He was capable of writing angelic or weird poetry, with a supreme sense of rhythm and word appeal. Many believe these stories written by Poe come from the women in his life who have passed. Edgar Allan Poe faced many deaths of women he loved. Britannica states that at a young age his birth mother, Elizabeth, died in Richmond Virginia. Following the death of his mother, Poe was taken into the home of John Allan and his wife Frances, who later died of tuberculosis.
He wrote, “My Butterfly: An Elegy” which was his first poem published. It was published in 1984 in a New York Journal called the Independent. A great inspiration for his poetry was his wife. He married Elinor White on December 19, 1895. “Elinor and Robert Frost had six children: son Elliot (1896-1904, died of cholera),
He wrote his first poem at the age of 15.Poe joined the U.S army shortly after he published his first book (Tamerlane and other poems) in 1827 Poe got himself kicked out of west point and he emerged as a writer in 1831.In December 1835, he joined a magazine and he published some of his books there. Poe’s first novel was published in 1837 it was called The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. In 1845, he published his most successful book, The Raven. Poe Died in 1849 of a reason still unknown. Naguib Mahfouz, one of the greatest Arab writers who ever lived on this planet.
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”.
The author of the story ‘the last leaf’ is William Sydney Porter whose penname is O’ Henry. He lived from September, 1862 and died in June, 1910. He is often regarded as the Master of Surprise endings. The Gift of Magi, the Romance of a Busy Broker, the voice of the city etc. are some of his famous short stories which on reading would regard us with a lesson or memory that lasts for a life time.
A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian satire novel written by Anthony Burgess and published in 1962. In 2005, the novel was included on Time magazine in the 100 best English language novel list and named by Modern Library and the readers. The original manuscript of the book has been located at McMaster University’s William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collection in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada since the institution purchased the documents in 1971. Anthony Burgess was an English composer and writer. He was born on February 25, 1917 in Lancashire, London, England.
His “The Indian Railway Library” was reprinted in the collections “Soldiers Three” and “Wee Willie Winkie” in 1890; “The Light That Failed”, Rudyard's first novel, was also printed in 1890, it's about an artist who went blind. “The Light That Failed” got mixed reviews, but, regardless, Rudyard Kipling was a name everyone from England and the US had heard of. 'Without Benefit of Clergy' was included in “Life's Handicap” (1891), another of Rudyard's story books, it told of a doomed love affair between an Englishman and an Indian woman. Rudyard's popularity increased when he wrote his “Barrack-Room Ballads” (early 1890's) which were published individually; several of the Ballads are written in Cockney (dialect) and include 'Danny Deever', Fuzzy Wuzzy', 'Gunga Din', and 'Mandalay', to name a
“Bright Star” by John Keats John Keats, who was born on October on October 31, 1795, in London, was one of the most famous English Romantic poets and until now. Keats’ poem, the “Bright star”, was wrote in 1819 and was revised in 1820 while on his final trip to Italy. His friends and his doctor warned him to get treatment for tuberculosis. John Keats knew that he was dying. He addressed “Bright Star” to his fiancé, Fanny Brawne, and it was published.
Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the most respected English romantic poets in the nineteenth century, he born in Broad Bridge Heath England on 4th, August 1792. He was one of the epic artists of the nineteenth century, and is best known for his exemplary treasury verse works, for example, Ode to the west wind. Shelley was known for his long form poetry. He was one of romantics poets in the age of movement of romanticism, and the most important feature of the romanticism school was the nature and its relation with humans. For example, "Ode to the West Wind" It 's fundamentally a sort of lyric sonnet that addresses a subject, The speaker conjures the "Ode to the west wind" of autumn, which dissipates the dead leaves and spreads seeds with the goal that they might be supported by the spring.
As one of the most famous poets in the history of English Literature, John Keats is thought to be the epitome of the Romantic poet. He was a second generation Romantic poet along with others such as Lord Byron and Percy Shelley. Most of their works were written in the 1800s and followed the original romantic breakthrough of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Keats’ odes are best distinguished by the combination of opposites such as elation and anguish or bliss and desolation. ‘To Autumn’ and ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’ were both written by John Keats in 1819.