Free Essays on Famous English Writers

  1. British Literature

    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 include "Astrea Redux," "Absalom and Achitophel," and "The Hind and the Panther." He...

  2. Collin

    imagination and subjectivity of approach, freedom of thought and expression, and an idealization of nature. The term romantic first appeared in 18th-century English and originally meant “romancelike”—that is, resembling the fanciful character of medieval romances. II ORIGINS AND INSPIRATION   By the late 18th...

  3. Gaines Novel

     Wynter 1 Early writers of America made many contributions to the development of a distinct American identity. Some of these contributors included John Smith, William Bradford, John Winthrop, Anne Bradstreet, Mary Rowlandson, and Cotton Mather. These writers all expressed their unique views...

  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 ambitious...

  5. English

    thoughts said 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...

  6. How May

    in the United States by the Prairie Schooner. 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 basement of what is...

  7. 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 Georgics...

  8. English Language

    English literature From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search William Shakespeare English literature is the literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; for example, Robert Burns was Scottish...

  9. Shakespeare

    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 understanding of human beings, Shakespeare has been relevant in to society and will continue to be for more generations...

  10. Literature

    Pride and Prejudice By jane austen On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice, our quiz tests your knowledge of famous quotations from the novel, understanding of the characters and plot, and awareness of the cultural spinoffs it has inspired. The novel remains passionately...

  11. Authors

    ..was one of the leading figures of early Indian literature in English, he is just amazing... as well he is credited with bringing Indian literature in English to the rest of the world, and is regarded as one of India's greatest English language novelists. Added 1 month ago by guest 2. Khushwant...

  12. Child development

    the leading edge of innovation and creativity in our culture are Montessori graduates. Famous Montessori alumni include founders of Google, Amazon and Wikipedia, princes William and Harry of English royal family, writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez and father of modern management Peter Drucker, among others. ...

  13. Authors

    with the book authors. English literature is filled with the variety of authors that designed the 20th century literature. Few famous names of book authors that shaped the twentieth century literature are: George Orwell who was a great essayist and novelist and his writings are famous for social and political...

  14. 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 southern...

  15. Postcolonial Novels and Theories

    the Aborigines in Australia. Critical response to these texts is often seen as an important way to articulate and negotiate communication between writers who define themselves as postcolonial and critics who are not part of that experience. In her introduction to Post-Colonial and African American Women's...

  16. Researching the Sonnet

    European history many famous poets and writers have used sonnets in their plays, books and as poems because they follow a strict rhythm that feels normal to a human saying it. By that I mean each line is 10 syllables following iambic pentameter which is exactly one breath of a human. Famous people like William...

  17. Why English?

    Why English ? Why not Bahasa Malaysia ? Why not Mandarin ? or Tamil ? or even French ? Well, we’re not miracle workers , you know . We can only answer one question at a time .But I’m sure the answer to the first question will answer the rest of the question that follows . So watch closely . English ,...

  18. English

    and the nature of tragedy have shaped the attitudes of millions of people and influenced their thinking. Shakespeare contributed greatly to the English speaking language. Many phrases and words from Shakespeare's poems and plays have become apart of our everyday speech. Millions of people that use...

  19. william blake

    Blakes work has influenced countless writers, poets and painters, and his legacy is often apparent in modern popular culture. William Blake influenced imagination freedom which made him an influential figure since the 1960’s. Blake is more famous that and canonical writer and his songs have been adapted or...

  20. British Culture

    produced beautifully illustrated. Few people in this period were literate, because the English language was so different that make native English people give up reading. One of the oldest of these early “Old English” literary works is a long poem from Anglo-Saxon times called Beowulf that tells a story...

  21. 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 than...

  22. One of the World's Great Poets

    Amy Boehm Period 5 November 4, 2008 Geoffrey Chaucer Thesis: Geoffrey Chaucer is known as the Father of English Poetry and one of the world’s great poets, his works are still being analyzed and critiqued to this day. Brewer, Derek. Chaucer and His World. 1st ed. Vol. 1. New York, NY: Dodd,...

  23. Early Movements of English Literature

    Movements of English Literature The development of English literature has experienced many distinct movements throughout the centuries. Beginning with the writing of the Old English authors to the Early Modern Period, not only does the way literature is written change dramatically, but the English language...

  24. 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 Georgics...

  25. pokpok

     AlanWatts  Alan Watts or Alan Wilson Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker who popularized and interpreted Eastern Philosophy for the ... Read More Albert Camus  A Nobel Prize laureate, Albert Camus was the French Algerian philosopher, author and journalist, much renowned worldwide...

  26. Albert Achebe

    Albert Achebe is a novelist and a poet. His book Things Fall Apart received much attention throughout the African community and is one of the most famous books in African literature. Achebe incorporates the Igbo society’s traditions in many of his works. Folk stories, and lessons are taught through...

  27. Shakespere

    overview of the life of the famous English playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616). -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "O Romeo. O Romeo, where for thou are Romeo?" That's the famous quote from one of William Shakespeare's famous play, Romeo and Juliet...

  28. 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 Homer’s...

  29. 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 Georgics...

  30. The Secret Language

    Language” by Daisy Zamora, the author explained her personal experience of learning English in her country, and how she discovered the difference between spoken and academic English. The author explains how her passion of English language starts since the early age of her life when she influenced as a child...