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Willam Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) - a native of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England and called "The Bard", was an Angl. ouverg... During his life he composed 38 pieces, 2 storytellings, 154 sunsets and many other poetry. Considered the greatest author of the British-speaking world, he is still admired today; inspirational celebrations and extraordinary happenings.
Several of his famous works are Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) - went under the pseudonym Mark Twain and was an US author. He' s known for his fiction The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
In 1775-1817 Jane Austen was an British writer. Famous for her books Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Emma are her most famous books; two more were released after her demise, one of which was never finished before her deaths. She has made Hollywood films out of three of her books.
Bronte sisters: In the 1840' and 1850''s Charlotte Bronte (1816 - 1855), Emily (1818 - 1848), Anne (1820 - 1849) - were all English writers. In 1846 they began as pseudonymous writers, but then they each began writing a novel: Agnes Grey (Anne), Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte), Wuthering Height (Emily Bronte), Agnes Grey (Anne).
Unfortunately, it was before the completion of another novel that Emmily was killed. In 1848 Anne released The 10th of Wildfell Hall and then deceased. In 1849 Charlotte Shirley and Villette co-authored their very first novel, The Professor, in 1853, which appeared after their deaths in 1855. Emma, also by Charlotte, was released in 1860, but is regarded as incomplete.
This is Louisa May Alcott (1832 -1888) - an US writer who is best known for her novel Little Women. Later, in 1869, she composed Good Women, 1871 Little Men and 1886 Jo's Boys; and all these books were in part a continuation of Little Women. She' s still writing other books, all well liked.
He was an Englishman who also had other career paths under the pseudonym Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He' s known for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and his follow-up Through the Looking Glass, as well as nonsense poetry like Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark.
D. H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930) - née David Herbert Richards Lawrence, was an British writer and literature reviewer whose views were very disputed at the then. He started with The White Peacock, followed by an auto biography of Sons and Lovers and The Invader in 1911. He also composed many other works, among them essay and brief story.
Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870) - Charles John Huffam Dickens, and also under the pseudonym "Boz". It was an Englishman writer whose first novel was The Pickwick Papers in 1836. LUCIY MAUD (L.M.) MONTGOMERY (1874 - 1942) - was a canadian author. It began with over 100 brief histories in journals and papers from 1897 - 1907.
She is best known for her popular novel line with a redheaded female fatherless child called Anne "with an E". The first novel she wrote was Anne von Green Gables (1908), followed by other works entitled "Anne". Anne von Ingleside (1939) was the last "Anne" novel and followed her with a compilation of brief tales until her deaths.
and two television series: Alexander Dumas, pere (1802 - 1870) - was borne as Duman Davy de la Pailletene and was a famous author from France. From 1829 he began writing journal and play serials with Henry III and his court, followed by further pieces and etchings.
During this time he wrote the famous books The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers and all his series. Another novel, The Knight of Sainte-Hermine, was found and written in France in June 2005.