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60 Free Essays on Famous English Writers

  1. British Literature

    Restoration, British monarch Charles II was restored to the throne (hence the name of the era), marking the decline of the Puritan influence on British literature. Writers of the Neoclassical Period John Dryden Dryden (1631-1700) was an English poet and dramatist. Some of his famous poems...

  2. Gaines Novel

    famous for his literary works. His literary works held the same amount of importance as his founding of Jamestown. Some of his famous works included a Map of Virginia, The Proceedings of the English Colony in Virginia, and the General History of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles...

  3. English

    by famous writers, our favorite singers, famous actors, scientists English literature is the literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England. The first works in English, written in Old English, appeared in the early...

  4. Lives of Some English Writers in the Renaissance Age

    Christopher Marlowe:- Marlowe is one of the famous Renaissance writers. He is the first dramatist. Marlow began his career as a playwright. He wrote five plays, masterpieces, included the famous tragedy of the Rich Jew of Malta, Edward the Second, Dido: Queen of Carthage, Dr. Faustus and his most...

  5. English

    many writers found useful. With imagery writers were able to create excitement. Shakespeare's Macbeth was one of the famous and brilliant examples of imagery. There are many paintings from Macbeth that have been done by some of the best artist. Many artists became famous just by painting pictures from...

  6. Shakespeare

    Analytical Essay - Shakespeare’s Relevance in Society William Shakespeare. Now that is a name recognized by many in our society today. We may not realize it, but his work has contributed to shaping our world as we know it. From his famous plays, his contribution to the English language, or his...

  7. English and American Literature

    Dublin, wrote an experimental prose Dubliners. The most famous representant of this era is G. B. Shaw. He attacked the whole society. In his plays he critizes the false morals of the society. In second half of 20th century rolled in group of writers, which hated social systém. They called Angry...

  8. Aldous Huxley

    Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley was an English writer. He was born on July 26, 1894 and died on November 22, 1963. He is most known for writing his famous novels, including “Brave New World” he wrote it in 1931 and it was published in 1932. Huxley was born in Godalming in the Surrey County in...

  9. Shakespeare: One of the Greatest Writers in the \

    English and other languages. In Shakespeare's time as an English writer, he alone had the largest vocabulary of any other writer in his field because his acceptance of and attraction to new words was so abundant at that time. It was noted that Shakespeare had used a total of 20,138 different words in...

  10. British Culture

    Commonwealth of Native. It can divide into two stylistic periods: Modernism and Postmodernism. One of the most famous of English Modernist writers is Joseph Conrad whose famous novel is The Heart of Darkness(1902).Virginia Woolf was part of the intellectual “Bloomsbury group”, her work was concerned...

  11. English Language

    centuries been settled by the British, other than America which had been producing significant writers from at least the Victorian period. There had of course been a few important works in English prior to 1950 from the then British Empire. Olive Schreiner's famous novel The Story of an African Farm...

  12. The Secret Language

    grandmother’s English as a magical and musical words. The writer explained how learning English became an enjoyment of her life, as she started to learn the language by actions of the words, that happened when she was watching cartoons. The simple language used in these children cartoons...

  13. Albert Achebe

    , “Mother is Supreme” shows us how the Igbo’s feel towards their mothers. Achebe’s writings are in full conventional English and Achebe is considered to be one of the most highly esteemed African writers in English. Achebe attended the first university opened in Nigeria known as the University College...

  14. Twentieth Century Music

    Miraculous Mandarin’, based on a book by the Hungarian writer Melchior Lengyel. This was turned into a ballet. Minimalist composer Steve Reich is a famous minimalist composer, who is regarded as a pioneer of minimalist music. He was born in 1936, in New York City, USA, to parents of a Jewish...

  15. William Shakespeare 16

    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare is the greatest writer in English language, and is regarded that way. He unquestionably wrote his plays but maybe with collaboration with others. The reason I chose this topic was because I always hear things about William Shakespeare, and I already read one...

  16. How May

    writing then those famous short stories and essays which I admired." He married Lydia Villanueva, another talented writer in English, and they lived in Ermita, Manila. Here, F. Sionil José, another seminal Filipino writer in English, recalls often seeing him in the National Library, which was then in the...

  17. Robert Luis Paper

    Carlos Dick English Composition 101 Dr. Frei 12/14/09 Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson is a famous novelist, who I best known for the classics Treasure Island and the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, during the nineteenth century, other...

  18. civil war

    slave owners wives decided to teach English to a young man named Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass learns to read and write better after time. He escapes to the north and tells stories of his slavery days. Frederick becomes a famous writer in the north. He helps slave become soldiers to fight in...

  19. Virgil

    Virgil Publius Vergilius Maro, usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman writer of the Roman Emperor period who lived from October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC. He is known for three subject area deeds of Latin literature which are the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the...

  20. Collin

    melodrama Hernani (1830; translated 1830), by the great French romantic writer Victor Hugo, are a departure from the conventional 18th-century rules of French versification; and in the preface to his drama Cromwell (1827; translated 1896), a famous critical document in its own right, Hugo not only...

  21. Fahrenheit 451

    , William : cf. comment on p. 73. p. 85: John Milton (1608-1674): next to William Shakespeare he is the most famous English writer; Sophocles (ca. 496-406 B.C.): well-known Greek writer of tragedies. p. 86: Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.): well-known Greek tragedian; O'Neill, Eugene (1888-1953): famous...

  22. Researching the Sonnet

    Researching the Sonnet A sonnet is a type of poem that originated in the 13th century and comes from the Italian word “Sonnetto” which means little song. Throughout European history many famous poets and writers have used sonnets in their plays, books and as poems because they follow a strict...

  23. Postcolonial Novels and Theories

    author, continue to be asked. The writers creating this literature in English did not fall easily into the familiar categories of Victorian, modern, or postmodern. If E. M. Forster’s writing about India was considered Anglo-Indian, then should Indians writing in English be classified as Indo-Anglican...

  24. Authors

      Dhanpat Rai Srivastava is the writer,novelist popularly know as Premchand.He is recogonaised for his writings both in Hindi and Urdu.His famous novels include Karmabhoomi ,Nirmala etc 42 points - added 1 year ago by kris - 1 comment [hide] [add comment] Comments: he's superb, the best in hindi...

  25. Shakespere

    William Shakespeare's famous play, Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare has written 36 plays, 154 sonnets, and 2 narrative poems. William Shakespeare is not only the most famous English writer, but he's also one of the most popular writers. Not much is known about Shakespeare's life, but all records that are...

  26. Term Paper

    The Criticism of English Literature Criticism is the judgment of interpretation to someone or somebody. There are many types of criticism in the world, and they can be used in many types of ways. In the Anglo-Saxon period, the most famous poet of that time was Beowulf. Beowulf was to England as...

  27. Early Movements of English Literature

    writers during the Renaissance adapted previously famous works by other authors to fit into a more Christian viewpoint (“General Characteristics”, 2). The most famous writer during the Renaissance was Shakespeare, a writer whose influence is still as present today as it was then. The Early...

  28. Virigl

    Virgil Publius Vergilius Maro, usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman writer of the Roman Emperor period who lived from October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC. He is known for three subject area deeds of Latin literature which are the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the...

  29. william blake

    more famous that and canonical writer and his songs have been adapted or portions have been added to songs. William Blake’s painting The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun plays a part in Thomas Harris’s novel Red Dragon. “The Tyger” is considered as evil or the devil and “The Lamb...

  30. Virgil

    Virgil Publius Vergilius Maro, usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman writer of the Roman Emperor period who lived from October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC. He is known for three subject area deeds of Latin literature which are the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the...