William Faulkner

Geoffrey Chaucer : Starting of English literature . Father of English poetry.

Important points for English literature Exam on Geoffrey Chaucer. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340-1400) Father of English poetry First poet of national importanceGenius recognized in all ages including his own His career is divided into three phases:French period , Middle period, Italian period, or French period, Italian period, English period Patron—John of Gaunt Wrote in EastContinue reading “Geoffrey Chaucer : Starting of English literature . Father of English poetry.”

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”

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”

111 Terms and their Inventors in Literature

Important Points for PGT TGT NET 2021 Exam: Exam Points. 111 Terms and their Inventors in Literature 1. Art for Art’s Sake by Victor Cousin 2. Dissociation of Sensibility by T.S.Eliot 3. Willing to Suspension of Disbelief by Coleridge 4. Negative Capability by John Keats5. American Renaissance by F.O Matthiessen 6. Natyashastra by Bharata 7.Continue reading “111 Terms and their Inventors in Literature”

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”

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.”

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 .”

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