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Alfred Lord Tennyson

1809 - 1892

The English poet Alfred Lord Tennyson was named Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during the largest part of Queen Victoria’s reign. He is, indeed, often regarded as the main figure of the Victorian age in poetry. He remains, nowadays, one of the most popular British poets.
His poetry is said to be remarkable for its metrical variety, its rich descriptive imagery and its exquisite
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H. G. Wells

1866 - 1941

The English novelist, journalist, sociologist and historian, H. G. Wells, had an enormous influence on both his own generation and the one that immediately followed it. Best remembered nowadays for his science fiction novels such as The Island of Doctor Moreau, he was called a father of the genre, alongside Jules Vernes and Hugo Gernsback. He was nominated 4 times for the Nobel Prize in
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Lewis Carroll

1832 - 1898

Lewis Carroll was the pen name of the English logician, mathematician, photographer and novelist, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, nowadays well known for his puns on words, logic and fantasy. His most famous writings are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. His poem "The Hunting of the Snark" is considered to be a masterpiece of nonsense literature