RESEARCH WORK ON TOPIC «BRITISH LITERATURE: FAMOUS FAСES» Student: Kate SmirnovaSchool: 119 Sankt-PetersburgForm: 11 bAssisting teacher: Tarasova R. D.
Introduction Why have I chosen this topic?How have I made the list of selected writers?Which information about writers is the most important?
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare (1564E—April 23, 1616, Stratford-upon-Avon) English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time.
Walter Scott Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832, Scottish novelist and poet, b. Edinburgh. He is considered the father of both the regional and the historical novel.
Charles Dickens The most famous author of Victorian era is Charles Dickens (1812-1870). His aim was to touch peoples’ hearts with sight of suffering, but he didn’t want to awaken hatred or call for popular uprising.
Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), judge of beauty and humour, was an Irish writer and poet. His mannered, dramatic and critical genius, his conversation, and his personal life have become the subject of legend. He is still one of the best-known British writers on the Continent.
Agatha Christie Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. Her detective stories are exciting and her sense of humour charms readers – this is secret of her such a big popularity.
Joanne Katheline Rowling Joanne Rowling (1965), English writer, author of novels about Harry Potter, which were translated into 65 languages and sold in number of 400 million copies. It is not known, if her works stays in history equally the greatest writers, but she has already left her trace in history and it’s undoubtedly.
Conclusion Just six names. But life of genius is so unusual, and each small detail plays magnificent part in his creation and, as a result, in minds of readers. I tried to find and retold you the most interesting moments and dominant themes of English writers on the topic “British literature: famous faces”.