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