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G?ulom, G?afur
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Gafur Gulom or Gafur Gulom (Russified form Gafur Gulyam ) (Uzbek : Gafur Gulom, ) was an Uzbek poet, writer, and translator. Gafur Gulom was awarded a State Stalin Prize in 1946 and became a National Poet of the Uzbek SSR in 1963. Gafur Gulom is considered to be one of the most influential Uzbek writers of the 20th century. He is also regarded as one of the founders of modern Uzbek poetry along with Hamza Hakimzoda Niyoziy. He is best remembered as the author of Shum Bola (The Mischievous Boy ) and Yodgor. Shum Bola (The Mischievous Boy ) was adapted for film in 1977 and received considerable critical acclaim. Gafur Gulom translated the works of many influential foreign authors, such as Alexander Pushkin, Vladimir Mayakovsky, and William Shakespeare. He translated Le Mariage de Figaro of Pierre Beaumarchais, Othello of William Shakespeare, and Gulistan of Saadi Shirazi into Uzbek.
Dora Gabe (Bulgarian : , 26 August 1886–16 November 1983) was Bulgarian poet. She published poetry for adults and children as well as travel books, short stories and essays.
Gabirol, Solomon Ibn
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Solomon ibn Gabirol, also Solomon ben Judah (Hebrew : , Shelomo ben Yehuda ibn Gabirol ; Arabic : , Abu Ayyub Suleiman ibn Yahya ibn Jabirul ; Latin : Avicebron, a corruption of Ibn Gibran ), was an Andalusian Hebrew poet and Jewish philosopher with a Neoplatonic bent. He was born in Málaga about 1021; died about 1058 in Valencia. (might live longer than that.)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Gabriel Rossetti, Dante
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882) was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, and was later to be the main inspiration for a second generation of artists and writers influenced by the movement, most notably William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. His work also influenced the European Symbolists and was a major precursor of the Aesthetic movement.. English poet illustrator painter and translator; co-founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Gabrielsson, Karl Johan
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Karl Johan (K. J. ) Gabrielsson (1861–1901) was a Swedish socialist writer and poet. The son of a railway worker, he was born to a poor family in Töreboda, Västra Götaland County, Gabrielsson eventually settled in Stockholm where he became a socialist and writer, mainly of revolutionary poems, for the newspaper Social-Demokraten. He died from tuberculosis in 1901 following a long illness.
Sheekh Ahmed Gabyow was a famous Somali poet from the Abgaal Hawiye clan who lived in the coastal area north of Mogadishu in the first decades of the Italian occupation. He was well known for the masafo, a genre of Somali poetry that is usually composed by religious men.
Gagne, Etienne-Paulin
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Etienne-Paulin Gagne (June 8, 1808 – August 1876) was a French poet, essayist, lawyer, politician, inventor, and eccentric whose best known poem, The Woman-Messiah, is among the longest poems in French, or any language. The poem is 25,000 verses (60 acts and 12 songs) and is notable for its 24th act entitled Bestiologie which enumerates the advantages that a citizen of Paris would have by marrying the animals of the Jardin des Plantes. He is also notable for proposing "Anthropophagy" at a public meeting and offering himself as food to starving Algerians.. French poet essayist lawyer politician inventor and eccentric
Gainsbourg, Serge
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Serge Gainsbourg (born Lucien Ginsburg ; French pronunciation:  [s g~sbu] ; 2 April 1928 – 2 March 1991) was a French singer, songwriter, poet, composer, artist, actor and director. Regarded as one of the most important figures in French popular music, he was renowned for his often provocative and scandalous releases, as well as his diverse artistic output, which embodied genres ranging from jazz, mambo, world, chanson, pop and yé-yé, to rock and roll, progressive rock, reggae, disco and electronic. Gainsbourg's varied musical style and individuality make him difficult to categorize although his legacy has been firmly established and he is often regarded as one of the world's most influential popular musicians.
Gajcy, Tadeusz
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Tadeusz Stefan Gajcy (Polish pronunciation:  [ta'du 'gajts] ; 8 February 1922, Warsaw - 16 August 1944, Warsaw) was a Polish poet and Armia Krajowa (Polish Home Army) soldier.
Gajic, Radovan
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Radovan Gajic (Serbian Cyrillic : Paoa ) is a Serbian-Canadian poet, writer, and superintendent.
Galczynski, Konstanty Ildefons
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Konstanty Ildefons Galczynski (23 January 1905 – 6 December 1953), alias Karakuliambro, was a Polish poet. He is well known for the "paradramatic" absurd humorous sketches of the Green Goose Theatre .
Dunstan Gale (fl. 1596) was an English poet.
Galvez, Karina
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Karina Galvez is an Ecuadorian poet. She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, July 7, 1964. She has lived in California, U.S.A. since 1985. In 1995, she published her book “Karina Galvez – Poetry and Songs”, which includes both English and Spanish versions of her poems and a prologue written by León Roldós Aguilera, former vice-president of Ecuador. In 1996, her “Poem For My Mother” won 2nd place in the annual Latin American poetry contest organized by the "Casa de la Cultura" in Long Beach, CA. She is also a song writer and has written children's poems and short children's stories.. Ecuadorian poet
James Galvin (born 1951 in Chicago) is an American poet. He has published six collections of poetry, most recently As Is (Copper Canyon Press, 2009), "X: Poems," and Resurrection Update, Collected Poems, 1975-1997 (Copper Canyon Press, 1997) which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, and the Poet’s Prize. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed prose book The Meadow (Holt, 1992) and a novel, Fencing the Sky (Holt, 1999).. American poet
Galvin, Patrick
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Patrick Galvin (15 August 1927 – 10 May 2011 ) was an Irish poet, singer, playwright, and prose and screen writer born in Cork's inner city.
Gama, Basílio da
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José Basílio da Gama (April 10, 1740 — July 31, 1795) was a Portuguese poet and member of the Society of Jesus, born in the colony of Brazil, famous for the epic poem O Uraguai. He wrote under pen name Termindo Sipílio .
Gamarra, Pierre
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Pierre Gamarra ([pj gama'a] ; 10 July 1919 – 20 May 2009) was a French writer. He was a poet, novelist and literary critic. He is best known for his poems and novels for the youth. He has often depicted his native region of Midi-Pyrénées in his works. Pierre Gamarra was also chief editor and director of the literary review Europe .
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Gambril Nicholson, John
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John Gambrill (Francis) Nicholson (6 October 1866 – 1 July 1931) was an English school teacher, Uranian poet, and an amateur photographer. He was the quintessential Uranian, forming the center of that semi-underground world, and frequently writing introductions for and receiving dedications from his peers.. English school teacher Uranian poet and an amateur photographer
Gangadevi, also known as Gangambika, was a Telugu princess and poet in the Vijayanagara Empire during the 14th century and chronicled the story of the victory of her husband, Kumara Kampana, son of Bukka Raya I over the Muslims in Madhura in the form of a poem. The title of the eight chapter poem was Madhura Vijayam, also known as Veerakamparaya Charitram.
Gangadhar, Saraswati
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Saraswati Gangadhar (16th century) is well known as the writer of the Shri GuruCharitra, the most powerful, influential and effective book written on the life of Shri Narasimha Saraswati (Shri Nrusimha Saraswati) who is considered as the second Avatar of Shri Dattatreya. Nothing much is known about this poet's life. The only way we know him is through his masterpiece Shri GuruCharitra .
Gangadharan, Adiyeri
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Adiyeri Gangadharan (Malayalam) is a Malayalam poet, writer and editor of Mahe books & Bharathdesom Books Mahe, a publisher & editor of the magazine Bharatha Desom, chairman of the Mahe Writer's Forum. He is a former Municipal Commissioner of Mahé, where he is currently based.
Gangopadhyay, Sunil
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Sunil Gangopadhyay or Sunil Ganguly (Bengali : Shunil Gônggopaddhae ), (7 September 1934 – 23 October 2012) was an Indian poet and novelist. Born in Faridpur, Bangladesh, Gangopadhyay obtained his Master's degree in Bengali from the University of Calcutta, In 1953 he with few of his friends started a Bengali poetry magazine Krittibas. Later he wrote for many different publications.
Garcés, Tomàs
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Tomàs Garcés i Miravet (Catalan pronunciation:  [tu'maz r'ses] ) (October 9, 1901 – November 16, 1993, Barcelona ) was a Catalan poet and lawyer.
Garcia, Francesc Vicenç
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Francesc Vicent Garcia i Torres (Catalan pronunciation:  [fn'szg bi's gr'si.] ) was an early modern Catalan poet known by the pseudonym of the Vallfogona Rector. He was born in Tortosa in the Baix Ebre comarca around 1582 and died in Vallfogona de Riucorb (Conca de Barberà ) in 1623. In 1605 he was ordained in Vic .
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García Lorca, Federico
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Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca was a Spanish poet, dramatist and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27. He was executed by Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War. In 2008, a Spanish judge opened an investigation into Lorca's death. The García Lorca family eventually dropped objections to the excavation of a potential gravesite near Alfacar. However, no human remains were found.
