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Sculpture bust of legendary Greek fabulist Aesop.

Aesop

(c. 620 BC - c. 564 BC)

Ulfat al-Idilbi

(1912 - 2007)

Image of French writer Honoré de Balzac with hand on chest.

Honoré de Balzac

(1799 - 1850)

Eric Banks

Italian poet and scholar Giovanni Boccaccio.

Giovanni Boccaccio

(1313 - 1375)

German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht.

Bertolt Brecht

(1898 - 1956)

Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt.

Jacob Burckhardt

(1818 - 1897)

French theologian John Calvin.

John Calvin

(1509 - 1564)

Girolamo Cardano

(1501 - 1576)

Color portrait of the Italian writer and libertine Giacomo Casanova.

Giacomo Casanova

(1725 - 1798)

Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes.

Miguel de Cervantes

(1547 - 1616)

English writer Geoffrey Chaucer.

Geoffrey Chaucer

(c. 1342 - 1400)

Wang Chong

(c. 27 - 100)

French poet and author Christine de Pisan.

Christine de Pisan

(1364 - c. 1430)

Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, and writer Marcus Tullius Cicero.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

(106 BC - 43 BC)

E.M. Cioran

(1911 - 1995)

Louisa Amelia Knappe Smith Clappe

(1819 - 1906)

Robert Coover

Black and white photograph of Argentine writer Julio Cortázar.

Julio Cortázar

(1914 - 1984)

Portrait of Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz in a nun's habit.

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

(c. 1651 - 1695)

Richard Dawkins

Black and white photograph of Emily Dickinson sitting next to a desk.

Emily Dickinson

(1830 - 1886)

Portrait of Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

(1821 - 1881)

Geoff Dyer