World Read Aloud Day: The most influential authors of the 20th century
Writers who have gone down in history
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The 20th century contained some of the finest writers who have ever lived. It was a groundbreaking century in so many ways, not least of all in literature.
Many subjects that would have been considered far too controversial for publication became relatively mainstream. There were also numerous authors that began exploring completely new styles of writing, in addition to choosing new subjects to traverse in literature.
The following writers have all been massive influences on the next generations of authors to come. Check them out in this gallery!
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