García-Máiquez, Enrique
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Enrique García-Máiquez (Murcia, 1969 -but always living in El Puerto de Santa María ) is a Spanish poet: so far he has published four poetry books. He also writes essays, articles on literary criticism and newspaper columns. He is married and has one daughter.
Garebian, Keith
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Keith Garebian (born 1943) is a Canadian critic, editor, biographer, and poet.
Garfias, Pedro
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Pedro Garfias (May 27, 1901 - August 9, 1967) was a Spanish poet .
Gargallo, Francesca
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Francesca Gargallo (born November 25, 1956 in Siracusa, Italy ) is a Mexican writer and poet. She studied philosophy in her native country at the Universitá delgi Studi di Roma and then in the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Gargallo, a naturalized Mexican citizen, has lived in the country since 1979 and has also published many poetry books and novels such as; Calla mi amor que vivo, Estar en el mundo, La decisión del capitán, Marcha seca and many others.
Garneau, François-Xavier
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François-Xavier Garneau (June 15, 1809 – February 2 or February 3, 1866) was a nineteenth-century French Canadian notary, poet, civil servant and liberal who wrote a three-volume history of the French Canadian nation entitled Histoire du Canada between 1845 and 1848.
Garneau, Hector de Saint-Denys
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Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau (June 13, 1912 – October 24, 1943) was a French Canadian poet and painter, who "was posthumously hailed as a herald of the Quebec literary renaissance of the 1950s." He has been called Quebec's "first truly modern poet."
Garrigue, Jean
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Jean Garrigue was an American poet (1912–1972) born in Evansville, Indiana and wrote as an expatriate from Europe in 1953, 1957, and 1962. She eventually settled in. The Ego and the Centaur (1947) was Garrigue’s first full-length publication. She was a professor at Queens College, Smith College and several other colleges and universities. She was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in 1960-61, and nominated for a National Book Award for Country Without Maps. The critic and poet Stanley Kunitz, called Garrigue "a wildly gifted poet…whose art took the road of excess that leads to the palace of wisdom." Garrigue was also romantically involved with Delmore Schwartz, Alfred Kazin, Stanley Kunitz, Larry Rivers and Josephine Herbst.. American poet
Sir Samuel Garth FRS (1661–1719) was an English physician and poet.. English physician and poet
George Gascoigne
Gascoigne, George
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George Gascoigne (c. 1535 – 7 October 1577) was an English poet, soldier, artist, and unsuccessful courtier. He is considered the most important poet of the early Elizabethan era, following Sir Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey and leading to the emergence of Philip Sidney. He was the first poet to deify Queen Elizabeth I, in effect establishing her cult as a virgin goddess married to her kingdom and subjects. His most noted works include A Discourse of the Adventures of Master FJ (1573), an account of courtly sexual intrigue and one of the earliest English prose fictions; The Supposes, (performed in 1566, printed in 1573), an early translation of Ariosto and the first comedy written in English prose, which was used by Shakespeare as a source for The Taming of the Shrew; the frequently anthologised short poem "Gascoignes wodmanship" (1573); and "Certayne Notes of Instruction concerning the making of verse or ryme in English" (1575), the first essay on English versification.. English poet soldier artist and unsuccessful courtier
Gascoyne, David
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David Gascoyne (10 October 1916 - 25 November 2001) was an English poet associated with the Surrealist movement.. English poet associated with the Surrealist movement
Gaspar de Alba, Alicia
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Alicia Gaspar de Alba is a scholar, cultural critic, novelist, and poet whose works include historical novels and scholarly studies on Chicana/o art, culture and sexuality.
Gasquet, Joachim
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Joachim Gasquet (1873–1921) was a French writer, poet, and art critic born in Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He is best known for his writing about the artists of his era, particularly Paul Cézanne, a friend.
Nikos Gatsos (Greek : Gts ; 8 December 1911, Asea – 12 May 1992, Athens ) was a Greek poet, translator and lyricist.
Armand Gatti (born on January 26, 1924 - ) is a French playwright, poet, journalist, screenwriter, filmmaker and former WW II resistance fighter. His debut film Enclosure was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival where he won the Silver Prize for Best Director. Two years later, his film El Otro Cristóbal was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.
Gautier, Théophile
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Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (pronounced) (August 30, 1811 – October 23, 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, art critic and literary critic.. French poet dramatist novelist journalist art critic and literary critic
John Gay (30 June 1685 – 4 December 1732) was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera (1728), set to music by Johann Christoph Pepusch. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names.. English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club
Ross Gay is an American poet and professor. He is the author of two collections of poetry, Against Which (CavanKerry Press, 2006) and Bringing the Shovel Down (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011). His poems have appeared in literary journals and magazines including American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Columbia: A Journal of Poetry and Art, Margie: The American Journal of Poetry and Atlanta Review, and in anthologies including From the Fishouse (Persea Books, 2009). His honors include being a Cave Canem Workshop fellow and a Bread Loaf Writers Conference Tuition Scholar, and he received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts.
William Gay (2 May 1865 – 22 December 1897) was a Scottish -born Australian poet.
Asukai Gayu also known as Asukai Masaari ( , 1241 – February 20, 1301) was a Kamakura period nobleman and poet. He lived in Kamakura and occupied a high position in the Shogunate (, bakufu ). Eighty six of his poems are represented in the official collection Shokukokin Wakashu ( ). He also has a personal collection, The Woman Next Door (, rinjo wakashu ) .
Gebirtig, Mordechai
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Mordechai Gebirtig, born Mordecai Bertig (Yiddish : , b. 4 May 1877, Kraków, Austria Hungary; d. 4 June 1942, Kraków Ghetto, Poland ) was an influential Yiddish poet and songwriter.
Geedannaar, Abdulle
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Abdulle Geedanaar is a Somali poet from the Abgaal clan. He is famous for his Guuroow (poetry).
Geffen, Yehonatan
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Yehonatan Geffen (Heb: ; born on February 22, 1947) also known as Yonatan Gefen, is an Israeli author, poet, songwriter, journalist, and playwright.
Geijer, Erik Gustaf
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Erik Gustaf Geijer (12 January 1783 – 23 April 1847) was a Swedish writer, historian, poet, philosopher, and composer. His writings served to promote Swedish National Romanticism. He also was an influential advocate of Liberalism.
Geldman, Mordechai
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Mordechai Geldman (Hebrew : ; b. 1946) is an Israeli artist, author, poet and psychologist .
Leon Maxwell Gellert (17 May 1892 – 22 August 1977) was an Australian poet.
Juan Gelman (born 3 May 1930) is an Argentine poet. He has published more than twenty books of poetry since 1956. He won the Cervantes Prize in 2007, the most important in Spanish literature. His works celebrate life but are also tempered with social and political commentary and reflect his own painful experiences with the politics of his country.
Jean Genet (French:  [~ n] ; (1910-12-19 ) 19 December 1910 – 15 April 1986 (1986-04-15 ) ) was a prominent and controversial French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but later took to writing. His major works include the novels Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The Blacks, The Maids and The Screens .
Genko, Jakushitsu
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Jakushitsu Genko ( , June 23, 1290 – September 25, 1367) was a Japanese Rinzai master, poet, flute player, and first abbot of Eigen-ji (constructed solely for him to teach Zen). His poetry is considered to be among the finest of Zen poetry. He traveled to China and studied Ch'an with masters of the Linji school from 1320 to 1326, then returned to Japan and lived for many years as a hermit. It was only toward the end of his life that he decided to teach Zen to others.
George, Stefan
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Stefan Anton George (12 July 1868 – 4 December 1933) was a German poet, editor, and translator.. German poet editor and translator
Dan Gerber (born 1940 in western Michigan, United States) is an American poet.. American poet
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Gerhardt, Paul
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Paul Gerhardt (12 March 1607 – 27 May 1676) was a German hymn writer. He is commemorated as a hymnwriter in the Calendar of Saints of the Lutheran Church on 26 October with Philipp Nicolai and Johann Heermann.. German hymn writer
Gérin-Lajoie, Antoine
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Antoine Gérin-Lajoie (August 4, 1824 in Yamachiche, Quebec – August 4, 1882 in Ottawa ) was a Québécois Canadian poet and novelist. He was the author of the famous poem Un Canadien Errant (English: A Wandering Canadian). He was the father of the sociologist Leon Gérin .
Cezary Geron (1960-1998) was a Polish poet, journalist, translator and teacher. Born July 28, 1960 in Jaslo, he graduated from a local college in nearby Krosno. Afterwards he moved to Kraków, where he joined the Faculty of French Studies. He then moved to the Warsaw University, from which he graduated. He started working as a journalist and correspondent for the L'Osservatore Romano. At that time he started to translate Italian poetry, notably the works of Eugenio Montale, Alfonso Gatto, Mario Luzi and Umberto Saba. He was also active as a journalist, speaker and translator for the Polish Radio and the Polish Television. In 1991 he started working as a teacher of the history of music, Polish and Italian languages at the Warsaw-based 1st Community College Bednarska. Having been of poor health for all of his life, he died suddenly of a heart disease on April 26, 1998, and was buried in Jaslo .
