An English politician and writer.

Joseph Addison

An English politician and writer.

Famous female writer.

Louisa May Alcott

Famous female writer.

(1832-1888) Children's author who wrote <I>Little Women</I> amongst other children's stories.

Louisa May Alcott

(1832-1888) Children's author who wrote Little Women amongst other children's stories.

(1837-1907) American Writer whose most famous work is <I>Stories of a Bad Boy</I>

T. B. Aldrich

(1837-1907) American Writer whose most famous work is Stories of a Bad Boy

(1805-1875) Author that wrote children's stories such as <I>The Tin Soldier, The Tinderbox</I> and <I>The Ugly Duckling </I>

Hans Christian Andersen

(1805-1875) Author that wrote children's stories such as The Tin Soldier, The Tinderbox and The Ugly…

(384-322 BC) Greek philosopher, scientist, physician

Aristotle

(384-322 BC) Greek philosopher, scientist, physician

(1800-1891) Historian and diplomat that wrote a 10 volume History of the United States and established the Naval Academy at Annapolis

George Bancroft

(1800-1891) Historian and diplomat that wrote a 10 volume History of the United States and established…

(1860-1937) British author that wrote Peter Pan

James E. Barrie

(1860-1937) British author that wrote Peter Pan

(1860-1937) Scottish novelist and dramatist most famous for writing Peter Pan.

Sir James Matthew Barrie

(1860-1937) Scottish novelist and dramatist most famous for writing Peter Pan.

(1841-1898) Scottish novelist who wrote <em>Love and Marriage</em>, <em>In Silk Attire</em>, <em>A Daughter of Heth</em>, <em>The Strange Adventures of a Phaeton</em>, <em>A Princess of Thule</em>, and more.

William Black

(1841-1898) Scottish novelist who wrote Love and Marriage, In Silk Attire, A Daughter

(1757-1827) An English poet, painter, and printmaker.

William Blake

(1757-1827) An English poet, painter, and printmaker.

(1757-1827) English poet, painter, and printmaker.

Robert Bloomfield

(1757-1827) English poet, painter, and printmaker.

(1698-1783) A Swiss literary critic who was the first to make English literature known in Germany and wrote dramas and <em>The Deluge</em>, <em>Noah</em>, and <em>Critical Letters</em>.

Johann Jakob Bodmer

(1698-1783) A Swiss literary critic who was the first to make English literature known in Germany and…

Browning was an English poet and playwright. He is famous for <em>Pauline: A Fragment of a Confession</em> and <em>Paracelsus</em>.

Robert Browning

Browning was an English poet and playwright. He is famous for Pauline: A Fragment of a Confession

(1841-1901), British poet, novelist and dramatist

Robert Buchanan

(1841-1901), British poet, novelist and dramatist

A comedic writer from Pennsylvania.

Robert J. Burdette

A comedic writer from Pennsylvania.

(1729-1797) English statesman and author of Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

Edmund Burke

(1729-1797) English statesman and author of Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

(1826-1893) Author that was born in what is now Zimbabwe that wrote books such as Phantoms of Africa, The Third Eye and Zebra Zone.

Robert Burnet

(1826-1893) Author that was born in what is now Zimbabwe that wrote books such as Phantoms of Africa,…

This type writer cabinet is a form of furniture used for the operator of this device.

Type Writer Cabinet

This type writer cabinet is a form of furniture used for the operator of this device.

(1844-1925) Writer who fought in the Civil War that wrote Silent South and fought for equal rights for African-Americans

George W. Cable

(1844-1925) Writer who fought in the Civil War that wrote Silent South and fought for equal rights for…

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Phebe Cary.

Alice Cary

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Phebe Cary.

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Alice Cary.

Phebe Cary

A well-known writer, who is credited with writing poetry and short stories. Sister of Alice Cary.

English writer.

Thomas Caryle

English writer.

English writer/poet, most famous for his "Cantebury Tales"

Geoffrey Chaucer

English writer/poet, most famous for his "Cantebury Tales"

(1340-1400) English poet most famous for The Canterbury Tales.

Geoffrey Chaucer

(1340-1400) English poet most famous for The Canterbury Tales.

James Fenimore Cooper (September 15, 1789 - September 14, 1851) was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. Among his most famous works is <em>The Last of the Mohicans</em>, which many consider to be his masterpiece.

James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper (September 15, 1789 - September 14, 1851) was a prolific and popular American…

(1854-1909) American novelist who published over 40 novels

F. Marion Crawford

(1854-1909) American novelist who published over 40 novels

Famous writer and public speaker, known for <em>Nile notes of a Howadji.</em>

George William Curtis

Famous writer and public speaker, known for Nile notes of a Howadji.

Famous writer and public speaker, known for <em>Nile notes of a Howadji</em>.

George William Curtis

Famous writer and public speaker, known for Nile notes of a Howadji.

(1815-1882) Author of Two Years Before the Mast and the standard manuel for sea law The Seaman's Friend.

Richard H. Dana

(1815-1882) Author of Two Years Before the Mast and the standard manuel for sea law The Seaman's Friend.

(1812-1870) English novelist who wrote many classics such as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist and A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

(1812-1870) English novelist who wrote many classics such as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist and A…

A portrait of one of the English Language's greatest writers, Charles Dickens.

