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Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift who is also well-known by his pseudonym Isaac Bickerstaff was born in Dublin in November 30, 1667. This author is very popular even nowadays for his numerous exciting texts and prose. But the most popular text by which we know him is “Gulliver’s Travels” (1726). But first things first, let’s get to know his early life and education he got on his way to...

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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad – a son of Polish patriots, a man of three cultures Joseph Conrad was an officer of the merchant navy, a novelist and a classic of English literature. Conrad was an English writer of Polish origin. He is considered as one of the most prominent English prose writers, so it is worth noting that Joseph Conrad did not speak fluent English until the age of 20. He was the greatest...

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