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Articles about famous writers and their most famous works including facts about poets, list of their most famous poems and quotes from famous novels and plays.

Famous Russian Novels Featured

10 Most Famous Novels In Russian Literature

  The 19th century is traditionally referred to as the "Golden Era" of Russian literature. It started with great poets like Vasily Zhukovsky and Alexander Pushkin. Pushkin, in particular is hailed as the founder of...
Famous Russian Novelists Featured

10 Most Famous Russian Novelists And Their Best Novels

  The roots of Russian literature can be traced to the Middle Ages. During this period, works were composed in Old East Slavic or Old Russian. Russian literature was at its peak in the 19th...
Short Narrative Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Short Narrative Poems By Renowned Poets

  Narrative poetry is a form of poetry that tells a story through verse. Like a novel or a short story, a narrative poem has a plot, characters and a setting. Literary techniques like rhyme...
Famous British Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems By Poets From The United Kingdom

  British poetry encompasses poetry written by authors from the United Kingdom. Early British poems which remain popular even today include the sonnets of William Shakespeare. He was the towering figure of the English Renaissance,...
Famous Epic Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Epic Poems of All Time

  An epic poem is a long, narrative poem that is usually about heroic deeds and events that are significant to the culture of the poet. Ancient epic poetry usually talks about extraordinary men and...
Famous African American Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems By African American Poets

  African Americans have made a great contribution to the poetry of the United States as well as the world since the 18th century. The earliest known black American poets include Jupiter Hammon, Lucy Terry...
Famous Modern Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Modernist Poems By Renowned Poets

  Literary modernism is difficult to define as it encompasses a wide variety of movements and as many writers who are termed as modernists were not affiliated with these movements. Broadly, modernist literature is characterized...
Famous Narrative Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Narrative Poems of All Time

  Narrative poetry is a form of poetry that tells a story through verse. Like a novel or a short story, a narrative poem has a plot, characters and a setting. Literary techniques like rhyme...
Famous Black Poets Featured

10 Most Famous Black Poets And Their Best Known Poems

  Black poetry generally refers to poems written by African Americans in the United States of America, though some also use the term for poetry written by writers from other nations. In the US, early...
Famous Free Verse Poems Featured

10 Most Famous Poems In Free Verse By Renowned Poets

  Free Verse is a form of poetry which has no rhyme scheme and no fixed metrical pattern. Thus a free verse poem has no set meter; which means that there is no rhyming scheme...

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