Humorist, writer, columnist and journalist Erma Bombeck found the humor in the everyday experiences of being a wife and mother and shared it with her readers.
American writer, poet and critic Edgar Allan Poe is famous for his tales and poems of horror and mystery, including “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Raven.”
D.H. Lawrence is best known for his infamous novel ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover,’ which was banned in the United States until 1959. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century.
English poet Christina Rossetti was the daughter of Gabriele Rossetti. Her collections Goblin Market and The Prince’s Progress contain most of her finest work.
Carol Burnett is a beloved comedian and actress who had a long-running sketch and variety show, ‘The Carol Burnett Show,’ in the 1960s and ’70s.
Bob Dylan is one of the most influential singer-songwriters of the 20th century, known for songs that chronicle social and political issues.
Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, together with Socrates and Plato, laid much of the groundwork for western philosophy.
Alistair Te Ariki Campbell was the first Polynesian poet to have a collection published in English, Mine Eyes Dazzle, published in 1950. The attractive qualities of his poems are obvious: confident and subtle lyricism, an aesthetic assuredness, a sensibility painfully aware of his own human vulnerability and of the redeeming power of love.
Alexander Graham Bell was one of the primary inventors of the telephone, did important work in communication for the deaf and held more than 18 patents.
Abraham Joshua Heschel, Jewish theologian and philosopher, noted for his presentation of the prophetic and mystical aspects of Judaism and for his attempt to construct a modern philosophy of religion on the basis of the ancient and medieval Jewish tradition.