Wednesday, October 13, 2010


Freemasonry's Universal Language Booklist

Aelfric (955?-1020?), ecclesiastical biographer--'Lives of the Saints'. Alfred the Great (848?-899), translator--Boethius' 'Consolation of Philosophy'. Bede (673?-735), historian--'Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation'. Caedmon (7th century), poet--'Paraphrases'. Cynewulf (8th century), poet--'Christ'; 'Juliana'.

Chaucer, Geoffrey (1340?-1400), poet--'Canterbury Tales'. Geoffrey of Monmouth (1100?-54), historian--'Historia Regum Britanniae'. Langland, William (1330?-1400?), poet--'The Vision of Justify FullWilliam Concerning Piers the Plowman'. Layamon (about 1200), metrical historian--'Brut'. Lydgate, John (1370?-1451?), poet--'Troy Book'. Malory, Sir Thomas (died 1470?), translator--'Morte d'Arthur'. "Pearl Poet" (14th century), poet--'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'.

Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626), philosopher, essayist--'New Atlantis'; 'The Advancement of Learning'; 'Essays'. Beaumont, Francis (1584-1616), dramatist--with John Fletcher, 'The Knight of the Burning Pestle'. Chapman, George (1559?-1634), poet, dramatist, translator--Homer's 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey' (trans.). Coverdale, Miles (1488?-1569), translator--Bible. Daniel, Samuel (1562-1619), poet--'Defence of Ryme'. Dekker, Thomas (1570?-1641), dramatist--'The Shoemaker's Holiday'. Fletcher, John (1579-1625), dramatist--with Francis Beaumont, 'The Maid's Tragedy'. Ford, John (1586-1640?), dramatist--'The Broken Heart'. Heywood, Thomas (died 1641?), dramatist--'A Woman Killed with Kindness'. Jonson, Ben (1573?-1637), poet, dramatist--'Song to Celia'. Kyd, Thomas (1558-94), dramatist--'The Spanish Tragedy'. Lodge, Thomas (1558?-1625), poet--'Rosalynde'. Lyly, John (1554?-1606), novelist, dramatist--'Euphues: the Anatomy of Wit'; 'Euphues and His England'. Marlowe, Christopher (1564-93), dramatist--'Doctor Faustus'; 'The Jew of Malta'; 'Tamburlaine'. Massinger, Philip (1583-1640), dramatist--'A New Way to Pay Old Debts'. Middleton, Thomas (1570?-1627), dramatist--'Michaelmas Terne'. More, Sir Thomas (1478-1535), prose writer--'Utopia'. Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), dramatist, poet--'As You Like It'; 'Hamlet'; 'Macbeth'; 'King Lear' 'The Tempest'; 'Sonnets'. Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-86), poet, novelist--'Astrophel and Stella'; 'Arcadia'. Skelton, John (1460?-1529), poet--'Colyn Clout'. Spenser, Edmund (1552?-99), poet--'The Faerie Queene'. Tyndale, William (1492?-1536), translator, tract writer--New Testament (trans.). Webster, John (1580?-1625?), dramatist--'The Duchess of Malfi'. Wyatt, Sir Thomas (1503-42), poet--'Certayne Psalmes'.

Browne, Sir Thomas (1605-82), prose writer--'Religio Medici'; 'Pseudodoxia Epidemica'. Bunyan, John (1628-88), prose writer--'The Pilgrim's Progress'. Burton, Robert (1577-1640), prose writer--'The Anatomy of Melancholy'. Butler, Samuel (1612-80), satirist, poet--'Hudibras'. Carew, Thomas (1595?-1639), poet--'Poems'. Donne, John (1573-1631), poet, preacher--'Poems'. Dryden, John (1631-1700), poet, dramatist--'All for Love'; 'Alex ander's Feast'; 'The Hind and the Panther'. Herbert, George (1593-1633), poet--'The Temple'. Herrick, Robert (1591-1674), poet--'Hesperides'. Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679), philosopher--'Leviathan'. Locke, John (1632-1704), philosopher--'An Essay Concerning Human Understanding'. Lovelace, Richard (1618-58), poet--'To Althea'. Marvell, Andrew (1621-78), poet--'To His Coy Mistress'; 'Last Instructions to a Painter'. Milton, John (1608-74), poet--'Paradise Lost'; 'L'Allegro'; 'Il Penseroso'; 'Lycidas'; 'Samson Agonistes'. Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703), diarist--'Diary'. Suckling, Sir John (1609-42), poet--'Ballad upon a Wedding'. Taylor, Jeremy (1613-67), theological writer--'Holy Living'; 'Holy Dying'. Vaughan, Henry (1622-95), poet--'The Retreat'. Walton, Izaak (1593-1683), essayist, biographer--'The Compleat Angler'.