Gervais, Drago
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Drago Gervais (April 18, 1904, Opatija – July 3, 1957, Sežana ) was a Croatian Istrian poet and playwright, and one of the most prominent poets writing in the Chakavian dialect of the Croatian language .
Gervais, Marty
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Charles Henry "Marty" Gervais is a Canadian poet, photographer, professor, journalist, and publisher of Black Moss Press.
Gessner, Salomon
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Solomon Gessner (1 April 1730 – 2 March 1788) was a Swiss painter and poet. His writing suited the taste of his time, though by some more recent standards it is “insipidly sweet and monotonously melodious.” As a painter, he represented the conventional classical landscape.
Ieuan Gethin ap Ieuan ap Lleision (fl. c. 1450) was a Welsh language poet, of Baglan, Glamorgan.
Yi Geun-hwa (Hangul) is a South Korean modern poet and professor.
Amélie Rose Françoise Gex, (born October 24, 1835, La Chapelle-Blanche, Savoie, died June 16, 1883, Chambéry ) was a Savoyard writer and poet who created works in French and Franco-Provençal (Arpitan). Until 1880, she published most of her writings under the pen name Dian de la Jeânna.
Geyer, Bernadette
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Bernadette K. Geyer (born June 16, 1968) is a poet, writer, and editor in Washington, D.C. .
Gezelle, Guido
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Guido Pieter Theodorus Josephus Gezelle (1 May 1830 – 27 November 1899) was an influential Flemish language writer and poet and a Roman Catholic priest from Belgium .
Ghalib (Urdu : ; Hindi : ) born Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu / Persian : ), on 27 December 1797 – died 15 February 1869),   was a classical Urdu and Persian poet from the Mughal Empire during British colonial rule. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (Urdu / Persian : , ghalib means "dominant") and Asad (Urdu / Persian : , Asad means "lion"). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula. During his lifetime the Mughals were eclipsed and displaced by the British and finally deposed following the defeat of the Indian rebellion of 1857, events that he wrote of. Most notably, he wrote several ghazals during his life, which have since been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people. Ghalib, the last great poet of the Mughal Era, is considered to be one of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language. Today Ghalib remains popular not only in India and Pakistan but also amongst diaspora communities around the world.
One of the best-known Urdu poets of all times, Mirza Ghalib is a name that is synonymous with Urdu poetry. Born Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, Ghalib was a pen name he adopted. It is like a pseudonym that most poets and writers adopt in the literary world. The life history of Ghalib is truly interesting and Ghalib biography indeed makes a good read. Ghalib was born in Agra, India in Turkish aristocratic ancestry on 27th December 1796.
Ghalib, Mirza Asadullah Khan
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Ghalib (Urdu : ; Hindi : ) born Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu / Persian : ), on 27 December 1797 – died 15 February 1869),   was a classical Urdu and Persian poet from the Mughal Empire during British colonial rule. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (Urdu / Persian : , ghalib means "dominant") and Asad (Urdu / Persian : , Asad means "lion"). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula. During his lifetime the Mughals were eclipsed and displaced by the British and finally deposed following the defeat of the Indian rebellion of 1857, events that he wrote of. Most notably, he wrote several ghazals during his life, which have since been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people. Ghalib, the last great poet of the Mughal Era, is considered to be one of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language. Today Ghalib remains popular not only in India and Pakistan but also amongst diaspora communities around the world.
Ghazi, Khaqan Haider
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Khaqan Haider Ghazi (Urdu : ) (born December 28, 1965) is a Punjabi poet and working in FM95 [ clarification needed ] Pakistan, Punjab Rung program Nena De Akhay Lagay .
Ghaznavi, Hassan
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Ashrafuddin Abu Muhammad Hasan ibn Muhammad Husayni Ghaznavi (Persian : ) known as Ashraf was a 12th-century Persian (Tajik ) poet.
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Hakim Abul-Majd Majdud ibn Adam Sana'i Ghaznavi (Persian : ) was a Persian poet who lived in Ghazni between the 11th century and the 12th century in what is now Afghanistan. He died between 1131 and 1141.
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Abolqassem Aref Qazvini (Persian : , 1882 – January 21, 1934) was an Iranian poet, lyricist, and musician.
Henri Ghéon (March 15, 1875 – June 13, 1944 ), born Henri Vangeon in Bray-sur-Seine, Seine-et-Marne, was a French playwright, novelist, poet and critic.
Ghigna (Father Goose), Charles
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Charles Ghigna (born August 25, 1946) is an American writer best known for children's poetry. He sometimes uses the nickname Father Goose.
Ghiyyat, Isaac ibn
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Isaac ben Judah ibn Ghiyyat (or Ghayyat ) (Hebrew : , Arabic : ibn Ghayyath ) (1038–1089) was a Spanish rabbi, Biblical commentator, philosopher, and liturgical poet. He was born (H. Graetz cites 1030) and lived in the town of Lucena, where he also headed a rabbinic academy. He died in Cordoba .
Ghosh, Shankha
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Shankha Ghosh (Bengali : ; b. 1932) is a Bengali Indian poet and critic. Ghosh was born on February 6, 1932 at Chandpur of what is now Bangladesh. Shankha Ghosh is regarded a leading authority on Rabindranath in addition to being one of the most prolific writers in Bengali .
Ghozzi, Mohamed
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Mohamed Ghozzi (ar ) (born 24 February 1949, Kairouan ) is a Tunisian poet and critic, known for his poems with rich allusions for Sufism and childhood.
Kim Ki Taek is a modern Korean poet.
William Monk Gibbon (1896 - 29 November 1987) was an Irish poet and prolific author, known as "The Grand Old Man of Irish Letters". His collection of over twenty volumes of poetry, autobiography, travel and criticism are kept at Queen's University Belfast. He also wrote many published novels, and has been characterised as "self-regarding and prickly".
Ivy Olive Gibbs (1886-1966) was a trans-Tasman poet and children’s writer based pre-dominantly in New Zealand. Her verse in The Bulletin, Australia, made her well known between 1920 and 1930 and she was widely published in New Zealand between the late 1920s and 1941. Children’s verses by Gibbs appeared in The Christian Science Monitor in Boston, North America, 1944-49.
Kahlil Gibran
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Khalil Gibran (full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran, sometimes spelled Kahlil ; [ a ] Arabic : / ALA-LC : Jubran Khalil Jubran or Jibran Khalil Jibran ) (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) was a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer .
Elfie Gidlow (29 December 1898 – 8 June 1986) was a British-born, Canadian-American poet, freelance journalist, and philosopher. She is best known for writing On A Grey Thread (1923), possibly the first volume of openly lesbian love poetry published in North America. In the 1950s, Gidlow helped found Druid Heights, a bohemian community in Marin County, California. She was the author of thirteen books and appeared as herself in the documentary film, Word Is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives (1977). Completed just before her death, her book Elsa, I Come With My Songs (1986), became the first published lesbian autobiography.
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Angus Morrison Gidney (May 4, 1803 – January 20, 1882) was a Canadian educator, poet and journalist.
Jack Gilbert is an American poet.. American poet
Gilbert, Kevin
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Kevin Gilbert (10 July 1933 - 1 April 1993) was a 20th-century Indigenous Australian activist, artist, poet, playwright and printmaker. He is also a past winner of the National Book Council prize for writers.
Gilbert-Lecomte, Roger
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Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (May 18, 1907 in Reims, France - December 31, 1943 in Paris ) was a French avant-garde poet and co-founder (with René Daumal, Roger Vailland and Josef Šíma ) of the artistic group and magazine Le Grand Jeu. The group, associated with surrealists, was "excommunicated" from the movement by André Breton. Gilbert-Lecomte experimented with drugs, in particular morphine, for both artistic and sociological reasons. As was predicted in his poetry, the writers death was the result of an infection caused from dirty hypodermic needles.
Amir Gilboa (Hebrew : ) (born 25 September 1917 - died September 2, 1984) was a Ukraine-born Israeli poet. Gilboa was awarded the Israel Prize for literature in 1982.
Iwan Gilkin (7 January 1858 - 28 September 1924) was a Belgian poet. Born in Brussels, Gilkin was associated with the Symbolist school in Belgium. His works include Les ténèbres (1892, featuring a frontispiece by Odilon Redon ) and Le Sphinx (1907). Linked with the development of the literary revue the Parnasse de la Jeune Belgique, he was an early appreciator of the Comte de Lautréamont 's infamous work, Les Chants de Maldoror, and sent several copies of the book to his friends, including fellow poet Léon Bloy. His mature works, which often concerned difficult religious and philosophical themes, reflect a highly pessimistic, spiritual and anti-positivistic outlook, influenced by Charles Baudelaire and Arthur Schopenhauer. A French-language study of Gilkin by Henri Liebrecht was published in 1941.
Maria Mazziotti Gillan
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Maria Mazziotti Gillan: American poet. Maria Mazziotti Gillan poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, Maria Mazziotti Gillan biography.
John Gillespie Magee Jr
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John Gillespie Magee, Jr. (9 June 1922 – 11 December 1941) was an American aviator and poet who died as a result of a mid-air collision over Lincolnshire during World War II. He was serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force, which he joined before the United States officially entered the war. He is most famous for his poem "High Flight."
