Friday, 4 July 2014

WHO IS WHO: Beginning With A

Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.)

Identity:

Greek playwright, founder of Greek tragic drama.

Works:

Prometheus Bound, The Seven Against Thebes, The Persians.

Anand, Dr. Mulk Raj (1905-2004)

Identity:

 Indian author, novelist and critic; awarded Padma Bhushan.

Works:

Untouchable, Coolie, Two Leaves and a Bud.

Arnold, Matthew (1822-1888)

Identity:

English poet and critic.

Works:

The Scholar Gypsy, Sohrab and Rustum, Essays in Criticism. 

Austen, Jane (1775-1817)

Identity:

British novelist

Works:

Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Mansfield Park.

Alfred, The Great (849-901)

Identity:

A great patron of learning, compiler.

Works:

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

Aristophanes (c.446-386 B.C.)

Identity:

One of the foremost Athenian play-writers and the greatest of the Greek comic poets.

Works:

The Achernians, The Knights, The Clouds, The Frogs, The Wasps.
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