Owen Wister (1860-1938) was an American writer whose stories helped to establish the cowboy as an archetypical hero. Wister helped to create the basic Western myths and themes, which were later popularized by radio, television, and movies.
Can a dream foretell the future? That is one of
the central questions of Armadale, one of Wilkie Collins' lesser known novels. But even though it is not as famous as The Woman in White or The Moonstone, it ...
William Wymark Jacobs (1863 1943), was an English author of
short stories and novels. He is now best remembered for his macabre tales "The Monkey's Paw" and "The Toll House." However the majority of his output was humorous in ...