Writers Who Changed History


Writers Who Changed History¬†places well-known writers in their historical and cultural context, showing you how they came to influence literature as we know it today. This illustrated guide is ideal for those interested in literature, writing, poems and novels or who want to broaden their general understanding of literature and writers’ lives.

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Writers Who Changed History

In this literature guide, each writer is introduced with a realistic portrait and biographical entries that trace the friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired and influenced their work, revealing insights into the larger-than-life characters, plots, and evocative settings they created. Entries explore each individual’s key ideas and working methods and set their ideas in context, conveying a powerful sense of the place and the period of history in which they lived.¬†Writers Who Changed History¬†provides revealing insights into what drove each individual to develop new ways of understanding the world.

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