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American Writers

  1. George Ade is one of the American writers whose publications made him rich.
  2. It is clear from the many masterpieces produced in the three decades before the U.S. Civil War (1861-65) that American writers rose to the challenge.
  3. Harte also owed a debt to the most popular American writers of the day: the native humorists. (Web site)

Ernest Hemingway

  1. Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. (Web site)
  2. Ernest Hemingway is one of the most famous American writers of the 20th century. (Web site)
  3. Ernest Hemingway was a legend in his own life-time - in a sense, a legend of his own making. (Web site)

Jack London

  1. Jack London was an early 20th-century writer closely associated with San Francisco and adventure.
  2. Jack London was fortunate in the timing of his writing career. (Web site)
  3. Jack London was essentially self-taught.
  4. Jack London was a boxing fan and an avid amateur boxer himself. (Web site)
  5. Jack London was a lifelong socialist.

African American Writers

  1. Here, too, are scores of inspiring interviews and capsule biographies of leading African American writers both past and present. (Web site)
  2. There is a kitchen-sink feeling to The African American Writers Handbook, which is published by Ballantine's multicultural One World imprint. (Web site)
  3. African American writers gathered to celebrate a new pride in black people and black culture, however there was not a unified voice for the movement. (Web site)

Poet Laureate

  1. A Poet Laureate is a poet officially appointed by a government and is often expected to compose poems for State occasions and other government events.
  2. A Poet Laureate is a poet officially appointed by a government and often expected to compose poems for state occasions and other government events.

Science Fiction Writers

  1. Science fiction writers are not the only ones to go deep within for ideas. (Web site)


  1. After the collapse of Communism in 1989 the singer-songwriters' tradition was re-established. (Web site)
  2. Singer-songwriters were not common in Hong Kong until the early 21st century. (Web site)
  3. Singer-Songwriters of the Rock Era, (1996), Hal Leonard (sheet music)( web search required). (Web site)

Art Critics

  1. Art critics usually criticize art in the context of aesthetics or the theory of beauty.
  2. The hostility of art critics is a pet peeve of traditionalists.
  3. Order a list of art critics.


  1. Biographers are authors who write an account of another person's life, while autobiographers are authors who write their own biography.


  1. Bloggers are writers. (Web site)
  2. Bloggers are often the only real journalists in countries where the mainstream media is censored or under pressure.
  3. Bloggers are basically oblivious to such traditions, so reading the best of them is like receiving a bracing slap in the face.
  4. Bloggers were out in the lead in exposing the questionable research and behavior of gun-studying academics Michael Bellesiles and John Lott Jr.

Conrad Aiken

  1. Conrad Aiken, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, was born in Savannah and lived there until he was 11 years old. (Web site)
  2. Poems by Conrad Aiken - An extensive collection of his poetry. (Web site)
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Cynthia Ozick

  1. Cynthia Ozick (born 1928), American critic and novelist.
  2. Cynthia Ozick (born 1928-04-17 ) is an American writer. (Web site)
  3. Jewish women include noted essayist Cynthia Ozick (1928- ), who hails from the Bronx, the setting of her novel The Puttermesser Papers (l997).

Don Delillo

  1. Pynchon's technique was later to influence writers as different as Don DeLillo and Paul Auster. (Web site)
  2. A number of books by Lish's friends (notably Don DeLillo) have been dedicated to Gordon. (Web site)
  3. Don DeLillo acknowledged Lish's influence as a teacher and friend in dedicating his book Mao II to Lish. (Web site)

Dorothy Parker

  1. Dorothy Parker was not only a wit also a chronicler and a harsh critic of 1920s-1930s social roles.
  2. Dorothy Parker is an important transitional figure in both modernism and the tradition of women's poetry.

Dramatists And Playwrights

  1. Pages in category "Irish dramatists and playwrights ". (Web site)
  2. Our dissertation or thesis will be completely unique, providing you with a solid foundation of Dramatists and Playwrights research.
  3. Search Results French dramatists and playwrights - LoveToKnow 1911 Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about French dramatists and playwrights.

Emily Dickinson

  1. Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), on the other hand, lived the sheltered life of a genteel unmarried woman in small-town Amherst, Massachusetts.
  2. By contrast, the poetry of Emily Dickinson offers unique concentration and intensity.


  1. Essays are scholarly and accompanied by a selective annotated bibliography.
  2. The essays were first presented as lectures at a symposium on Asian Studies at the University of Melbourne in 1974.


  1. Fantasy is a genre of art that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. (Web site)
  2. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. (Web site)
  3. Fantasy: The Internets guide to Fantasy sports related resources is the first place you should look for Fantasy related websites. (Web site)


  1. Historians are not so good at that.
  2. Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
  3. These are the major and most significant historians and chroniclers of the period.


  1. Like antebellum humorists, Harte stressed regional characters and mores. (Web site)
  2. Ian Frazier, long considered one of our most treasured humorists, proves that comedy can be just as smart as it is entertaining.
  3. Particularly full of vivid touches were the writings of two groups of American humorists whose works appeared between 1830 and 1867. (Web site)

James Stewart

  1. James Stewart was easily the best and my personal favorite in the show.
  2. James Stewart was good, but not amazing.
  3. James Stewart was probably the best.

