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Harish Iyer

Author: Harish Iyer Profile: Harish Iyer is an Indian columnist, Indian equal rights activist and blogger. He was born in 1979 at Barrackpore, West Bengal, India. He completed his education at SIES High School, Guru Nanak Khalsa College, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and SVKM’s NMIMS. He is also well known…

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Roland Barthes

Author: Roland Barthes Profile: Roland Gérard Barthes (full name) or Roland Barthes was a French essayist, literary critic, theorist, philosopher and semiotician. With his ideas he was influential in developing a number of schools of theory, including design theory, structuralism, post-structuralism, semiotics, anthropology and social theory and explored fields in…

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F.8. Michel Foucault

Author: Michel Foucault Profile: Paul-Michel Foucault also better known as Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, social theorist, historian of ideas and literary critic. He was born in an upper middle class family in Poitiers, France and died in Paris, France. He completed his education He studied at the Lycee…

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The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami

Title : The Moor’s Account Author : Laila Lalami Context : The Moor’s Account is a historical fiction novel by Laila Lalami set in the Americas in the 1500s. The journey across America to be made by the 4 survivors would change them from proud conquerors to humble servants and…

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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

Title: One Hundred Years of Solitude Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Context : One Hundred Years of Solitude is a historical fiction novel by Gabriel Garcia Marques, set in Columbia in the 1800s. This is one of the most acclaimed and beloved novels of the twentieth century.  This is a bestselling,…

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My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Title : My Brilliant Friend Author : Elena Ferrante Context : My Brilliant Friend is a historical fiction novel by Elena Ferrante set in Italy in the 1950s. The author, Elena Ferrante presents the tale of a neighborhood, a city and a nation as it gets metamorphosed in many different…

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Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin

Title : Lavinia Author : Ursula K. Le Guin Context : Lavinia is a historical fiction novel by Ursula K. Le. Guin set in ancient Italy. This is a book about war and passion, unemotionally beautiful and generous from the writer who works at the height of her powers. The…

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Author Profile: Michael Kimball

Michael Kimball Author Profile:  Michael Kimball is a novelist from the United States. Name: Michael Kimball Timeline: 2000 – Eine Familie Verschwindet 2005 – How Much of Us There Was 2008 – Dear Everybody 2013 – Michael Kimball Writes Your Life Story 2019 – Big Ray Background: Michael Kimball was…

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Author Profile: Mary Miller

Author Profile:   Mary Miller is an American fiction writer, novelist and short story writer. Name: Mary Miller Timeline: 2009 – Big World 2014 – The Last Days of California 2017 –  Always Happy Hour: Stories by Mary Miller 2019 – Biloxi: A Novel Background: Mary Miller was born on 9th…

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Author Profile: Kevin Canty

Author Profile: Kevin Canty is an American novelist and short story writer. Name:  Kevin Canty Timeline: 1994 – A Stranger In This World 1996 – Into The Great Wide Open 1998 – Rounders 1998 – Nine Below Zero 2004 – Winslow In Love 2010 – Where The Money Went 2010…

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Author Profile: Tomi Adeyemi

Author Profile: Tomi Adeyemi is a Nigerian-American novelist and creative writing coach. Name:  Tomi Adeyemi Timeline: 2018 – Children of Blood and Bone 2019 – Children of Virtue and Vengeance 2020 – Awaken the Magic: A Children of Blood and Bone Journal Background: Tomi Adeyemi is born on 1st August…

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Author Profile: Andrés Barba is a Spanish writer.

Author Profile:   Andrés Barba is a Spanish writer. Name: Andres Barba Timeline: 2008 – Such Small Hands 2010 – August, October 2002 – The Right Intention 2012 – Rain Over Madrid 2020 – A Luminous Republic Background: Andres Barba was born in 1975 in Madrid Spain. He is 45 years…

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Analysis of ‘Caged Bird’ by Maya Angelou

‘Caged Bird’ is a poem comparing two birds, one a free one and the other a caged one. It was published in 1983 in a collection called ‘Shaker, Why Don’t you Sing?’She had written a memoir and it was titled ‘I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings’. This poem might…

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Analysis of ‘A Life’ by Sylvia Plath

A Life Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet. She has written short stories, novels and stories for children. She is credited for advancing confessional poetry as most of her poems had an element of her in it. Her huge work can be categorised…

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Analysis of’I am Vertical’ by Sylvia Plath

I am Vertical Sylvia Plath, known as a confessional poet was born on October 27th 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts. Her interest in writing started at an early age and she started by keeping a journal. She was a troubled poet even from her young age. Her father was a great…

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