Important Authors and their Origin & type


Authors
Origin & type
Sample works


Adlof Hitler
German Fiejrer
Mein Kamf


Aeschylus
Father of Greek Tragedy
Prometheos Bound, Agamemnon


Alexander Pope
English Poet and Satirist
The Rape of the Lock, The Dunciad


Alfred Tennyson
English Poet
In Memoriam, The Lady of Shalott, Idylls of the king, Ulysses


Andrew Marvell
English Poet
The Garden


Aristophanes
Greek Poet and Playwright
The peace, The Clouds, Frogs


Aristotle
Greek Philosopher
Poetics


Ben Jonson
English Poet and Dramatist
Volpone, Everyman in His Humour


Bertrand Russel
British Philosopher
Marriage and Morals, The Impact of Science upon Society


Charles Darwin
English Writer
Origin of Species, Descent of Man


Charles Dickens
English Novelist
The Pickwick Paper, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Great Expectations


Charlotte Bronte
British Novelist
Jane Eyre, Professor Shirley


Christopher Marlowe
British Dramatist of Elizabethan Age
Dr. Faustus, The Jew of Malta, Tamburlaine


D.H. Lawrence
English Novelist and Poet
Lady of Chatterley's Lover


Daniel Defoe
English Journalist and Novelist
Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders


Dante
Italian Poet
La Divina Comedia


Dr. Samuel Johnson
English lexicographer and Writer
vanity of the Human Wishes, Dictionary


Dylan Thomas
English Poet and Journalist
Under Milk Wood, Eighteen Poems


E.M. Forster
English Novelist
A Passage to India, Longest Journey


Edger Allan Poe
American short story writer
The Raven


Francis Bacon
English Philosopher and Essayist
Novum Organum, Essays


Geoffrey Chaucer
Father of English Poetry
Canterbury Tales, The Legend of Good Woman


George Barnard Shaw
Irish Dramatist and Critic
Man and Superman, Candida, Apple Cart, Arms and the Man


George Eliot
Author
Adam Bede, The Mill on the Eloss, Silas Marner


George Orwell
Novelist
Nineteen Eighty Four, Animal Farm


H.G. Wells
English Science Fiction Writer
The Time Machine, The Invisible Man


H.W. Longfellow
American Poet
A Psalm of Life


Henry Fielding
English Novelist
Tom Jones, Joseph Andrews


Homer
Greek Epic Poet
Odessey, Iliad


James Henry Leigh Hunt
English Poet, Politician and Essayist
Abu Ben Adhem


Jane Austen
English Woman Novelist
Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility


John Bunyan
English Prose Writer
The Pilgrim's Progress


John Milton
English Poet
Samson Agonistes, Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained


John Webster
English Playwright
The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi


Karl Marx
German Philosopher and Economist
Das Capital, Communist Manifesto


Leo Tolstoy
Russian Author
War and Peace


Lord Byron
Romantic Poet
Don Juan


Mathew Arnold
English Poet and Critic
Sohrab and Rustom, The Scholar Gypsy, Dover Beach


Maxim Gorky
Russian Author
Mother; My Childhood


Mrs. Virginia Woolf
English Novelist
Night and Day; A Room of One's Own


Oliver Goldsmith
Irish Writer, Poet, Novelist and Playwright
The Vicar of Wakefield


Oscar Wilde
English Poet and Novelist
An Ideal Husband


P.B. Shelley
English Poet
Adonias; Prometheus Unbound, Ozymandias Ode to the West Wind, To a Skylark


Robert Frost
American Poet
West Running Brook


Robert Herrick
English Poet
Hesperides, To Daffodils


Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish Author and Poet
Kidnapped; Treasure Island


Rudyard Kipling
English Poet and Novelist
The Jungle Book, Kim


S.T. Coleridge
English Poet
Kubla Khan, Biographia Literaria


Samuel Butler
English Author
The way of All Flesh


Samuel Johnson
English Writer
The Vanity of Human Wishes


Saul Bellow
American Novelist (Born in Canada)
seize The Day


William Shakespeare
Greatest English Poet and Dramatist
Macbeth, Hamlet, As You Like it etc.


Sigmund Freud
Austrian Founder of Psycho-Analysis
Delusion and Dream


Sir Arthur C. Doyle
English Novelist
The Adventures of Sherlock Homes


Sir Philip Sidney
English Soldier and Poet
Apology for Poperty


Sir Winston Churchill
Politician of England
The Gathering Strom; The Second World War


T.S. Eliot
English Poet and Playwright
Murder in the Cathedral


Thomas Carlyle
English Writer
Past and President


Thomas Gray
English Poet
Ode to Adversity


Thomas Hardy
Novelist
The Mayor Casterbrid


Thomas Kyd
Playwright
The Spanish Tragedy


Thomas Moore
Irish Poet
The Epicurean, The Minstrel Boy, The La Rose of Summer


Virginia Woolf
English Novelist
Mrs. Dalloway


W.B. Yeats
Irish Poet and Dramatist
The Tower, Isle of Innisfree


William Blake
English Poet
Songs of Experience; Songs of Innocence


William Faulkner
American Novelist
Light in August


William Langland
Prose Writer
Piers Plowman


William Makepeace Thackeray
English Novelist
Henry Esmond; Vanity Fair


William Wordsworth
English Poet
Lirical Ballads; The Prelude; The Daffodils, Michael, Tintern Abbey