Literary Authors

These Happy Golden Years: Literary Overview

Laura Ingalls Wilder considered 'These Happy Golden Years' the end of her 'Little House' series. The book was published in…

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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying, one of the finest examples of William Faulkner’s distinctive writing style, was…

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ARISTOPHANES Lysistrata

ARISTOPHANES Lysistrata The masterpieces of comedy produced by Aristophanes, the sharp and lewd wit of fifth-century Athens, may forever play…

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Abandonment in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Abandonment in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou’s autobiographical novel opens with three-year-old Maya and her four-year-old…

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ANDERSON, SHERWOOD Winesburg, Ohio (1919)

ANDERSON, SHERWOOD Winesburg, Ohio (1919) Winesburg, Ohio, is a cycle comprising 21 short stories plus one prefatory story, “The Book…

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The House of the Spirits

The House of the Spirits (1982) Isabel Allende’s The House of the Spirits, published in 1982, tells the history of…

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The American Dream in Little Women

The American Dream in Little Women The American dream has long symbolized a change of fortune and the hope that…

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Things Fall Apart (1958)

Things Fall Apart (1958) In 1958, Chinua Achebe published Things Fall Apart, which depicts the tragic downfall of a strong…

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Achebe Chinua

ACHEBE, CHINUA Anthills of the Savannah (1987) The Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe’s first novel, Things Fall Apart, published in 1958,…

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