Addison, Joseph (1672-1719), poet, essayist--Sir Roger de Coverley papers in The Spectator. Blair, Robert (1699-1746), poet--'The Grave'. Boswell, James (1740-95), biographer--'The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.'. Collins, William (1721-59), poet--'The Passions'; 'Ode to Liberty'; 'Ode to Evening'. Cowper, William (1731-1800), poet--'The Task'. Crabbe, George (1754-1832), poet--'The Village'. Defoe, Daniel (1661?-1731), novelist, journalist--'Robinson Crusoe'; 'Moll Flanders'. Fielding, Henry (1707-54), novelist--'Joseph Andrews'; 'Tom Jones'. Gay, John (1685-1732), poet, dramatist--'The Shepherd's Week'; 'Fables'; 'The Beggar's Opera'. Gibbon, Edward (1737-94), historian--'The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'. Goldsmith, Olive r (1728-74), novelist, poet, dramatist--'The Vicar of Wakefield'; 'The Deserted Village'; 'She Stoops to Conquer'. Gray, Thomas (1716-71), poet, critic--'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard'; 'The Progress of Poesy'. Hume, David (1711-76), philosopher, historian--'An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding'. Johnson, Samuel (1709-84), lexicographer, novelist--'A Dictionary of the English Language'; 'Rasselas'. Pope, Alexander (1688-1744), poet, critic--'The Rape of the Lock'; 'An Essay on Criticism'; 'An Essay on Man'; 'The Dunciad'. Richardson, Samuel (1689-1761), novelist--'Pamela'; 'Clarissa'. Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816), dramatist--'The School for Scandal'; 'The Rivals'. Smollett, Tobias (1721-71), novelist--'Roderick Random'. Steele, Sir Richard (1672-1729), essayist, dramatist--essays in The Spectator and The Tatler. Sterne, Laurence (1713-68), novelist--'Tristram Shandy'; 'A Sentimental Journey'. Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745), satirist--'Gulliver's Travels'; 'A Tale of a Tub'; 'Journal to Stella'. Thomson, James (1700-48), poet--'The Seasons'. Young, Edward (1683-1765), poet--'The Complaint: or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality'.

Austen, Jane (1775-1817), novelist--'Pride and Prejudice'; 'Mansfield Park'; 'Sense and Sensibility'. Blake, William (1757-1827), poet--'Songs of Innocence'; 'Songs of Experience'. Burns, Robert (1759-96), poet--'The Cotter's Saturday Night'; 'Tam o' Shanter'. Byron, George Gordon (1788-1824), poet--'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage'; 'Don Juan'; 'Manfred'. Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834), poet, critic--'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'; 'Kubla Khan'. De Quincey, Thomas (1785-1859), essayist--'Confessions of an English Opium Eater'. Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97), essayist--'Vindication of the Rights of Women'. Godwin, William (1756-1836), political writer, novelist--'Political Justice'. Hazlitt, William (1778-1830), essayist, critic--'Table Talk'; 'Characters of Shakespeare's Plays'. Hunt, Leigh (1784-1859), essayist, poet--'Abou Ben Adhem'; 'The Story of Rimini'; 'Autobiography'. Keats, John (1795-1821), poet--'The Eve of St. Agnes'; 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'; 'Endymion'. Lamb, Charles (1775-1834), poet, essayist--'Essays of Elia'; 'Tales from Shakespear' (with Mary Lamb). Landor, Walter Savage (1775-1864), poet, prose writer--'Imaginary Conversations'; 'Hellenics'. Lewis, Matthew Gregory (1775-1818), novelist, dramatist, poet--'The Monk'; 'Romantic Tales'. Macpherson, James (1736-96), poet--'Temora'. Moore, Thomas (1779-1852), poet, novelist, historian, biographer--'Irish Melodies'. Percy, Thomas (1729-1811), anthologist--'Reliques of Ancient English Poetry'. Radcliffe, Ann (1764-1823), novelist--'The Romance of the Forest'; 'The Mysteries of Udolpho'. Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832), poet, novelist--'The Lady of the Lake'; 'Waverley'; 'Ivanhoe'; 'Kenilworth'. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (1797-1851), novelist--'Frankenstein'. Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822), poet--'Ode to the West Wind'; 'Prometheus Unbound'; 'To a Skylark'; 'Adonais'. Southey, Robert (1774-1843), poet, historian--'The Battle of Blenheim'; 'Life of Nelson'. Walpole, Hora ce (1717-97), novelist, letter writer--'The Castle of Otranto'; 'Letters'; 'Memoirs'. Wordsworth, William (1770-1850), poet--'Tintern Abbey'; 'Intimations of Immortality'; 'The Prelude'.

