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Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-

Joyce Carol Oates (1938–) states in (Woman) Writer ( 1988 : 6) that writers are vampires of their own lives, so – as one might expect – her extensive

O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000

1914–2000, British novelist, b. near London as Richard Patrick Russ. He changed his name in 1945 and after World War II settled in France. O'Brian's

O'Brien, Conor Cruise, 1917-2008

Irish politician, journalist, and historian. O'Brien entered the Department of External Affairs in 1944, and was a member of the Irish delegation to

O’Brien, Edna (Dec 15, 1930 - )

As the author of 16 novels, six collections of short stories, a dozen plays, and several works of nonfiction, Edna O'Brien is one of the most prolific

O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964

Playwright. He was born in Dublin into a Protestant working-class family on 30 March 1880 and christened John Casey. The death of his father in 1886

Open O'Connor, Flannery (1925-1964)
O'Connor, Flannery (1925-1964)

One of the most important voices in American fiction, Flannery O'Connor's art combines jarring intensity, stylistic economy, sardonic humor,

Odes

elaborate and stately lyric poem of some length. The ode dates back to the Greek choral songs that were sung and danced at public events and

Open The Odyssey
The Odyssey

In time, the tale of Troy became the center of a great cycle of songs, depicting and glorifying the regular heroic theme of an attack on a town. We

Ōe, Kenzaburō, 1935-

( kĕn´´zäbʊr'ō ō'ā ), 1935–, Japanese writer, b. Ose, on the island of Shikoku. At 18, he left his remote village and traveled to the capital, where

Old English language

General name for the range of dialects spoken by Germanic settlers in England between the 5th and 12th centuries AD , also known as Anglo-Saxon. The