“Cathedral” had many elements to it that were distinctive much like Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “The handsomest Droned Man in the World.” Marquez is a Colombian author. He has published some great novels and short stories, his career and writing style was so amazing that a documentary about his life was made. “The handsomest Drowned
Also, the Swedish Academy, which chose Dylan for the award, said that he won because he had “created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”, agreeing with others that Dylan’s music was worthy of having the title of poetry and literature. After analyzing Blowin’ in the Wind by Bob Dylan, it is evident that the lyrics can be interpreted and read as poetry. However, that isn’t the only thing that makes Bob Dylan fitting enough for the Nobel Peace Prize. In his poetry he acknowledges the problems of the world and in society. He doesn’t just write for fame, but for awareness.
Robert Lowell is a brilliant writer and poet. He is one of the genius’ of his time. Paul N. Calvert said, “The period in which Robert Lowell wrote has been called “The Age of Lowell,” a testament to his genius as a poet.” Lowell was born on March 1, 1917 and died on September 12, 1977. Throughout his life time, Lowell wrote many poems and even a few books. But Lowell is mostly famous for his works of poetry and the movement in which he utilizes.
In both his novels as well as poetry, he was influenced by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth. As a novelist, he has fourteen novels in his account which has added on to his glory as a novelist and this success and popularity of his novels in his career has helped in his glorification as a poet. In his novels, he has written about the countryside and has tried to show the lives of those people living there in a quite serious and
In the mature period Chaucer is not only to create his own unique style works, but also to use this unique style to open the Elizabethan period of literary peak. The greatest influence of Chaucer's works was the famous drama writer, Shakespeare. Shakespeare's work was the product of his deep study of Chaucer's work. Although in the same period of literary writers, Chaucer's work is a collection of many cultures of the works, but he also created a unique style of their own. Therefore, his works are very British characteristics, praised as the father of British poetry is
The poet was an imaginative thinker, while as Gandhi was a reflective thinker. Both were the worshippers of Satyam, Shivam and Sundram. The poet was known for his universality and his love for humanity. This came to know through his songs which he played during swadeshi movement in Bengal and Gandhi got inspired with these songs (Desai,
Salman Rushdie is one of the leading novelists of the twentieth century. He is known as one of the finest masters of English prose and both his fiction and non-fiction is noted for the intensity of the language. His writing style has been described as magic realism with a blend of fantasy, knife-sharp satire and many digressions in the plot. A major factor that dominates his work is the essence of India though he settled abroad for more than four decades, his knowledge and love for India has never been on a wane. In his novel, Midnight’s children, which he wrote in 1981 has been his booker prize winning novel.
Along with being a very popular poet and influential leader in the Revolution, Neruda was a normal man who saw beauty in everything around him. Without a doubt, Pablo Neruda was a magnificent poet. He wrote about everything from animals, to love, to everyday objects. One of his first works entitled 20 Love Poems and a Desperate Song has sold over one million copies since it was published in 1924. Neruda was known for his transparent writing and his ability to convey to his audience exactly how he was feeling at the moment.
Rabindranath Tagore is a renowned and prominent figure in Indian Writing in English literature. The Gitanjali, one of his greatest poetic creations, marked a great transition in his life when Tagore’s national longing became merged in the universal. It was this spirit of universality in Tagore that earned him the prestigious and internationally acclaimed prize, the Noble Prize in 1913. He is the first and the last Indian so far who has achieved this feet in the field of literature. In Tagore’s poetry, we find a unique trait and the ecological wisdom.
National Artist Maestro Lucio San Pedro, the exalted symphonist of grand compositions, lives forever in his euphonious lullabies and zesty marches. The poignant melody of “Sa Ugoy ng Duyan” (In the Cradle’s Rocking) has not merely immortalized his name but has perpetuated his renown as one of the greatest composers. Now comes Dr. Epitacio Tongohan, a medical doctor by profession and a poet by avocation, who is popularly known as Doc Penpen. Born and bred in Tanay, Rizal, Doc