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Authors

Read stories and biographies of authors

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Female authors

Portraits of poets, authors, journalists and writers from across Europe.

colour illustration of a woman wearing a dress standing near a dressed bear which stands on its hind legs
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Beauty and the Beast

Meet the female authors and illustrators who brought the fairy tale to life

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Frederick Douglass in Europe

Transatlantic perspectives on American abolitionist and anti-slavery campaigner

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Lorde, Baldwin & Roemer

Three Black authors from the Americas who have lived in Europe

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Emile Zola

For 20 years, Emile Zola was both a novelist and a journalist

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Dora Gabe

One of Bulgaria’s most cherished poets during her lifetime

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Miloš Crnjanski

Literary life of migration and exile of 20th century Serbian author Miloš Crnjanski

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Jelena Dimitrijević

Serbia’s first feminist author: a writer and traveller who led a remarkable life

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Ivan Cankar

Author and migrant Ivan Cankar is regarded as one of the greatest writers in the Slovene language

Literature

Explore further stories about literature, books and reading

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Travelling through the pages

Travelling in our minds with books, like Selma Lagerlöf's The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

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Endpapers

Discover the history behind the beautiful patterns and illustrations inside book covers

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Alphabets

Explore the beauty of typography, alphabets and languages in this gallery

‘In the Album of a Girl’: a Dutch Poet Laureate writes a poem in an album amicorum

How would you like having a poem composed especially for your friendship album? This is what happened to Elizabeth Adriana Staats (1823-1896).

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Calligraphy across cultures

Compare traditions across communities and time combined handwriting and art

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Book Covers

Here's a variety of book cover designs, from children's fiction to classics of world literature.

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Banned Authors

Noteworthy authors were put on the Index librorum prohibitorum because their works caused moral controversies.

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Children Reading

"There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favourite book" – Marcel Proust.

Adriatic relationships: Carlo Goldoni’s La Dalmatina

A striking illustration of the relationship between Venice, Istria and Dalmatia.

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Illuminated Initials

Many medieval manuscripts are full of decorated capital letters that come in all styles and sizes.

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Handwritten notes in books

Whether it’s inscriptions, annotations or doodles, readers have always made their marks in books

Murasaki Shikibu depicted in a purple robe, staring at the moon in Ishimyama Temple
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Masterpieces of World Literature

Discover a gallery co-created with the Europeana Education community

Lernszenarien zum Thema Alphabetisierung

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Freedom is a state of mind

Cooperative learning, PBL, Philosophy - Lower Secondary Education

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Little Red Riding Hood

Language subjects - Secondary school

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Shakespeare with Europeana

English, Language subjects - Secondary school

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Books Unchained

Art, History, Language - Primary school, Secondary school

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Our Cultural Footprint

Adult education, Art, History, Language - Secondary school

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The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

English, Language subjects - Lower secondary

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School Library in the Classroom

History - Lower secondary

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Manuscripts of the Digital Era

Art, English, History - Lower secondary, Primary school

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Welcome in Tichongo – Travel Guide

English, STEAM - Primary school

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The Story of Your Name

English, History - Lower secondary

You can’t judge a book by its cover. Or can you?

Philosophy - Upper secondary

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When Pirates Came to Stay!

English, Language subjects - Primary school

“Brevity Is The Soul Of …Tweet” But What Happened To The Wit?

English, Language subjects - Primary school

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Writing Explorers

English, History, Language subjects - Primary school

Using multimedia in the study of a writer or a relevant book

Language subjects, STEAM - Secondary

Post-Modern Novel To The first Novel Of History

Art - Secondary school

Intertextuality: a Timeless and Borderless Dialogue

Art, English, History, Language subjects - Secondary

Then and Now – Describing Past Habits

English, Language subjects - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

Collections

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Bücher

Die Welt durch das geschriebene Wort entdecken

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Manuskripte

Von der Antike bis in die Frühzeit des Buchdrucks

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