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”

Works of William Shakespeare . Free Notes and Litchart PDFs on william Shakespeare works.

Important points on william Shakespeare works and free pdf notes. UGC NET PGT English TGT English literature Notes. Early comedies of Shakespeare Love’s Labour’s Lost (printed 1598) No major source.Has elements of comedy of manners Themes Pretensions are deflated.Love conquers all. Unrealistic atmosphere of games and festive play. At the end, characters achieve maturity inContinue reading “Works of William Shakespeare . Free Notes and Litchart PDFs on william Shakespeare works.”

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.”

Early Romantics: History , Background and important events of Romantic Age. Age of Wordsworth and important events of this period

PGT TGT English literature Free Notes on Early Romantic . important points on romanticism . UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Free Notes and PDFs. Early Romantics Principles of Early Romantic Poetry Revolted against Industrialization and modernity. Aristocratic and urban values of the Age of Enlightenment. Scientific rationalization of natureSupported. Strong and sublime emotion (includingContinue reading “Early Romantics: History , Background and important events of Romantic Age. Age of Wordsworth and important events of this period”

Early Romantics: History , Background and important events of Romantic Age. Age of Wordsworth and important events of this period

PGT TGT English literature Free Notes on Early Romantic . important points on romanticism . UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Free Notes and PDFs. Early Romantics Principles of Early Romantic Poetry Revolted against Industrialization and modernity. Aristocratic and urban values of the Age of Enlightenment. Scientific rationalization of natureSupported. Strong and sublime emotion (includingContinue reading “Early Romantics: History , Background and important events of Romantic Age. Age of Wordsworth and important events of this period”

Nissim Ezekiel (1924-2004) Important PGT TGT Points on Nissiem Ezzikiel

PGT TGT NET English literature Free Notes and PDFs on Nissiem Ezzikiel Nissim Ezekiel was a Jewish Indian poet actor, playwright, editor and art-critic. His family migrated to India from Israel. He was a fundamental figure in post-colonial India’s literary history specially for Indian writing in English . He got Sahitya Akademy Award in 1983Continue reading “Nissim Ezekiel (1924-2004) Important PGT TGT Points on Nissiem Ezzikiel”

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”

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