Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 12

1759: William Collins dies. (Explore: William Collins, Ode to Evening)

1878: William Cullen Bryant dies. (Explore: William Cullen Bryant, Thanatopsis, What is the "emotion or passion" in "Thanatopsis" by William Cullen Bryant?)

1921: James A. Houston is born. (Explore: Who was James Archibald Houston, and how did he help promote Inuit art? )

1929: Anne Frank is born. (Explore: There are so many texts in Holocaust literature about survival in captivity,...)

1929: Brigid Brophy is born. (Explore: Brigid Brophy)