John Donne. John was born in the year 1572 and past away in 1631. Poet John is famous for his religious poems & Sermons that he wrote mostly for funerals and such. ”No man is an island ”. Daniel Defoe (1660-1731). British writer during the enlightenment Wrote more than 500 books
1770 – 1850
Ode of a Grecian urn
Ode of a Nightingale
He wrote about a 100 poems
He became more famous after his death.
Sir Walter Scott(1771-1832)
British (Scotish) writer
Creator of the novel genre
Wrote 29 novels
Edgar Allen Poe
January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849
American journalist, poet and a essayist
Wrote about death and sexuality
Born in Long Island – New York
Franklin Evans (1842) Leaves of grass
Most infuential poet, Father of free verse
Oscar ”Ogge” Wilde1854-1900
London's most popular playwrights (1890)
Lady Windermere´s Fan
Born in London 1882, she was a brittish author
and a feminist.
Her most famous works are Mrs Dalloway(1925),
To the lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928).
Mrs Dalloway – Created from two stories
Orlando – A semi-biographical novel based in part on the life of Woolf’s lover Vita Sackville-west.
To the lighthouse – A landmark novel of high modernism.
She married her husband Leonard Woolf 1912, who also was a writer.
(And then there were none)
Characteristic: American Author
Of Mice and Men, Cup of gold, The Grapes of Wrath
Nobel Prize for Literature, Oscar.
A modern british author
Animal farm , Nineteen Eighty-Four
Samuel Beckett13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989
He was a Irish avant-garde writer, dramatist and a poet. He was an absurdist.
Theatre Waiting for Godot (1953) Come and Go (1965)
Novels Murphy (1938)
Samuel Beckett, awarded the Croix de guerre by General Charles de Gaulle in March, 1945.Beckett was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature
Sir William Golding(1911-1993)