Literary Theory and Criticism syllabus for English Literature UGC NET JRF exam in Detail

LITERARY THEORY NEW CRITICISM 1. Understanding Literary Theory 2. What is New Criticism? 3. William Empson 4. I.A.Richards 5. Cleanth Brooks 6. F.R.Leavis 7. Wimsatt & Beardley 8. R.P.Blackmur 9. Allen Tate 10. John Crowe Ransom 11. Neo Aristotelian FORMALISM 1. What is Formalism? 2. Victor Shklovsky 3. Boris Echenbaum 4. Yuri Tynyanov 5. RomanContinue reading “Literary Theory and Criticism syllabus for English Literature UGC NET JRF exam in Detail”

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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.”

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”

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”

P.B Shelley (1792-1822) Important Points on P.B Shelley for PGT TGT NET English Literature Exam and Free Notes PDFs.

Born at Sussex as the eldest son of Timothy Shelley, a country squire.At Eton College, his independent spirit won him the nickname “Mad Shelley” and “Eton Atheist”. While at Eton he wrote 2 wild Gothic romances Zastrozzi (1810) and St. Irvyne, or The Rosicrucian (1811). Atheistic themes of irresponsible self-indulgence & violent revenge. Also wroteContinue reading “P.B Shelley (1792-1822) Important Points on P.B Shelley for PGT TGT NET English Literature Exam and Free Notes PDFs.”

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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