10 Interesting Literature Facts

Tuesday, June 17th 2014. | Education

Literature facts serve you with the interesting information about the famous writers of Literature in the world. You need to know about Great Gatsby, Kurt Vonnegut, Roald Dahl, popular novels, Nathanael West, or even Ernest Hemingway. Here are facts about Literature for you:

Literature Facts 1: Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf is one of the best feminist writers in the world. Woolf became the headlight in a newspaper with the title Dreadnought Hoak after she and her friends convinced the royal navy that they were a group of the Abyssinian princess.

Literature Facts 2: ‘Arabian Nights’

‘Arabian Nights’ is a timeless of piece of literature. There are three most famous storeis in 1001 Arabian Nights. Those are Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Aladdin, and The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor.

Literature facts

Literature facts

Literature Facts 3: Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is famous with his novel Fahrenheit 451. But not many people realized that he was the descendent of the Salem Witches. In 1692, Mary Perkins Bradbury was hanged in the Salem Witch trial. However, she escaped before the execution.

Literature Facts 4: Nathanael West

Nathanael West is famous with his novel The Day of Locus in 1939. The main character that people always remember after reading the novel is Homer Simpson. Find out another famous writer in Leo Tolstoy facts.

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Literature Old

Literature Facts 5: Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming is the famous writer of James Bond.  This novel comes in a lot of series. You can watch the movies of James Bond played by some actors such as Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan and many more.

Literature Facts 6: Winnie-the-Pooh

Winnie-the-Pooh is a famous character for children. In 2009, the picture of Winnie the pooh was banned in Russia after people find out that a senior official had Winnie the Pooh picture with swastika.

Hemingway Young

Hemingway Young

Literature Facts 7: another banning incident

You can find out another banning incident of book in China between 1965 and 1991. The book of Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Seuss was banned in China because the official thought that it depicted the early Marxism.

Literature Facts 8: Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut is famous with his book Slaughterhouse-Five. Before he was a full time writer, he spent his time managing the first Saab Dealership in US.



Literature Facts 9: Mark Twain

Mark Twain is a good inspiration for other writers such as Kurt Vonnegut. You find out that his novels can be characterized along with Mark Twain. The first born son of Kurt was named after Twain.

Literature Facts 10: Roald Dahl

Before he was famous, Roald Dahl was a taste tester in Cadbury Chocolate. Probably his job gave him inspiration when he wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.



Another famous writer is JK Rowling. She is the writer of the famous Harry Potter Series. This book is best seller in the world. Do you have opinion on facts about Literature?

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