English and American writers
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Американец - человек, который делает что-либо, потому что так не делали раньше. Твен Марк Англичанин - человек, который делает потому что так делали раньше. Твен Марк
(1867–1933) Galsworthy, John English writer and dramatist. He was a lawyer, he began to write his first book at the age of 28. His novels criticize the life of English aristocracy. He wrote about social problems and about love stories. Galsworthy became the laureate of Nobel prize. His books are: “The Forsyte Saga”, “The White Monkey”, “The Silver Spoon”,” Swan Song”.
Русский характер — это непрестанные приливы и отливы, и чисто русское словечко «Ничего!» хорошо выражает фатализм этих нескончаемых колебаний. Голсуорси Джон
Daniel Defoe (1660 – 1731) Daniel Defo was a son of meat-seller. He dreamed of a career of the priest, but had to refuse this idea. He studied languages and literature, travelled a lot. Defo was a businessman, a politician, an adventurist. He write a lot of adventure books, for example “Robinson Crusoe” and “Mollie Flanders”
Человек - создание по меньшей мере недальновидное, особенно когда сам берется утверждать, что счастлив, или полагает, что может жить своим умом. Дефо Даниэль
Agatha Cristie (1890—1976) She is one of the most famous detective writers and the third (after the Bible and Sheakspeare) author in the world. 2 billions of her books were published. Her plays are shown in thousand theatres. The famous heroes of her stories are Hercules Puaro and Miss Marple.
Jeoffrey Chaucer (1344–1400) He was one of the greatest English poets. Geoffrey served to king from his childhood. He was a knight and a diplomat. His the most famous poem is “Kenterbury stories”. He wrote different kinds of people: knights and sellers, priests and monks and criticize their bad treats.
Charlotte Bronte (1816 - 1855) She was a daughter of village priest. Her mother died and children lived with sad and cruel father. Daughters work as home teachers in rich families. Three of five sisters Bronte became writers! They write wonderful stories about love.
Любовь часто ослепляет людей и делает их ко всему, кроме нее, бесчувственными. Бронте Шарлотта
Teodor Drayzer (1871 – 1945) He was an American writer and a politician. His father was a poor seller, immigrated from Germany. Teodor tried a lot of professions, studied at the university. Drayzer began his literature activity in 1892 as a reporter. His first novel was “Sister Carry” (1900). It was about a girl from poor family who wanted to be an actress. Then Drayzer wrote a lot of novels about unfair American life. His best book is “American Tragedy”.
Harriet Beecher-Stowe (1811–1896) She was a daughter of priest and a wife of a professor. He husband supported her literature studies. Harriet was a mother of 7 children. Her book “Uncle Tom’s cabin” was published in 1852 and gave her a great glory. This book protested against the slavery of Negroes. The American president Lincoln said about Harriet: “This little lady caused a great war!”
Половина несчастий на свете происходит от недостатка мужества, позволяющего говорить и выслушивать правду спокойно и в духе любви. Бичер-Стоу Гарриет
Mark Twain (1835 - 1916) His real name is Samuel lemens. He was born in a small American town. The parents were very poor and the boy began to work very early. He was a printer, a sailor, worked on silver mines. In 1862 he wrote some humorous stories for newspaper and was invited to work in it. Since Mark Twain became a writer. His the most famous books are: “The adventures of Tom Sawyer”, “The adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, “The Prince and the pauper”
Margaret Mitchell (1900 -1949) She was a famous American writer, the author of the bestseller ”Gone with the wind”. This book, published in 1936, won the Pulitzer Prize. It was edited 70 times and translated into 37 languages. The film ”Gone with the wind”, created in 1939 got 10 “Oscares”. The book told about the Civil War in the USA and a great love story.
Пока не лишишься репутации, ни за что не поймешь, что это было за тяжкое бремя, и что такое - истинная свобода. Митчелл Маргарет
Jack London (1876 -1916) His mother was a teacher of music and his father was an astrologist. Childhood of the boy was very difficult. He finished only elementary school and began to work at the factory at 14. Then he was a pirate and a sailor. He travelled a lot and his first stories were about sea adventures. The life of Jack London was full of adventures: a prison, a war, a university… It made him the great author of adventure stories and novels.
Кость, брошенная собаке, не есть милосердие; милосердие: это кость, поделенная с собакой, когда ты голоден не меньше ее. Лондон Джек
Ernest Hemingway (1899 -1961) He got his popularity with his interesting novels and stories and with his life full of adventures. Hemingway was a writer from his childhood when he wrote articles for school newspaper. In young age Hemingway travelled a lot, then he work as a journalist and fighting in the war with fascists. Hemingway was the laureate of Nobel Prize. His the most famous books are “The old man and the sea”, “A Farewell to Arms”, “For Whom the Bell Tolls”