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Famous British Writers. By: Merideth Miller **On the following slide, please click on the author you wish to read about**. The Writers:. Jane Austen. Born: 1775 in England Lived: most of her life in her father’s Hampshire vicarage and then moved to Bath

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    1. Famous British Writers By: Merideth Miller **On the following slide, please click on the author you wish to read about**

    2. The Writers:

    3. Jane Austen • Born: 1775 in England • Lived: most of her life in her father’s Hampshire vicarage and then moved to Bath • Wrote: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, and a short novella that was never finished.

    4. William Shakespeare • Born: 1564 in Stratford-Upon-Avon • Lived: in England, worked mostly in London • Wrote: • Plays -the most famous are: Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream • 154 Sonnets

    5. Charles Dickens • Born: 1812 • Lived: in England • Wrote: David Copperfield, A Christmas Carol, Bleak House, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, Hard Times, The Pickwick Papers, Nicholas Nickleby

    6. William Wordsworth • Born: 1770 • Lived: in England • Wrote: mainly poetry, including: “Intimations of Immortality”, “An Evening Walk”, “Upon Westminster Bridge”, and a collection of poems in Lyrical Ballads; also an essayist and critic

    7. Works Cited: • http://violetcrush.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/shakespeare9.jpg • http://topnews.in/law/files/William-Shakespeare.jpg • http://hornbillunleashed.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/charles-dickens.jpg • http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/tm/2008/09/dickens2609_428x269_to_468x312.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/81/William_Wordsworth_at_28_by_William_Shuter2.jpg • http://inofftheghost.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/william_wordsworth.jpg • http://orionwell.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/jane-austen-portrait.jpg • http://orionwell.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/jane-austen-portrait.jpg