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Boisserean Collection

A collection at Stuttgart of the early specimens of German art, made by the three brothers Boisseree. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BolayBoiley A B C D …

Charles Wright

Charles Wright was the United States Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (more commonly known as the U.S. Poet Laureate) from 2014-2015. Charles Wright is a poet with a Sout…

Charles Bukowski

Henry Charles Bukowski was a drunken loafer and prolific writer known best for writing the autobiographical screenplay for Barfly (1987). "Hank" Bukowski was born in Germany but spent almost all of h…

Charles Mackay

English writer Charles Mackay was a 19th-century chronicler of culture and events and a successful poet and lyricist. During his career as a journalist he worked for London's Morning Chronicle (1835-…

Recommended Online Poetry Collections

Poetry resources and poetry in the public domain compiled by David Johnson Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still …

Roberts, Charles G. D

Roberts, Charles G. D[1860-1943](2)Born in Douglas, New Brunswick, January 10, 1860. Educated at the University of New Brunswick. After a period of teaching, he turned to journalism and was …

Stork, Charles Wharton

Stork, Charles Wharton[1881-1971](2)Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 12, 1881. Took the degree of A.B. at Haverford College, 1902; of A.M. at Harvard, 1903, and of Ph.D. at the University of P…

Charles Fort

Charles Hoy Fort was a writer who spent his time at the library, taking notes from scientific journals and formulating a response to what he considered their suppression of anomalous data. Helped alo…

Charles Barkley

Outspoken and outrageous, Charles Barkley was one of the National Basketball Association's most colorful characters during his 16-year career. A 6' 6" forward, Barkley entered the NBA in 1984, signing…

Charles Manson

Name at birth: Charles Milles MansonCharles Manson was the most notorious mass murderer of the 1960s. His followers murdered seven people, including the actress Sharon Tate, in a killing spree on the …