Arnold, Matthew (1822-88), poet, essayist--'The Scholar-Gypsy'; 'Sohrab and Rustum'; 'Essays in Criticism'. Bronte, Anne (1820-49), novelist--'Agnes Grey'. Bronte, Charlotte (1816-55), novelist--'Jane Eyre'. Bronte, Emily (1818-48), novelist--'Wuthering Heights'. Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-61), poet--'Sonnets from the Portuguese'; 'Aurora Leigh'. Browning, Robert (1812-89), poet--'The Ring and the Book'; 'Pippa Passes'; 'Rabbi Ben Ezra'; 'My Last Duchess'. Bulwer-Lytton, Edward (1803-73), novelist--'The Last Days of Pompeii'; 'Harold'. Butler, Samuel (1835-1902), novelist, critic--'The Way of All Flesh'; 'Erewhon'; 'Notebooks'. Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881), historian, essayist--'Sartor Resartus'; 'French Revolution'; 'On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History'. Carroll, Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) (1832-98), children's writer--'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'; 'Through the Looking Glass'. Collins, Wilkie (1824-89), novelist--'The Woman in White'; 'The Moonstone'. Davidson, John (1857-1909), poet--'Fleet Street Eclogues'. Dickens, Charles (1812-70), novelist--'David Copperfield'; 'The Pickwick Papers'; 'Oliver Twist'. Disraeli, Benjamin (1804-81), novelist, statesman--'Vivian Grey'; 'Coningsby'. Dowson, Ernest (1867-1900), poet--'Cynara'. Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930), novelist--'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes'; 'Sir Nigel'; 'A Study in Scarlet'. Eliot, George (Mary Ann Evans) (1819-80), novelist--'Middlemarch'; 'The Mill on the Floss'; 'Silas Marner'. Fitzgerald, Edward (1809-83), poet--'Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam'. Gilbert, Sir William (1836-1911), librettist--'The Mikado'; 'The Yeoman of the Guard'. Gissing, George (1857-1903), novelist--'The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft'; 'The Whirlpool'; 'New Grub Street'. Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928), novelist, poet--'Far from the Madding Crowd'; 'The Return of the Native'; 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles'; 'The Mayor of Casterbridge'; 'Jude the Obscure'; 'Wessex Poems'; 'The Dynasts'. Henley, William Ernest (1849-1903), poet, critic, dramatist--'London Voluntaries'; 'Invictus'. Hopkins, Gerard Manley (1844-89), poet--'Wreck of the Deutschland'; 'Pied Beauty'. Jones, Henry Arthur (1851-1929), dramatist--'Michael and His Lost Angel'; 'Mrs. Dane's Defence'. Kingsley, Charles (1819-75), novelist--'Westward Ho!'; 'Alton Locke'; 'Hereward the Wake'. Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936), novelist, poet, short-story writer--'Kim'; 'Barrack Room Ballads'; 'Plain Tales from the Hills'; 'Just So Stories'; 'The Jungle Books'. Macaulay, Thomas Babington (1800-59), historian, poet--'History of England'; 'Lays of Ancient Rome'. Meredith, George (1828-1909), novelist, poet--'The Egoist'; 'The Ordeal of Richard Feverel'; 'Diana of the Crossways'; 'Evan Harrington'; 'Modern Love'. Mill, John Stuart (1806-73), philosopher, economist--'Principles of Political Economy'; 'Autobiography'; 'Considerations on Representative Government'; 'On the Subjugation of Women'. Moore, George (1852-1933) , novelist--'Esther Waters'; 'Heloise and Abelard'; 'Confessions of a Young Man'. Morris, William (1834-96), poet--'The Defence of Guenevere'; 'The Earthly Paradise'. Newman, John Henry (1801-90), theologian, essayist--'Idea of a University'; 'Apologia pro Vita Sua'. Pater, Walter (1839-94), essayist, novelist--'Imaginary Portraits'; 'Studies in the History of the Renaissance'; 'Marius the Epicurean'. Pinero, Arthur Wing (1855-1934), dramatist--'The Second Mrs. Tanqueray'; 'Mid-Channel'. Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas (Q) (1863-1944), poet, critic, novelist--'On the Art of Reading'; 'On the Art of Writing'. Reade, Charles (1814-84), novelist--'The Cloister and the Hearth'; 'It Is Never Too Late to Mend'. Rossetti, Christina Georgina (1830-94), poet--'Sing-Song'; 'Goblin Market'. Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-82), poet--'The Blessed Damozel'; 'The House of Life'. Ruskin, John (1819-1900), art critic, essayist--'Modern Painters'; 'The Seven Lamps of Architecture'; 'Sesame and Lilies'. Saki (Hector Hugh Munro) (1870-1916), novelist, short-story writer--'Reginald'; 'The Unbearable Basington'. Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950), dramatist, essayist--'Saint Joan'; 'Pygmalion'; 'Major Barbara'; 'Man and Superman'; 'The Devil's Disciple'; 'The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism'. Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-94), novelist, essayist, poet--'Treasure Island'; 'Kidnapped'; 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'; 'Travels with a Donkey'; 'A Child's Garden of Verses'. Swinburne, Algernon Charles (1837-1909), poet--'Atalanta in Calydon'; 'Songs Before Sunrise'; 'Po ems and Ballads'. Tennyson, Alfred, Lord (1809-92), poet--'Idylls of the King'; 'In Memoriam'; 'Locksley Hall'; 'The Death of Oenone'; 'The Lotos-Eaters'. Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-63), novelist--'Vanity Fair'; 'Henry Esmond'; 'The Newcomes'. Thompson, Francis (1859-1907), poet--'The Hound of Heaven'. Trollope, Anthony (1815-82), novelist--'Barchester Towers'; 'Framley Parsonage'; 'Doctor Thorne'. Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900), poet, novelist, dramatist--'The Ballad of Reading Gaol'; 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'; 'Lady Windermere's Fan'; 'The Importance of Being Earnest'.

Amis, Kingsley (1922-95), novelist, poet--'Lucky Jim'; 'That Uncertain Feeling'; 'Girl, 20'; 'Stanley and the Women'; 'The Old Devils'. Amis, Martin (born 1949), novelist--'Success'; 'Other People'; 'Money'; 'London Fields'; 'Time's Arrow'. Auden, W(ystan) H(ugh) (1907-73), poet--'The Age of Anxiety'; 'Nones'; 'The Shield of Achilles'. Barrie, James M(atthew) (1860-1937), novelist, dramatist--'The Little Minister'; 'Peter Pan'. Beckett, Samuel (1906-89), dramatist--'Waiting for Godot'; 'Endgame'. Beerbohm, Max (1872-1956), essayist, novelist--'More'; 'Zuleika Dobson'; 'A Christmas Garland'. Belloc, Hilaire (1870-1953), essayist, historian, biographer--'On Nothing'; 'Danton'; 'Richelieu'; 'Towns of Destiny'; 'Cautionary Tales'. Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931), novelist, dramatist--'The Old Wives' Tale'; 'Clayhanger'; 'Riceyman Steps'; 'Imperial Palace'. Bowen, Elizabeth (1899-1973), novelist, short-story writer--'The House in Paris'; 'The Death of the Heart'. Brai ne, John (1922-86), novelist--'Room at the Top'; 'Life at the Top'; 'The Queen of a Distant Country'. Brooke, Rupert (1887-1915), poet--'Collected Poems'. Brookner, Anita (born 1928), novelist--'A Start in Life'; 'Hotel du Lac'. Buchan, John (1875-1940), novelist--'The Thirty-Nine Steps'. Burgess, Anthony (1917-93), novelist, critic--'The Wanting Seed'; 'A Clockwork Orange'; 'Earthly Powers'; 'Kingdom of the Wicked'. Cary, Joyce (1888-1957), novelist, poet--'Herself Surprised'; 'To Be a Pilgrim'; 'The Horse's Mouth'. Chesterton, G(ilbert) K(eith) (1874-1936), poet, essayist, novelist, critic--'The Man Who Was Thursday'; 'Heretics'; 'The Everlasting Man'. Colum, Padraic (1881-1972), poet, writer of children's stories--'Wild Earth'; 'The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy'. Compton-Burnett, Ivy (1892-1969), novelist--'The Present and the Past'; 'Mother and Son'. Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924), novelist, short-story writer--'The Nigger of the Narcissus'; 'Lord Jim'; 'Youth'; 'Victory'; 'Heart of Darkness'. Coward, Noel (1899-1973), dramatist--'Private Lives'; 'Blithe Spirit'; 'Brief Encounter'. Cronin, A(rchibald) J(oseph) (1896-1981), novelist--'The Green Years'; 'The Citadel'; 'The Keys of the Kingdom'. Davie, Donald (1922-95), poet, critic--'Brides of Reason'; 'A Winter Talent and Other Poems'; 'In the Stopping Train'. Day-Lewis, C(ecil) (1904-72), poet--'Short Is the Time'. De la Mare, Walter (1873-1956), poet, novelist--'Memoirs of a Midget'; 'The Listeners'; 'Peacock Pie'. Drinkwater, John (1882-1937), poet, dramatist, critic, biographer--'Collected Poems'; 'The Lyr ic'; 'Pepys'. Durrell, Lawrence (1912-90), poet, novelist--'Justine'; 'Balthazar'; 'Mountolive'; 'Clea'. Empson, William (1906-84), poet, critic--'Collected Poems'; 'Some Versions of Pastoral'. Feinstein, Elaine (born 1930), poet, novelist--'In a Green Eye'; 'The Circle'; 'Some Unease and Angels'. Ford, Ford Madox (1873-1939), novelist, critic--'The Good Soldier'; 'Parade's End'. Forster, E(dward) M(organ) (1879-1970), novelist--'Howards End'; 'A Passage to India'. Fry, Christopher (born 1907), dramatist--'A Phoenix Too Frequent'; 'The Lady's Not for Burning'; 'Venus Observed'; 'The Dark Is Light Enough'. Galsworthy, John (1867-1933), novelist, short-story writer, dramatist--'The Forsyte Saga'; 'Caravan'; 'Justice'; 'Strife'; 'The Skin Game'; 'Loyalties'. Godden, Rumer (born 1907), novelist, dramatist, poet--'Black Narcissus'; 'An Episode of Sparrows'; 'The River'. Golding, William (1911-93), novelist--'Lord of the Flies'; 'Pincher Martin'. Grahame, Kenneth (1859-1932), children's writer--'The Golden Age'; 'The Wind in the Willows'. Graves, Robert (1895-1985), novelist, poet, critic--'Goodbye to All That'; 'Fairies and Fusiliers'; 'I, Claudius'; 'Claudius the God'. Greene, Graham (1904-91), novelist, dramatist--'The Power and the Glory'; 'The Quiet American'; 'The Heart of the Matter'; 'The End of the Affair'; 'A Burnt-Out Case'; 'The Potting Shed'; 'The Human Factor'; 'Travels with My Aunt'; 'The Honorary Consul'. Gunn, Thom (born 1929), poet--'Sense of Movement'; 'Garden of the Gods'; 'Passages of Joy'. Heaney, Seamus (born 1939), poet--'Room to Rhyme'; 'Night Drive'; 'Se lected Poems'. Hilton, James (1900-54), novelist--'Good-bye, Mr. Chips'; 'Lost Horizon'; 'Random Harvest'. Holden, Molly (born 1927), poet--'Bright Cloud'; 'Air and Chill Earth'; 'The Country Over'. Housman, A(lfred) E(dward) (1859-1936), poet--'A Shropshire Lad'; 'Last Poems'; 'More Poems'. Hudson, W(illiam) H(enry) (1841-1922), novelist, essayist--'The Purple Land'; 'Green Mansions'; 'Far Away and Long Ago'. Hughes, Richard (1900-76), novelist--'A High Wind in Jamaica'; 'The Fox in the Attic'. Hughes, Ted (born 1930), poet--'Hawk in the Rain'; 'Burning of the Brothel'; 'Crow Wakes: Poems'. Huxley, Aldous (1894-1963), poet, novelist--'Antic Hay'; 'Point Counter Point'; 