Kamla Das (1934 – 2009) PGT TGT NET Important points On Kamla Das .

Kamla Surayya also known by her one time pen name Madhuikutty and Kamala Das, was an Indian . English poet, and a leading Malyalam author from Kerala. “An Introduction” is a poem by Das which has famous line – “I am an Indian very brown, born in Malabar, I speak three languages, write in twoContinue reading “Kamla Das
(1934 – 2009) PGT TGT NET Important points On Kamla Das .”

Modern Hero : Satan ‘ Story . Summary of paradise lost.

Plot Summary of Paradise Lost In the tradition of ancient Greek epics, John Milton begins his poem by calling on the guidance of a heavenly muse to help tell his tale, stating that his goal is to justify the ways of God to man. He begins his story in medias res (in the middle ofContinue reading “Modern Hero : Satan ‘ Story . Summary of paradise lost.”

John Milton (1608-1674) : A Religious and Immortal Poet.

English Literature UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Free Notes and PDFs of Litchart on John Milton. Important points on John Milton for Quick Revision and For making your own notes. John Milton A lonely figure not belonging to any movement. Polyglot, scholar. Had broadly Protestant views (i.e., he did not fully conform to ProtestantContinue reading “John Milton (1608-1674) : A Religious and Immortal Poet.”

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 Tragedies of Shakespeare.

Important Facts about William Shakespeare Tragedies . UGC NET, PGT TGT English literature Free Notes and PDFs. Early Tragedies First attempt at the genre of tragedy was Titus Andronicus . Set in mythical Rome. Themes of pride, family honour, violent revenge. Extravagant rhetorical reflectionsHeavy influence of Seneca. Most famous in this group: Romeo and JulietContinue reading “Early Tragedies of Shakespeare.”

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”

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”

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”

The Canterbury Tales: First Modern English Poem

Important Points , Pdf and Notes on Canterbury Tales. The Canterbury Tales (c. 1487) Based on Boccaccio’s Decameron General Prologue—Portrait gallery of 14th c. England 29 pilgrims meet at Tabard Inn, Southwark (31 incl. poet & Harry Bailey) Pen-pictures of 21 pilgrims23 pilgrims tell stories24 stories Chaucer tells twoTale of Sir Thopas and Tale ofContinue reading “The Canterbury Tales: First Modern English Poem”

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.”

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