Kathy Acker

  1. Kathy Acker, American author (died at age 50; see [176]). (Web site)
  2. Steven Shaviro: I will start answering this question backwards--yes, I knew Kathy Acker pretty well. (Web site)
  3. The other night she came to me in a dream, or, if you prefer a less mystical phrasing: I had a dream about Kathy Acker. (Web site)


  1. Journalists are dependent on sources for information.
  2. Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.
  3. Journalists are not human.
  4. Journalists are too afraid of making politically contentious conclusions because they're afraid of the claims of political bias. (Web site)
  5. Journalists are writers. (Web site)


  1. The third death stirs them to action, and the mystery is quickly solved.
  2. Alfred Hitchcock Mystery is a monthly publication that presents stories packed with suspense, mystery, and intrigue. (Web site)
  3. The new website of the Chester Mystery Cycle, with booking information and news of the next performance beginning June 28th 2008.

Native American

  1. She's participated in a s-ance to summon the spirit of LBJ with Leslie Marmon Silko, noted Native American writer and MacArthur Fellow.
  2. Native American Gardening: stories, projects, and recipes for families.
  3. Read some of the great resourcesthat are available in Native American literary study. (Web site)


  1. In the last decade of his career, Benchley wrote non-fiction works about the sea and about sharks advocating their conservation.
  2. Japanese Institute of Global Communications, focus on Japanese issues, non-fiction. (Web site)
  3. Please submit any original poetry, fiction and non-fiction to Arts: Online Writing.


  1. Lack of personal satire among the novelists.
  2. Contemporary gay American Novelists: a bio-bibliographic critical sourcebook.
  3. Boston. She was one of the earliest American novelists and her epistolary novel, The Coquette (1797), was one of the first of its kind in America.

Oscar Zeta Acosta

  1. Oscar Zeta Acosta (April 8, 1935-) was a writer, lawyer, and political activist. (Web site)
  2. He took along an associate, Oscar Zeta Acosta, a 250-pound Chicano legal-aid lawyer.
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  1. Acocella is a wonderful writer; every thought, every sentence in this book is a delight.

Alex Haley

  1. The importance of Alex Haley and the impact of his work on television history should not be underestimated.
  2. Even after death Alex Haley is still recognized as one of the best African-American writers. (Web site)
  3. Alex Haley's quest to learn more about his family history resulted in his writing the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Roots. (Web site)

Amiri Baraka

  1. Amiri Baraka is one of the most controversial writers in recent history, one whose influence on African-American literature has been profound. (Web site)
  2. Amiri Baraka was New Jersey ---s Poet Laureate at the time of the September 11, 2001 attacks. (Web site)


  1. The author is a Mohawk woman living in Canada, who is a university teacher and advocate for independence of indigenous peoples rather than self-government . (Web site)
  2. The author was British ambassador to Uruguay in 1971 when he was kidnapped by leftist rebels and held for eight months.
  3. The author was Chief of Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, his writings on spiritualism and life after death.
  4. The author was Commander in charge of the Coast Watcher movement.
  5. The author was Reader in Zoology in the University of Adelaide.


  1. The authors are Baha'is who have worked in American television (Sears is a 'Hand of the Cause'). (Web site)
  2. The authors are visionaires, masters of the universe.

Bret Harte

  1. Bret Harte was the first Pacific slope writer to gain an international reputation for his work.


  1. Comedy is a gamble.
  2. Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
  3. Comedy is the use of humor in the form of theater, where it simply referred to a play with a happy ending, in contrast to a tragedy. (Web site)
  4. The comedy was certainly there, but it felt rather forced.


  1. Comics are also often published as collected albums ( graphic novels), with about 40-50 pages, after the run is finished in the magazine. (Web site)
  2. The comics are almost always colored all the way through, and, when compared to American comics, rather large (roughly A4 standard). (Web site)
  3. The comics are often laborously detailed, making the pictures interesting to look at for times on end. (Web site)
  4. The term "comics" in this context does not refer to comic strips (such as Peanuts or Dilbert). (Web site)


  1. Copyright is a Mickey Mouse law in more ways than one, since it usually seems to be the Disney corporation pushing for extensions.
  2. Copyright is a misnomer.

Cormac Mccarthy

  1. Cormac McCarthy was born in Providence, Rhode Island, on July 20, 1933, and moved with his family to Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1937. (Web site)


  1. Fifteen years later, Max Annenberg was alleged to be an associate and friend of Chicago crime boss Al Capone. (Web site)
  2. Crime & Suspense originally shows crime-related and suspense shows. (Web site)
  3. Jealousy is a strong feeling involved in such a crime profile. (Web site)

David Allen

  1. David Allen is a productivity trainer and consultant. (Web site)
  2. David Allen was the art directory of HM Magazine for years, until his background in design and illustration lead him to become a tattoo apprentice.

Dean Acheson

  1. Dean Acheson was born in Middletown (additional info and facts about Middletown), Connecticut (A New England state; one of the original 13 colonies). (Web site)
  2. Dean Acheson was born in a brick rectory of the Holy Trinity Church in Middleton, Connecticut, where his father was the pastor. (Web site)

Dominick Dunne

  1. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and was a younger brother of author Dominick Dunne.
  2. CNN's Larry King talks to Dominick Dunne and other experts about the judge's decision and the heiress' fame.


  1. Drama is a term generally used to refer to a literary form involving parts written for actors to perform. (Web site)
  2. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue. (Web site)

Edith Wharton

  1. The Edith Wharton Restoration is seeking donors to save the Mount.
  2. In its revelation of both the woman and the writer, Edith Wharton is a landmark biography.
  3. Even Edith Wharton, almost 40 years his senior, finds she can't keep her hands off a barely legal Indy.

Edward Bok

  1. Edward Bok was quick to see the value of the publicity which had so suddenly come to him.
  2. Edward Bok was unconscious that it was this influence. (Web site)


  1. Eggers is the founder of McSweeney's, an independent publishing house. (Web site)
  2. Eggers was born in Chicago, Illinois, grew up in suburban Lake Forest, and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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