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Farjeon, Eleanor

Eleanor Farjeon was born on February 13th, 1881, in London. She wrote lyrics and her brother Harry wrote the music for songs they performed in London. She published her first magazine story, “The Cardboard Angel,” in Hutchinson’s at the age of nineteen. She was a regular contributor to Punch from 1914-17, wrote verse as “Tomfool” for the […]


Dickens, Charles

Dickens is considered one of the most popular and great literary geniuses of all time. Author, Ralph Waldo Emerson, after attending one of Dickens’s public readings remarked, “he has too much talent for his genius; it is a fearful locomotive to which he is bound and can never be free from it nor set to rest. […]