People You Should Know: Top 101 Authors, 1st Edition

  • Nicholas Faulkner
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  • ISBN-10: 168048494X
  • ISBN-13: 9781680484946
  • DDC: 809
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 184 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This comprehensive compendium profiles some of the most important, prolific, and influential authors in history. The list is composed of a mix of writers from all different backgrounds and time periods, perfect for students of literature. This book follows core standards in that it analyzes multiple authors and allows readers to compare and contrast their ideas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Louisa May Alcott.
2: Maya Angelou.
3: Isaac Asimov.
4: W.H. Auden.
5: Jane Austen.
6: James Baldwin.
7: Samuel Beckett.
8: William Blake.
9: Jorge Luis Borges.
10: William S. Burroughs.
11: Lord Byron.
12: Truman Capote.
13: Lewis Carroll.
14: Raymond Carver.
15: Miguel de Cervantes.
16: Raymond Chandler.
17: Geoffrey Chaucer.
18: John Cheever.
19: Anton Chekhov.
20: Joseph Conrad.
21: Stephen Crane.
22: Daniel Defoe.
23: Don DeLillo.
24: Philip K. Dick.
25: Charles Dickens.
26: Emily Dickinson.
27: Joan Didion.
28: Arthur Conan Doyle.
29: George Eliot.
30: Ralph Ellison.
31: Ralph Waldo Emerson.
32: William Faulkner.
33: F. Scott Fitzgerald.
34: Gustave Flaubert.
35: E.M. Forster.
36: Robert Frost.
37: Gabriel García Márquez.
38: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
39: Dashiell Hammett.
40: Thomas Hardy.
41: Nathaniel Hawthorne.
42: Ernest Hemingway.
43: Victor Hugo.
44: Aldous Huxley.
45: Washington Irving.
46: Henry James.
47: P.D. James.
48: James Joyce.
49: Franz Kafka.
50: John Keats.
51: Jack Kerouac.
52: Stephen King.
53: Rudyard Kipling.
54: D.H. Lawrence.
55: Harper Lee.
56: Doris May Lessing.
57: C.S. Lewis.
58: Jack London.
59: Niccolò Machiavelli.
60: Thomas Mann.
61: Herman Melville.
62: Arthur Miller.
63: John Milton.
64: Toni Morrison.
65: Haruki Murakami.
66: Vladimir Nabokov.
67: V.S. Naipaul.
68: Joyce Carol Oates.
69: Flannery O'Connor.
70: George Orwell.
71: Sylvia Plath.
72: Edgar Allan Poe.
73: Marcel Proust.
74: Philip Roth.
75: J.K. Rowling.
76: Salman Rushdie.
77: J.D. Salinger.
78: William Shakespeare.
79: George Bernard Shaw.
80: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
81: Gertrude Stein.
82: John Steinbeck.
83: Jonathan Swift.
84: Henry David Thoreau.
85: J.R.R. Tolkien.
86: Leo Tolstoy.
87: Mark Twain.
88: Mario Vargas Llosa.
89: Jules Verne.
90: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr..
91: Alice Walker.
92: Edith Wharton.
93: Walt Whitman.
94: Elie Wiesel.
95: Oscar Wilde.
96: Tennessee Williams.
97: Mary Wollstonecraft.
98: Virginia Woolf.
99: Richard Wright.
100: William Butler Yeats.
101: Émile Zola.
Glossary.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Louisa May Alcott.
2: Maya Angelou.
3: Isaac Asimov.
4: W.H. Auden.
5: Jane Austen.
6: James Baldwin.
7: Samuel Beckett.
8: William Blake.
9: Jorge Luis Borges.
10: William S. Burroughs.
11: Lord Byron.
12: Truman Capote.
13: Lewis Carroll.
14: Raymond Carver.
15: Miguel de Cervantes.
16: Raymond Chandler.
17: Geoffrey Chaucer.
18: John Cheever.
19: Anton Chekhov.
20: Joseph Conrad.
21: Stephen Crane.
22: Daniel Defoe.
23: Don DeLillo.
24: Philip K. Dick.
25: Charles Dickens.
26: Emily Dickinson.
27: Joan Didion.
28: Arthur Conan Doyle.
29: George Eliot.
30: Ralph Ellison.
31: Ralph Waldo Emerson.
32: William Faulkner.
33: F. Scott Fitzgerald.
34: Gustave Flaubert.
35: E.M. Forster.
36: Robert Frost.
37: Gabriel García Márquez.
38: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
39: Dashiell Hammett.
40: Thomas Hardy.
41: Nathaniel Hawthorne.
42: Ernest Hemingway.
43: Victor Hugo.
44: Aldous Huxley.
45: Washington Irving.
46: Henry James.
47: P.D. James.
48: James Joyce.
49: Franz Kafka.
50: John Keats.
51: Jack Kerouac.
52: Stephen King.
53: Rudyard Kipling.
54: D.H. Lawrence.
55: Harper Lee.
56: Doris May Lessing.
57: C.S. Lewis.
58: Jack London.
59: Niccolò Machiavelli.
60: Thomas Mann.
61: Herman Melville.
62: Arthur Miller.
63: John Milton.
64: Toni Morrison.
65: Haruki Murakami.
66: Vladimir Nabokov.
67: V.S. Naipaul.
68: Joyce Carol Oates.
69: Flannery O'Connor.
70: George Orwell.
71: Sylvia Plath.
72: Edgar Allan Poe.
73: Marcel Proust.
74: Philip Roth.
75: J.K. Rowling.
76: Salman Rushdie.
77: J.D. Salinger.
78: William Shakespeare.
79: George Bernard Shaw.
80: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
81: Gertrude Stein.
82: John Steinbeck.
83: Jonathan Swift.
84: Henry David Thoreau.
85: J.R.R. Tolkien.
86: Leo Tolstoy.
87: Mark Twain.
88: Mario Vargas Llosa.
89: Jules Verne.
90: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr..
91: Alice Walker.
92: Edith Wharton.
93: Walt Whitman.
94: Elie Wiesel.
95: Oscar Wilde.
96: Tennessee Williams.
97: Mary Wollstonecraft.
98: Virginia Woolf.
99: Richard Wright.
100: William Butler Yeats.
101: Émile Zola.
Glossary.
Index.