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2012

English Literature - Alphabetical (5)

'O' through 'R'

 

Ondaatje, Michael: The English Patient (1992)

Orwell, George: Coming Up for Air (1939), Animal Farm (1945), Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), (novels above), Down and Out in Paris and London (1933), The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), Homage to Catalonia (1938) (memoir and reportage above) 

Owen, Wilfred: 'Strange Meeting', 'Dulce et decorum est' (poet who fought / died in WWI) 

 

Philips, Katherine: royalist poet

Pinter, Harold: 2005 Nobel winner, dramatist, also wrote early poems 

Pope, Alexander: Essay on Man, The Dunciad,   translator of Iliad (started in 1712) and Odyssey (1726)

Potter, Beatrix: The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902, children literature), The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit (1906)

Pound, Ezra: 'In a station of the metro' (poem), 'A Few Don'ts for an Imagiste' (prose companion to the Imagist manifesto) (modernist poet)

Pullman, Philip: His Dark Materials (trilogy, 1995-2000)

Puttenham, George: Art of English Poesy (1589) 

 

Radcliffe, Ann: (author of romance = Gothic novels) A Sicilian Romance (1790), The Romance of the Forest (1791), The Mysteries of Udolpho, a Romance (1794), The Italian or the Confessional of the Black Penitents (1796)

Richardson, Samuel: (author of epistolary fiction) Pamela (1740), Clarrisa (1748), Sir Charles Grandison (1753-4) 

Riding, Laura: co-author of A Survey of Modernist Poetry (1927) 

Ruskin, John: lectures on Architecture (1854), The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century (1884) 

Russell, Bertrand: 1950 Nobel winner 

 

[Below authoris included because work indexed here:]

Virginia Woolf: Orlando: A Biography (1928) , To the Lighthouse (1927), contributes to Times Literary Supplement, 'Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown' (essay, 1924)

Peter Pan

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