Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 13

1865: William Butler Yeats is born. (Explore: William Butler Yeats, "A Dialogue of Self and Soul", "William Butler Yeats is essentially a poet of symbols, using an elaborate...)

1888: Fernando Pessoa is born. (Explore: Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet, Message)

1893: Dorothy L. Sayers is born. (Explore: Busman's Honeymoon, Gaudy Night, Dorothy L. Sayers)

1901: Leopoldo (Enrique Garcia) Alas (y Urena) dies. (Explore: La Regenta, Leopoldo Alas)

1972: Edmund Wilson dies. (Explore: Memoirs of Hecate County, Edmund Wilson, Axel's Castle)