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Tom Kettle, Irish Patriot, Essayist, Poet and British Soldier, died 100 years ago on September 9th

27 Evaluative Writing Prompts - Infographic - Rachel Jones.

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Stories and Poems/Cuentos y Poesías

Stories and Poems/Cuentos y Poesías by Rubén Darío Nicaraguan poet and essayist Darío (the pen name of Félix Rubén García Sarmiento) is considered the high priest of the modernismo school of literature. This volume contains a rich selection of his best poems and stories from Azul (Blue), Prosas profanas (Worldly Hymns), and others. Accurate English translations appear on the facing pages.

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18 Groundbreaking Essayists You Need To Read

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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.


South Carolina State Library - SC Center for the Book Invites Students Statewide to Enter Writing Competition

One of the world's best storytellers, back on BBC Radio 4 doing what he does best.

With that in mind, here’s an infographic with ten tips to write an essay without hating every moment of the process.

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George Orwell - Born Eric Arthur Blair, June 25th 1903, Motihari, India - Died January 21, 1950 George Orwell was one of the premier English novelist and journalists of the 20th century. His works form the literary foundation of resistance to totalitarianism. The impact of his novels added numerous phrases and ideas to the English language including such timely phrases as doublethink, Big Brother, thought police, and newspeak.