Dame Mary Gilmore
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Dame Mary Gilmore: Australian poet. Dame Mary Gilmore poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, Dame Mary Gilmore biography.
Dame Mary Gilmore DBE (16 August 1865 – 3 December 1962) was a prominent Australian socialist poet and journalist.
Ginczanka, Zuzanna
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Zuzanna Ginczanka, pen name Sara Ginzburg, etc. (see box to the right ) (born 9 or 15 or 20 March 1917 in Kiev, Russian Empire ; died in January 1945 in Cracow, Poland ) was a Polish poet .
Allen Ginsberg
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An American Beat poet born in Newark, New Jersey.. American poet; one of the leading figures of the Beat Generation
Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli
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Giuseppe Francesco Antonio Maria Gioachino Raimondo Belli (September 7, 1791 – December 21, 1863) was an Italian poet, famous for his sonnets in Romanesco, the dialect of Rome .
Michael Dana Gioia (born December 24, 1950) is an American writer, critic and poet. He retired early from his career as a corporate executive at General Foods to write full-time. From January 29, 2003, until January 22, 2009, he was chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the U.S. government's arts agency, and has worked to revitalize an organization that had suffered bitter controversies about the nature of grants to artists in the late 1980s and early 1990s.. American writer critic poet and businessman
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Pier Giorgio Di Cicco (born July 5, 1949) is an Italian-Canadian poet. In 2005 he became the second Poet Laureate of Toronto.. Italian-Canadian poet; second Poet Laureate of Toronto
Nikki Giovanni
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Nikki Giovanni is one of the best-known African-American poets who reached prominence during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Girami, Khushtar
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Khushtar Girami (1902–1988) (urdu)(hindi) born Ram Rakha Mal Chadda, was a renowned Urdu writer and poet. He is more remembered as the editor of the then India’s leading Urdu Monthly Biswin Sadi which he also owned. He started publication of this magazine from Lahore in 1937, and later shifted to Delhi. He is credited with having introduced numerous budding Urdu and Hindi poets, short-story writers, novelists, essayists and literary critics. All renowned Urdu poets and writers were proud regular contributors to Biswin Sadi. His service to Urdu language is unforgettable. In 1977 he sold this magazine to Rehman Nayyar, the erstwhile owner and editor of Ruby, to lead a retired life. His book titled Sihat aur Zindagi published by Book Home in 1980 (reprinted in 2005), is a popular book on this subject.
Girondo, Oliverio
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Oliverio Girondo (August 17, 1891-January 24, 1967) was an Argentine poet. He was born in Buenos Aires to a relatively wealthy family, enabling him from a young age to travel to Europe, where he studied in both Paris and England. He is perhaps most famous for his participation in the magazines (Proa, Prisma and Martín Fierro ), which ushered in the arrival of ultraism, the first of the vanguardist movements to settle in Argentina.
Roger Giroux (1925–1974) was a French poet. Giroux's one book was awarded the Prix Max Jacob award. Translator of W.B. Yeats, Lawrence Durrell, and others. A sample of his poems is included in The Random House Book of Twentieth-Century French Poetry, edited by Paul Auster, and generally recognized as the best anthology of Modern French poetry in English translation. Collection of poetry: L'autre temps (1964). Posthumous works: Voici (1974), Théâtre (1976), S (1977), L'arbre le Temps suivi de Lieu-Je et de Lettre (1977). More recently: Poème (éd. Théâtre typographique, 2007) and Journal d'un poème (éd. Eric Pesty, 2011).
Girri, Alberto
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Alberto Girri (1919–1991) was an Argentine poet and writer born in Buenos Aires .
Githae Mugo, Micere
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Micere Githae Mugo (born Madeleine Mugo in 1942) is a playwright, author, activist, instructer and poet from Kenya.. Kenyan playwright author activist instructor and poet
Giuseppe Giusti
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Giuseppe Giusti (May 12, 1809 – May 31, 1850) was an Italian poet.. Italian poet
Millosh Gjergj Nikolla
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Millosh Gjergj Nikolla (13 October 1911 - 26 August 1938) was an Albanian poet and writer. He is better known under his pen name Migjeni.. (1911–1938)
Jesse Glass (born 1954) is an American expatriate poet, artist and folklorist.
John Glassco (December 15, 1909 – January 29, 1981) was a Canadian poet, memoirist and novelist. "Glassco will be remembered for his brilliant autobiography, his elegant, classical poems, and for his translations." He is also remembered by some for his erotica .
Glatstein, Jacob
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Jacob Glatstein (1896–1971) was a Polish -born American poet and literary critic who wrote in the Yiddish language. His name is also spelled Yankev Glatshteyn or Jacob Glatshteyn .
Glenn, Lorri Neilsen
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Lorri Neilsen Glenn is a Canadian poet, ethnographer and essayist. Born and raised on the Prairies, she moved to Nova Scotia in 1983.
Hirsch Glick (1922 Vilna, Lithuania – 1944 Estonia) was a Jewish poet and partisan .
Glissant, Edouard
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Édouard Glissant (21 September 1928 – 3 February 2011) was a Martinican writer, poet and literary critic. He is widely recognised as one of the most influential figures in Caribbean thought and cultural commentary.
Lieutenant Commander Denis James Matthews Glover DSC (9 December 1912-9 August 1980) was a New Zealand poet and publisher.. New Zealand poet and publisher
Louise Elisabeth Glück (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2003, after serving as a Special Bicentennial Consultant three years prior in 2000.
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Louise Elisabeth Glück (born 22 April 1943) is an American poet of Hungarian Jewish heritage. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2003, after serving as a Special Bicentennial Consultant three years prior in 2000.. American poet; US Poet Laureate
Guto'r Glyn (ca. 1412 – ca. 1493) was a Welsh language poet and soldier of the era of the Beirdd yr Uchelwyr ("Poets of the Nobility") or Cywyddwyr (" cywydd -men"), the itinerant professional poets of the later Middle Ages. He is considered one of the greatest exponents, if not the greatest, of the tradition of "praise-poetry", verse addressed to a noble patron.
Iolo Goch (c. 1320 – c. 1398), (meaning Iolo the Red in English ), was a medieval Welsh poet or bard who composed poems addressed to Owain Glyndwr, among others.
Godbout, Jacques
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Jacques Godbout, CQ (born November 27, 1933) is a Canadian novelist, essayist, children's writer, journalist, filmmaker and poet. By his own admission a bit of a dabbler (touche-à-tout ), Godbout has become one of the most important writers of his generation, [ citation needed ] with a major influence on post-1960 Quebec intellectual life.
Margaret Rumer Godden, OBE (December 10, 1907 – November 8, 1998), was an English author of over 60 fiction and nonfiction books under the pen name of Rumer Godden. A few of her works were co-written by her sister, Jon Godden, who wrote several novels on her own. These include Two Under the Indian Sun, a memoir of the Goddens' childhood in a region of India that is now part of Bangladesh.. English writer poet
Godebski, Cyprian
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Cyprian Godebski (1765 – April 19, 1809) was a Polish poet, novelist, father of Franciszek Ksawery. An outstanding poet of the so-called "Legions Poetry".
Thomas Godfrey
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Godghate, Manik
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Manik Godghate (Marathi), popularly known by his pen name Grace, was a Marathi prose writer and poet. He is most popular as lyricist of the Marathi song "Bhaya Ithale Sampat Nahi", which was sung by Lata Mangeshkar as the title track for the TV serial Mahashweta. His book Vaaryane Halte Raan (Marathi : The forest swings with the wind ) was awarded the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award in 2011.
Godin, Gérald
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Gérald Godin (November 13, 1938 – October 12, 1994) was a Quebec poet and politician.. Quebec poet and politician
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Patricia Goedicke
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Patricia Goedicke was an American poet.. American poet
Guy Goffette (born 18 April 1947) is a Belgian -born poet and writer. Goffette published his first book of poems in 1969. Since then he has worked as an editor at the publishing company Gallimard. Goffette's poetry has been compared to Verlaine (of whom Goffette has written a fictional "biography") - the contemporary French poet Yves Bonnefoy remarked
Goga, Octavian
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Octavian Goga (Romanian pronunciation: ; April 1, 1881 – May 7, 1938) was a Romanian politician, poet, playwright, journalist, and translator.. Romanian politician poet playwright journalist and translator
Gogarty, Oliver St. John
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Oliver Joseph St John Gogarty (17 August 1878 – 22 September 1957) was an Irish poet, author, otolaryngologist, athlete, politician, and well-known conversationalist, who served as the inspiration for Buck Mulligan in James Joyce 's novel Ulysses .
Ganesh Gogoi (Assamese) (1907- 1938) was a poet of Assam and then he is remembered also as a lyricist, composer, playwright, actor and football player. He is also known as Papori Kobi .
Gogou, Katerina
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Katerina Gogou (Greek : atea G ; 1 June 1940 – 3 October 1993) was a Greek anarchist poet, author and actress. Before her suicide by pill overdose at the age of 53, Gogou appeared in over thirty Greek films.