Charles Dickens

A portrait of one of the English Language's greatest writers, Charles Dickens.

(1827-1908) American author that wrote works such as Commentaries on Romans and on Galatians and Colossians; The Calling of a Christian Woman; The Seven Deadly Sins; The Sacramental System, and Lectures on the First Prayer-Book of Edward VI

Morgan Dix

(1827-1908) American author that wrote works such as Commentaries on Romans and on Galatians and Colossians;…

(1859-1930) Author of Sherlock Holmes

A. Conan Doyle

(1859-1930) Author of Sherlock Holmes

(1851-1897) Scottish preacher, professor, and author.

Henry Drummond

(1851-1897) Scottish preacher, professor, and author.

(1802-1870) French author that wrote The Three Musketeers and The count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas

(1802-1870) French author that wrote The Three Musketeers and The count of Monte Cristo

(1802-1870) French author that wrote The Three Musketeers and The count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas

(1802-1870) French author that wrote The Three Musketeers and The count of Monte Cristo

(1837-1902) American author that wrote biographies of American Indians and the History of the United States.

Edward Eggleston

(1837-1902) American author that wrote biographies of American Indians and the History of the United…

(1820-1880) English novelist during the Victorian era that wrote books such as Middlemarch and The Mill on the Floss

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)

(1820-1880) English novelist during the Victorian era that wrote books such as Middlemarch and The Mill…

Dutch writer and scholar.

Desiderius Erasmus

Dutch writer and scholar.

A famous writer.

Mary Ann Evans

A famous writer.

(1850-1895) American writer and poet that became a reporter and journalist. He wrote children's stories and poems such as Little Boy Blue.

Eugene Field

(1850-1895) American writer and poet that became a reporter and journalist. He wrote children's stories…

(1847-1938) Well known writer and illustrator of her time

Mary Hallock Foote

(1847-1938) Well known writer and illustrator of her time

(1839-1908) French-Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.

Louis Honore Frechette

(1839-1908) French-Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.

(1818-1894) British writer and historian who wrote the History of England and the controversial novel the Nemesis of Faith

James A. Froude

(1818-1894) British writer and historian who wrote the History of England and the controversial novel…

This is an illustration by artist Walter Crane of the Story of the Glittering Plain by writer William Morris. This illustration shows three men on horses approaching a young man.

The Story of the Glittering Plain

This is an illustration by artist Walter Crane of the Story of the Glittering Plain by writer William…

An illustration by Walter Crane; featuring the Story of the Glittering Plain by Morris. Depicts, three men on horses approaching a young male.

The Story of the Glittering Plain

An illustration by Walter Crane; featuring the Story of the Glittering Plain by Morris. Depicts, three…

A journalist and orator who helped to reintegrate the former Confederacy into the union after the Civil War.

Henry W. Grady

A journalist and orator who helped to reintegrate the former Confederacy into the union after the Civil…

(1856-1925) Novelist who wrote many stories such as <I>King Solomon's Mines</I> and <I>She</I>

Henry Rider Haggard

(1856-1925) Novelist who wrote many stories such as King Solomon's Mines and She

(1822-1909) Minister who wrote The Man Without a Country to encourage patriotism during the Civil War.

Edward Everett Hale

(1822-1909) Minister who wrote The Man Without a Country to encourage patriotism during the Civil War.

A famous journalist.

Murat Halstead

A famous journalist.

(1834-1894) Writer of the Intellectual Life

Philip G. Hamerton

(1834-1894) Writer of the Intellectual Life

(1864-1936) Suffragette who wrote <I>Ships that Pass in The Night</I>

Beatrice Harraden

(1864-1936) Suffragette who wrote Ships that Pass in The Night

(1836-1902) Writer whose poems and short stories on western themes helped launch the local color movement.

Bret Harte

(1836-1902) Writer whose poems and short stories on western themes helped launch the local color movement.

Richard Hooker (March 1554 &ndash; 3 November 1600) was an Anglican priest and an influential theologian. Hooker's emphases on reason, tolerance and inclusiveness considerably influenced the development of Anglicanism. He was the co-founder (with Thomas Cranmer and Matthew Parker) of Anglican theological thought.

Richard Hooker

Richard Hooker (March 1554 – 3 November 1600) was an Anglican priest and an influential theologian.…

(1837-1920) Writer who wrote <I>The Rise of Silas Lapham</I> and<I>A Hazard of New Fortunes</I>

William D. Howells

(1837-1920) Writer who wrote The Rise of Silas Lapham andA Hazard of New Fortunes

(1822-1896) British writer who helped found the Working Men's College and also wrote <I>Tom Brown's Schooldays</I>

Thomas Hughes

(1822-1896) British writer who helped found the Working Men's College and also wrote Tom Brown's Schooldays

"This distinguished American author was born in the city of New York, April 3, 1783." &mdash;The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Washington Irving

"This distinguished American author was born in the city of New York, April 3, 1783." —The Popular…

This is a title page to the House of Joy by English playwright, writer, and illustrator Laurence Houseman in 1895. This drawing seems to depict a winged man approaching a woman from her window. Its border is a scrolling flower design all around.

The House of Joy

This is a title page to the House of Joy by English playwright, writer, and illustrator Laurence Houseman…

(1865- ) Writer

Rudyard Kipling

(1865- ) Writer