John Milton

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.”

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”

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”

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer . I want to know you

It doesn’t interest mewhat you do for a living.I want to knowwhat you ache forand if you dare to dreamof meeting your heart’s longing.It doesn’t interest mehow old you are.I want to knowif you will risklooking like a foolfor lovefor your dreamfor the adventure of being alive.It doesn’t interest mewhat planets aresquaring your moon…I wantContinue reading “The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer . I want to know you”

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