Arthur Miller

For nearly six decades, Miller created characters that wrestle with power conflicts, personal and social responsibility, the repercussions of past actions, and the twin poles of guilt and hope.In his writing and in his role in public life, Miller articulates

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Edgar Allan Poe

On January 19, 1809, Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Poe’s father and mother, both professional actors, died before the poet was three years old, and John and Frances Allan raised him as a foster child in Richmond,

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Edward Albee

Edward Albee, in full Edward Franklin Albee (born March 12, 1928, Washington, D.C., U.S.—died September 16, 2016, Montauk, New York), American dramatist and theatrical producer best known for his play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962), which displays slashing insight and witty

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Ernest Hemingway

 Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), born in Oak Park, Illinois, started his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City at the age of seventeen. After the United States entered the First World War, he joined a volunteer ambulance

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Eugene O’Neill

 Born on October 16, 1888, in a New York City hotel room, writer Eugene Gladstone O'Neill was one of the most admired playwrights of all time. His talent for poignant and piercing dramas sprang from a life marked by challenges.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

 He is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers American soil has produced in the 20th century. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, known to his readers just as F.Scott Fitzgerald, was born on September 24, 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota to

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J.D Salinger

D. Salinger, best known for his controversial novel The Catcher in the Rye (1951), is recognized by critics and readers alike as one of the most popular and influential authors of American fiction during the second half of the twentieth century. Jerome David Salinger

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Jack London

Jack London, pseudonym of John Griffith Chaney was born in 1876, San Francisco. He was an American novelist and short-story writer whose best-known works, among them The Call of the Wild and White Fang, depict elemental struggles for survival. During the 20th century

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John Steinbeck

Born in 1902 in California, he is an American novelist best known for The Grapes of Wrath, which summed up the bitterness of the Great Depression decade and aroused widespread sympathy for the plight of migratory farmworkers. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature

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