Ziya Gökalp Turkish sociologist, writer, poet, and political activist
Goldbarth, Albert
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Albert Goldbarth is an American poet born January 31, 1948 in Chicago. He is known for his prolific production, his gregarious tone, his eclectic interests and his distinctive 'talky' style. He has been a Guggenheim fellow and won the National Book Critics Circle award in 1991 and 2001, the only poet to receive the honor two times. He also won the Mark Twain Award for Humorous Poetry, awarded by the Poetry Foundation, in 2008.
Leah Goldberg (Hebrew : ; May 29, 1911, Königsberg – January 15, 1970, Jerusalem ) was a prolific Hebrew-language poet, author, playwright, literary translator, and comparative literary researcher. Her writings are considered classics of Israeli literature and remain very popular among Hebrew speaking Israelis .
Goldberg, Leah
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Leah Goldberg (Hebrew : ; May 29, 1911, Königsberg – January 15, 1970, Jerusalem ) was a prolific Hebrew-language poet, author, playwright, literary translator, and comparative literary researcher. Her writings are considered classics of Israeli literature and remain very popular among Hebrew speaking Israelis .
Goldfaden, Abraham
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Abraham Goldfaden Yiddish : ; (born Avrum Goldnfoden ; the Romanian spelling Avram Goldfaden is common; 24 July 1840 in Starokostiantyniv – 9 January 1908 in New York) was a Russian -born Jewish poet, playwright, stage director and actor in the languages Yiddish and Hebrew, author of some 40 plays. Goldfaden is considered the father of the Jewish modern theatre.
Goldsmith, Kenneth
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Kenneth Goldsmith (born 1961) is an American poet. He is the founding editor of UbuWeb, teaches Poetics and Poetic Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Senior Editor of PennSound. He hosted a weekly radio show at WFMU from 1995 until June 2010. He has published ten books of poetry, notably Fidget (2000), Soliloquy (2001) and Day (2003) and Goldsmith's American trilogy, The Weather (2005), Traffic (2007), and Sports (2008). He is the author of a book of essays, Uncreative Writing: Managing Language in a Digital Age (2011). As editor he published I’ll Be Your Mirror: The Selected Andy Warhol Interviews (2004) and is the co-editor of Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing (2011). In 2013, he was appointed the Museum of Modern Art 's first Poet Laureate. [7] He resides in New York City with his wife, artist Cheryl Donegan, and his two sons.
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An Irish writer and physician known for his pastoral poem The Deserted Village.. Anglo-Irish writer and poet
Pavel Golia (1887 – 1959) was a Slovenian poet and dramatist.. Slovenian poet and playwright
Yvan Goll (born Isaac Lang ; 29 March 1891 – 27 February 1950) was a French-German poet who was bilingual and wrote in both French and German. He had close ties to both German expressionism and to French surrealism .
Leona Gom (b. 1946) is a Canadian poet and novelist. Born on an isolated farm in northern Alberta, she received her B.Ed. and M.A. from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She has published six books of poetry and eight novels and has won both the Canadian Authors Association Award for her poetry collection Land of the Peace in 1980 and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for her novel Housebroken in 1986.
Gómez-Quiñones, Juan
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Juan Gómez-Quiñones (born January 28, 1940) is an American historian, professor of history, poet, and activist. He is best known for his work in the field of Chicana /o history. As a co-editor of the Plan de Santa Bárbara, an educational manifesto for the implementation of Chicano studies programs in universities nationwide, he was an influential figure in the development of the field.
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Luis de Góngora y Argote (11 July 1561 – 24 May 1627) was a Spanish Baroque lyric poet. Góngora and his lifelong rival, Francisco de Quevedo, are widely considered the most prominent Spanish poets of all time. His style is characterized by what was called culteranismo, also known as Gongorism (Gongorismo ). This style existed in stark contrast to Quevedo's conceptismo .
Gonzaga, Tomás Antônio
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Tomás António Gonzaga (11 August 1744 – c. 1810) was a Portuguese -born Brazilian poet. One of the most famous Neoclassic colonial Brazilian writers, he was also the ouvidor and the ombudsman of the city of Ouro Preto (formerly "Vila Rica"), as well as the desembargador of the appeal court in Bahia. He wrote under the pen name Dirceu .
Gonzales, Rodolfo
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Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzáles (June 30, 1928 – April 12, 2005) was a Mexican American boxer, poet, and political activist. He convened the first-ever Chicano youth conference in March 1969, which was attended by many future Chicano activists and artists. The conference also promulgated the Plan Espiritual de Aztlán, a manifesto demanding self-determination for Chicanos. As an early figure of the movement for the equal rights of Mexican Americans, he is often considered one of the founders of the Chicano Movement.
Goodison, Lorna
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Lorna Goodison (born 1947) is a Jamaican poet, a leading West Indian writer of the generation born after World War II, currently dividing her time between Jamaica and Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she teaches at the University of Michigan.. Jamaican poet
Goodman (writer), Paul
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Paul Goodman (September 9, 1911 – August 2, 1972) was a novelist, playwright, poet and psychotherapist, although now best known as a social critic, anarchist philosopher, and public intellectual. Though often thought of as a sociologist, he vehemently denied being one in a presentation in the Experimental College at San Francisco State in 1964, and in fact said he could not read sociology because it was too often lifeless. The author of dozens of books including Growing Up Absurd and The Community of Scholars, Goodman was an activist on the pacifist Left in the 1960s and a frequently cited inspiration to the student movement of that decade. A lay therapist for a number of years, he was a co-founder of Gestalt Therapy in the 1940s and '50s.
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Nirmalendu Goon (born 1945) is a Bangladeshi poet.
Mother Goose is an imaginary author of a collection of fairy tales and nursery rhymes which are often published as Mother Goose Rhymes.
Firaq Gorakhpuri
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Firaq Gorakhpuri was born Raghupati Sahay in the year 1896 at Gorakhpur District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Born to a family of aristocrats, Firaq had a taste of Urdu poetry at very tender age. He started writing poetry in Urdu in teens and developed his own niche in an era that was marked by the likes of Sahir, Iqbal, Faiz and Kaifi.
Adam Lindsay Gordon
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Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet, jockey and politician.. Australian poet jockey and politician.
Gordon, Katherine L.
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Katherine L. Gordon is a Canadian poet with numerous publications to her credit. She lives and writes in the Eramosa River valley near Guelph, Ontario, and also works as an editor, independent publisher and literary critic. Her work has been published internationally in several languages including Chinese and Hindi.
Fakhruddin As'ad Gurgani, also spelled as Fakhraddin Asaad Gorgani (in Persian : ), was an 11th-century Persian poet. He versified the story of Vis and Ramin, a story from the Arsacid (Parthian) period. Contemporary scholar Abdolhossein Zarrinkoub however disagrees with this view, and concludes that the story has a Pahlavi (middle-Persian) origin in the 5th-century Sassanid era. Besides Vis and Ramin, other forms of poetry have been composed by him. For example, some of his quatrains are recorded in the Nozhat al-Majales .
Gastón Gori (1915–2004) was an Argentine essayist and poet.
Pietro Gori (14 August 1865 - 8 January 1911) was an Italian lawyer, journalist, intellectual and anarchist poet. He is known for his political activities, and as author of some of the most famous anarchist songs of the late 19th century, including Addio a Lugano ("Farewell to Lugano "), Stornelli d'esilio ("Exile Songs"), Ballata per Sante Caserio ("Ballad for Sante Geronimo Caserio "), Inno del Primo Maggio (" May, 1 Anthem").
Gorlech, Dafydd
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Dafydd Gorlech (c. 1410 - c. 1490) was a Welsh language poet.
Isaac Gorni (or Isaac ben Abraham haGorni ) was a late thirteenth-century Hebrew lyric poet from Aire-sur-l'Adour in Gascony, then ruled by the English Prince Edward. His surname derives from the Hebrew goren, "threshing floor", the Occitan for which is aire, as in his birthplace. He was widely travelled. In Provence he journeyed through Arles, Aix, Manosque, Carpentras, Apt, and Draguignan. He also went into Languedoc and Catalonia sojourning in Narbonne, Perpignan, and Luz. His habit was to enjoy the hospitality of the local Jewish community in return for entertaining it. He also accompanied himself on the kinnor, which was tied to his shoulder. He was not always successful, and his poems often record the ingratitude he encountered.
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Sergey Mitrofanovich Gorodetsky (Russian: ´ ´ ´; January 17 1884–June 8, 1967) was a Russian poet, one of the founders (together with Nikolay Gumilev) of Guild of Poets (" ").. Russian poet
Gorostiza, José
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José Gorostiza Alcalá (10 November 1901 — 16 March 1973) was a Mexican poet, educator, and diplomat. For his achievements in the poetic arts, he was made a member of the Academia Mexicana de la Lengua .
Gorry, Godfrey Mutiso
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Godfrey Mutiso Gorry: Kenyan poet. Godfrey Mutiso Gorry poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, Godfrey Mutiso Gorry biography.
