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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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.”

John Milton’s Aeropagitica: My favourite Book . Must Read Pamphlet on the Importance of Reading Book.

Aeropagitica Summary and Litchart PDFs . Post Graduation Notes and PDFs. Milton begins his written speech for the liberty of unlicensed printing in England with a quote from The Suppliants, a play by the Greek tragedian, Euripides. “This is true liberty when free- born men / Having to advise the public may speak free,” MiltonContinue reading “John Milton’s Aeropagitica: My favourite Book . Must Read Pamphlet on the Importance of Reading Book.”

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.”

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”

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)Important Facts

UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Free Notes and PDFs on William Wordsworth. William Wordsworth (1770-1850) Born at Cockermouth in Cumberland, Lake District, Northwest EnglandThird of the five children of John Wordsworth, who was always away from home being a solicitor to Sir James Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale. Lowther was an irresponsible nobleman and owedContinue reading “William Wordsworth (1770-1850)Important Facts”

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”

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