, was born at Kyrkerud in Wermelandia. ... John Törnquist was a Swedish missionary. ... Turkish ( IPA ) is a language spoken by 65–73 million people worldwide, making it the most commonly spoken of the Turkic languages. ... Melih Cevdet Anday (13 March 1915 - 29 November 2002), Turkish poet, writer who has been one of the forefront poets of the Garip movement together with Orhan Veli and Oktay Rifat . ... Bâkî (1526–1600) Bâkî (باقى) was the pen name (Ottoman Turkish: ﻡﺨﻠﺺ mahlas) of the poet Mahmud Abdülbâkî (محمود عبد الباقى) . Considered one of the greatest contributors to Turkish literature, Bâkî came to be known as Sultânüş-ÅŸuarâ (سلطانوششعرا), or Sultan of poets. Life Bâkî was born to a... Fazıl Hüsnü DaÄŸlarca [] (1914, Istanbul) is one the most prolific Turkish poets of the republican Turkey with more than 60 collections of his poems published as of 2007. ... Fuzûlî (1483?–1556) Fuzûlî (فضولی) was the pen name (Ottoman Turkish: mahlas; ﻡﺨﻠﺺ) of the poet Muhammad ibn Suleyman (محمد بن سليمان) (c. ... Ahmed HaÅŸim (1884?–1933) Ahmet HaÅŸim, also written as Ahmed Hâşim (احمد هاشم, // Life Ahmed Hâşim was born in Baghdad, probably in the year 1884, though this is not known for certain. ... Nazım Hikmet Ran Nazım Hikmet Ran (November 20, 1901 – June 3, 1963), commonly known as Nazım Hikmet (IPA: ), was a Turkish poet, playwright, novelist and memoirist who is acclaimed in Turkey as the first and foremost modern Turkish poet, is known around the world as one of... Turkish poet, writer, philosopher (1904-25 May 1983) // Definition In his own words, he was born in a huge mansion at ÇemberlitaÅŸ, in one of the streets descending towards Sultanahmet (1904). ... Nesîmî statue in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan This article is about the 14th-century Sufi poet. ... Nedîm (ﻥﺪیﻢ) was the pen name (Ottoman Turkish: ﻡﺨﻠﺺ mahlas) of one of the most celebrated Ottoman poets. ... Rıfat Ilgaz (24 April 1911 – 7 July 1993) was born in Cide, Kastamonu, Turkey. ... Abdülhak Hâmid Tarhan (February 5, 1851 - April 12, 1937) was an early 20th century Turkish playwright and poet. ... The phrase Zaban-e Urdu-e Mualla written in Urdu Urdu () is an Indo-European language of the Indo-Aryan family that developed under Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, and Sanskrit influence in South Asia during the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire (1200-1800). ... Abul Hasan YamÄ«n al-DÄ«n Khusrow (Persian: , Devanagari: अबुल हसन यमीनुददीन ख़ुसरो) (1253-1325 CE), better known as AmÄ«r Khusrow DehlawÄ«, was the greatest Persian-writing poet of medieval India one of the iconic figures in the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent. ... Mohammed Taqi (Urdu: محمد تقی) (b. ... Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan Ghalib1 (also known as Mirza Ghalib) (December 27, 1797 - February 15, 1869) was an Indian poet who wrote in Urdu and Persian. ... Faiz Ahmed Faiz (January 7, 1910 - 1984), is considered by many to be a poet in the great tradition of Urdu poets like Ghalib and Iqbal. ... Allama Dr. Sir Muhammad Iqbal Allama Dr. Sir Muhammad Iqbal (November 9, 1877-April 21, 1938) was an important Indian Muslim poet from the colonial era, a philosopher and thinker of Kashmiri origin. ... Vietnamese (tiếng Việt, or less commonly Việt ngữ[2]), formerly known under the French colonization as Annamese (see Annam), is the national and official language of Vietnam. ... Mong Lan (b. ... Hàn Mặc Tá»­ (September 22, 1912-October 11, 1940) was a Vietnamese poet. ... Nguyá»…n Du (阮攸, 1766–1820, pennames Tố NhÆ° and Thanh Hiên) is a celebrated Vietnamese poet who wrote in Chữ Nôm, the ancient writing script of Việt Nam. ... Tố Hữu (1920-2002) was Vietnams most famous and influential revolutionary poet. ... Hồ Xuân HÆ°Æ¡ng (1772-1822) (胡春香, read as Hú ChÅ«nxiāng in Mandarin) was a Vietnamese poet born at the end of the Later Lê Dynasty who wrote poetry in chữ nôm. ... Ngô Xuân Diệu (February 2, 1916 - December 18, 1985) more commonly known by the pen name Xuân Diệu, was a prominent Vietnamese poet. ...