Hedwig Gorski
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Dr. Hedwig Gorski (born July 18, 1949, Trenton, New Jersey) is an American performance poet and an avant-garde artist who labels her aesthetic as American Futurism. She is a first-generation Polish-American, the first in her family born in the United States, who is both an academic scholar and popular writer.. American performance poet and an avant-garde artist
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Herman Gorter (November 26, 1864, Wormerveer - September 15, 1927, Brussels) was a Dutch poet and socialist. He was a leading member of the Tachtigers, a highly influential group of Dutch writers who worked together in Amsterdam in the 1880s, centered around De Nieuwe Gids (The New Guide).. Dutch poet and socialist
Joy Goswami (Bengali : ; born 1954) is an Indian poet. Goswami writes in Bengali and is widely considered as one of the most important Bengali poets of his generation.
Gotlieb, Phyllis
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Phyllis Fay Gotlieb, née Bloom (May 25, 1926 – July 14, 2009 ) BA, MA was a Canadian science fiction novelist and poet .
Gotovac, Vladimir
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Vladimir "Vlado" Gotovac (18 September 1930 – 7 December 2000) was a Croatian poet and liberal politician.
Gotsis, Demetris Th.
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Demetris Th. Gotsis (Greek : µt T. Gts ) is a Greek poet and author residing in Cyprus. He was born October 26, 1945 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He studied Medicine at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and received musical education since his parents were trained opera singers.
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Johann Gottfried von Herder (25 August 1744 – 18 December 1803) was a German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic. He is associated with the periods of Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang, and Weimar Classicism.. German philosopher theologian poet and literary critic
Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
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Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (pronounced ; 2 July 1724 – 14 March 1803) was a German poet.. German poet
Gottlober, Abraham Baer
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Avrom Ber Gotlober (January 14, 1811, Starokonstantinov, Volhynia – April 12, 1899, Bialystok ) was a Jewish writer, poet, playwright, historian, journalist and educator. He mostly wrote in Hebrew, but also wrote poetry and dramas in Yiddish. His first collection was published in 1835.
Gottschalk, Keith
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Keith Gottschalk is a South African poet, known for his anti-apartheid poetry. He was born on the 14 March 1946 in Cape Town, where he still lives. He studied at the University of Cape Town 1964-70, where he was a tutor and junior lecturer to 1983. Keith Gottschalk works in the Political Studies Department at the University of the Western Cape .
Alan Gould (born 22 March 1949) is a contemporary Australian novelist, essayist and poet .
Haim Gouri (Hebrew : ) (born 9 October 1923) is an Israeli poet, novelist, journalist, and documentary filmmaker .
Govindadasa (1535–1613, Bengali : ) was a Bengali Vaishnava poet known for his body of devotional songs addressed to Krishna. Living in an atmosphere of Krishna-bhakti preached by Sri Chaitanya (1486–1533), he composed extensively on the Radha - Krishna love legend. He is also known as Govinda Das Kaviraja .
John Gower (c. 1330 – October 1408) was an English poet, a contemporary of William Langland and a personal friend of Geoffrey Chaucer. He is remembered primarily for three major works, the Mirroir de l'Omme, Vox Clamantis, and Confessio Amantis, three long poems written in French, Latin, and English respectively, which are united by common moral and political themes.
Susan (Sue) Goyette (born 4 April 1964 in Sherbrooke, Quebec ) is a Canadian poet and novelist .
Gozzano, Guido
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Guido Gustavo Gozzano (December 19, 1883 - August 9, 1916) was an Italian poet and writer .
Graham, Carlos
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Carlos Aganza Graham - born in Hermosillo, Sonora (June 16, 1907 - April 18, 1970) Mexican actor, screenwriter, broadcaster and poet of Spanish and Scottish descent was known as the Mexican Errol Flynn during Mexico's Época Dorada del Cine. Carlos relocated to the United States where he was the pioneer of Spanish Language radio in the San Francisco Bay Area from the late 1940s - late 60's. He was the host of the popular radio program Serenata Nocturnal for many years and the first Spanish-language television news anchor in Northern California. He is the uncle of the late renown sculptor Robert Graham.
Jorie Graham is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet. The U.S. Poetry Foundation suggests "She is perhaps the most celebrated poet of the American post-war generation". She replaced poet Seamus Heaney as Boylston Professor at Harvard, becoming the first woman to be awarded this position.. is an American poet the first woman to be appointed Boylston Professor at Harvard
Neile Graham (born October 8, 1958) is a Canadian poet and scholar. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and currently lives in Seattle in the United States .
William Sydney Graham (19 November 1918 – 9 January 1986) was a Scottish poet who is often associated with Dylan Thomas and the neo-romantic group of poets. Graham's poetry was mostly overlooked in his lifetime but, partly due to the support of Harold Pinter, his work has enjoyed a revival in recent years. He was represented in the second edition of the Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Harmondsworth, UK, 1962) and the Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2001).
Judy Rae Grahn (born July 28, 1940, in Chicago, Illinois ) is an American poet. Grahn's work focuses on the feminist and lesbian experience.
Xavier Grall (1930–1981) was a journalist and poet from Brittany, France who was a strong advocate of Breton nationalism during the Third Emsav. His work glorifies a mystical Brittany.
Granado, Javier del
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Don Francisco Javier del Granado y Granado (27 February 1913 – 15 May 1996), was a poet laureate and favorite son of Bolivia .
Grandbois, Alain
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Alain Grandbois, CC (May 25, 1900 – March 18, 1975) was a Canadian Quebecer poet, considered the first great modern one.
Mark Granier born in London, England, is an Irish poet and photographer based in Dublin, Ireland.. Irish poet and photographer
Paul Langton Grano (22 October 1894 – 11 January 1975) was an Australian poet and journalist.
Alex Grant is a Scottish -born American poet and instructor.
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Günter Wilhelm Grass (born 16 October 1927) is a Nobel Prize-winning German author, poet, playwright, sculptor and artist.. German novelist poet playwright illustrator graphic artist and sculptor; 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature
Graugaard, Christian
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Christian Lykke Graugaard (born 1967) is a Danish medical doctor, author, poet, and professor of sexology at the University of Aalborg. He has published widely about sexology, both in popular and scientific contexts, and he has published a number of collections of his own poetry as well as translations of works by Nordic poets. He has also been a regular contributor to the debate section in the newspaper Politiken. And in his role as director of the organization Sex & Samfund (Sex & Society), he is a frequent commentator on issues related to human sexuality in the Danish public debate. He is a critic of the practice of male circumcision, arguing that it should only be a legal procedure for boys above the age of 15, the Danish age of sexual consent.
Graves, Richard
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Richard Graves (4 May 1715 – 23 November 1804) was an English minister, poet, and novelist.. British poet and essayist
Graves, Richard Harry
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Richard Harry Graves (17 July 1898 – 3 February 1971) was an Irish -born Australian poet and novelist.
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An English scholar, poet, and novelist.. British author scholar
Robert William Geoffrey Gray (born 23 February 1945) is an Australian poet, freelance writer, and critic. He has been described as 'an Imagist without a rival in the English speaking world' and 'one of the contemporary masters of poetry in English'.
Thomas Gray was an English poet, classical scholar and professor at Cambridge University.. British poet
Greaney, Patrick
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Patrick Greaney (fl. 18th century) was a Gaelic - Irish poet.
Green, Dorothy Auchterlonie
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Dorothy Auchterlonie AO (also known as Dorothy Green ) (28 May 1915 – 21 February 1991) was an English-born Australian academic, literary critic and poet.
Greenberg, Uri Zvi
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Uri Zvi Grinberg (Hebrew : , 22 September 1896 – 8 May 1981) was an acclaimed Israeli poet and journalist who wrote in Yiddish and Hebrew.
Greene, Richard
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Richard Greene is a Canadian poet. His book Boxing the Compass won the Governor General's Award for English language poetry at the 2010 Governor General's Awards.
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Robert Greene (11 July 1558 – 3 September 1592) was an English author best known today for a posthumously published pamphlet attributed to him, Greene's Groats-Worth of Wit, which may contain a polemic attack on William Shakespeare. He was born in Norwich and attended Cambridge University, receiving a B.A. in 1580, and an M.A. in 1583 before moving to London, where he arguably became the first professional author in England. Greene published in many genres including autobiography, plays, and romances, while capitalizing on a scandalous reputation.. English author poet
Greenlees, Gavin
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Gavin Greenlees (15 April 1930 - 5 December 1983) was an Australian poet. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, but later spent most of his time in Sydney, where he became known as a bohemian figure.
Greentree, Leslie
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Leslie Greentree is a Canadian poet .
Dora Greenwell
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Dora Greenwell, born Dorothy Greenwell (1821–1882) was an English poet.. English poet
Linda Alouise Gregg (born September 9, 1942 in Suffern, New York) is an award-winning American poet.. American poet
Gregory, Horace
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Horace Gregory (April 10, 1898 Milwaukee, Wisconsin - March 11, 1982 Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts) was a prize-winning American poet, translator of classic poetry, literary critic and college professor.. American poet translator literary critic and professor
Grennan, Eamon
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Gresset, Jean-Baptiste-Louis
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Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset (August 29, 1709 – June 16, 1777) was a French poet and dramatist, best known for his poem Vert-Vert .
