Important Authors and their Origin & type

Origin & type
Sample works

Adlof Hitler
German Fiejrer
Mein Kamf

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

Greek Poet and Playwright
The peace, The Clouds, Frogs

Greek Philosopher

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

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
Adam Bede, The Mill on the Eloss, Silas Marner

George Orwell
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

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
The Mayor Casterbrid

Thomas Kyd
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