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    • Alighiere, Dante (1265-1321) His Famous works: “La Divina Commedia” “The Divine Comedy” “La Vita Nuova” “The New Life”
    • Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) He Wrote: “Organon” Logic “Poetics” Theory of Tragedy Scientific Research
    • Balzac, Honor de (1799-1850) His Works: “Father of French Realism” “ The Human Comedy” (95 novels) “Eugenie Grandet” and “Pere Goriot”
    • Burroughs, Edgar Rice (1875-1950) He produced writings about the popular character, Tarzan
    • Cervantes, Miguel Saavedra de (1547-1616) Famous novel “Don Quixote de la Mancha”
    • Confucius (551-479B.C.) The Four Books His Works: “The Analects” “Doctrine of the Mean” “The Great Learning” “The Book of Mencius” “Confucian Classics” “The Book of Songs” “The Book of Changes” “The Book of Rites” “The Book of Poetry” “The Spring and Autumn Annals” Father of Chinese Literature
    • Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) His works: “David and Copperfield” “Tale of Two Cities”
    • Dos Pasos, John (Born 1896) His Famous Novel: “Manhattan Transfer”
    • Dostoevsky, Feodor (1822-1881) His Writings: “The Brothers Karamazov” “Crime and Punishment”
    • Dryden, John (1631-1700) “Father of English Prose”
    • Faulkner, William (1897-1700) He authored: “The Unvanquished” and “Intruder in the Dust ” He is known best for his short story: “A Rose for Emily”
    • Fielding, Henry (1707-1754) He wrote : “Tom Jones”
    • Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) “The Great Gatsby”
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel Fielding, (1804-1864) Henry His Famous work: “The Scarlet Letter”
    • Hemingway, Ernest (1898-1961) Two of his novel “A Farwell of Arms” “The Old Man and A Sea”
    • Irving, Washington (1783-1859) He is known for his Legends: “Legend of the Sleepy Hallow” “Legend of the Enchanted Soldier” He also wrote legends Dutch and of Granada, Spain
    • Joyce, James (1882-1941) He authored: “Ulysses” “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”
    • Maupassant, Guy De (1850-1893) He is known for his works: “Two Little Soldiers” “The Necklace” “Jewels”
    • Melville, Herman (1819-1893) He became known for his work: “Moby Dick”
    • Montaigne, Michael Eyquem De (1533-1592) He wrote : “Essais” (from which the word “essay” was derived) A collection of essay “Of Smells”
    • Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) He authored: “The Cask of Amontillado” “The Raven” “The Gold Bug” “The Fall of the House of Usher”
    • Pushkin, Alexander (1799-1837) A Russian poet, dramatist, novelist, and short-story writer He produced works that were turned into operas Among of his woks turns into operas: “Russian and Ludmilla” “Eugene Onegin” “Boris Godunov”
    • Richardson, Samuel (1689-1761) He authored: “Pamela” (“Virtue Rewarded”)
    • Rousseau, Jean Jacques (1712-1778) He composed : “The Village Soothsayer” (comic opera) “Social Contract” “Emile”
    • Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) He wrote : “The Heart of Midlothian” “Bride of Lammermoor”
    • Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) He is famous for his works : “Cup of Gold” “To a God Unknown” “Tortilla Flat” “Of Mice and Men” “Grapes of Wrath”
    • Tagore, Rabindranath (1861-1941) Foremost Indian Aesthete Won a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 His major works include : “Gitanji” (1910) “Raja” (1910) “Dakghar” (1912) “Achalayatan” (1912)
    • Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) His Famous work: “Walden”
    • Tolstoy, Leo (1828-1910) His renowned work : “War and Peace” “Anna Karerina”
    • Turgenev, Ivan (1818-1883) He wrote : “Father and Sons”