Gretton, H. W.
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H. W. (Harold William) Gretton (1914-1983) was a New Zealand poet, lyricist, writer, teacher, journalist, linguist, diarist and Second World War soldier. In New Zealand, Gretton’s tramping songs (popular between the 1950s and 1970s) are still well known today. His Second World War diary is also of note for its social history of military life, along with his soldier’s poem ‘Koru and Acanthus’.
Greville, Fulk
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Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, de jure 13th Baron Latimer and 5th Baron Willoughby de Broke (3 October 1554 – 30 September 1628), known before 1621 as Sir Fulke Greville, was an Elizabethan poet, dramatist, and statesman who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1581 and 1621, when he was raised to the peerage.
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Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, de jure 13th Baron Latimer and 5th Baron Willoughby de Broke (3 October 1554 – 30 September 1628), known before 1621 as Sir Fulke Greville, was an Elizabethan poet, dramatist, and statesman who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1581 and 1621, when he was raised to the peerage.
Griffin, Gerald
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Gerald Griffin (December 12, 1803 – June 12, 1840) was an Irish novelist, poet and playwright .
Griffin, Susan
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Susan Griffin (born January 26, 1943) is an eco-feminist author. She describes her work as "draw connections between the destruction of nature, the diminishment of women and racism, and trac the causes of war to denial in both private and public life." She received a MacArthur grant for Peace and International Cooperation, an NEA Fellowship, and an Emmy Award for the play Voices.. American ecofeminist poet writer
Griffiths, Bill
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Bill Griffiths (August 20, 1948 – September 13, 2007) was a poet and Anglo-Saxon scholar associated with the British Poetry Revival.. English poet and Anglo-Saxon scholar associated with the British Poetry Revival
Grifo, Lionello
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Lionello Grifo (August 1934), Italian poet and writer, born in Rome in 1934 by parents who were both Italian government officials, nominated at the unanimity "Premio della Cultura 2004 della Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri" (Prize for Culture 2004 from the Presidency of the Italian Ministries Council ) "for his outstanding, prestigious contribution to the field of Poetry ". He started his working life in the world of politics and the press. He holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences (Brussels, 1958) and has worked as a translator and interpreter in Luxembourg, Brussels and Geneva. After a second successful career in international marketing and consultancy he retired in 1982 for 15 years to Southern Spain to concentrate on his literary interests. He writes from the age of 17 but published his first book in 1980: "Sottovoce, parole in cerca di musica" (Whispering, words in search of music ), E.T.L., Turin. It was followed by "La Mia Poesia", Novograf, Murcia 1989 in Italian with English and Spanish translation, which was presented to the International Poetry Week Festival in San Francisco in 1989 and won the "Genti and Paesi" (People and Countries ) International Poetry Prize 1990; "Polglosem", Warszawa 1990, Polish translation with parallel text in Italian; "Sottovoce, poesia come musica" (Whispering, Poetry as Music )and "Sempre Sottovoce, poesia come vita" (Always whispering, Poetry as Life ), Fiorina, Sion 1992; "My Poetry", Book Guild, London 1993 in English and Spanish translation with parallel text in Italian; "Regazo susurrante de poesía", Universidad de Murcia 1997; "Tu che mi tacci di poeta impudico", MEF L'autore Libri, Florence 2004, which has been presented in June 2004 at the Italian Literature students at the University of Luxembourg with a lecture titled "50 years of Poetry: Elisir of Infinity". His work has been widely reviewed in UK and in the United States and translated by the italianists of the University of Stanford, California ; Warsaw University, Poland and Seville University, Spain. He has given poetry readings at American and European Universities. He is a lifelong member of Rome's Dante Alighieri Society. (source: [1] [ dead link ] with the permission of the author)
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Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (15 January 1791 – 21 January 1872) was an Austrian writer who is chiefly known for his dramas.. Austrian writer poet dramatist
Grimald, Nicholas
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Nicholas Grimald (or Grimoald) (1519–1562), English poet, was born in Huntingdonshire, the son probably of Giovanni Baptista Grimaldi, who had been a clerk in the service of Empson and Dudley in the reign of Henry VII.. English poet and dramatist
Grimké, Angelina Weld
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Angelina Weld Grimké (February 27, 1880 – June 10, 1958) was an African-American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who was part of the Harlem Renaissance ; she was one of the first African-American women to have a play publicly performed.
Grimké, Charlotte Forten
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Charlotte Bridges Forten Grimké (August 17, 1837 – July 23, 1914) was an African-American anti-slavery activist, poet, and educator .
Gripp, Andreas
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Andreas Gripp (born 1964) is a Canadian poet and the author of 17 books of poetry and 13 chapbooks.
Grochowiak, Stanislaw
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Stanislaw Grochowiak (1934–1976), Polish poet and dramatist
Grosjean, Jean
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Jean Grosjean (born in Paris on 21 December 1912, died at Versailles on 10 April 2006) was a French poet, writer and translator .
Philip Gross (born 1952) is a poet, novelist and playwright. He was born in Delabole, Cornwall and grew up in Plymouth. He lives in Penarth, South Wales, and was appointed Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan in 2004, a position he still holds. He previously taught creative writing at Bath Spa University College.. British poet novelist playwright and academic
Igo Gruden (18 April 1893 - 29 November 1948) was a Slovene poet and translator.. Slovene poet and translator
Grundtvig, N. F. S.
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Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (8 September 1783 – 2 September 1872; Danish pronunciation:  ['negola 'fæðæg 'sin 'gndi] ), most often referred to as simply NFS Grundtvig or just Grundtvig, was a Danish pastor, author, poet, philosopher, historian, teacher and politician. He was one of the most influential people in Danish history, as his philosophy gave rise to a new form of nationalism in the last half of the 19th century. He married thrice, lastly in his seventy-sixth year.
Grünthal-Ridala, Villem
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Villem Grünthal-Ridala, born Grünthal-Wilhelm (30 May 1885 in Kuivastu, Muhu, Estonia - 16 January 1942 in Helsinki, Finland ) was an Estonian poet, translator, linguist and folklorist.
Ban Gu (Chinese : ; Wade–Giles : Pan Ku ; AD 32–92), courtesy name Mengjian, was a 1st-century Chinese historian and poet best known for his part in compiling the Book of Han. He also wrote a number of fu, a major literary form, part prose and part poetry, which is particularly associated with the Han era. A number of Ban's fu are anthologized by Xiao Tong in the Wen Xuan .
' Kim Gu-yong ', pen name of Kim Kku (February 5, 1922 to December 28, 2001), was a poet and calligrapher living in what is now South Korea. His poetry showed the spirit of Taoism but also reflected Buddhism. He was a graduate of Seongkyungwan University (1955) and later a professor at the same school.
Guarini, Giovanni Battista
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Giovanni Battista Guarini (10 December 1538 – 7 October 1612) was an Italian poet, dramatist, and diplomat.
Gudzenko, Semyon
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Semyon Gudzenko ( ) (5.03.1922, Kiev - 12.02.1953, Moscow ) was a Soviet poet, of the World War II generation. He is often compared with Pavel Kogan and Semen Kirsanov .
Guérin, Maurice de
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Georges Maurice de Guérin du Cayla (4 August 1810 – 19 July 1839) was a French poet .
Guerrero, Manuel Ortiz
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Manuel Ortiz Guerrero (16 July 1897 – 5 August 1933) was a Paraguayan poet and musician
Jeff Guess is an Australian Poet. He has published eight poetry collections and has won numerous prizes for his poetry including the John Bray Poetry Award .
Guest, Barbara
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Barbara Guest née Barbara Ann Pinson (September 6, 1920 – February 15, 2006) was an American poet and prose stylist. Guest first gained recognition as a member of the first generation New York School of poetry.
Edgar Albert Guest (20 August 1881, Birmingham, England – 5 August 1959, Detroit, Michigan ) (aka Eddie Guest ) was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People's Poet .
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Edgar Albert Guest (20 August 1881, Birmingham, England – 5 August 1959, Detroit, Michigan ) (aka Eddie Guest ) was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People's Poet .
Paul Guest, American quadriplegic poet and memoirist
Guglielminetti, Amalia
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Amalia Guglielminetti (4 April 1881 - 4 December 1941) was an Italian poet and writer .
Bimal Guha (Bangla: ) (born 27 October 1952) is a Bangladeshi poet, and a leading poet of his generation. He appeared on the literary scene of Bangladesh in the seventies of last century. His themes revolve round our war of liberation and the eternal subjects of love, nature, motherland, mother-tongue, tradition and modernity.. Leading Bangladeshi modern poet
Guidacci, Margherita
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Margherita Guidacci (April 25, 1921– June 19, 1992), was an Italian poet born in Florence, Italy. She graduated from the University of Florence in 1943 and traveled to England and Ireland in 1947.
Guillen, Gilda Antonia
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Gilda Antonia Guillén (1959–2006) was a Cuban writer and poet.
