Carol Ann Duffy

Personal profile Carol Ann Duffy, born on December 23, 1955 to a Roman Catholic family in Glasgow, is a famous playwright and poet from Scotland. In May 2009 she was appointed Poet Laureate in Britain, besides which at Manchester Metropolitan University, she is Professor of Contemporary Poetry. In Scotland, she is the first woman and

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson is one of the premier poets of the 19th century, from America. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10, 1830. On May 15, 1886, at the age of 56 she died in Amherst Massachusetts, United States. She had been a part of a prominent family that had strong ties to

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Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Johan Ibsen (March 20, 1828 – May 23, 1906) also known as ‘The Father of Realism’ was a profound poetic dramatist, theatre director and playwright from Norway. He was born in a merchant family in Telemark County. He wrote his plays in the Danish language which were published by Gyldendal the Danish publisher. During

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Arthur Miller

Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an essayist, playwright and cult figure in the American theatre in the twentieth century born in Harlem in the New York City. All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953) and A View from the Bridge (1955 – which was

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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a poet, essayist, environmental activist, novelist, and inventor born in Ontario, Ottawa, Canada on November 18, 1939. She has won the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade and is also winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Five times, she was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won it once.

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