Marginalised Writers & Artists Throughout History
Who would Creative Future be supporting if we existed throughout history...? Why were these artists/writers marginalised? Plath, Fitzgerald, Van Gough…
Fyodor Dostoyevsky Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky was a Russian writer and essayist, known for his novels Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov. Dostoyevsky's literary output explores human psychology in the troubled political, social and spiritual context of 19th-century Russian society. Considered by many as a founder or precursor of 20th-century existentialism
“Any love is natural and beautiful that lies within a person’s nature; only hypocrites would hold a man responsible for what he loves, emotional illiterates and those of righteous envy, who, in their agitated concern, mistake so frequently the arrow pointing to heaven for the one that leads to hell.” ― Truman Capote, Other Voices, Other Rooms, 1948. Uncredited photo.
John Milton, poet and writer, was born in London on 9 December 1608. He was educated at St Paul’s School and Christ’s College, Cambridge. His strong Puritan bias led him to support Oliver Cromwell. He published many controversial writings on political, social and religious subjects. After the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 Milton went into hiding for a while. Now totally blind he devoted himself to his greatest works Paradise Lost, Paradise Re-gained and Samson Agonistes.
Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (July 24, 1900 – March 10, 1948), born Zelda Sayre in Montgomery, Alabama, was an American novelist and the wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. She was an icon of the 1920s—dubbed by her husband "the first American Flapper." After the success of his first novel, This Side of Paradise (1920), the Fitzgeralds became celebrities.