English Literature : List of Biographies and Their Authors


English Literature : List of Biographies and Their Authors
Biography Author
Lives of the English Poets Dr. Samuel Johnson
Life of Samuel Johnson James Boswell
Life of Napoleon Walter Scott
Life of Walter Scott John Lockhart
Life of Dickens E.M. Forster
Life of Nelson Robert Southey
Life of John Sterling Thomas Carlyle
Life of Schiller Thomas Carlyle
Life of Carlyle James Froude
Life of Gray William Mason
Life of Pitt Earl of Rosebery
Life of Macaulay G.M. Trevelyan
Life of Gladstone H. Morley
Life of Marlbrough Winston Churchil
Life of Cowper (The Stricken Deer) Devid Cecil
Life of Pepys Arthur Brayant
Queen Victoria Lytton Strachey
Eminent Victorians Lytton Strachey
Biographia Literaria S.T. Coleridge
Lives Izaak Walton

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Geoffrey Chaucer : Father of English Poetry


Geoffrey Chaucer (1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been buried in Poet’s Corner of Westminster Abbey. He is best known for The Canterbury Tales.

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