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Frans Gunnar Bengtsson was a Swedish novelist, essayist, poet and biographer. He is best known for his Viking saga novel Röde Orm (Red Orm in English as The Long Ships). His essays are mainly about historical subjects, too.
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Frans (1497-1511) was the youngest son of KIng Hans of Denmark and his wife Christina.
Frans Masereel was a Flemish painter and graphic artist who worked mainly in France. He is known especially for his woodcuts. His greatest work is generally said to be the wordless novel Passionate Journey. He completed over 20 other wordless novels in his career.
Masereel's woodcuts influenced Lynd Ward and later graphic artists such as Clifford Harper and Eric Drooker.
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