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History of English Literature - By Yuri Camacho_2

  • 450

    Literary works from 450 BC to 950.

    Literary works from 450 BC to 950.
    c. 731 - Who completes its history of the church and english people is The Venarable Bede. c. 800 - First work of renowned German literature. c. 950 - In Iceland the material of the Eddas was developed.
  • Period: 450 to 1066

    Anglo-Saxon Literature - 450 BC to 1066

    The Anglo-Saxon dialect was introduced (Old English): The epic poems were popular and the language to be related to the Irish, their verses probably were the beginnings of the Viking and Germanic war poems. The literary works were written in order to be represented. The most recognized author of that time was Beowulf and from 1066, the poetry in ancient English was extended to continue reading.
  • Period: 1066 to 1485

    The Medieval Period- 1066 a 1485

    Influence of French literature. This language replaces the English language in literary compositions. 1340: William of Ockham intervenes to reduce arguments to the essentials. 1200 to 1500: authors begin to write romances in verse and prose. Popular themes such as King Arthur and his court. Sir Gawain and the Knight have characteristics of the time. 1300 to 1400: English is used again but had already undergone some transformations.
  • 1300

    Literary works from 1300 to 1400

    Literary works from 1300 to 1400
    1367: Will the narrator starts with Plowman's epic poem.
  • 1485

    Literary works from 1485 to 1660.

    Literary works from 1485 to 1660.
    1510: Erasmus and Thomas More take the Renaissance. 1567: The New Testament is published in Welsh and the Bible completes in 1588. 1587: Marlowe presents his first work. Tamburlaine the Great. 1590: The English poet Edmund Spenser names Isabel I as La Queda Queer. 1601: It expresses both the ideals of the Renaissance are expressed through the central character of Shakespeare in Hamlet. 1604: Santiago orders the authorized version of the Bible.
  • Period: 1485 to

    Renaissance - 1485 to 1660.

    1401 to 1500: Poetry influenced by Chauser, but the medieval themes and styles had already been exhausted. Vernacular literature flourishes with the printing press given by Caxton. Characterized by the interest of human behavior. Isabelina Literature of 1558 -1625: language is more elaborated with reference to classical mythology. Flowers poetry, music and literature in England. Famous for the theater.
  • 1501

    Literary works from 1501 to 1600

    Literary works from 1501 to 1600
    1375: The courtly poem Sir Gawain speaks of a strange visitor at the round table of King Arthur. 1385: Finish a poem about a romance in ancient Troy by Chaucer Troilus. 1387: Chaucer makes 24 Canterbury Tales out of 100 before he died. 1469: Thomas Malory, compiles Morte d'Arthur.
  • Period: 1501 to

    Literature after the Norman conquest - 1501 to 1600

    It becomes more independent of France. French when it touches low social classes, the grammatical and the lexicon of Old English changes. Conduct of gentlemen with religious overtones.
  • Literary works from 1601 to 1700

    Literary works from 1601 to 1700
    1623: 36 works of Shakespeare are published in the first folio by Heminge and Condell. 1633: The unique volume of poems by Herbert is published. 1669: Samuel Pepys ends the diary he wrote for 9 years. 1678: The first part of Bunyan's The Progress of the Pilgrim is published and recognized. 1688: The novel by Behn, reflects and claims the inhumanity of the slave trade in Africa. 1690: John Locke argues that knowledge is based on experience in his essay.
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    Birth of political literature 1601 - 1700

    Personal written attacks. Schemes to reform the nation. Birth of newspaper precursors. 1688: declines prose for the importance of journalism and newspapers. Time, life and pleasure - The most outstanding poets: Marvell and Milton. Browne: wrote scientific, religious, medical and esoteric issues. 1616 William Shakespeare dies in New Place, his home in Stratford-upon-Avon, and is buried in Holy Trinity Church
  • Literary works from 1604 to 1611

    Literary works from 1604 to 1611
    1605: Ben Jonson writes his first work The Masque of Blackness. 1606: The English playwright Ben Jonson with his satirical voice stands out in Volpone. 1609: Sonnets of Shakespeare are published and in 1611 he completes his last work called The Tempest.
  • Literary works from 1604 to 1611.

