Chronology - Find the Dates for Great Writers
Elizabeth Bishop was one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. Here is a brief chronology.
Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts; and she would spend most of the rest of her life there. She had no wish to travel or find adventure. Instead she kept to the "room of her own," writing her poems.
Here's a brief chronology of George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans).
Here's a brief chronology of T.S. Eliot.
Here's a brief chronology of E.M. Forster.
Here's a brief chronology of Christopher Marlowe.
O. Henry (pseudonym for William Sydney Porter) was born in on September 11, 1862 in Greensboro, North Carolina. O. Henry became famous for his many short stories (some 600 in all), which include: "The Last of the Troubadours," "The Gift of the Magi," and "The Ransom of Red Chief." Read more about his life and works with this brief chronology...
Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) was born on November 30, 1835 when Halley's comet was in the sky. It was an important date for American literary history. Read about the other days in Mark Twain's life...
Walt Whitman was an American poet, journalist, and essayist. Here's a brief chronology.