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HISTORY OF ENGLISH
LITERATURE
•The old English [450AD -1066AD]
•The Middle English [1066AD-1500AD]
•The Renaissance period[1500-1600]
•The Elizabethan period[1558-1603]
•The Romantic period[1785-1830]
•The Victorian period[1830-1901]
•The Modern period[1890-1918]
IMPORTANT PERIODS INTHE HISTORY OF
ENGLISH LITERATURE
OLD ENGLISH PERIOD
OLD ENGLISH PERIOD (450 AD-
1066 AD)
According to British traditions the English from the
continent came first as mercenaries to help in the
defence against the Picts and Scots
•Then followed the Christianization of the pagan
English tribes
•The establishment of the Dane law in English
•The accession of a Danish king
•The Norman influence on the English court began
before the conquest in 1066
IMPORTANTWORKS
Beowulf
• The theme of the poem is continentalGermanic
• The poem can be considered as the pagan origin
• Work is anonymous
Anglo- Saxon Chronicle
• Inspired by kingAlfred
• Description of the horrors of Stephen's reign
• Description ofWilliam the conqueror
Authors
Caedmon(poet)
• The Genesis ,Exodus ,Daniel
• Three shorter poems often considered as one under the title ‘Christ and Satan
Cynewulf(poet)
•Four poems contain the signature of Cynewulf in runic characters :Juliana , Elene
,Christ , andThe Fates of Apostles
MIDDLE ENGLISH PERIOD
MIDDLE ENGLISH PERIOD
•Establishment of Norman and Angevin dynasties
•General movements of the times:-the rise of the religious orders , the
blossoming of chivalry, the spirit of romance, bringing new sympathy
for women and poor, the crusades, widening European outlook,
THE RENAISSANCE FEATURES OFTHE AGE
• Period of transition and of experiment
•The anonymous natureWorks are entirely without known authors
•The domination of poetry. surviving works of the period is poetry
IMPORTANT WOKKS
•The vision ofWilliam concerning piers the plowman-William Langland
Brut- Lazamon
THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD
THE ELIZABETHAN
PERIOD[1558-1603]
•The golden age of English history
•The Elizabethan era is perhaps more famous for its
theatre and the works of William Shakespeare
•Elizabethan Renaissance theatre begins with the
opening of the “the red lion” theatre in 1567
•Other famous theatres:-curtain theatre[1577] - globe
theatre[1599]
•Shakespeare is considered the greatest writer of the
English language •Important genres of theatre are
history plays , the tragedy and the comedy
Authors and their works
EDMUND SPENCER[1552-1599]
 Poets poet and prince of poet- called by Charles lamb and Milton
 Poets poet and critic’s critic - T.S Eliot
WORKS
 The Faerie queen
 Shepherds calendar
 Prothalamion
 Epithalamion
SIR PHILIP SYDNEY [1554-1586]
 Father of English criticism
 He took a brilliant in the military-literary-courtly life.