'Brave New World'. Isherwood, Christopher (1904-86), novelist, dramatist--'Prater Violet'; 'The Dog Beneath the Skin' (with W.H. Auden); 'The World in the Evening'. Ishiguro, Kazuo (born 1954), novelist--'A Pale View of Hills'; 'The Remains of the Day'. Joyce, James (1882-1941), poet, novelist--'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man'; 'Dubliners'; 'Ulysses'; 'Finnegans Wake'. Kennedy, Margaret (1896-1967), novelist--'The Constant Nymph'; The Ladies of Lyndon'; 'Return I Dare Not'. Kops, Bernard (born 1926), novelist, poet--'The Hamlet of Stepney Green'; 'Yes from No Man's Land'; 'On Margate Sands'. Larkin, Philip (1922-85), novelist, poet--'The North Ship: Poems'; 'The Whitsun Weddings'; 'The Explosion'. Lawrence, D(avid) H(erbert) (1885-1930), poet, novelist, essayist--'Sons and Lovers'; 'Sea and Sardinia'; 'The Plumed Serpent'; 'Birds, Beasts and Flowers'. Lawrence, T(homas) E(dward) (1888-1935), travel writer--'Seven Pillars of Wisdom'. Lessing, Doris (born 1919), novelist, poet--'A Proper Marriage'; 'Fourteen Poems'; 'The Golden Notebook'; 'Canopus in Argos: Archives' series. Lewis, C(live) S(taples) (1898-1963), essayist, novelist--'The Screwtape Letters'; 'That Hideous Strength'; 'Chronicles of Narnia'; 'Mere Christianity'; 'Allegory of Love'. Llewellyn, Richard (1907?-83), novelist--'How Green Was My Valley'; 'None but the Lonely Heart'. Lowry, Malcolm (1909-57), novelist--'Under the Volcano'; 'Dark as the Grave Wherein My Friend Is Laid'. MacNeice, Louis (1907-63), poet--'Springboard'; 'Holes in the Sky'. Mansfield, Katherine (1888-1923), short-story writer--'The Garden Party'; 'Bliss'; 'The Doves' Nest'. Masefield, John (1878-1967), poet, novelist, dramatist--'Salt-Water Ballads'; 'The Daffodil Fields'; 'Sard Harker'; 'Reynard the Fox'; 'So Long to Learn'. Maugham, W(illiam) Somerset (1874-1965), novelist, short-story writer, dramatist--'Of Human Bondage'; 'The Moon and Sixpence'; 'Cakes and Ale'; 'Our Betters'; 'The Constant Wife'; 'The Razor's Edge'. Milne, A(lan) A(lexander) (1882-1956), essayist, children's writer--'When We Were Very Young'. Mitford, Nancy (1904-73), novelist, biographer--'The Pursuit of Love'; 'Love in a Cold Climate'; 'Don't Tell Alfred'; 'The Sun King'. Muir, Edwin (1887-1959), poet--'The Voyage'; 'One Foot in Eden'; 'The Labyrinth'. Murdoch, Iris (born 1919), novelist--'Under the Net'; 'The Red and the Green'; 'The Sea, the Sea'; 'Nuns and Soldiers'. Noyes, Alfred (1880-1958), poet--'Tales of the Mermaid Tavern'; 'The Wine-Press'; 'Drake: A n English Epic'. O'Casey, Sean (1880-1964), dramatist--'Juno and the Paycock'; 'The Plough and the Stars'. O'Flaherty, Liam (1896-1984), novelist, short-story writer--'The Informer'; 'Two Lovely Beasts'. Orwell, George (Eric Hugh Blair) (1903-50), novelist, essayist--'Nineteen Eighty-Four'; 'Animal Farm'; 'Homage to Catalonia'. Osborne, John (1929-94), dramatist--'Look Back in Anger'; 'Luther'; 'Epitaph for George Dillon'. Powell, Anthony (born 1905), novelist--'A Dance to the Music of Time' series. Powys, John Cowper (1872-1963), poet, novelist, critic--'Visions and Revisions'; 'The Meaning of Culture'; 'Wolf Solent'. Priestley, J(ohn) B(oynton) (1894-1984), novelist, dramatist--'The Good Companions'; 'Dangerous Corner'. Rattigan, Terence (1911-77), dramatist--'O Mistress Mine'; 'The Winslow Boy'; 'Separate Tables'. Richardson, Dorothy M. (1882-1957), novelist--'Pilgrimage' (12 novels). Rushdie, Salman (born 1947), novelist--'Grimus'; 'Midnight's Children'; 'The Satanic