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  2. 2. A closer look Geoffrey Chaucer Edmund Spencer John Donne Thomas Middleton Alexander Pope Samuel Coleridge William Butler Yeats Charles Dickens Christopher Marlow William Shakespeare Sir Thomas Wyatt Ben Jonson D.H Lawrence Thomas More Walter Raleigh Francis Bacon John Milton William Wordsworth George Bayron Robert Browning
  3. 3. George Bernard Shaw Jonathan Swift T.S Eliot John Ford
  4. 4. 1200-1500: Middle English Period
  5. 5. . Geoffrey Chaucer (Poet) Geoffrey Chaucer, known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey.  Born: 1343, London, United Kingdom  Died: October 25, 1400, London, United Kingdom  Spouse: Philippa Roet (m. 1366–1387)  Buried: Westminster Abbey, City of Westminster, United Kingdom  Plays: The Canterbury Tales
  6. 6. 1500-1660: The English Renaissance 1500-1558: Tudor Period (Humanist Era)
  7. 7. SIR THOMAS MOre ( Saint ) Sir Thomas More, known to Roman Catholics as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, and statesman and noted Renaissance humanist.  Born: February 7, 1478, City of London, United Kingdom  Died: July 6, 1535, Tower Hill, London, United Kingdom  Education: University of Oxford  Spouse: Jane Colt (m. 1505–1511)  Children: Margaret Roper, Elizabeth More, John More
  8. 8. THoMAS WYATT ( Poet ) Sir Thomas Wyatt was a 16th-century English ambassador and lyrical poet. He is credited with introducing the sonnet into English. He was born at Allington Castle, near Maidstone in Kent, though his family was originally from Yorkshire.  Born: 1503, Kent, United Kingdom  Died: October 11, 1542, London, United Kingdom  Spouse: Elizabeth Brooke, Lady Wyatt  Parents: Henry Wyatt  Children: Thomas Wyatt the Younger  Books: Tottel's Miscellany, poetry of Sir Thomas Wyatt
  9. 9. The Renaissance Period consists of four subsets: 1. 1558-1603: The Elizabethan Age (High Renaissance):
  10. 10. WILLIAM Shakespeare Poet William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".  Born: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom  Died: April 23, 1616, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom  Spouse: Anne Hathaway (m. 1582–1616)  Books: Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece, more  Movies: 10 Things I Hate About You, Romeo + Juliet, Coriolanus
  11. 11. CHRISTOPHER MArLOWE ( Dramatist ) Christopher Marlowe was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day.  Born: 1564, Canterbury, United Kingdom  Died: May 30, 1593, Deptford, United Kingdom  Full name: Christopher Marlowe  Education: Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, The King's School, Canterbury, University of Cambridge
  12. 12.  Books: Hero and Leander, Doctor Faustus, Geoffrey Chaucer ( Poet ) Edmund Spenser was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I.  Born: 1552, London, United Kingdom  Died: January 13, 1599, London, United Kingdom  Education: University of Cambridge, Pembroke College, Cambridge,Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood
  13. 13. SIR WALTER RALEIGH ( Writer ) Sir Walter Raleigh was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer. He is also well known for popularising tobacco in England.  Born: January 22, 1552, Devon, United Kingdom  Died: October 29, 1618, London, United Kingdom  Full name: Walter Raleigh  Spouse: Elizabeth Raleigh (m. 1591–1618)
  14. 14.  Siblings: Humphrey Gilbert, Carew Raleigh, Adrian Gilbert, John Gilbert  Children: Carew Raleigh, Damerei Raleigh, Walter Raleigh BEN JONSON ( Playwright ) Ben Jonson was a playwright, poet, and literary critic of the seventeenth century, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy. He popularized the comedy of humours.  Born: June 11, 1572, Westminster, United Kingdom  Died: August 6, 1637, Westminster, United Kingdom  Spouse: Ann Lewis Jonson (m. 1594)  Education: Westminster School
  15. 15.  Books: Ben Jonson. Poems, 2. 1603-1625: The Jacobean Age {Mannerist Style (1590-1640) other styles: Metaphysical Poets; Devotional Poets}
  16. 16. JOHN DONNE ( Poet ) John Donne was an English poet, satirist, lawyer and a cleric in the Church of England. He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets.  Born: January 22, 1572, London, United Kingdom  Died: March 31, 1631, London, United Kingdom  Education: University of Cambridge, Hertford College, Oxford, University of Oxford
  17. 17. SIR FRANCIS BACON ( Former Lord Chancellor ) Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, Kt., QC was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist, and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England.  Born: January 22, 1561, Strand, London, United Kingdom  Died: April 9, 1626, Highgate, United Kingdom  Nationality: English  Spouse: Alice Barnham (m. 1606–1625)  Education: Trinity College, Cambridge, University of Poitiers, University of Cambridge Thomas Middleton
  18. 18. Thomas middleton Playwright Thomas Middleton was an English Jacobean playwright and poet. Middleton stands with John Fletcher and Ben Jonson as among the most successful and prolific of playwrights who wrote their best plays during the Jacobean period.  Born: April 18, 1580, London, United Kingdom  Died: 1627, Newington Butts, United Kingdom  Education: The Queen's College, Oxford  Movies: Revengers Tragedy, The Changeling
  19. 19.  Books: Hengist, King of Kent, or the Mayor of Queenborough, 3.1625-1649: The Caroline Age
