Andersen achieved worldwide fame for writing innovative and influential fairy tales. He died in Copenhagen on August 4, Hans Andersen Sr.
The story is set in, and takes its name from, the righting pa fortified village built by Maori chief Hone Heke high in the mountains of the Bay of Islands during his rebellion of The story depicts an encounter at the pa between Heke, his tohunga priest Te Atua Wera, and the missionary Henry Williams, in late November I have been fascinated with the figure of Te Atua Wera otherwise known as Papahurihia for some years.
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Edgar Allan Poe is credited with initiating the modern detective storydeveloping the Gothic horror storyand being a significant early forerunner of the science fiction form. He drifted in and out of consciousness, hallucinating and speaking nonsense. After his mother died in RichmondVirginia, inhe was taken into the home of John Allan, a Richmond merchant presumably his godfatherand of his childless wife.
Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjoyed by children. Modern children's literature is classified in two different ways: genre or the intended age of the reader. Children's literature can be traced to stories and songs, part of a wider oral traditionthat adults shared with children before publishing existed.
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Every effort is made to verify birthdates, years, name spellings, pseudonyms, and other information included on these pages. Whitman's also been called "America's first poet of democracy" and his life and writing influenced the beat poets. During the Civil War, he volunteered as an army nurse, writing about the experience in "The Great Army of the Sick" in a newspaper article and then in Memoranda During the War.