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”

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”

W.B Yeats and Get free Litchart PDFs on his works.

Important works of w.b Yeats pdf and notes . UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Notes PDF Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.William Butler Yeats Yeats Quote I will arise and go now,And go to Innisfree,And a small cabin build there,Of clay and wattles made;Nine bean rowsContinue reading “W.B Yeats and Get free Litchart PDFs on his works.”

T. S. Eliot (1888 – 1965) Important Points On T.S Eliot

PGT TGT NET English Literature Notes and PDFs on T.S Eliot T.S Eliot And Important Points Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St. Louis, Missouri in Midwestern America on 26th September, 1888. He was a famous poet, playwright and critic. His father was Henry Ware Eliot, a successful businessman and his mother Charlotte Stern wasContinue reading “T. S. Eliot (1888 – 1965) Important Points On T.S Eliot”

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”

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”

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