  20. 20. JOHN MIlton Poet John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell.  Born: December 9, 1608, Cheapside, United Kingdom  Died: November 8, 1674, Chalfont St Giles, United Kingdom  Full name: John Milton  Plays: Samson Agonistes, Comus, Arcades  Education: Christ's College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, St Paul's School, London
  21. 21. JOHN FORD Film Director John Ford was an Irish-American film director. He was famous for both his Westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and adaptations of such classic 20th-century American novels as The Grapes of Wrath.  Born: February 1, 1894, Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States  Died: August 31, 1973, Palm Desert, California, United States  Spouse: Mary Ford (m. 1920–1973)  Awards: Academy Award for Best Director, more  Books: The Searchers, Stagecoach
  22. 22. 4. 1649-1660: The Commonwealth Period (which is also known as the Puritan & The Protectorate (Baroque Style, and later, Rococo Style)
  23. 23. Alexander pope Poet Alexander Pope was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer.  Born: May 21, 1688, London, United Kingdom  Died: May 30, 1744, Twickenham, United Kingdom  Height: 1.37 m  Education: Twyford School  Libretti: Acis and Galatea
  24. 24. Jonathan swift Pamphleteer Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.  Born: November 30, 1667, Dublin, Republic of Ireland  Died: October 19, 1745, Ireland  Spouse: Esther Johnson (m. 1716)  Education: Hertford College, Oxford (1694), University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, University of Oxford  Parents: Jonathan Swift, Abigail Erick
  25. 25. 1785-1870: Romanticism
  26. 26. William wordsworth Poet William Wordsworth was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the 1798 joint publication Lyrical Ballads.  Born: April 7, 1770, Wordsworth House, United Kingdom  Died: April 23, 1850, Cumberland, United Kingdom  Nationality: English  Siblings: Dorothy Wordsworth, Christopher Wordsworth  Education: Hawkshead Grammar School, University of Cambridge, St John's College, Cambridge
  27. 27. Samuel taylor coleridge Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets.  Born: October 21, 1772, Ottery St Mary, United Kingdom  Died: July 25, 1834, Highgate, United Kingdom  Movies: Christabel, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner  Children: Sara Coleridge, Hartley Coleridge, Derwent Coleridge  Education: University of Cambridge, Christ's Hospital, Jesus College, Cambridge
  28. 28. George Gordon byron George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, FRS, commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement.  Born: January 22, 1788, London Borough of Harrow, London, United Kingdom  Died: April 19, 1824, Missolonghi, Greece  Full name: George Gordon Byron  Spouse: Anne Isabella Byron, Baroness Byron (m. 1815)  Movies: Don Juan DeMarco, Gothic
  29. 29. 1870-1914: Victorian Period
  30. 30. Charles dickens Writer Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period.  Born: February 7, 1812, Portsmouth, United Kingdom  Died: June 9, 1870, Gads Hill Place, Rochester, United Kingdom  Spouse: Catherine Dickens (m. 1836–1858)  Plays: A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol, The Frozen Deep, No Thoroughfare, The Goblins  Children: Kate Perugini, Edward Dickens, Charles Dickens, Jr,
  31. 31. Robert browning Poet Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.  Born: May 7, 1812, Camberwell, United Kingdom  Died: December 12, 1889, Venice, Italy  Spouse: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (m. 1846–1861)  Plays: The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Pippa passes  Education: University College London, University of London
  32. 32. 1914-1945: Modern Period:
  33. 33. George Bernard shaw Playwright George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many ...  Born: July 26, 1856, Dublin, Republic of Ireland  Died: November 2, 1950, Ayot St Lawrence, United Kingdom  Spouse: Charlotte Payne-Townshend (m. 1898–1943)  Books: The Black Girl in Search of God, The Irrational Knot, more
  34. 34.  Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature, William butler yeats Poet William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms.  Born: June 13, 1865, Sandymount, Republic of Ireland  Died: January 28, 1939, Menton, France  Plays: The Countess Cathleen, Cathleen ni Houlihan, Purgatory, Mosada,At the Hawk's Well, Diarmuid and Grania  Siblings: Jack Butler Yeats, Lily Yeats, Elizabeth Yeats
  35. 35.  Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature D.H lawrence Novelist David Herbert Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawrence. Born: September 11, 1885, Eastwood, United Kingdom  Died: March 2, 1930, Vence, France  Spouse: Frieda von Richthofen (m. 1914–1930)  Movies: Lady Chatterley, Women in Love, The Fox, more
  36. 36.  Parents: Lydia Lawrence, Arthur John Lawrence T.s eliot Playwright Thomas Stearns Eliot OM was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic and "one of the twentieth century's major poets."  Born: September 26, 1888, St. Louis, Missouri, United States  Died: January 4, 1965, London, United Kingdom  Books: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, Four Quartets, more  Nominations: Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics
  37. 37.  Movies: Cats, The Waste Land