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By  Yusuf Kurniawan,SS,MA The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
The Ancient English Period ( ± 50-±1100) The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
<ul><li>Celts inhabited England </li></ul><ul><li>Celtic as the language </li></ul><ul><li>In 50 AC Rome invaded to Englan...
<ul><ul><li>The spreading of Christianity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monasteries built    centres of knowledge </li></ul>...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Divided into two: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Those carried by Germanic tribes (Europe) </li><...
<ul><li>Cadmon from Whitby monastery:  Paraphrase  containing  Genesis, Exodus  stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Cynewulf from A...
<ul><li>Northumbria destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>All cultural heritages & literary works destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>Only s...
<ul><ul><ul><li>In the 9th century, England was one step ahead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It’s because of King Al...
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  1. 1. By Yusuf Kurniawan,SS,MA The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
  2. 2. The Ancient English Period ( ± 50-±1100) The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
  3. 3. <ul><li>Celts inhabited England </li></ul><ul><li>Celtic as the language </li></ul><ul><li>In 50 AC Rome invaded to England  made it a province  civilization </li></ul><ul><li>In 410 Roman soldiers withdrawn for good </li></ul><ul><li>Celts turned weak towards Germanic’s invasion (Jutes, Angles & Saxon) from Northern Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Language turned to ancient English (Anglo Saxon)  Middle English (  1100 -  1500)  Modern English (  1500 – present). </li></ul>The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>The spreading of Christianity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monasteries built  centres of knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Big change, from spoken to written culture  brought great impact to the society </li></ul></ul>The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
  5. 5. <ul><ul><ul><li>Divided into two: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Those carried by Germanic tribes (Europe) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The old ones </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The two were recorded for the sake of Christian </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monks’ roles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beowulf (3000 lines epic  heroic story  unknown author) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beowulf as the reflection of the social condition at the time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other Anglo Saxon’s poems: sea war, town’s ruins, living as an expatriate, living as a minstrel. E.g.: The Battle of Brunanburgh, The Battle of Maldon, The Seafarer (monologue), The Ruin, Deor (minstrel). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Generally, poems reflect serious & gloomy feelings. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other characteristics: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sensitive to nature </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The belief to destiny </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prominence of manhood and loyalty </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Most poems are religious </li></ul></ul></ul>The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
  6. 6. <ul><li>Cadmon from Whitby monastery: Paraphrase containing Genesis, Exodus stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Cynewulf from Anglia: The Christ, Juliana, The Fates of the Apostles and Elene. The only English poet mentioned his name. </li></ul><ul><li>English is no longer Germanic. Part of the Northern Europe </li></ul>The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
  7. 7. <ul><li>Northumbria destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>All cultural heritages & literary works destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>Only small fragments remained (written in West Saxon) </li></ul><ul><li>The end of Anglo-Saxon’s literature period </li></ul>The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
  8. 8. <ul><ul><ul><li>In the 9th century, England was one step ahead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It’s because of King Alfred from Wessex (871-901) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alfred managed to return England as it had ever been </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education was needed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Many books were translated </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pastoral Care by Paus Gregorius first translated </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ecclesiastical History the English People by Bede </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Historical events were recorded  for two centuries  Anglo-Saxon Chronicle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Universal History and Geography by Orosius </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consolations of Philosophy by Boethius </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>King Alfred became the first pioneer for English Prose </li></ul></ul></ul>The History of English Literature, YK, 2005/2006
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