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English Writers How to Speak about Books and Authors
To give brief information about writers you should answer the questions: 1.When did they work? 2.What books did they write? 3.What kind of writers are they? To give brief information about writers you should answer the questions: 1.When did they work? 2.What books did they write? 3.What kind of writers are they?
William Shakespeare Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford- upon-Avon. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, who bore him three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer.
Shakespeare's BirthplaceShakespeare's Birthplace, John Shakespeare's house in Stratford- upon-AvonStratford- upon-Avon
His early plays were mainly comedies and histories. Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing
Comedies All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It The Comedy of Errors Twelfth Night You Will »M e a s ur e fo r M e a s ur eM e a s ur e fo r M e a s ur e The Winter's Tale* A Midsummer Night's Dream The Plays of William Shakespeare.
Tragedies Romeo and Juliet Coriolanus Titus Andronicus Timon of Athens Julius Caesar Macbeth Hamlet Troilus and Cressida King Lear Othello Antony and Cleopatra Globe Theatre
Tragedies He then wrote mainly tragedies until about 1608, including Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth, considered some of the finest works in the English language. Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus, and the Ghost of Hamlet's Father.
Hamlet Sir, in my heart there was a kind of fighting That would not let me sleep. Methought I lay –Worse than the mutines in the bilboes. Rashly –And prais'd be rashness for itlet us know –Our indiscretion sometimes serves us well... –Hamlet, Act 5, Scene 2, 4– 8 Ophelia
Macbeth Consulting the Vision of the Armed Head.
Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day
Shakespeare's grave. Shakespeare was buried in the chancel of the Holy Trinity Church two days after his death. The stone slab covering his grave is inscribed with a curse against moving his bones:
Charles Dickens Born Charles John Huffam Dickens 7 February 1812) Portsmouth, England Died 9 June 1870 (aged 58) Gad's Hill Place, Higham, Kent, England
Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812, in Landport, Portsmouth, in Hampshire, the second of eight children to John Dickens (1786– 1851), a clerk in the Navy Pay Office at Portsmouth, and his wife, Elizabeth
In 1834, Dickens became a political journalist, reporting on parliamentary debate and travelling across Britain. Britain A young Charles Dickens
Literary techniques Dickens's writing style is florid and poetic, with a strong comic touch. At his desk in 1858
Social commentary Dickens's novels were, among other things, works of social commentary. He was a fierce critic of the poverty " when reading." appears " " Charles Dickens as he appears when reading."
Oliver Twist Dickens's second novel, Oliver Twist (1839), shocked readers with its images of poverty and crime Oliver Twist
Museums and festivals There are museums and festivals celebrating Dickens's life and works in many of the towns with which he was associated.
Museums and festivals The Cashier's Office, Chatham Dockyard.
Museums and festivals A child, dressed in appropriate attire, at the Dickensian Festival in Ulverston, Cumbria.
Novels The Adventures of Oliver Twist The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby The Old Curiosity Shop Dombey and Son Little Dorrit The Mystery of Edwin Drood »The Pickwick Papers
Short story collections Sketches by Boz (1836) The Mudfog Papers (1837 A Christmas Carol (1843) The Chimes (1844) The Cricket on the Hearth (1845) The Battle of Life (1846)
Christmas numbers of Household Words magazine: What Christmas Is, as We Grow Older (1851) A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire (1852) Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire (1853) The Seven Poor Travellers (1854) The Holly-Tree Inn (1855) The Wreck of the "Golden Mary" (1856) The Perils of Certain English Prisoners (1857) A House to Let (1858)
Speak about the authors » Walter Scott Born 15 August 1771 Edinburgh, Scotland EdinburghScotland Died 21 September 1832 (aged 61) Melrose, Scotland Melrose OccupationHistorical novelistHistorical novelist, poetpoet
Jonathan Swift Born 30 November 1667) Dublin, Ireland 1 Dublin Died 19 October 1745 (aged 77) Ireland Occupa tion satiristsatirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet, priestessayist pamphleteerpriest
Alexandre Dumas Born 24 July 1802) Villers-Cotterêts, Aisne, France Villers-CotterêtsAisne Died 5 December 1870 (aged 68) Puys France Occupationplaywright and novelist NationalityFrench Writing period 1829–1870
To give brief information about writers you should answer the questions: 1.When did they work? 2.What books did they write? 3.What kind of writers are they?