Unlike the previous writers of the Augustan Age, Richardson came from a humble background, he was not very educated and, while still very young, he was sent to London to work … Continue reading SAMUEL RICHARDSON (1689-1761)

Beowulf Fights the Monster and Perishes

Beowulf Gets Ready for the Battle   Then Hrothgar, the Shieldings’ helmet, spoke: “Rest? What is rest? Sorrow has returned. Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, spoke: “Wise sir, do not grieve. … Continue reading Beowulf Fights the Monster and Perishes

JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)

JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745) Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin of English parents, he did not do well as a student but he was eventually granted his degree by “Special Grace”. … Continue reading JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)