In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The novelist and essayist Thomas Mann was one of Nazism's most penetrating critics.
- African American essayists, historians, novelists, playwrights, and poets have found in John Brown both a symbol of sacrifice and a touchstone of commitment to the cause of black freedom.
- Many poets, novelists, historians, essayists, and writers flooded the market with their literary works.
- Aldous Huxley was an essayist and novelist whose reputation reached its peak in the 1920's.
- Poets, essayists, dramatists, novelists, and artists of the 1920s became increasingly concerned with depicting the lives of African Americans.
- There are prominent modern literary authors, essayists, poets, and painters.
- Macaulay was a prolific poet, essayist, novelist, biographer and correspondent, whose life was a complex mixture of public and private.
- He was quick to point out that though he was a great essayist, Azorín was a poor novelist.
- However, it is mostly as an essayist and letter writer that she excelled and put to effective use her fiery spirit as a rebel, social activist and reformer.
- The second view, that globalisation is about to end, has been propounded by John Ralston Saul, a Canadian essayist and novelist.
- It's just that Orwell is the greatest of all such essayists - few writers have ever become so much the conscience of their time.
- Susan Sontag is one of America's best known and respected essayists and novelists.
- By the late 1960s she had acquired a strong reputation as an essayist and a novelist.
- The noted essayist Dr. Robert Coles wrote an essay about our book, so they were calling to check facts with me.
- Last summer, Nicholson Baker, novelist and literary essayist, struck again at America's libraries.
- If there's a literary precursor, it's the English 17th century essayist Sir Thomas Browne.
- John Updike is a novelist, poet, short-story writer, and essayist.
- Seamus Heaney and Derek Walcott, to take the two most obvious examples, are brilliant critics and essayists, with prose voices as original and as pleasing as their poetic ones.
- Plutarch wrote in his native Greek and was a prolific essayist, philosopher, biographer, and historian.
- Bard Cole is an essayist and short-story writer living in Tuscaloosa.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.