Early 20th Century Literature UGC NET English literature Free Notes Quick Revision of 20th century literature.

Early 20th Century Literature Political ContextsTwo World Wars1914-19181939-1945 Victorian Period endsQueen Victoria (r. 1837-1901)Edwardian eraKing Edward VII (r. 1901-1910)Georgian EraKing George V (1910-1936) The Edwardian EraPeriod of great social change.Imperial domination continues.The power and luxury of the ruling elite solidified.There was a rigid class system; great differences between the wealthy and the poor.Paradoxically, liberal ideasContinue reading “Early 20th Century Literature UGC NET English literature Free Notes Quick Revision of 20th century literature.”

Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Important Time Period or Time Line of Elizabethan Age and Points

Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Early 16th c. travelling actors.Considered vagabonds and thievesLater, a licenses were given to nobles for maintaining actorsThus, acting troupes came into being. Acting Troupes :Played in the courtyards of taverns (called Inn-yards). Temporary stage erected Permanent Theatres. The 1st permanent theatre was James Burbage’s ‘The Theatre’ Theatre Timeline 1564: On April 23Continue reading “Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Important Time Period or Time Line of Elizabethan Age and Points”

Comedies of Shakespeare

Important Facts about Shakespeare’s work . Notes for UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Free Notes and PDFs Comedies of Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream (printed in 1600) Four main plotsEgeus wants his daughter Hermia to marry Demetrius, but she is in love with Lysander, and Hermia’s friend Helena loves DemetriusDuke Theseus is about toContinue reading “Comedies of Shakespeare”

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