Authors of novels, poems and significant factual texts.
This list contains approximately 150 summaries of the life and works of authors of novels, poems and other texts.
Each summary contains a brief recitation of the life of the author, a coverage of her or his most important works and some links to internet sites and texts that will offer more information. Follow the internal links to see how authors influenced each other's life and works.
This list contains prominent playwrights.Each summary briefly examines the life of the playwright before analysing his or her dramatic output. Follow the interal links to see how writers, directors and theatre companies have interacted in different ways.
If you cannot find the playwright you are looking for, he or she may be in the directors section in Performance. Playwrights who are also prominent theorists or directors are listed there.