Kamla Das (1934 – 2009) PGT TGT NET Important points On Kamla Das .

Kamla Surayya also known by her one time pen name Madhuikutty and Kamala Das, was an Indian . English poet, and a leading Malyalam author from Kerala. “An Introduction” is a poem by Das which has famous line – “I am an Indian very brown, born in Malabar, I speak three languages, write in twoContinue reading “Kamla Das
(1934 – 2009) PGT TGT NET Important points On Kamla Das .”

John Milton (1608-1674) : A Religious and Immortal Poet.

English Literature UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Free Notes and PDFs of Litchart on John Milton. Important points on John Milton for Quick Revision and For making your own notes. John Milton A lonely figure not belonging to any movement. Polyglot, scholar. Had broadly Protestant views (i.e., he did not fully conform to ProtestantContinue reading “John Milton (1608-1674) : A Religious and Immortal Poet.”

Shakespeare suggest his friend to get married and take forward his beauty by Having children.

Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest Now is the time that face should form another, Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewest, Thou dost beguile the world, unbless some mother. For where is she so fair whose uneared womb Disdains the tillage of thy husbandry? Or who is he soContinue reading “Shakespeare suggest his friend to get married and take forward his beauty by Having children.”

From fairest creatures we desire increase : sonnet 1 of Shakespeare.

Read Shakespeare Sonnets Daily to increase your Thinking, imagination and vocabulary. From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty’s rose might never die, But, as the riper should by time decease, His tender heir might bear his memory. But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed’st thy light’s flame with self-substantial fuel, MakingContinue reading “From fairest creatures we desire increase : sonnet 1 of Shakespeare.”

Early Tragedies of Shakespeare.

Important Facts about William Shakespeare Tragedies . UGC NET, PGT TGT English literature Free Notes and PDFs. Early Tragedies First attempt at the genre of tragedy was Titus Andronicus . Set in mythical Rome. Themes of pride, family honour, violent revenge. Extravagant rhetorical reflectionsHeavy influence of Seneca. Most famous in this group: Romeo and JulietContinue reading “Early Tragedies of Shakespeare.”

Unknown Facts about William Shakespeare. World’s Greatest Dramatist, sonnetier .

William Shakespeare’s life and his works. Important points on william Shakespeare and his works . UGC NET ,PGT ,TGT Notes. Shakespeare: Life William Shakespeare was born the son of John and Mary Arden Shakespeare in a small town, Stratford-upon Avon, 100 miles northwest of London. His father John belonged to a farming family near Stratford.Continue reading “Unknown Facts about William Shakespeare. World’s Greatest Dramatist, sonnetier .”

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”

William Shakespeare and His Age

Quick Revision Points and important Points for UGC NET English literature Exam . William Shakespeare and His Age Lived during a great period in English history. Reign of the Tudor queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). England emerged as the leading naval and commercial power of Europe. Defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Spirit of nationalismContinue reading “William Shakespeare and His Age”

Tudor Period 1485-1603 : Age of Innocence and Age of Great Writers . Quick Revision Points of English literature Tudor period

Important Points on Tudar Period for UGC NET , PGT TGT English literature Notes Introduction Intellectual background: Renaissance Associated movements: Humanism & Reformation. The new geographic discoveries broadened imaginationInfluence of Italians like Dante, Aristotle & Petrarach Literary experimentation. Fall of Constantinople Immediate cause of the spread of learning– Fall of Constantinople (1453)Constantinople—capital of the ByzantineContinue reading “Tudor Period 1485-1603 : Age of Innocence and Age of Great Writers . Quick Revision Points of English literature Tudor period”

The Canterbury Tales: First Modern English Poem

Important Points , Pdf and Notes on Canterbury Tales. The Canterbury Tales (c. 1487) Based on Boccaccio’s Decameron General Prologue—Portrait gallery of 14th c. England 29 pilgrims meet at Tabard Inn, Southwark (31 incl. poet & Harry Bailey) Pen-pictures of 21 pilgrims23 pilgrims tell stories24 stories Chaucer tells twoTale of Sir Thopas and Tale ofContinue reading “The Canterbury Tales: First Modern English Poem”

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