Study guides: authors, letter e

Edgar Allan Poe

The world of literature wouldn’t be the same without the contribution of the literary critic, poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849). His ingenious poems and short stories explored feelings of despair, melancholy, and loss with fierce psychological intensity. An architect of the modern short story, Poe promoted storytelling as well as a detective...

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Erich Maria Remarque

The recording angel of the Great War and an acclaimed German writer, Erich Maria Remarque (July 22, 1898 – September 25, 1917) was also a Hollywood celebrity. A boy from a strict Catholic family woke up popular after publishing his landmark novel All Quiet on the Western Front. A former veteran himself, Remarque explored soul-destroying insanity of warfare and the main victim of any...

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Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was a celebrated novelist, short story writer and a journalist whose influence on the literary world can’t be overestimated. His works have already become the classics taught at schools and universities. His adventurous personality and a distinctive writing method turned Hemingway into a literary celebrity of his times. The author of...

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