John Ruskin 1819-1900 English critic, essayist, historian, nonfiction writer, poet, novella writer, autobiographer, and diarist. The following entry provides an overview of Ruskin's career.
Alice Meynell, English poet and essayist. Much of Meynell’s childhood was spent in Italy, and about 1868 she converted to Roman Catholicism, which was strongly reflected in her writing. Encouraged by Alfred Tennyson and Coventry Patmore, she published her first volume of poems, Preludes, in 1875.
Charles Lamb (1775-1834) was an English essayist, poet, and antiquarian, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book tales from Shakespeare, co-authored with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764-1847). Friends with such literary luminaries as Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, William Wordsworth, and William Hazlitt, Lamb was at.Francis Bacon (1561-1626) was the first really major English essayist.Wilfred Owen (March 18, 1893—Nov. 4, 1918) was a compassionate poet who's work provides the finest description and critique of the soldier's experience during World War One.He was killed towards the end of the conflict in Ors, France.
Lincoln Allison is lecturer and essayist. He is the author or editor of eighteen books running into more than forty editions, and of more than a thousand articles including regular features in New Society, The Daily Telegraph, The Countryman, The Washington Times, Standpoint, Times Higher Education and the Social Affairs Unit website.Read More
Essayistin translation english, German - English dictionary, meaning, see also 'Essayist',essayistisch',Essay',Esskastanie', example of use, definition, conjugation.Read More
George Orwell is acclaimed as one of English literature's great essayists. Yet, while many are considered classics, as a body of work his essays have been neglected. Peter Marks provides the first sustained study of Orwell the essayist, giving these compelling pieces the critical attention they merit.Read More
The English Civil War The English Civil War was a complicated, intellectual war between the two most powerful forces in England: Parliament and the King. Conflicts between the two powers began when King Charles I dissolved Parliament in 1625 because they would not give him the money he demanded to fund his war against Spain.Read More
Definition. At the heart of its definition, an essayist is simply a person who writes essays; however, when we dig a little deeper into the concept, we find writers who use their acumen for words.Read More
Here at No Sweat Shakespeare we have no doubt that William Shakespeare is by far the best (and probably most famous) writer in English literary history.And that’s no mean feat, given the many centuries of English history that have been adorned with authors who have placed England as the top literary country in the world.Read More
View the list of American Essayists. Select an essayist who wrote after the Civil War (note, the list includes some pre-Civil War essayists. Do not select a pre-Civil War essayist). Search the internet for an essay by your selected author and read it.Read More
This renowned English author and essayist was famous for the novels Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-four (1949). His works continue to be popular 70 years after his demise.Read More
The treaty marked the English king’s last significant act in the sphere of foreign policy, for on Jan. 28, 1547, Henry’s death at the age of 55 put an end to his “war games.” Steve Roberts (steveroberts.org.uk) is a U.K.-based freelance writer and author.Read More
George Orwell, man above, was an English novelist and essayist most famous for his novels Animal Farm, and Nineteen Eighty-four. George Orwell-English novelist and journalist, work focused on awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and belief in democratic socialism.. In pre-Civil War America, she was a popular novelist.Read More