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"Lesender Dichter in der Landschaft" by Schnorr von Carolsfeld.

For other uses, see Literature (disambiguation). ... This article is about the art form. ... The history of poetry as an art form predates literacy. ... Footprint of the Buddha. ... This article is concerned with Biblical poetry, specifically poetry in the Hebrew Bible. ... Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in the Greek language until the 4th century AD. // Wikisource has original text related to this article: an essay on the transition to written literature in Greece This period of Greek literature stretches from Homer until the 4th century BC and the rise... Latin poetry was a major part of Latin literature during the height of the Latin language. ... Because most of what we have was written down by clerics, much of extant medieval poetry is religious, helping to preserve it. ... Quatrain on Heavenly Mountain by Emperor Gaozong Hand-painted Chinese New Years duilian (對聯 couplet), a by-product of Chinese poetry, pasted on the sides of doors leading to peoples homes, at Lijiang City, Yunnan Poetry is the most highly regarded literary genre in ancient China. ... Arabic poetry is poetry composed and written down in the Arabic language either by Arab people or non-Arabs. ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ... Grave of the Japanese poet Yosa Buson Waka and Kanshi, Chinese poetry written in Chinese, were the two great pillars of traditional Japanese poetry. ... Korean poetry is oral or written poetry, given in performance or written down, in the Korean language, or by Koreans overseas. ... French poetry is a category of French literature. ... Kelileh va Demneh Persian manuscript copy dated 1429, from Herat, depicts the Jackal trying to lead the Lion astray. ... For other meanings of epic, see Epic. ... Roland pledges his fealty to Charlemagne; from a manuscript of a chanson de geste. ... The Bard (ca. ...

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This is a list of articles about poetry in a single language or produced by a single nation. ... Anglo-Welsh poetry is a subset of Anglo-Welsh literature. ... Arabic poetry is poetry composed and written down in the Arabic language either by Arab people or non-Arabs. ... Like the Bengali language, Bengali poetry traces its lineage to Pāli and other Prakrit socio-cultural traditions. ... The Bishnupriya Manipuri language (BPM) (ইমার ঠার/বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী) is an Indo-Aryan language. ... This article is concerned with Biblical poetry, specifically poetry in the Hebrew Bible. ... Byzantine literature refers to literature written in the Greek language during the Middle Ages, although certain works written in Latin, like the Corpus Juris Civilis may also be included. ... Literature in Sanskrit, one of Indias two oldest languages, and the basis of several modern languages in India. ... The opening verses of Origo Mundi, the first play of the Ordinalia (the magnum opus of mediaeval Cornish literature), written by an unknown monk in the late 14th century Cornish literature refers to written works in the Cornish language. ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ... // Ancient Greek literature (before AD 300) Main article: Ancient Greek literature Classical Greek Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in Ancient Greek from the oldest surviving written works in the Greek language until the 4th century and the rise of the Byzantine Empire. ... Guernésiais, also known as Dgèrnésiais, Guernsey French, Guernsey Norman French, is the variety of Norman language spoken in Guernsey. ... Hindi literature (Hindi: हिंदी साहित्य) Hindi poetry is divided into four prominent forms or styles, being Bhakti (devotional - Kabir, Raskhan); Shringar (beauty - Keshav, Bihari); Veer-Gatha (extolling brave warriors); and Adhunik (modern). ... Hebrew poetry is poetry written in the Hebrew language. ... The ancient Sanskrit epics, the Ramayana and Mahabharata, laid the cornerstone for much of Hindu religion. ... Javanese poetry (poetry in the Javanese or especially the Kawi language; Low Javanese: tembang; High Javanese: sekar) is traditionally recited in song form. ... Jèrriais literature is literature in Jèrriais. ... Kannada poetry is poetry written in the Kannada language spoken in Karnataka state of India. ... Kashmiri (कॉशुर, کٲشُر Koshur) is a Dardic language spoken primarily in the valley of Kashmir, a region situated in the Jammu and Kashmir state of India. ... Latin poetry was a major part of Latin literature during the height of the Latin language. ... The poetry of Latin America is encompassing of, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Perú, Ecuador, Venezuela, República Dominicana (Dominican Republic), Cuba, The United States (Puerto Rico), Colombia, Panamá, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, the spanish speaking portion of Belize, and some may argue Brazil, España... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Literature written in Malayalam language. ... Nepali Literature (Nepali: ) refers to literature written in the Nepali language. ... Old English poetry is based upon one system of verse construction which was used for all poems. ... Old Norse poetry encompasses a range of verse forms written in a number of Nordic languages, embraced by the term Old Norse, during the period from the 8th century to as late as the far end of the 13th century. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Pashto literature and poetry refers to literature and poetry in Pashto language. ... Persian literature is literature written in Persian, or by Persians in other languages. ... // Rajasthani has a vast literature written in various genres starting from 1000 AD.But, it is generally agreed that modern Rajasthani literature began with the works of Suryamal Misran. ... Scottish literature is literature written in Scotland or by Scottish writers. ... Songs of Serbian epic poetry rarely, if ever, rhyme, but they are easy to remember as each line has exactly ten syllables and caesura after fourth syllable. ... Sindhi poetry which originally consisted of slightly modified Hindi Dohas and Sorthas was, in the course of time, supplemented by Persian forms of prosody like Ghazal, Mathnavi, Rubai etc. ... The following is a list of the most important poets of Slovak literature, for a list of Slovak authors of prose and drama see Slovak prose: Middle Ages (800 – 1500) Constantine (827-869) – born in Thessaloniki Maurus (?-1070) Leonard z Uničova (15th century) Renaissance (1500-1650) Martin Rakovský (1535-1579... Tamil literature is literature in the Tamil language which most prominently includes the contributions of the Tamil country (or Tamizhagam) history, a large part of which constitutes the modern state of Tamil Nadu and Kerala as well as some parts of Karnataka and Andra pradesh. ... Telugu poetry is verse originating in the southern provinces of India, namely Andhra Pradesh. ... Urdu poetry (Urdu: اردو شاعری, Urdu Shayari) is one of the most dominant and prominent poetries of times and has many different colours & types. ... Veda redirects here. ... Welsh poetry may refer to poetry in the Welsh language, Anglo-Welsh poetry, or other poetry written in Wales or by Welsh poets. ... This is a list of poetry groups and movements that have pages in Wikipedia. ... Akhmatova Orphans (Ахматовские сироты) were a group of Russian poets from Saint Petersburg. ... Beats redirects here. ... // The Black Arts Movement is commonly known as the artistic branch of the Black Power movement. ... The Black Mountain poets, sometimes called the Projectivist poets, were a group of mid 20th century American avant-garde or postmodern poets centered around Black Mountain College. ... The British Poetry Revival is the general name given to a loose poetic movement in Britain that took place in the 1960s and 1970s. ... The British Army presence in Egypt in World War II had as a side-effect the concentration of a group of Cairo poets. ... Cavalier poets is a broad description of a school of poets, who came from the classes that supported King Charles I during the English Civil War. ... Chhayavaad refers to the romantic upsurge in the Hindi literature particularly poetry, which began in early 19th century. ... Churchyard Poets or Graveyard Poets is a critical term applied in retrospect to a number of English poets of the 1750s to the 1790s who wrote in the vein of Thomas Grays Elegy in a Country Churchyard (1750). ... Confessionalism is a label formally applied to a style of American poetry which emerged in the 1950s and 1960s. ... Créolité is a literary movement first developed in the 1980s by Martinican writers Patrick Chamoiseau, Jean Bernabé and Raphaël Confiant. ... Cyclic Poets are epic poets who followed Homer and wrote poems and songs about the Trojan war. ... Cover of the first edition of the publication, Dada. ... Deep image is a term coined by Jerome Rothenberg and Robert Kelly in the second issue of Trobar, and was used to describe poetry written by him and by Robert Kelly, Diane Wakoski and Clayton Eshleman. ... The Della Cruscans were a set of English sentimental poetasters, the leaders of them hailing from Florence, that appeared in England towards the close of the 18th century, and that for a time imposed on many by their extravagant panegyrics of one another, the founder of the set being one... Dolce Stil Novo (Italian for The Sweet New Style) is the name given to the most important literary movement of 13th century Italy. ... The Dymock poets were a literary group of the early 20th century, who made their home in the Gloucestershire village of Dymock. ... A group of Ecuadorian poets born between 1905 and 1920 representing the neosymbolism or lyrical vanguard movement. ... Flarf Poetry is an avant garde, modernist poetry movement of the late 20th century and the early 21st century. ... The Free Academy was founded in 1999 in Tel Aviv, Israel. ... The Fugitives were a group of poets and literary scholars who came together at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee around 1920. ... Garip (Turkish: strange or peculiar) was a group of Turkish poets. ... // Background The Generation of 98 (also called Generation of 1898 or, in Spanish, Generación del 98 or Generación de 1898) was a group of novelists, poets, essayists, and philosophers active in Spain at the time of the Spanish-American War (1898). ... The Generation of 27 (Spanish Generación del 27) was an influential group of poets that arose in Spanish literary circles between 1923 and 1927, essentially out of a shared desire to experience and work with avant-garde forms of art and poetry. ... The Georgian poets were, by the strictest definition, those whose works appeared in a series of five anthologies named Georgian Poetry, published by