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"Each of us has his own alphabet with which to create poetry."

“Each of us has his own alphabet with which to create poetry.”

Irving Stone, writer

Writer

The Passions of the Mind: Where's the novel?

In The Passions of the Mind, Irving Stone presents Sigmund Freud as a family man who works hard, walks fast, and writes prodigiously while smoking expensive cigars. 213 more words

Fictional Biography

"A man who has not suffered has nothing to tell with his paintings."

“A man who has not suffered has nothing to tell with his paintings.”

Irving Stone, writer

Writer

Book Review: Lust for Life

This book is Art, its not a piece of art as often said about any Literature, but Pure Art. You need not to understand painting or know who Vincent Van Gogh is to read this book or make sense of it. 217 more words

Book Review

An Odd Trilogy of Tears and Transcendence

I knew that You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me – the title of Sherman Alexie’s  memoir that grapples with his mother’s death – would make me cry. 1,161 more words

July 14 in history

1223 Louis VIII became King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II of France.

1698 The Darien scheme began with five ships, bearing about 1,200 people, departing Leith for the Isthmus of Panama. 523 more words

History

Irving Stone on an Artist Without Ideas

“An artist without ideas is a mendicant; barren, he goes begging among the hours.”–Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy

Writers