Initiation, apprentissageAuteurs

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Jane Austen

1775−1817

Jane Austen is one of people's favourite English novelists well-known for her witty and satirical style. Her female characters are among the most famous in literature. She is the author of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Northanger Abbey.

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George Eliot

1819−1880

Mary Ann Evans is an English writer known under the pen name George Eliot. She was one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She wrote seven novels most of which are set in provincial England. She is known for her realism and psychological insight.

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Henry James

1843−1916

Henry James is an American writher who became British in the last year of his life. He is a key figure between literary realism and literary modernism. He is best known for his novels dealing with the social and marital interplay between Americans, English people and continental Europeans.

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Edward Morgan Forster

1879−1970

Edward Morgan Forster is an English writer known for his novels that examine class difference and hypocrisy. A Room with a View is the only one that has a happy ending. A Passage to India brought him his greatest success. 

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Evelyn Waugh

1903−1966

Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh is an English writer and also a journalist. His most famous books are satires such as A Handful of Dust and the novel Brideshead Revisited.

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William Golding

1911−1993

William Golding is a British writer best known for his novel Lord of the Flies. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1983.

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Roald Dahl

1916−1990

Roald Dahl is a famous Bristish author especially known for his books for children such as James and the Giant PeachCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryMatildaThe WitchesFantastic Mr FoxThe BFGThe Twits, and George's Marvellous Medicine

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Margaret Atwood

1939-...

Margaret Atwood is born in 1939. She is a Canadian writer best known for The Handmaid's Tale. It is a dystopian fiction.

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J. K. Rowling

1965-...

J. K. Rowling is a British writer who became immensely famous after the great success of Harry Potter.