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Famous American Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems In American Literature

 Poetry in the United State arose first when colonists wrote poetry to add to the poetic voices in the United Kingdom. As expected, early American poetry closely matched the British models of poetic form,...
Famous American Poets Featured

10 Most Famous Poets From The United States

 A distinctly American lyric voice of the colonial period was Phillis Wheatley (1753 – 1784). An African woman sold to slavery, Wheatley became a renowned poet in not only the American colonies but also...
Famous Modern Poets Featured

10 Most Famous Modernist Poets And Their Famous Works

 Literary modernism is difficult to define as it encompasses a wide variety of movements and as many writers who are termed as modernists were not affiliated with these movements. Broadly, modernist literature is characterized...
John Donne Famous Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems By John Donne

 John Donne (1572 – 1631) was an English poet who has been often termed as the greatest love poet in the English language. He is also noted for his religious verse. Donne is the...
John Locke Contributions Featured

John Locke’s 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

 John Locke (1632 – 1704) was an English philosopher whose works have had an enormous and profound influence on western philosophy. He is regarded as the founder of modern philosophical empiricism, a concept that...
Famous Short Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Short Poems By Renowned Poets

 It is difficult to define a short poem. In this article, we have included only those poems which are shorter than a sonnet, or a 14 line poem. We have also excluded some poems...
Mark Twain Famous Books Featured

10 Most Famous Works of American Writer Mark Twain

 Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 – 1910), known worldwide by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author renowned worldwide as one of the most influential writers in the English language. Such is his...
Famous Romanticism Poets Featured

10 Most Famous Poets of the Romanticism Movement

 Romanticism was a movement that dominated all genres; including literature, music, art and architecture; in Europe and the United States in the first half of the 19th century. It originated in late 18th century...
John Locke Facts Featured

John Locke | 10 Facts About The Famous English Philosopher

 John Locke was an English philosopher who is widely regarded as one of the greatest western philosophers of all time. Locke was initially home schooled by his father. He joined Westminster School in London...
Famous Love Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems About Love For Him And Her

 Love has been a dominant theme in poetry through the ages. One of the early poets whose love poems continue to be popular is John Donne, who was active around early 17th century. Categorized...

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