Authors

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Joseph A. Altsheler (1862 - 1919) -- American writer whose works have been very popular with youth.

John Kendrick Bangs (1862 - 1922) -- American humourist and poet.

Gene Stratton-Porter (1863 - 1924) -- American feminist and writer.

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

W.W. Jacobs (1863 - 1943) -- British writer of stories set at sea.

Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson (1864 - 1941) -- one of the best known figures of Australian literature, Banjo Paterson wrote many well-remembered poems and stories.

Richard Harding Davis (1864 - 1916) -- American writer and journalist.

William B. Yeats (1865 - 1939) -- Irish poet, who wrote pieces of simple style related to pagan mythology. Chief proponent of the Irish Renaissance movement..

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) -- English writer, noted for his fiction set in India and Burma during British rule.

Baroness Emmuska Orczy (1865 - 1947) -- writer of detective stories and follower of Sherlock Holmes.

Herbert G. Wells (1866 - 1946) -- widely considered the father of science fiction, H.G. Wells' works are important political and social commentary of the 20th century..

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

Beatrix Potter (1866 - 1943) -- famous writer and illustrator of children's books.

Henry Lawson (1867 - 1922) -- influential poet who captured the Australian way of life.

Maxim Gorky (1868 - 1936) -- Russian prose writer and playwright, of the Soviet era.

Gaston Leroux (1868 - 1927) -- French mystery novelist and playwright, remembered for his Phantom of the Opera.

Edgar Lee Masters (1868 - 1950) -- Political activist, Lawyer, and Poet..

Stephen Leacock (1869 - 1944) -- Canadian writer of non-fiction works in politics and economics, as well as short stories.

Melville Davisson Post (1869 - 1930) -- writer of detective stories.

H.H. Munro (1870 - 1916) -- British writer, pseudonym Saki.

Frank Norris (1870 - 1902) -- American novelist.

Marcel Proust (1871 - 1922) -- French writer of a mammoth multi-volume life's work that explored human sensations and attempted to chart the whole of a life's experience..

J.M. Synge (1871 - 1909) -- Irish poet and dramatist, who wrote about the bleak lives of many of the Irish people.

Theodore Dreiser (1871 - 1945) -- American novelist, who was a leading figure in the naturalist movement.

Stephen Crane (1871 - 1900) -- American novelist, famous for his masterpiece <i>The Red Badge of Courage</i>.

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