Black and white photograph of German-language writer Franz Kafka.

Franz Kafka

(1883 - 1924)

Portrait of Japanese political figure and scholar Sugawara no Michizane.

Sugawara no Michizane

(845 - 903)

Black and white photograph of English man of letters Cyril Connolly.

Cyril Connolly

(1903 - 1974)

Color photograph of writer and activist Ishmael Beah.

Ishmael Beah

Black and white image of Greek biographer and writer Plutarch.

Plutarch

(46 - c. 120)

Sculpture bust of Roman teacher and writer Quintilian.

Quintilian

(35 - c. 96)

Black and white photograph of American playwright Lillian Hellman.

Lillian Hellman

(1905 - 1984)

Black and white photograph of French novelist, playwright, and philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre.

Jean-Paul Sartre

(1905 - 1980)

Yu Zhih

(1809 - 1874)

Painting of humanist and scholar Desiderius Erasmus.

Desiderius Erasmus

(1466 - 1536)

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