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Writers

A list of all the Writers

  • Herman Melville (1819-1891) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet of the American Renaissance period. Among his best-known works are Typee (1846), a romantic account of his experiences of Polynesian life, and his magnum opus: Moby-Dick (1851). (Wikipedia)

  • Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus. (Wikipedia)

  • John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE FRSL (1892-1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and academic, who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. (Wikipedia)

  • John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE FRSL (1892-1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and academic, who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. (Wikipedia)

  • John Griffith London (John Griffith Chaney)(1876-1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity. He was also an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction. (Wikipedia)

  • Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social standing and economic security. Her works critique the novels of sensibility of the second half of the 18th century and are part of the transition to 19th-century literary realism. Her use of biting irony, along with her realism, humour, and social commentary, have long earned her acclaim among critics, scholars, and popular audiences alike. (Wikipedia)

  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) was a German writer and statesman. (Wikipedia)

  • Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral. Swift is remembered for works such as A Tale of a Tub (1704), An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity (1712), Gulliver's Travels (1726), and A Modest Proposal (1729). (Wikipedia)

  • Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828–1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.

  • Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828–1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.

  • Murdo MacDonald-Bayne (1887-1955) was a Scottish- born healer, lecturer, and author. (The Full Wiki)

  • Mabel Collins (1851 – 1927) was a theosophist and author of over 46 books.

  • Mabel Collins (1851 – 1927) was a theosophist and author of over 46 books.

  • Mabel Collins (1851 – 1927) was a theosophist and author of over 46 books.

  • Mabel Collins (1851 – 1927) was a theosophist and author of over 46 books.

  • Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910),known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884),the latter often called "The Great American Novel". (Wikipedia)

  • Edith Penelope Mary Lutyens (1908-1999) was a British author who is principally known for her authoritative biographical works on the philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti.

  • Edith Penelope Mary Lutyens (1908-1999) was a British author who is principally known for her authoritative biographical works on the philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti.

  • Edith Penelope Mary Lutyens (1908-1999) was a British author who is principally known for her authoritative biographical works on the philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti.

  • Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Lord of Montaigne (1533-1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. His work is noted for its merging of casual anecdotes and autobiography with intellectual insight. His massive volume Essais contains some of the most influential essays ever written.

    Montaigne had a direct influence on Western writers, including Francis Bacon, René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Albert Hirschman, William Hazlitt,Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Stefan Zweig, Eric Hoffer, Isaac Asimov, and possibly, on the later works of William Shakespeare. (Wikipedia)



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