In his novel, Midnight’s children, which he wrote in 1981 has been his booker prize winning novel. The appearance of Midnight 's Children ' in 1981 now stands out as a significant milestone. Midnight’s children are often considered to be one of the greatest novels of the last hundred years. Naturally, he became the prominent figure of Indian writing in English and his brilliant prose has fans throughout the world. The religious and political conflicts faced by him and his family deeply affected Rushdie.
A Deeper Look Edgar Allan Poe is famous for his numerous literature pieces. Edgar Allen Poe was an American writer born in Boston, MA on January 19, 1809. His writing styles of Horror and Romanticisms gave way to many detective storylines. Poe suffered from depression in his life, and can be seen through his work. One very world wide known poem is “The Raven”, it has been an incredibly popular choice among readers for many years and will still be studied and enjoyed for future years to come.
“The Stand” is one of his highest ranked books and he has won many prizes for his work. Today he has a wife and three children. Stephen was not happy with the beginning of his first book and decided to thrash it. If his wife Tabitha King had not supported him to finish the book “Carrie”, he would never live the life he is living now. She was the main reason he continued writing his first bestselling book.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s most famous book, The Great Gatsby, grasped the people’s attention and drew them in to love this book. Throughout the book, Fitzgerald goes in depth about the differences between the rich and poor, and with confidence expresses his attitude toward wealth and class. Also, he brings in Romantic fantasy, which involves several affairs and possibly a summer fling between two of his characters. Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 24, 1896. He was the third child in the family and also the only son of Edward Fitzgerald and his mother Mary.
The national best- selling novel Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind has been dissected and evaluated in numerous ways around the globe, expanding the number of perspectives that are usually formed by readers to an even broader capacity, due to the book’s international sensationalism. Throughout the novel, the main character, Grenouille, is described in a serious of events, beginning from birth, that allowed him to develop a life-long affinity towards the most intricate of the senses, scent. Grenouille’s arduous and painful life is explicitly described in such a way that the student-reader most likely considers him an antihero, a character who lacks the conventional heroic attributes, but despite the unimpressive characteristics
Settled in England, Rushdie’s literary career started with his first novel, Grimus (1975), which was a meagre seller. With the publication of his second novel, Midnight’s Children, Rushdie’s eminence extend world-wide and the consequent novels Shame and The Satanic Verses (1988) made him one of the finest contemporary novelists in the world. The allegorical novel The
George Granville Barker was born in 1913 and he came from lower class in the period when class distinction and status were important for people. Barker was mostly self-educated , he left school in early age and worked in diverse types of jobs before finding literature, writing and job as a poet along with literary patronage. He was born to an English father and Irish mother. Devotion to his mother and Irish roots was also expressed in his poems. At the age of twenty-two he was considered a literary phenomenon.
He was orphanet and his uncle raised him. His work In such works as Lord Jim, Youth, and Nostromo. The novel Heart of Darkness was the most popular novel in his work. After he published his first novel, Almayer 's Folly, Conrad gave up the sea. He produced thirteen novels, two volumes of memoirs, and twenty-eight short stories.
He too wrote his first poem at the age of 8 and became published by the age of 16. He hated formal education and was tutored and physically trained by his brother. He believed that proper teaching doesn’t explain things but rather promotes curiosity among the learner. In 1901, Tagore founded Santiniketan, an experimental school. Tagore was a Noble laureate and won the Noble Prize in Literature for his work, Gitanjali: Song of Offerings in 1913.
“Gandhi was like a powerful current of fresh air......Like a beam of light that pierced the darkness and removed the scales from our eyes; like a whirlwind that upset many things, but most of all the working of people’s minds” Mahatma Gandhi during freedom struggle time wielded a great influence on the Indian masses. And his struggle for freedom introduced some new trends in Anglo¬Indian fiction, and some great writers of all the Indian language produced some masterpiece in novel, poetry, drama and other forms of creative writing. Raja Rao was most celebrated novelist of India in 1930s and 1940s. He had depicted his novels through the usage of Gandhian theme. Kanthapura is best example of how Gandhian ideologies nfluenced in Indian writing in English.