WORKS
-Astrophel and stella
-Arcadia
-Apology for poetry
FRANCIS BACON 1561-1526
Father of English essays Bacon’s fame rests very largely on his essays -the
style and epigrammatic brevity in his essay -the compact and condensed
his essay, are very important
Works
•The history of Henry VII
•The new Atlantis
•The advancement of learning
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
•Dramatist and poet
Works
•Doctor Faustus
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE 1564-1616
•The greatest poet and dramatist in English literature
•Playwright, actor and shareholder in an acting company
•He wrote 37 plays, 154 sonnets,2 long narrative poem and 3 poems
Authors and their works
POEMS
-The rape of Lucrene 1594
-Venus and Adonis 1593
-The Passionate Pilgrim 1599
TRAGEDIES
–Hamlet
-Othello
-King Lear
-Macbeth
COMEDIES
–The Midsummer Night’s Dream
-The Merchant of Venice
-As You Like it
-Twelfth Night
TRAGIC COMEDIES
–CymbelineA
-The Winter’s Tale
-The Tempest
LAST PLAY
- The Tempest (an autobiographical play)
Authors and their works
ROMANTIC AGE
ROMANTIC AGE (1785-1830)
•Inaugurated with the publication of the Lyrical
Ballads(1798)
•English Romanticism came from Germany
•Give importance to subjectivity
•Love for external nature
•Revival of lyricism
•Interest in medievalism
•The influence of French literature
ROMANTIC AGE (1785-1830)
IMPORTANT WRITERSANDWORK
WILLIAMWORDSWORTH
• The Prelude,The Excursion, Immortality Ode
SAMUELTAYLOR COLERIDGE
• Biographia Literaria , Kubla Khan , Scholar , Life of Nelson , Roderick
LORD BYRON
• Child Harold’s Pilgrimage , House of Idleness Cain
MERCY BYSSHE SHELLY
• Ode to theWestWind ,Prometheus, Unbound,
JOHN KEATS
• sabella , Hyperion, Lamia , ode to Nightingale
JANE AUSTEN
• Pride and Prejudice, Emma
VICTORIAN AGE
 It extends to the death of QueenVictoria
 Industrial Revolution
 Mood of Nationalistic power
 Social stress
 Spiritual conflicts was evident
 Publication of Origin of Species
IMPORTANT WRITERSANDWORKS
LORDTENNYSON
-Ulysses, Lotus Eaters , Idllusof the King Robert Browning:-The Lady of Shallot ,Fra
Lippo Lippi , Men andWomen
MATHEW ARNOLD
-Dover Beach , ScholarGypsy , Essays on Criticism
CHARLES DICKENS
-DavidCopperfield ,Dickwide Papers, Hard times
THOMAS HARDY
-Tess of D’Umbervilles ,Far from the Madding Crowd
VICTORIAN AGE (1830-1901)
MODERN PERIOD
 Break with tradition
 Rejected Romantic conventions
 Traditional verse patterns were rejected
 The catastrophe of the world wars had shaken faith in moral and spiritual life
Important
WRITERSANDWORKS
T . S. ELIOT
- AshWednesday,The Hollow Man,TheWaste Land, Murder in the Cathedral
W . B .YEATS
- Sailing to Bysantium,September1913
EZRA POUND
- Cantos
W .H . AUDEN
-Age ofAnxiety , Look Stranger
D .H . LAWRENCE
-SonsAnd Lovers , Rainbow ,Women in Love
MODERN PERIOD (1890-1918)
PRESENTED BY
JASNA JAMALUDDIN
KEYI SAHIB TRAINING
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English literature

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  • 3. •The old English [450AD -1066AD] •The Middle English [1066AD-1500AD] •The Renaissance period[1500-1600] •The Elizabethan period[1558-1603] •The Romantic period[1785-1830] •The Victorian period[1830-1901] •The Modern period[1890-1918] IMPORTANT PERIODS INTHE HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
  • 5. OLD ENGLISH PERIOD (450 AD- 1066 AD) According to British traditions the English from the continent came first as mercenaries to help in the defence against the Picts and Scots •Then followed the Christianization of the pagan English tribes •The establishment of the Dane law in English •The accession of a Danish king •The Norman influence on the English court began before the conquest in 1066
  • 6. IMPORTANTWORKS Beowulf • The theme of the poem is continentalGermanic • The poem can be considered as the pagan origin • Work is anonymous Anglo- Saxon Chronicle • Inspired by kingAlfred • Description of the horrors of Stephen's reign • Description ofWilliam the conqueror Authors Caedmon(poet) • The Genesis ,Exodus ,Daniel • Three shorter poems often considered as one under the title ‘Christ and Satan Cynewulf(poet) •Four poems contain the signature of Cynewulf in runic characters :Juliana , Elene ,Christ , andThe Fates of Apostles
