Authors

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Alphabetical list



Thomas Gray (1716 - 1771) -- eighteenth century English poet.

Zane Grey (1875 - 1939) -- American novelist, many of whose works are set in the American West.

H. Rider Haggard (1856 - 1925) -- prolific English novelist and colonial administrator, whose writings are set in exotic regions of the world.

William Hamilton (1788 - 1856) -- nineteenth century philosopher of logic and metaphysics.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928) -- author of novels, short stories and poetry, portraying the rural poor as victims of fate..

Frank Harris (1856 - 1931) -- Irish-born American journalist and writer.

Bret Harte (1836 - 1902) -- writer, whose most famous novels were set in the American West.

David Hartley (1705 - 1757) -- using Newton’s theory of vibrations.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864) -- American novelist whose works were an exploration of human sin, punishment and guilt..

Seamus J. Heaney (1939 - 0) -- Irish poet and Nobel Prize winner.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770 - 1831) -- great German philosopher who influenced Karl Marx, and who is famous for his impenetrable writing.

Martin Heidegger (1889 - 1976) -- German philosopher, who was influential in the development of existentialism.

Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856) -- German lyric poet.

Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) -- composer of unique, succinct novels and short stories with an individuality and style that would shape American writing..

O Henry (1862 - 1910) -- American short story writer, whose ingenious and often humourous stories about everyday life made him enormously popular in the nineteenth century.

Heraclitus (500 - 500) -- pre-Socratic philosopher, famous for his obscure writing style.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633) -- English poet who was born in Wales whose work was largely religion orientated..

Herodotus (484 - 420) -- Father of history and Greek prose..

Hesiod (900 - 800) -- early Greek lyric poet.

Paul-Henri Thiry Holbach (1723 - 1789) -- a determinist and atheistic materialist, Holbach comprehensively argued for his philosophical position in his Système de la nature.

Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894) -- physician, who wrote the "Breakfast-Table" series of essays.

Homer (0 - 0) -- unknown author to whom we attribute two influential epic poems that shaped the development of prose and poetry.

Anthony Hope (1863 - 1933) -- English novelist and playwright.

Horace (65 - 8) -- the finest lyric poet in Latin, Horace's works are masterpieces of the Golden Age of Rome..

E.W. Hornung (1866 - 1921) -- well-known writer of mystery and detective stories.

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