English FYI Authors (Revised)

  1. Greek, 620 B.C.-564 B.C.
    Fables that resolved difficulties between Corinthians and Athenians and leaders
    The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Tortoise and the Hare, The Lion and the Mouse
  2. American, 1832-1888
    Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, An Old-Fashioned Girl, A Strange Island
  3. Native American, 1966-present day
    Poetry, short stories, filmmaking, comedian
    The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Smoke Signals
  4. Denmark (Danish), 1805-1875
    Poems, plays, travel books, fairytales
    Fairy Tales, Told for Children, The Dying Child, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Suit, Thumbelina, The Ugly Duckling
  5. American, 1928-present day
    Contemporary American poet and civil rights activist
    Fiction, nonfiction, poetry (also wrote articles, short stories, TV scripts, documentaries, 5 books of essays, several books of poetry, and plays)
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, A Song Flung Up to Heaven
  6. American, 1856-1919
    Fantasy, poem
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, Queen Zixi of Ix
  7. American, 1875-1950
    Science fiction, adventure
    Tarzan series, Barsoom series (John Carter), Pellucidar series, Venus series, Caspak series, Moon series
  8. English with Irish ties, 1832-1898
    Fantasy and "literary nonsense"
    Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass, Jabberwocky, The Hunting of the Snark
  9. English, 1890-1976
    Novels, stories, and plays on crime mystery (wrote romances under a pseudonym)
    Murder on the Orient Express, And Then There were None, Towards Zero
  10. English, 1812-1870
    Plays, fiction, picaresque style in novels (hero of low social class lives by own wisdom in a corrupt society)
    The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, David Copperfeld, A Tale of Two Cities, The Frozen Deep, A Christmas Carol
  11. American, 1830-1886
    Poetry and letters
    Wild Nights, Dying, Hope is the Thing with Feathers
  12. Scottish, 1859-1930
    Detective mystery books
    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four
  13. German Jew, 1929-1945
    Wrote a diary
  14. German, 1398-1468
    Creator of printing press
    Famous work was Bible
  15. German, 1785-1863, 1786-1859
    Folktales, also collected German and Scandinavian myths
    Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel
    Wrote a German dictionary but didn't see it finished
  16. Born in India, sent to England, 1865-1936
    Novels, short stories, poems
    The Jungle Book, The Elephant Child, The Man Who Would be King, Gunga Din, The Five Nations, The Years Between
  17. English daughter of Indian immigrants, 1967-present day
    Mostly autiobiographical novels
    Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth
  18. German, 1818-1883
    History, sociology, philosophy
    The Communit Manifesto, Das Kapital, The German ideology, On the Jewish Question
  19. American, 1936-present day
    Fiction (westerns), biography, movie scripts
    Crazy Horse: A Life (biography), Lonesome Dove, Telegraph DAys: A Novel, Rhino RAnch
  20. English, 1882-1956
    Poet, novelist, editor, playwright (published essays in book form)
    Lovers in London, Winne the Pooh
  21. American, 1862-1910
    Mostly short stories that all had situational irony (twist)
    The Gift of the Magi, THe Ransom of Red Chief, The Cop and the Anthem
    O. Henry
  22. Greek, 428 or 427 B.C.-348 or 347 B.C.
    Dialogues (two people talking)
    The Republic, Apology, The Symposium, Phaedo, Meno, The trial and death of Socrates, Phaedrus, Timaeus, Critias
    Established first "school," a school of philosophy at the academy
  23. American, 1809-1849
    Romantic poetry, detective fiction, science fiction, gothic fiction, literary criticism
    The Raven, Lenore, Annabel Lee, Tell-Tale Heart, Fall of the House of Usher, The Mosque of the Red Death
  24. American (parents German immigrants), died 2002
    Children's literature
    And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, The Cat in the Hat
  25. Scotland, 1850-1894Essays, travel writing, short stories, novels, romances, poetry, plays, biography (also composed for flageolet)Treasure Island, Jekyll and Hyde, A Children's Garden of Verses
  26. Irish, 1667-1745
    Fiction (lots of irony)
    A Tale of a Tub, Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, Drapier's Letters
  27. American, 1835-1910
    Innocents Abroad, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  28. American, 1932-2009
    Poetry, essay, fiction, criticism (critiques), short stories
    Rabbit, Run, Rabbit Redux, The Complete Henry Bech, The Early Stories
  29. French, 1828-1905
    Five Weeks in a Balloon, From the Earth to the Moon, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Journey to the Center of the Earth, Around the World in Eighty Days, The Mysterious Island, Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen
  30. American, 1944-present day
    Poetry, essay, epistolary novels, fiction
    The Third Life of Grange Copeland, The Color Purple, The Temple of My Familiar, Possessing the Seret of Joy, Be the Light of my Father's Eyes
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English FYI Authors (Revised)
English FYI Authors (Revised)