Authors that begin with S

S. M. Mitra

Siddha Mohana Mitra is a Hindu-Bengali origin writer best known for his collection of stories from India: Hindu Tales from the Sanskrit[View more]

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Saint Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian and philosopher of Berber origin and the bishop of Hippo Regius in Numidia, Roma... [View more]

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Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler was an English novelist and critic. He is best known for the satirical utopian novel Erewhon (1872) and the semi-autobiographical The... [View more]

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Samuel Richardson

Samuel Richardson was an English writer and printer most known for his epistolary novels Pamela, Clarissa and The History of Sir Charles Grandison.... [View more]

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Sarah Orne Jewett

Theodora Sarah Orne Jewett was an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern... [View more]
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Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf was a Swedish author and teacher. She was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, which she was awarded ... [View more]
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Sherwood Anderson

Sherwood Anderson was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become ... [View more]

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Sigmund Freud

He was an austrian neurologist well known for being the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue ... [View more]

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Sinclair Lewis

Harry Sinclair Lewis was an American writer and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States (and the first from the America... [View more]
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Solomon Northup

Solomon Northup was an American abolitionist. A free-born African American from New York, he was the son of a freed slave and a free woman of color... [View more]

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Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham was an English playwright, novelist, and short-story writer.

He was among the most popular writers of his era. Ma... [View more]

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Sophocles was an ancient Greek tragedians. He wrote over 120 plays, but only seven have survived in a complete form. For almost fifty years, Sophocles... [View more]
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Marie-Henri Beyle, better known by his pen name Stendhal, was a 19th-century French writer. He is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his chara... [View more]
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Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer.

Prolific throughout his short life (he died aged 28) he wrote notable... [View more]

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Stephen Langdon

Stephen Herbert Langdon was an American-born British Assyriologist. When World War I had diminished the size of his classes in England, he spent some ... [View more]
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Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus was a Roman historian who wrote during the early Imperial era of the Roman Empire.

His most important work th... [View more]

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Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist, writer and philosopher who lived in the Eastern Zhou period of ancient China. Sun Tzu is tradition... [View more]
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