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’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.”

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 .”

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”

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”

Plato : Art is twice moved from Reality.

Real name of Plato was Aristocle that means broad shouldered.Plato was the first critic of poetry. He wrote dramatic dialogues rather than didactic volumes . In total he wrote 36 dialogues(genuine ones). According to Plato’s Theory of Mimesis (Imitation), the arts deal with illusion and they are imitation of an imitation, hence they are twiceContinue reading “Plato : Art is twice moved from Reality.”

Origin of Literature by Anthology of William J. Long: Lost story of meaning of English literature.

The Shell and the Book A child and a man were one day walking on the seashore when the child found a little shell and held it to his ear. Suddenly he heard sounds, strange, low, melodious sounds as if the shell were remembering and repeating to itself the murmurs of its ocean home. TheContinue reading “Origin of Literature by Anthology of William J. Long: Lost story of meaning of English literature.”

Petrarch: Italian ScholarForgetten love story of petrarch and laura

Petrarch(1304 – 1374) Francesco Petrarca, whose anglicized name is Petrarch, was born on July 20, 1304, in Arezzo, Tuscany (now Italy). With his family, he moved to Avignon, France, as a child. In France, Petrarch studied law, as his father had wished. However, his passion was for literature, particularly that of ancient Greece and Rome.Continue reading “Petrarch: Italian ScholarForgetten love story of petrarch and laura”

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