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”

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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