BROWNING ROBERT (1812-1889)
English Poet. Some of his best known works are Paracelsus, Sordello and The Ring and the Book and My Last Duchess .
BURNS, ROBERT (1759-1796)
Scottish Poet, famous for such poems as Tam O’Shanter and The Cotter’s Saturday Night and for such song as Auld Long Syne.
BYRON, GEORGE GORDON, LORD (1788-1824)
English Poet. Whose work has remained constantly ‘in print’ for a century and half. He died in Greece, to which he had gone to aid the Greeks in their struggle for independence.
CHAUCER, GEOFFREY (1340-1400)
One of the greatest English poets. His Canterbury Tales are widely read and enjoyed today.
CHEKHOV, ANTON (1860-1904)
Russian Writer of short stories and plays. Among his works are the Cherry Orchard, The Three sisters and Uncle Vanya.
COLERIDDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR (1772-1834)
Poet, philosopher and critic. In the first rank of English Poet. Some of his best known works are Kublai Khan, The ancient Mariner and Christable.