English poets

Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967) was an English poet, author and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, he became one of the leading poets of the First World War. His poetry both described the horrors of the trenches, and satirised the patriotic pretensions of those who, in Sassoon's view, were responsible for a vainglorious war..

Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967) was an English poet, author and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, he became one of the leading poets of the First World War. His poetry both described the horrors of the trenches, and satirised the patriotic pretensions of those who, in Sassoon's view, were responsible for a vainglorious war..

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William Blake - 1757-1827 - English; Poet "Broken Love" http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/broken-love/

William Blake - 1757-1827 - English; Poet "Broken Love" http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/broken-love/

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Mary Shelley 1797-1851 English writer, Shelley  had an unhappy childhood after her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died. Aged 16 she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Bysshe. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with othe poets and thinkers including Lord Byron. While there Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of al time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created

Mary Shelley 1797-1851 English writer, Shelley had an unhappy childhood after her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died. Aged 16 she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Bysshe. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with othe poets and thinkers including Lord Byron. While there Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of al time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created

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William Shakespeare, b.23 April 1564 Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England (observed) d.23 April 1616. Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. Playwright, poet, actor.

William Shakespeare, b.23 April 1564 Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England (observed) d.23 April 1616. Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. Playwright, poet, actor.

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Samuel Coleridge (English Poet) He and Wordsworth were central figures of the Romantic Movement. He is most known for his poems such as The Nightingale, The  Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan, Frost At Midnight, This Lime Tree Bower My Prison . . . . .

Samuel Coleridge (English Poet) He and Wordsworth were central figures of the Romantic Movement. He is most known for his poems such as The Nightingale, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan, Frost At Midnight, This Lime Tree Bower My Prison . . . . .

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Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was also the first poet to be buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Chaucer was also famous as an author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer. He also had an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat.

Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was also the first poet to be buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Chaucer was also famous as an author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer. He also had an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat.

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Siegfried Sassoon. War poet and outspoken critic of the war. Imperial War Museum.

Siegfried Sassoon. War poet and outspoken critic of the war. Imperial War Museum.

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Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) Ecrivain britannique, auteur de romans, de poèmes et de nouvelles.   "Si..." Ce poême fut écrit en 1910, à l'intention de son fils, John, alors agé de 12 ans.

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) Ecrivain britannique, auteur de romans, de poèmes et de nouvelles. "Si..." Ce poême fut écrit en 1910, à l'intention de son fils, John, alors agé de 12 ans.

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Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. Kipling received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. Kipling received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.

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