Both poets like to have a dark aura in their poetry making the reader feel critical, sultry and engaged through poems about death and religion. Cowper and Poe, have a different biographical history, lived in different centuries where writing styles were evolved, and have many poems to enhance the impact of centuries on their poetry. Biographical History: William Cowper The first child of Reverend John Cowper and Ann Donne Cowper, Willam Cowper was born on November 26, 1731, in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England. The poet’s mother died when he was six and Cowper was sent to Dr. Pittman’s boarding school, where he was routinely bullied. In 1748, he enrolled in the Middle Temple in order to pursue a law degree.
He viewed his literary and scholarly concerns as autonomous but complementary and as necessary for his spiritual equilibrium and artistic creativity. His works of fiction were written in Romanian, and his major scholarly works were written in French; some 35 of his books have been published in English. Eliade wrote many popular books, his most ambitious and challenging novel is Noaptea de Sânziene (1955; Forêt interdite), which he considered his literary masterpiece and is the focus of this paper. The novel takes place between 1936 and 1948 and includes some of Eliade’s views on the historical tragedy and destiny of the Romanian people. It also reveals Eliade’s key mythical and symbolic trans-historical structures and meanings and the central belief that religious meanings are hidden and camouflaged in contemporary
Amongst some of the greatest teachers of poetry in the 20th century it is not surprising that Theodore Roethke would be one of the names that is normally quoted. Some of the greatest American poets of the late 20th century have been inspired by his common theatrical classroom style and his passion. Suffering from a spells mental illness that were undiagnosed, Roethke also has an obsession for a lust for life. Although Roethke wrote many diverse body of works, it was "The Waking." that won him 1954 Pulitzer Prize for his poetry Some of his other works famous literature includes "Open House" and "The Far Field."
Despite of, his too many jobs as a courtier, knight, diplomat, civil servant, but he gained fame as a poet. Chaucer also helped in standardizing the London Dialect of the Middle English language. The work from which Chaucer gained the fame in the world of literature was ‘The Canterbury Tales’. It is a descriptive poem containing a description of 30 pilgrims: aristocratic, poor, pious, hypocrites, traders and adventurers. Socially, all pilgrims belong to different professions and social classes.
TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1 2.0 EARLY LIFE AND WAR SERVICE 2 3.0 CAREER AND SUCCESS 3 4.0 WORLD OF FICTION 3 5.0 DEMISE OF THE LEGEND 4 6.0 CONCLUSION 5 7.0 WORKS CITED 5 1.0 INTRODUCTION Figure 1 Sir William Gerald Golding Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was an English writer, dramatist, and artist. Best known for his novel Lord of the Flies, he won a Nobel Prize in Literature, and was additionally granted the Booker Prize for writing in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book in what turned into his ocean set of three, To the Earth's Ends. Elizabeth II knighted Golding in 1988. He was a Royal's kindred Society of Literature. In 2008, The Times positioned Golding third on their rundown of "The 50 biggest British authors since 1945”.
Hero and Leander is one of his most famous narrative poems that was published in 1598, however because of Marlowe’s mysterious early death, it was unfinished until George Chapman continued the poem and finally finished. Hero and Leander was one of his best works in the nineteenth century which became his best discovery of love genre and change his life from an unknown and unread poet to an exalted position as a precursor or near equal of Shakespeare (William, 1969). This love included a romantic poem which also one of the characteristics of literary works in the Elizabethan era. As the historians state that the reign of Queen Elizabeth I can be depicted as a golden age in English because she realized the importance of arts to the life and legacy of her nation. As the result English greatest playwrights, authors, and writers were actively produced their literary works ‒ including Christopher Marlowe ‒ in different genre, though the most
Consequences Rudyard Kipling was a very well known British writer. Born on December 30th, 1865 in Bombay, India and died on January 18th, 1936 in London, England. He wrote short stories, novels, and poems throughout his lifetime, some famous and some not. He won Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907. The short story, The Mark of the Beast, written by Rudyard Kipling uses conflict through the characters to prove all choices have consequences.
T.S. Eliot is a worldwide famous poet, an American modernist, and the winner of the 1894 Nobel Prize in Literature. Eliot changed the existing order in English literature. His poetry and literary criticism changed the literary interests of the whole generation. Through his poems, he forces people to know the history of the development of English poetry and to look at the seventeenth-century England with a new vision of Romanticism.
Several books about this genre appeared like Harold Hayes’ collection of Esquire pieces, Smiling Through The Apocalypse: Esquire’s History Of The Sixties (1969); Michael Johnson’s The New Journalism (1971); Tom Wolfe and E.W. Johnson’s canonical anthology The New Journalism (1973); Charles C. Flippen’s Liberating the Media: The New Journalism (1974). Further Ronald Weber’s (Ed.) The Reporter as Artist: A Look at the New Journalism Controversy (1974) remains the best collection of contemporary pieces. Some of the essays in, Literary Journalism in the Twentieth Century (1990) by Norman Sims (Ed.)
William Somerset Maugham the popular English fiction writer of the twentieth century, wrote many novels, plays short stories, and marked his excellence as most eminent writer of Modern age in English history. Various features of his fictions drew attention of the critics and readers, which offered entertainment including the serious issues of human life, for that matter it resulted in being popular fiction of the time. The critics discussed his works with the advantage to explore the qualities of writer as well as to point out the flaws of his work and analyzed diverse features of his writing skills. The critics discovered many themes along with stylistic features of his novels in plays and short stories. Maugham has a range of production in various genres and experimented with writing skills.