Harold Monro and edited by Edward Marsh. ... The Goliards were a group of clergy who wrote bibulous, satirical Latin poetry in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. ... Philip Hobsbaum (born 29 June 1932) is an academic, poet and critic. ... The Harlem Renaissance was named after the anthology The New Negro, edited by Alain Locke in 1925. ... The Harvard Aesthetes is a name given to a group of poets attending Harvard University in a period roughly 1912-1919. ... Ezra Pound was one of the prime movers of Imagism. ... The Jindyworobak Movement was a nationalistic Australian literary movement whose white members sought to promote indigenous Australian ideas and customs, particularly in poetry. ... The Lake Poets all lived in the Lake District of England at the turn of the nineteenth century. ... The Language poets (or L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets, after the magazine that bears that name) are an avant garde group or tendency in United States poetry that emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s; its central figures are all actively writing, teaching, and performing... Martian poetry. ... The metaphysical poets were a loose group of British lyric poets of the 17th century, who shared an interest in metaphysical concerns and a common way of investigating them. ... The Misty Poets are a group of Chinese poets who reacted against the restrictions of the Cultural Revolution. ... Mountebanks ... The Movement was a term coined by J. D. Scott, literary editor of The Spectator, in 1954 to describe a group of writers including Kingsley Amis, Philip Larkin, Donald Davie, D.J. Enright, John Wain, Elizabeth Jennings, Thom Gunn, and Robert Conquest. ... Négritude is a literary and political movement developed in the 1930s by a group that included the future Senegalese President Léopold Sédar Senghor, Martinican poet Aimé Césaire, and Léon Damas. ... The New American Poetry 1945-1960 was a poetry anthology edited by Donald Allen, and published in 1960. ... The New Apocalyptics were a poetry grouping in the UK in the 1940s, taking their name from the anthology The New Apocalypse (1939), which was edited by J. F. Hendry (1912-1986) and Henry Treece. ... New Formalism is a late-twentieth and early twenty-first century movement in American poetry that has promoted a return to metrical and rhymed verse. ... The New York School (synonymous with abstract expressionist painting) was an informal group of American poets, painters, dancers, and musicians active in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s in New York City. ... William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), who was the only poet to be published as both an Objectivist and an Imagist The Objectivist poets were a loose-knit group of second-generation Modernists who emerged in the 1930s. ... Others was a group of avante-garde artists in New York formed after World War I. Poet Alfred Kreymborg and artist Man Ray founded the group, centered in Ridgefield, NJ. Through the group, American writers and artists came into contact and found collaboration with emigree artists who had fled from... Parnassianism (or less commonly parnasism) was a literary style characteristic of certain French poetry during the positivist period of the 19th century, occurring between romanticism and symbolism. ... The Pléiade was a group of 16th-century French poets whose principal members were Pierre de Ronsard, Joachim du Bellay and Jean-Antoine de Baïf. ... The Rhymers Club was a group of London-based poets, founded in 1890 by W. B. Yeats and Ernest Rhys. ... Founded in 1922 as the Rochester, NY chapter of the Poetry Society of America, Rochester Poets is the areas oldest, ongoing literary organization. ... The term San Francisco Renaissance is used as a global designation for a range of poetic activity centred around that city and which brought it to prominence as a hub of the American poetic avant-garde. ... The Scottish version of modernism, the Scottish literary renaissance was begun by Hugh MacDiarmid in the 1920s when he abandoned his English language poetry and began to write in Lallans. ... In a literary context, the term Sicilian School identifies a small community of Sicilian, and to a lesser extent, mainland Italian poets gathered around Frederick II, most of them belonging to his court, the Magna Curia. ... The phrase Sons of Ben is a mildly problematic term applied to followers of Ben Jonson in English poetry and drama in the first half of the seventeenth century. ... The Southern Agrarians (also known as the Vanderbilt Agrarians or Nashville Agrarians) were a group of twelve American writers and poets with roots in the Southern United States who joined together to publish an agrarian manifesto, a collection of essays entitled Ill Take My Stand in 1930. ... The term spasmodic, certainly with some derogatory as well as humorous intention, was applied by William Edmonstoune Aytoun to a group of British poets of the Victorian era. ... Poezja Å›piewana (meaning sung poetry in Polish) is a broad and inprecise music genre, used mostly in Poland to describe songs consisting of a poem (most often a ballad) and music written specially for that text. ... Max Ernst. ... The Uranians were a relatively obscure group of pederastic poets who flourished between 1870 and 1930, particularly among the graduates of Oxford and Cambridge. ...

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