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The periods of English literature.

Outlines of the history of English literature with reading and reference lists.

by Louise Pound

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Published by The University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

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  • English literature -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.,
  • English literature -- Bibliography.

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    Other titlesOutlines of the history of English literature.
    StatementBy Louise Pound.
    GenreBibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR87 .P87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL176173M
    LC Control Numbera 12000065
    OCLC/WorldCa5877132

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As with the Old English period, much of the Middle English writings were religious in nature; however, from about onward, secular literature began to rise.

This period is home to the likes of Chaucer, Thomas Malory, and Robert Henryson. English literature, the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day.

The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are treated separately under American literature, Australian literature, Canadian literature, and New Zealand literature. That history can be broken down into a number of distinct literary eras, in each of which a set of characteristics or beliefs shaped the works of literature produced.

Sometimes the best way of understanding different periods of literary history is. The periods of English literature. book general knowledge of the conditions out of which English literature has come into being, as a whole and during its successive periods, that is of the external facts of one sort or another without which it cannot be understood.

This means chiefly (1) tracing in a. Literary Periods: A brief overview is located below. Literary periods are spans of time for literature that shares intellectual, linguistic, religious, and artistic influences.

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The historians and the authorities of English literature, for the convenience of analysis, have categorized events into periods.

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Elizabethan age was a great age of English literature. During this time the writing of poetry was the part of education among the educated people. That is why many books of. The Guardian's 50 key moments in English literature, from Marlowe to JK Rowling. 48 books — 14 voters Fourteenth Century List.

English literature is as diverse as the varieties and dialects of English spoken around the world. In academia, the term often labels departments and programmes practising English studies in secondary and tertiary educational systems.

Despite the variety of authors of English literature, the works of William Shakespeare remain paramount File Size: 1MB. The book also develops the taste for appreciating literature and differentiates between the general background of diverse literary movements beginning with Old English, moving through other.

These periods are spans of time in which literature shared intellectual, linguistic, religious, and artistic influences. In the Western tradition, the later periods of literary history are roughly as follows below: D. The Enlightenment (Neoclassical) Period (c.

) "Neoclassical" refers to the increased influence of Classical literature. English literature is one of the richest literatures in the world.

It has vitality, rich variety and continuity. As literature is the reflection of society, the various changes which have come. 2. THE IMPORTANT PERIODS IN THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE •The old English [AD AD] •The Middle English [ADAD] •The Renaissance period [] •The Elizabethan period [] •The Jacobean period [] •The Caroline period [] •The Puritan period [] •The Restoration period [ The first writers brought mainly English ideas and ways of writing, which means early American literature is based on the literature of England.

As years passed and literary theory developed, the writers who adopted the English style are now sometimes called pale faces (Franklin, Longfellow, James, Pound).

Their poetry is sometimes referred to asFile Size: KB. The Victorian Period of English literature began with the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne inand lasted until her death in Because the Victorian Period of English literature spans over six decades, the year is often used to divide the era into "early Victorian" and "late Victorian." InFile Size: 77KB.

Saxon/ Old English period- Features- Earliest phase of English literature. Started with Angles and Saxons much before they occupied Britain. They settled in Britain.

Works- Beowulf _____ En. The periods of English literature. Outlines of the history of English literature with reading and reference lists.

Contributor Names Pound, Louise, Created / Published Lincoln, The University of Nebraska Press, Subject Headings. Learn literary works literature periods with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of literary works literature periods flashcards on Quizlet. Literature History. Henry Augustin Beers was a literature historian and professor at Yale who lived at the turn of the 19th century.

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The Victorian Period of English literature began with the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne inand lasted until her death in Because the Victorian Period of English literature spans over six decades, the year is often used to divide the era into "early Victorian" and "late Victorian.".

A Short History of English Literature Chapter I. The Anglo-Saxon Period (the earliest time) 1. Social background: the making of England; the invasion of Roman Empire in 4th AD ; the attacks of Danish Vikings, etc 2. Literature: Beowulf, the earliest literature, the national epic of the Anglo-Saxon, one of.

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Tipton has a research background in Old English and Middle English literature, with special focus on hagiographic poetry. Over the course of his 25 year career at the college, he has taught Introduction to Literature (), British Literature to (), and Shakespeare (). Shorter Fiction:at least two sets from two different periods.

• General Prose: at least two examples; one written before and one after The basic textbook is the two-volume version of both The Norton Anthology of English Literature and The Norton Anthology File Size: KB.

After World War II, American literature has become broad and varied in terms of theme, mode, and purpose. Currently, there is little consensus as to how to go about classifying the last 80 years into periods or movements—more time must pass, perhaps, before scholars can make these determinations.

English literature can refer to all literature written in the language. However, British literature, with its 1,year history behind it, is often taught separately.

Contemporary literature on a. This book is a full-scale history of early modern English literature, offering perspectives on English literature produced in Britain between the Reformation and the Restoration.

While providing the general coverage and specific information expected of a major history, its twenty-six chapters address recent methodological and interpretive.

Old English literature, or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses literature written in Old English, in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th century to the decades after the Norman Conquest of "Cædmon's Hymn", composed in the 7th century, according to Bede, is often considered as the oldest surviving poem in written in the midth century represents some of the latest post.

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The numbers, dates or the names of the periods sometimes vary. The following list follows the prevalent practice of listing: Old English (Anglo-Saxon) Period (From the invasion of the Celtic England by Germanic tribes to the conquest of England in by the Norman French).

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