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Alfred de Musset (1810-1857) belonged to a distinguished family. After brilliant studies, he became a popular member of fashionable society and began to write poetry and plays.

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Sheldon Zitner taught English literature at the Hampton Institute in Virginia, Grinnell College in Iowa, and the University of Toronto (1969-ca. 1990).

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  • Gillespie, Alyssa Dinega. "Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996)". Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 285: Russian Writers Since 1980. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Marina Balina and Mark Lipovetsky. Gale Group, 2004. pp. 17-39.
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  • French, Percy. Prose, Poems and Parodies of Percy French. Ed. Mrs. de Burgh Daly. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1929. PR6011 .R45P7 1930 St. Michael's College
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James Joseph was born on Sept. 3, 1814, to Abraham Joseph Sylvester and was a Jew. Educated at the Royal Institution School, Liverpool, he proceeded to St. John's College, Cambridge, where he earned the coveted Second Wrangler in mathematics in 1837. Unable to swear to the Thirty-nine Articles of the Anglican Church, however, Sylvester was barred from obtaining a degree.

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