The biographies highlight childhood, works and achievements and later life of these great poets what do william wordsworth, charles wright and w b yeats have in common the answer is that they were all world famous poets whose poems are still studied as a part of literature. The american literature library has thousands of free short stories and classic books free for you to enjoy the site features a vast short story library and great authors from around the world as well as books, stories, poems, quotations and searchable quotes. Biographies of famous writers, authors, poets and playwrights from homer to shakespeare and modern authors, such as orwell, jane austen, jkrowling british author of historical novels and plays most famous for his short stories about the detective – sherlock holmes, such as the hound of george rr martin (1948 – ) american.
Maya angelou maya angelou was a poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed memoir 'i know why the caged bird sings' and her numerous poetry and essay collections. Paul laurence dunbar was born on june 27, 1872 to freed slaves from kentucky he became one of the first influential black poets in american literature, and was internationally acclaimed for his dialectic verse in collections such as majors and minors (1895) and lyrics of lowly life (1896) but the dialectic poems constitute only a small portion of dunbar’s canon, which is replete with. William wordsworth biography read biographical information including facts, poetic works, awards, and the life story and history of william wordsworth this short biogrpahy feature on william wordsworth will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time.
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November is native american heritage month, a celebration meant to give recognition to the significant contribution the native peoples have made to the history, culture, and growth of the united states one way to get into the spirit of things is by reading works by some of the greatest native american authors from. American realism began as a reaction to and a rejection of romanticism, with its emphasis on emotion, imagination, and the individual the movement began as early as the 1830's but reached prominence and held sway from the end of the civil war to around the end of the nineteenth century. Emily dickinson, in full emily elizabeth dickinson, (born december 10, 1830, amherst, massachusetts, us—died may 15, 1886, amherst), american lyric poet who lived in seclusion and commanded a singular brilliance of style and integrity of vision with walt whitman, dickinson is widely considered to be one of the two leading 19th-century american poets. Alice walker (born february 9, 1944) is an american novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist she wrote the novel the color purple (1982), for which she won the national book award for hardcover fiction, and the pulitzer prize for fiction she also wrote the novels meridian (1976) and the third life of grange copeland (1970), among other works.
List of english writers lists writers in english, born or raised in england (or who lived in england for a lengthy period), who already have wikipedia pages references for the information here appear on the linked wikipedia pages. Robley’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in poetry, prairie schooner, poetry northwest, beloit poetry journal, rhino, magma poetry, and more he is the 2013 winner of boulevard's poetry prize for emerging writers and the 2014 recipient of a maine literary award in the category of short works poetry. Boa editions: founded in 1976 by the late poet, editor, and translator a poulin, jr, boa has published more than 300 books of american poetry, poetry-in-translation, and short fiction.
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