||We know of 4 events of note in literature and the arts that occurred on November 28:
- French sociologist Claude Lévi-Strauss was born on this day in 1908.
- Italian novelist Alberto Moravia was born on this day in 1907.
- Sir Leslie Stephen, the Victorian scholar who founded the Dictionary of National Biography, was born on this day in 1832. He was the father of Virginia Woolf.
- The dissenter preacher John Bunyan was born on this day in 1628. He wrote The Pilgrim's Progress, and is buried in Bunhill Fields, where Blake is buried (see below).