Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist who authored the monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu, published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. As a spokesman for aestheticism, he tried his hand at various literary activities.
Virginia Woolf was an English writer, considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and also a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud was a French poet and arms dealer known for his influence on modern literature and arts, which prefigured surrealism.