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Rated 1 point - posted 8 years ago by BradHemphill in category Books.
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Fyodor Dostoyevsky Report Abuse
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Homer Report Abuse
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Dante Report Abuse
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Victor Hugo Report Abuse
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Benjamin Franklin Report Abuse
The true renaissance man. His essays, patents, and letters helped shape the United States of America and its independence.
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William Shakespeare Report Abuse
Shakespeare has simply done more for language and literature than any writer in history.
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Anton Chekhov Report Abuse
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Leo Tolstoy Report Abuse
The greatest novelist of all. "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina" will be read hundreds of years from now.
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Plato Report Abuse
Western civilization owes a great debt to Greek culture and literature. Plato's Republic foremost.
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James Joyce Report Abuse
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Franz Kafka Report Abuse
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Aristotle Report Abuse
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Sigmund Freud Report Abuse
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Aesop Report Abuse
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Honoré de Balzac Report Abuse
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Charles Darwin Report Abuse
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Albert Einstein Report Abuse
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Paul Report Abuse
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Moses Report Abuse
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Sir Issac Newton Report Abuse
A genius beyond compare. Gave us science and mathematical philosophies that have put us where we are as people.
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Ovid Report Abuse
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Rumi Report Abuse
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Rabindranath Tagore. Report Abuse
Rabindranath Tagore is perhaps the world's greatest playwright and is perhaps the worlds greatest polymath. Tagore is an outstanding and great composer of songs, philosopher, novelist,painter, poet, essayist,short story writer, innovative educator and letter writer.
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