Fernando pessoa (june 13, 1888 - november 30, 1935) portuguese poet, writer, literary critic and translator, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the portuguese language he also wrote in and translated from english and french jean cocteau (jul. In his poems on the south african war, hardy (whose achievement as a poet in the 20th century rivaled his achievement as a novelist in the 19th) questioned simply and sardonically the human cost of empire building and established a tone and style that many british poets were to use in the course of the century, while. English novelist, short-story writer, and critic he was concerned with the interplay of personality and the conflict between convention and instinct galsworthy, john (1867 - 1933) english novelist and dramatist winner of the 1932 nobel prize in literature, he is best remembered for his series of novels. I am an instructor of english, head editor at deeds publishing of athens, ga, and am completing a phd in comparative literature at uga the subject of my dissertation is the 20th century french poet, novelist, and essayist blaise cendrars i have worked as a professional editor for about 20 years, including a lengthy stint. Philosopher iris murdoch was a prolific writer of novels throughout the second half of the 20th century, that deal especially with sexual relationships, morality, and the power of colm tóibín (irish, 1955) is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic, and, most recently, poet.
These greatest 20th century poets provide the kind of emotional connection to the written word that few can, and do so in a modern way among them are some of the top writers and poets of all time vote up the best poets from the 20th century on the list below, or add a 20th century poet if he or she is not already on the list. The following is a partial list of physician-writers by historic epoch or century in which the author was born, arranged in alphabetical order thomas lovell beddoes (1803–1849) english poet and dramatist whose central theme was death gottfried benn (1886–1956) german essayist, novelist and expressionist poet. Sir kingsley amis (1922–1995): english novelist, poet, critic and teacher, most famous for his novels lucky jim and the booker prize-winning the old devils eric ambler diana athill (1917–): british literary editor, novelist and memoirist who worked with some of the most important writers of the 20th century iain banks. Born in swansea, wales, and considered one of the best english-speaking poets of the 20th-century, thomas worked as a journalist and a book reviewer indiana native poet and politician john hay (1838 d1905), best known for his pike county ballads british novelist, essayist, poet, philosopher, and.
Max blecher max blecher 20th-century romanian-born jewish poet, prose writer, and translator of works into romanian h e bates h e bates 20th century english novelist and short story writer robert creeley robert creeley 20th century poet, novelist, short story writer, essayist, editor and teacher. Pages in category 20th-century english poets the following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 435 total this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more) (previous page) (next page). The british literary tradition dates back to over a thousand years and has played a predominant role in shaping the development of english literature on the international scenario the 14th century writer geoffrey chaucer is considered by many to be the father of english literature and the greatest poet of the middle ages.
This is a list of notable poets contents: top 0–9 a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z alphabetical list a ab–ak aarudhra (born bhagavatula sadasiva shankara sastry, 1925–1998), indian telugu poet, writer and dramatist jonathan aaron (born 1941), american poet chris. Josef škvorecký (1924) josef škvorecký is a czech writer, essayist, translator and publisher he only started university after the 2nd world war, and studied english and philosophy he worked as a teacher and editor and became a professional writer in 1963 in 1969, he left to lecture at cornell university in the united. While in the preceding romantic period poetry had been the dominant genre, it was the novel that was most important in the victorian period charles dickens ( 1812–1870) dominated the first part of victoria's reign: his first novel, pickwick papers, was published in 1836, and his last our mutual friend between 1864–5.