William F. Buckley Jr.
American public intellectual, conservative author, & political commentator born in 1925.
Scottish cultural critic, essayist, historian, lecturer, mathematician, philosopher, & translator born in 1795.
Italian film critic, producer, & son of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
English writer, critic, editor, & lexicographer born in 1709. Considered greatest critic of English literature.
French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, & art and literary critic born in 1811.
H. L. Mencken
American journalist, essayist, satirist, cultural critic, and scholar born in 1880.
French critic & man of letters born in 1860. Known as uncompromising literary critic of the Revue des Deux Mondes.
French writer, critic, & professor born in 1849.
AmericanÂ film critic, born in 1919, who wrote forÂ The New YorkerÂ magazine from 1968 to 1991.
Belgian writer, literary critic, & professor born in 1872. Founder of the literary journal Van Nu en Straks.