A P J Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM THE PEOPLE’S PRESIDENT On 15th October, 1932 a child was born with a broad face, dark complexion, pointed nose and thoughtful look to a middle class illiterate parents in a small village in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu who with the passing of time became a reputed scientist, great inspiring teacher, generous humanitarian and […]

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William Blake: Brief Biography

WILLIAM BLAKE: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY William Blake was a man of versatile genius. He was an artist, a musician and above all a great mystic poet of England. He introduced, spontaneously the romantic vein in literature which a little later, William Wordsworth consolidated with theory and brought into perfection.  This great poet with versatile genius was […]

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John Donne: Brief Biography

JOHN DONNE: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY  John Donne (1572-1631) was the major and head-poet of the so-called English Metaphysical School of Poetry which broke out in the earlier seventeenth century. John Donne wrote sonnets, satires, songs, sermons, elegies and so on. He did some prose-works also. The main and striking themes of his poetry are two- love […]

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Andrew Marvell: Brief Biography

ANDREW MARVELL: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY Andrew Marvell (1621-1678) was an English poet who belonged to the Metaphysical group of poets of the 17th century. As a poet, Marvell was typically Metaphysical both in theme and style. Marvel wrote on the theme of love, religion, nature and patriotism. His poetic style is characterized by the use of […]

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William Butler Yeats: Brief Biography

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS: BRIEF BIOGRPAHY Once there was a lanky and ugly boy who seemed to be inattentive to sports and schooling and who liked to keep away from the company of his fellow mates for being called him ‘Black-boy’ ridiculously; but later on, that queer boy, when grew up, became a great poet and […]

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Virginia Woolf: Brief Biography

VIRGINIA WOOLF: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY Virginia Woolf was one of the great English psychological novelists of the twentieth century. Virginia was born at Hyde Park Gate in London in 1882 in a distinguished literary family. Her father Leslie Stephen was the author of critical, biographical and philosophical essays. Virginia was the younger child of her parents […]

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Ernest Hemingway: Brief Biography

ERNEST HEMINGWAY: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY Ernest Hemingway was a man of multi-facet career of the twentieth century world — he was a fisherman, a boxer, a hunter, a heroic participant in both the world wars, a suffering lover, a world-wide traveller and above all a Nobel Prize-winning writer who wrote short story and novel on those […]

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Robert Frost: Brief Biography

ROBERT FROST: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY On the 26th of March 1874, there in San Francisco was born a child, who later on took to writing poetry on the ordinary rural themes in a simple style and became a world-wide famous poet – the name of the child was Robert Frost. He is the only poet of […]

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Samuel Beckett: Brief Biography

SAMUEL BECKETT: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY Samuel Beckett was one of the popular French dramatists of the twentieth century. As a dramatist, he belonged to the Absurd school, the dramatists of whose school wrote dramas after their own whimsical theme and style repudiating all the conventional theories and techniques of drama.  Samuel Beckett was born on the […]

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Dylan Thomas: Brief Biography

DYLAN THOMAS: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY Once there was a boy of strangely confused character with weak  lungs  and the cleverness of truancy often suffering from haemorrhage for which he feared that he would die young and yet was  wayward, arrogant, spendthrift enjoying life-long penury and above all was a deadly drunkard who drank at least four […]

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