Top writers of English Literature


Chaucer (Father of English poetry)
Works: Cantebury Tales (collection of tales), The Legend of Good Women.


Shakespeare (Poet + Dramatist)
Works:
Comedy - A midsummer Night's Dream, All's well that end's well, Love's labour's lost, Measure for measure, Marchant of the venice, Tempest, Twelfth Night.
Tragedy - Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Kinglear, Othello, Romio and Juliet.
Play - Winter's Tale


Alexander Pope (Poet + Satirist)
Works:
Poem - Essay of man, Rape of the luck (epic), The Dunciad


Jonathan Swift (Novelist)
Works:
Satire - A Tale of a Tub, Voyage of Liliput, Battle of the Books.
Novel - Gulliver's Travels


Milton (English Poet)
Works:
Epic - Paradise Regained, Lycidas


Wordsworth (English Poet )
Works:
Poem - Lyrical Ballads, The Prelude, The Daffodials, Michael, Tinterm Abbey.


S.T Coleridge (English Poet)
Works:
Poem - Kubla Khan, Biographia Literaria, Ancient Mariner.


Keats (Romantic Poet)
Works:
Long verse - Isabella.


Shelley (English Poet)
Works:
Verse/Poem - Adonias, Prometheus unbound, Ozymandia, Ode of the west wind, To a Skylark.


Dickens (English Novelist)
Works:
Novel - The pickwick paper, Oliver Twist, David copperfield, Great Expectations, A tale of two cities, Hard Time, Professor Shirly.


T.S. Eliot (Poet + Playwright)
Works:
Play - Murder in the Cathedral.
Poem - Waste land.


George Eliot (Novelist)
Works:
Novel - Adam Bede, The mill on the Floss, Silas manner, Middle March.