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January 31, 2015

Literary Landmarks: Coleridge Cottage

TColeridge Cottage This 17th-century cottage in Nether Stowey, Somerset was home to Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge during his most frutiful three years from 1797. It was during this time he wrote his finest works, including The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan, Frost at Midnight, The Nightingale, Cristabel and This Lime Tree Bower my Prison. Here also is where he collaborated with William Wordsworth to produce Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems a collection of poems published in 1798 & considered the beginning of the English Romantic movement in literature

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  • London newspaper, the Westminster Gazette, popular for its sketches and short stories, begins publishing, 1893
  • American tabloid, The National Sports Daily ("The National"), begins publishing, 1990; it folded the following year after losing approximately $100 million
  • The novel, Im Westen nichts Neues / All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque, is published in Berlin, 1929; the book and its sequel, Der Weg zurück / The Road Back, were later burned in Nazi Germany
  • John Galsworthy, English novelist and playwright (The Forsyte Saga, The Skin Game, Escape), and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature 1932, dies at 65, 1933
  • A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne, English novelist, playwright and poet (Winnie the Pooh, The Red House Mystery, When We Were Very Young), dies at age 74, 1956
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  • Zane (Pearl) Grey (1872-1939), American dentist and author of tales of Old West, (Riders of the Purple Sage, The Shepherd Of Guadaloupe, Twin Sombreros)
  • Alva Myrdal (1902-1986), Swedish diplomat, politician, sociologist and co-winner of 1982 Nobel Peace Prize
  • Kenzaburo Oe (b.1935), Japanese 1994 Nobel Laureate in Literature (The Silent Cry)
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