Tag: Writing

Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fun facts from the life of the great nineteenth-century American writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne 1. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s great-great-grandfather, John Hathorne, was one of the judges at the Salem witch trials. Nathaniel added the ‘w’ to his family name in an attempt to distance himself from this controversial ancestry. The young Hathorne – […]

Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Bambi

Fun facts about Bambi, the children’s book on which the classic Disney film was based 1. The classic Disney film Bambi was based on a largely forgotten book. Bambi: A Life in the Woods was written by Felix Salten (born Siegmund Salzmann), an Austrian author, and published in 1926. A perhaps surprisingly […]