Verses'. Russell, Bertrand (1872-1970), mathematician, philosopher--'Human Knowledge'; 'New Hopes for a Changing World'; 'Satan in the Suburbs'. Russell, George William (AE) (1867-1935), poet, essayist--'Gods of War'; 'The Interpreters'. Sansom, William (1912-76), novelist, short-story writer--'A Bed of Roses'; 'Something Terrible, Something Lovely'. Sassoon, Siegfried (1886-1967), poet, novelist--'Counter-Attack'; 'Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man'. Silkin, Jon (born 1930), poet--'The Peaceable Kingdom'; 'Flower Poems'; 'The Lapidary Poems'. Sillitoe, Alan (born 1928), novelist, poet--'Without Beer or Bread' ; 'Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner'; 'A Tree on Fire'; 'Travels in Nihilon'; 'The Victory'. Sitwell, Edith (1887-1964), poet, critic--'The Mother'; 'Street Songs'; 'Green Song'; 'Facade'; 'Victoria of England'; 'Poetry and Criticism'. Sitwell, Osbert (1892-1969), poet, critic--'The Winstonburg Line'; 'Left Hand, Right Hand'. Snow, C(harles) P(ercy) (1905-80), novelist--'Strangers and Brothers'; 'The Masters'. Spark, Muriel (born 1918), novelist--'The Ballad of Peckham Rye'; 'The Girls of Slender Means'; 'Memento Mori'; 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie'; 'The Only Problem'. Spender, Stephen (1909-95), poet, critic--'Ruins and Visions'; 'The Destructive Element'. Stoppard, Tom (born 1937), dramatist--'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'; 'Jumpers'; 'The Real Thing'. Strachey, Lytton (1880-1932), biographer--'Eminent Victorians'; 'Queen Victoria'; 'Elizabeth and Essex'. Synge, John Millington (1871-1909), dramatist--'Riders to the Sea'; 'The Playboy of the Western World'; 'The Arran Islands'; 'The Well of the Saints'. Thomas, D.M. (born 1935), novelist, poet--'The Granite Kingdom'; 'Love and Other Deaths'; 'Birthstone'; 'Dreaming in Bronze'. Thomas, Dylan (1914-53), poet--'Collected Poems'; 'Under Milk Wood' (radio play). Thomas, R.S. (born 1913), poet--'Stones of the Field'; 'Frequencies'; 'Between Here and Now'. Tolkien, J.R.R. (1892-1973), novelist--'Lord of the Rings' trilogy. Tomlinson, Charles (born 1927), poet--'A Peopled Landscape'; 'Written on Water'; 'The Flood'. Toynbee, Arnold (1889-1975), historian--'A Study of History'; 'Civilization on Trial'. Wain, Jo hn (born 1925), novelist--'Living in the Present'; 'The Smaller Sky'; 'Young Shoulders'. Walpole, Sir Hugh (1884-1941), novelist--'Fortitude'; 'Jeremy'; 'The Cathedral'; 'Rogue Herries'. Waugh, Evelyn (1903-66), novelist--'Decline and Fall'; 'A Handful of Dust'; 'Brideshead Revisited'. Wells, H(erbert) G(eorge) (1866-1946), novelist, historian--'Tono-Bungay'; 'The Time Machine'; 'The War of the Worlds'; 'The Outline of History'. Wesker, Arnold (born 1932), dramatist--'Chicken Soup with Barley'; 'Their Very Own Golden City'; 'The Old Ones'; 'The Journalists'. West, Dame Rebecca (Cicily Fairfield) (1892-1983), novelist, journalist--'The Judge'; 'Harriet Hume'; 'The Meaning of Treason'. Wilson, Angus (1913-91), novelist--'Hemlock and After'; 'The Old Men at the Zoo'; 'Late Call'; 'No Laughing Matter'; 'Setting the World on Fire'. Woolf, Virginia (1882-1941), novelist, critic--'Mrs. Dalloway'; 'The Voyage Out'; 'Night and Day'; 'To the Lighthouse'; 'The Waves'; 'The Common Reader'. Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939), poet, essayist, dramatist--'The Wild Swans at Coole'; 'Ideas of Good and Evil'; 'Cathleen ni Houlihan'; 'Deirdre'.

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