Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf was a literary genius who broke the mold for 20th century novelists. Parker and Barrow met their ends in a deadly ambush by law enforcement in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, in May 1934. Tolkien is arguably one of the greatest fantasy writers of all time. The novel is an embodiment of the tireless struggle. There is a worrying strata of authentic darkness that underpins her work, and it is no surprise that she lived a peculiar, isolated life, during which she preferred the company of snails to humans. She is best known for her novel Good Earth which is the first volume of the trilogy The House of Earth. In 2009, Forbes ranked him the 5th, top-earning celebrity.
Whitman, who had been a printer in his youth and worked as a journalist while also writing poetry, viewed himself as a new type of American artist. Cole Porter Born in Peru, Indiana in 1891, Cole Porter is considered by many to be America's greatest tunesmith. This list includes notable artists, authors, philosophers, playwrights, poets, scientists and other important and noteworthy contributors to literature. Also major player in 1960s psychedelic culture. Hope you enjoy the portraits and stories.
Bonnie Parker, the infamous lover and partner in crime with Clyde Barrow, traveled around the Midwest in the 1930s robbing banks and stores and killing people along the way. Dickinson was an innovator, who used unconventional techniques, such as short lines, slant rhyme and unusual capitalization and punctuation that garnered both attention and criticism. But when one of his sisters takes her baby and leaves her husband, everything--including his perceptions of the past--changes. Hinton has made a lasting impression with her literary work that effectively connects readers to the emotions and experiences of teenagers. Cy Coleman Born June 14, 1929 in New York City, Cy Coleman's career began at an early age with a recital at Steinway Hall at the age of six.
By the time was was seventeen years old, Coleman had moved on from recitals to a more public role: performing at Manhattan supper clubs. Tolkien Known for writing The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, J. Charles Dickens 1812—1870 was the most popular Victorian novelist and is still considered a titan of literature. But instead of peace and rest, Edith finds herself sequestered at the hotel with an assortment of love's casualties and exiles. Edgar Allan Poe 1809—1849 did not live a long life, yet the work he did in a concentrated career established him as one of the most influential writers in history.
James Joyce James Joyce was an Irish author who was most famous for his books Ulysses and Dubliners, amongst others. Top 100 20th Century Books By Female Authors The following list of the 100 Great 20th Century Works of Fiction by Women were selected by Feminista! Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway was born to Clarence Edmonds Hemingway and Grace Hall Hemingway in Oak Park, Illinois, U. The feminization of America was only in a few big cities and the mass media. Lower-class characters drop their aitches left, right and centre, while Lord Peter is perhaps too much of a good thing, even as snobbish wishfulfilment. The core of the story is Theseus' Cretan adventure.
In poetry, novels, essays, short stories, journalism, and other genres these writers provided a varied and exciting understanding of a world in flux. I remembered a book I really enjoyed which I thought he also wrote but didn't see in his bibliography. We believe any serious reader will profit from acquaintance with any of the writers on this list. Father Brown - his sceptical and worldly-wise priest - featured in dozens of exquisite entertainments. Salinger lived to the ripe age of 91 years old and has had a profound impact on the literary world We here at Wordables. After the war, she tried to reunite the children she had carried to safety with their families, but most were orphans; only 1 percent of the Jews who lived in the Warsaw Ghetto survived the Nazis.
She was an astrophysicist who was a mission specialist on the shuttle and is credited with breaking this extremely solid glass ceiling. Laura Ingalls Wilder Most widely known for writing the Little House series of books, specifically the Little House on the Prairie. Hoagy Carmichael Born in Bloomington, Indiana in 1899, Hoagy Carmichael is considered to be one of the greatest composers of popular American song. Antonia Shimerda returns to Black Hawk, Nebraska, to made a fresh start after eloping with a railway conductor following the tragic death of her father. Ever since searches and theories have tried to tell the tale of her last hours, but the story still does not have a definitive ending and continues to be one of the greatest mysteries of the 20th century. He taught at Pembroke College, Oxford from 1925 to 1945.
The father of modern fantasy. As the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle 1859—1930 felt trapped at times by his own success. The Return of the Soldier Edith Wharton. To vote on books not in the list or books you couldn't find in the list, you can click on the tab add books to this list and then choose from your books, or simply search. Furthermore, unlike many influential composers of his era, Ellington not only was a performer, but his band remains a legendary force in jazz.
Much of the book is autobiographical and details what Lee saw as a child growing up in the South. His work has attracted significant critical attention and praise, and he is widely considered one of the great American writers of his time. He died in Calcutta on August 7, 1941 at the age of 80 years. Harper Lee American writer best known for her 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. The articulations of nation in the works listed here will inform my readings of the texts on my other minor list which addresses mappings of nation and other communities in literature.
As a trumpeter, Carmichael held the jazz trumpet of Bix Biederbecke in high regard. In addition to the videos he produces for businesses, Mr. Her March of Folly is especially noteworthy in that respect. The 20th century Writing from 1914 to 1945 Important movements in drama, poetry, fiction, and took shape in the years before, during, and after. Edith Wharton Edith Wharton was an American novelist and short story writer, who is most famous for her Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Age of Innocence.