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Open Gaelic

80,000 SPEAKERS Scotland Scottish Gaelic, one of the q - CELTICLANGUAGES (see map there) and historically an offshoot of Irish, spread into western

Galsworthy, John (1867 - 1933)

( gôlz'wûrðē, gălz'– ), 1867–1933, English novelist and dramatist. Winner of the 1932 Nobel Prize in Literature, he is best remembered for his series

Gao, Xingjian

Chinese-born French novelist, dramatist, and artist. Gao Xingjian's writings reflect his views as a political activist and supporter of human rights.

Open García Lorca, Federico (1898 - 1936)
García Lorca, Federico (1898 - 1936)

( fāðārē'kō gärthē'ä lôr'kä ), 1898–1936, Spanish poet and dramatist, b. Fuente Vaqueros. The poetry, passion, and violence of his work and his own

Open GarcÍa Márquez, Gabriel (1928 - 2014)
GarcÍa Márquez, Gabriel (1928 - 2014)

Considered Latin America's most influential writer, this Colombian author won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. His intellectual formation was

Garrick, David (1717 - 1779)

1717–79, English actor, manager, and dramatist. He was indisputably the greatest English actor of the 18th cent., and his friendships with Diderot,

Open Garrison, William Lloyd (1805 - 1879)
Garrison, William Lloyd (1805 - 1879)

1805–79, American abolitionist, b. Newburyport, Mass. He supplemented his limited schooling with newspaper work and in 1829 went to Baltimore to aid

Gascoigne, George (1525 - 1577)

English poet and dramatist. He is the author of Supposes (1573), a translation of I suppositi by Ludovico Ariosto, and the earliest extant comedy in

Gaskell, Elizabeth (1810 - 1865)

English novelist. Her most popular book, Cranford (1853), is the study of a small, close-knit circle in a small town, modelled on Knutsford, Cheshire,

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Genesis (Book of the Old Testament)

Genesis is the first book of the Hebrew Bible and Christian Old Testament. The basic premise of this book is to recount the stories of the Hebrew