Samuel Taylor Coleridge - October 21, 1772 - July 25, 1832, was an English poet, who with his friend, William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He is probably best known for his poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan.
Boris Pasternak (writer) - Died May 30, 1960. Born February 10, 1890. Wrote poetry, Dr. Zhivago (which was smuggled out of the Soviet Union and published in Italy), translated Shakespeare into Russian and won a Nobel Prize for Literature (which the Soviets did not let him accept).
Percy Bysshe Shelley-1792–1822 Works:Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, To a Skylark, Music, When Soft Voices Die, The Cloud,The Masque of Anarchy, Queen Mab (later reworked as The Daemon of the World), Alastor, The Cenci (1819) and Prometheus Unbound (1820). The latter is widely considered one of Shelley's most fully realised works.
English writer D.H. Lawrence... “I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.” from Complete Poems of D. H. Lawrence
Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays, Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories, poetry, travel writing, film stories and scripts. Huxley spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death. Aldous Huxley was a humanist, pacifist, satirist and interested in spiritual subjects.
Stevenson writing. Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. "The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish." — Stevenson, Truth of Intercourse.
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist, in the tradition of George Eliot, he was also influenced both in his novels and poetry by Romanticism, especially by William Wordsworth. Charles Dickens is another important influence on Thomas Hardy. Like Dickens, he was also highly critical of much in Victorian society, though Hardy focussed more on a declining rural society..