Famous Openings lines or Quotes of Novels for UGC NET English literature Exams 2021

“1801. I have just returned from a visit to my landlord – the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with.” – Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights (1847) “124 was spiteful.” – Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987) “A screaming comes across the sky.” – Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow (1973) “All this happened, more or less.” – KurtContinue reading “Famous Openings lines or Quotes of Novels for UGC NET English literature Exams 2021”

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.”

Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in English Literature for UGC NET Exams

Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in Literature 1. Objective Correlative by T.S.Eliot2. Dissociation of Sensibility by T.S.Eliot3. Willing to Suspension of Disbelief by Coleridge4. Negative Capability by Keats5. American Renaissance by F.O Matthiessen6.Natyashastra by Bharata7. Rasa concept by Bharata8. Kavya Prakasha by Mamata9. Dhvanyaloka or Suggestion by Anandvardhana10. Vakrokti by Kuntaka11. Riti, Guna, KavyalankaraContinue reading “Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in English Literature for UGC NET Exams”

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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”

Allahabad University/ Ewing Christan college Notes on various Topics On English literature

Get English Literature notes , PDFs and materials for your graduation and post graduation topics . You will get every things here in pdf form . Download these PDFs . Take a Deep breath and dive into these topics , for your better prepration and good result. English Literature syllabus of allahabad university and EwingContinue reading “Allahabad University/ Ewing Christan college Notes on various Topics On English literature”

Glossary of Terms Part 1

Allegory — The device of using character and/or story elements symbolically to represent an abstraction in addition to the literal meaning. In some allegories, for example, an author may intend the characters to personify an abstraction like hope or freedom. The allegorical meaning usually deals with moral truth or a generalization about human existence. AlliterationContinue reading “Glossary of Terms Part 1”

Literary Terms in a simple Form part 2 / Glossary of Literay Terms Part 2

Glossary of Literay Terms part 2 for UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Exams . Clause — A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and all verb. An independent, or main, clause expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence. A dependent, or subordinate clause cannot stand alone as a sentenceContinue reading “Literary Terms in a simple Form part 2 / Glossary of Literay Terms Part 2”

Charles Dickens(1812-1870) Important Points on Charles Dickens for PGT TGT NET English literature Exams and Free Notes and PDFs of Litchart

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Dickens was born in Hampshire England in 1812.Dickens was born Charles John Huffam Dickens on February 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, on the southern coast of England. His father was a clerk at Naval Pay Office but in 1824 Dickens’ father was imprisoned for debt. The entire family was sent to Marshalsea prisonContinue reading “Charles Dickens(1812-1870) Important Points on Charles Dickens for PGT TGT NET English literature Exams and Free Notes and PDFs of Litchart”

Shakespeare’s Famous Lines / Quotes

50 Of Shakespeare’s Most Famous Quotes/Lines for PGT TGT NET JRF English Literature Exam 1. ‘To be, or not to be: that is the question’(Hamlet Act 3, Scene 1) 2. ‘All the world ‘s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man inContinue reading “Shakespeare’s Famous Lines / Quotes”

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