  • 8. MIDDLE ENGLISH PERIOD •Establishment of Norman and Angevin dynasties •General movements of the times:-the rise of the religious orders , the blossoming of chivalry, the spirit of romance, bringing new sympathy for women and poor, the crusades, widening European outlook, THE RENAISSANCE FEATURES OFTHE AGE • Period of transition and of experiment •The anonymous natureWorks are entirely without known authors •The domination of poetry. surviving works of the period is poetry IMPORTANT WOKKS •The vision ofWilliam concerning piers the plowman-William Langland Brut- Lazamon
  • 10. THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD[1558-1603] •The golden age of English history •The Elizabethan era is perhaps more famous for its theatre and the works of William Shakespeare •Elizabethan Renaissance theatre begins with the opening of the “the red lion” theatre in 1567 •Other famous theatres:-curtain theatre[1577] - globe theatre[1599] •Shakespeare is considered the greatest writer of the English language •Important genres of theatre are history plays , the tragedy and the comedy
  • 11. Authors and their works EDMUND SPENCER[1552-1599]  Poets poet and prince of poet- called by Charles lamb and Milton  Poets poet and critic’s critic - T.S Eliot WORKS  The Faerie queen  Shepherds calendar  Prothalamion  Epithalamion SIR PHILIP SYDNEY [1554-1586]  Father of English criticism  He took a brilliant in the military-literary-courtly life. WORKS -Astrophel and stella -Arcadia -Apology for poetry
  • 12. FRANCIS BACON 1561-1526 Father of English essays Bacon’s fame rests very largely on his essays -the style and epigrammatic brevity in his essay -the compact and condensed his essay, are very important Works •The history of Henry VII •The new Atlantis •The advancement of learning CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE •Dramatist and poet Works •Doctor Faustus WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE 1564-1616 •The greatest poet and dramatist in English literature •Playwright, actor and shareholder in an acting company •He wrote 37 plays, 154 sonnets,2 long narrative poem and 3 poems Authors and their works
  • 13. POEMS -The rape of Lucrene 1594 -Venus and Adonis 1593 -The Passionate Pilgrim 1599 TRAGEDIES –Hamlet -Othello -King Lear -Macbeth COMEDIES –The Midsummer Night’s Dream -The Merchant of Venice -As You Like it -Twelfth Night TRAGIC COMEDIES –CymbelineA -The Winter’s Tale -The Tempest LAST PLAY - The Tempest (an autobiographical play) Authors and their works
  • 15. ROMANTIC AGE (1785-1830) •Inaugurated with the publication of the Lyrical Ballads(1798) •English Romanticism came from Germany •Give importance to subjectivity •Love for external nature •Revival of lyricism •Interest in medievalism •The influence of French literature
  • 16. ROMANTIC AGE (1785-1830) IMPORTANT WRITERSANDWORK WILLIAMWORDSWORTH • The Prelude,The Excursion, Immortality Ode SAMUELTAYLOR COLERIDGE • Biographia Literaria , Kubla Khan , Scholar , Life of Nelson , Roderick LORD BYRON • Child Harold’s Pilgrimage , House of Idleness Cain MERCY BYSSHE SHELLY • Ode to theWestWind ,Prometheus, Unbound, JOHN KEATS • sabella , Hyperion, Lamia , ode to Nightingale JANE AUSTEN • Pride and Prejudice, Emma
  • 18.  It extends to the death of QueenVictoria  Industrial Revolution  Mood of Nationalistic power  Social stress  Spiritual conflicts was evident  Publication of Origin of Species IMPORTANT WRITERSANDWORKS LORDTENNYSON -Ulysses, Lotus Eaters , Idllusof the King Robert Browning:-The Lady of Shallot ,Fra Lippo Lippi , Men andWomen MATHEW ARNOLD -Dover Beach , ScholarGypsy , Essays on Criticism CHARLES DICKENS -DavidCopperfield ,Dickwide Papers, Hard times THOMAS HARDY -Tess of D’Umbervilles ,Far from the Madding Crowd VICTORIAN AGE (1830-1901)
  • 20.  Break with tradition  Rejected Romantic conventions  Traditional verse patterns were rejected  The catastrophe of the world wars had shaken faith in moral and spiritual life Important WRITERSANDWORKS T . S. ELIOT - AshWednesday,The Hollow Man,TheWaste Land, Murder in the Cathedral W . B .YEATS - Sailing to Bysantium,September1913 EZRA POUND - Cantos W .H . AUDEN -Age ofAnxiety , Look Stranger D .H . LAWRENCE -SonsAnd Lovers , Rainbow ,Women in Love MODERN PERIOD (1890-1918)
  • 21. PRESENTED BY JASNA JAMALUDDIN KEYI SAHIB TRAINING COLLEGE