Only after his death did he become known as a preeminent American literary author.
American novelist, short-story writer and playwright Ben Hecht is remembered as one of Hollywood's greatest screenplay writers and may best be remembered for "Scarface," Wuthering Heights" and "Guys and Dolls." American novelist Ernest Hemingway won the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his mastery of the art of narrative ...
He is my hero because of his powerful writings, and his witty personality.
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Witty American poet and short-story writer Dorothy Parker began as an editorial assistant at "Vogue" and eventually became the book reviewer known as the "Constant Reader" for "The New Yorker." Among her hundreds of works, Parker won the 1929 O.
Henry Award for her short story "Big Blond." British philosopher and social reformer Bertrand Russell won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1950 "in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought." Russell was one of the foremost philosophers of the 20th century.George Bernard Shaw is a famous writer who was born in Dublin around 1856.He founded the Fabian Society, an English political party.These plays included: After he began his career as a novelist at the theatre of Ibsen.He wrote and performed many plays, such as Quintessence of Ibsenism in 1891.Some of his earlier plays were called Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant, and these included: In 1925 Shaw was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. George Bernard Shaw is my hero because he represents hope.Hope that even though you grew up in rough situations you can still become whatever you want to become.George Ade was an America playwright, newspaper columnist and humorist whose greatest recognition was "Fables in Slang" (1899), a satire that explored the colloquial vernacular of America.Ade eventually succeeded in doing what he set out to do: Make America laugh. Anthony crusaded for the women's suffrage movement, making way for the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution in 1920, giving women the right to vote.George Bernard Shaw was an aggressive and energetic public speaker. Some of his most famous plays are: Many of Shaw's plays reflected his childhood. When he was just short of his sixteenth birthday, his mother left with his sister.His father then sent him to school, which Shaw hated profoundly. Soon after he becoming a theatre critic, he quite and became a director of a progressive private new-play society called The Independent Theatre.