Guillen, Jorge
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Jorge Guillén y Álvarez (Spanish pronunciation:  ['xoxe i'en] ; 18 January 1893 – 6 February 1984) was a Spanish poet, a member of the Generation of '27, as well as a university teacher, scholar and literary critic.
Guillen, Rafael
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Guillén, Jorge
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Jorge Guillén y Álvarez (Spanish pronunciation:  ['xoxe i'en] ; 18 January 1893 – 6 February 1984) was a Spanish poet, a member of the Generation of '27, as well as a university teacher, scholar and literary critic.
Guillén, Nicolas
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Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista (10 July 1902 – 16 July 1989) was a Cuban poet, journalist, political activist, and writer. He is best remembered as the national poet of Cuba.
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Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista (10 July 1902 – 16 July 1989) was a Cuban poet, journalist, political activist, and writer. He is best remembered as the national poet of Cuba.
Guillet, Pernette du
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Pernette Du Guillet (c.1520 – July 7, 1545) was a female French poet of the Renaissance .
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Afonso Henrique da Costa Guimarães, known as Alphonsus de Guimaraens, (Ouro Preto, July 24, 1870— Mariana, July 15, 1921) was a Brazilian poet .
Lu Guimeng (simplified Chinese : ; traditional Chinese : ; pinyin : Lù Guimeng ; Wade–Giles : Lu Kuimeng ) (died 881), courtesy name Luwang, was recluse Chinese poet of the Tang Dynasty. He lived in seclusion at Puli near Suzhou. His pseudonyms included, Mr. Puli, Tiansuizhi, and Jianghu Shanren .
Guinizelli, Guido
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Guido Guinizzelli (c. 1230–1276), born in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Northern Italy, was an Italian poet and 'founder' of the Dolce Stil Novo. He was the first to write in this new style of poetry writing, and thus is held to be the ipso facto founder.. Italian poet and 'founder' of the Dolce Stil Novo
Guinizzelli, Guido
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Guido Guinizzelli (c. 1230–1276), born in Bologna, in present-day Emilia-Romagna, Northern Italy, was an Italian poet and 'founder' of the Dolce Stil Novo. He was the first to write in this new style of poetry writing, and thus is held to be the ipso facto founder.
Güiraldes, Ricardo
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Ricardo Güiraldes (13 February 1886 — 8 October 1927) was an Argentine novelist and poet, one of the most significant Argentine writers of his era, particularly known for his 1926 novel Don Segundo Sombra, set amongst the gauchos.
Gullar, Ferreira
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Ferreira Gullar is the pen name for José Ribamar Ferreira (born September 10, 1930 in São Luís, Maranhão, Northeast Brazil ), a Brazilian poet, playwright, essayist, art critic, and television writer. In 1959, he formed the "Neo-Concretes" group of poets.
Gulzar was born Sampooran Singh at Deena in Pakistan in the year 1934. After partition in 1947, he came to Delhi. Gulzar started his career as an assistant to celebrated director Bimal Roy and Hrishikesh Mukherjee. He started his career as a lyricist with Bimal Roy's 'Bandini'. Urdu
Sampooran Singh Kalra (born 18 August 1934), known popularly by his pen name Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist and director. He primarily writes in Hindustani (Hindi-Urdu ) and Punjabi ; besides several dialects of Hindi such as Braj Bhasha, Khariboli, Haryanvi and Marwari .
Asad Gulov, also known as Asad Gulzodai Bukhoroyi or Asad Gulzoda (Tajik : ) is a Tajik poet, linguist and journalist.
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Nikolay Stepanovich Gumilev (Russian: ´ ´, April 15 NS 1886 – August 1921) was an influential Russian poet who founded the acmeism movement.. Russian poet who founded the acmeism movement
Gundappa, D. V.
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Devanahalli Venkataramanaiah Gundappa, popularly known as DVG, was a Kannada writer and philosopher. His most notable work is the Manku Thimmana Kagga ("Dull Thimma's Rigmarole", 1943), which is similar to the wisdom poems of the late medieval poet Sarvajna.
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Ivan Gundulic (Gianfrancesco Gondola) (1589–1638), Croatian Baroque poet
Genni Gunn (born 1949) is a Canadian novelist, poet, and translator .
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Gregory Wm. Gunn (born 1960 in Windsor, Ontario ) is a Canadian poet of the New Formalist tradition. He is the author of four collections of poetry and has poems published in several print and online publications, including recent work (2009) in The Toronto Quarterly and Inscribed magazine.
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Gunnars, Kristjana
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Kristjana Gunnars (born March 19, 1948 in Reykjavík ) is an Icelandic - Canadian poet and novelist. Her volumes of poetry include Settlement Poems, which focuses on 19th century Icelandic settlers in Manitoba, and One-Eyed Moon Maps .
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Gupta, Iswarchandra
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Ishwar Chandra Gupta (Bengali : ; March 1812 – 23 January 1859) was an Indian Bengali poet and writer. Gupta was born in the village Kanchanpalli or Kanchrapara, 24 Parganas district (currently in North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, India ).
Lee Gurga (born 1949 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American haiku poet. In 1997 he served as president of the Haiku Society of America. He was the editor of Modern Haiku magazine from 2002 to 2006, and is the current editor of the Modern Haiku Press. He has won a number of awards in the field of English-language haiku poetry. Gurga lives in Lincoln, Illinois, where he works as a dentist.. American haiku poet
Ivor Bertie Gurney (28 August 1890 – 26 December 1937) was an English composer and poet.. English composer and poet
Gustafson, Ralph
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Ralph Barker Gustafson, CM (16 August 1909 – 29 May 1995) was a Canadian poet and professor at Bishop's University .
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Lars Gustafsson (born May 17, 1936) is a Swedish, poet, novelist and scholar. He was born in Västerås, completed his secondary education at the Västerås gymnasium and continued to Uppsala University; he received his Licentiate degree in 1960 and was awarded his Ph.D. in Theoretical Philosophy in 1978. He lived in Austin, Texas until 2003, and has recently returned to Sweden. From 1983 he served as a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he taught Philosophy and Creative Writing, until May 2006, when he retired. In 1981 Gustafsson converted to Judaism.. Swedish poet novelist and scholar
Guðmundsson, Tómas
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Tómas Guðmundsson (6 January 1901 – 14 November 1983) was an Icelandic author. He was known as Reykjavík 's poet (Reykjavíkurskáldið, skáld Reykjavíkur) .
Mafika Pascal Gwala (born 1946) is a contemporary South African poet and editor, writing in English and Zulu .
Gwalchmai, Einion ap
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The Welsh court poet Einion ap Gwalchmai (fl. 1202 - 1223) was the son of the poet Gwalchmai ap Meilyr and brother of the poet Meilyr ap Gwalchmai. He lived in Gwynedd. Some lines of a praise poem to Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, Prince of Gwynedd, have survived, together with three impressive religious awdlau (odes).
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Meilyr ap Gwalchmai (fl. second half of the 12th century) was the son of the Welsh poet Gwalchmai ap Meilyr (fl. 1130 - 1180) and brother of another poet, Einion ap Gwalchmai. His surviving work is religious in nature.
Gwaliori, Shifa
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Shifa Gwaliori (1912–1968) was a Urdu poet. He has written ghazals and nazms .
Gwerthrynion, Cneppyn
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Cneppyn Gwerthrynion (c. 13th century) was a Welsh poet and grammarian .
Gwgon, Einion ap
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Einion ap Gwgon (fl. c. 1215) was a Welsh language court poet.
Llygad Gwr (fl. 1268) was a Welsh-language poet in the court of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd .
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Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd (died 1170) Wales Prince of Gwynedd in 1170, a Welsh poet and military leader. Hywel was the son of Owain Gwynedd, prince of Gwynedd, and an Irishwoman named Pyfog. In recognition of this, he was also known as Hywel ap Gwyddeles (Hywel son of the Irishwoman). Hywel was also known as the Poet Prince for his bardic skills.
Gwynn, Stephen
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Stephen Lucius Gwynn (13 February 1864 – 11 June 1950) was an Irish journalist, biographer, author, poet and Protestant Nationalist politician. and Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. As member of the Irish Parliamentary Party he represented Galway city from 1906 to 1918. He served as officer with an Irish regiment of the 16th (Irish) Division during World War I .
Beth Ann Gylys (born 1964 Passaic, New Jersey ) is a poet and professor of English and Creative Writing at Georgia State University. She has published four poetry collections, three of which have won awards.
Gyoi ( , 1177 - December 29, 1217), son of Fujiwara no Motofusa, was a Japanese poet and Buddhist monk of the late Heian, early Kamakura periods. Also known as, he is a member of New Thirty-six Poetry Immortals .
Radu Gyr (pen name of Radu Demetrescu ; March 2, 1905, Câmpulung-Muscel – 29 April 1975, Bucharest ) was a Romanian poet, essayist, playwright and journalist.
Brion Gysin (January 19, 1916 – July 13, 1986) was a painter, writer, sound poet, and performance artist born in Taplow, Buckinghamshire.. English painter writer sound poet and performance artist
gyu, Hwang Tong
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Hwang Donggyu (born April 9, 1938) is a Korean poet and critic.