    Literary works from 1604 to 1611.
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    Restoration Literature - 1660 to 1789

    It's Dryden's time, and his reputation is due to satire. In the epoch of Pope, his reputation is for satire already inclined to didacticism. In the time of Johnson, his reputation is for classism and conservatism.
  • Literary works from 1710 to 1768

    Literary works from 1710 to 1768
    1710: Berkeley shows his disagreement with Locke about the principles of human knowledge. 1739: Hume publishes his Treatise on Human Nature. 1747 Clarissa by Richardson starts the longest novel in the English language. 1755 The Magisterial Dictionary of the English Language is published by Samuel Johnson. 1768 A Society of Knights in Scotland begins the publication of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
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    From 1770 to 1792

    1770: Thomas Chatterton with 17 years old and a major poet commit suicide in London. 1776: Jeremy Bentham states that "utility" increases pleasure and reduces pain. 1792: Thomas Paine is accused by a charge of treasure to England by its publication in 1791 and moves to France. 1701 to 1800:
    - Formal poetry and the novel is popular. The number of readers grows.
    - The essay disseminates ideas and stresses the importance of education.
  • Literary works from 1789 to 1798

    Literary works from 1789 to 1798
    1789: Blake publishes Songs of Innocence. 1790: Burke publishes Reflections on the Revolution in France. 1791: Paine published the first part of The Rights of Man, in response to Burke's reflections on the revolution in France. 1792: The English Mary Wollstonecraft publishes a demand for women's rights. 1795: Thomas Paine publishes the work Age of Reason, as attack on Christianity. 1798: The English poets Wordsworth and Coleridge publish the romantic movement Lyrical Ballads.
  • Literary works from 1789 to 1837

    Literary works from 1789 to 1837
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem, 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', is published in Lyrical Ballads. Frankenstein, the Gothic tale that talks about how to give life to an artificial man is published by Mary Shelley. 1821 Table Talk is published by the author William Hazlitt, where most of his best-known essays are included 1836 Dickens at age 24 begins publishing his first fiction work, Pickwick Papers. 1837 Oliver Twist's novel by Dickens, begins to publish monthly in the form of a book.
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    Romanticism - 1789 to 1837

    The search of elegance and simplicity is generated. English poets and writers reject industrialized society. They are interested in exploring nature and exotic landscapes. Conventional literary forms and themes are rejected. Satire anonymously to avoid the "law of defamation". With Locke, we tried to understand human knowledge to make good decisions.
  • Literary works from 1844 to 1859

    Literary works from 1844 to 1859
    1844: In his novel Coningsby Benjamin Disraeli unites "two nations", the rich and the poor, preserving conservatism. 1845: Engels publishes The Condition of the Working Class in England. 1849: Dickens begins the publication in monthly numbers of David Copperfield. 1857: Hughes describes The Negative Aspects of an English Public School. 1859: Darwin presents the Theory of Evolution as a result of 20 years of research. 1859: Dickens publishes his novel of the French Revolution.
  • Literary works from 1859 to 1876

    Literary works from 1859 to 1876
    1860: Dickens begins the serial publication of his novel "Great Expectations". 1865: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, is published by Lewis Carroll, as a result of the story Alice Liddell had told him three years before. 1872: Through the Looking Glass is a second story from Alice's Adventures published by Lewis Carroll. 1876: The English poet Manley Hopkins creates a new form of verse called 'accelerated rhythm'
  • Literary works from 1884 to 1898

    Literary works from 1884 to 1898
    1884: Oxford University Press publishes volume A of its New English Dictionary, which would then take 37 years to reach Z 1890: Frazer publishes The Golden Bough, which is about contemporary knowledge of rituals and religious customs. 1891: Highland Association, is founded, which is a Gaelic pressure group to preserve the indigenous poetry and music of Scotland. 1898: H.G. Wells publishes the science fiction novel The War Of The Worlds, which talks about Martians is published by H.G. Wells.
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    Literature of the 20th century - 1901 to the year 2000

    New writers doubt traditional values, so they look for other ways to express new types of experiences or views from other perspectives.
  • Literary works from 1902 to 1906

    Literary works from 1902 to 1906
    1902: The Tale of Peter Rabbit is published one year after it was printed. 1903: G.E. Moore publishes Principia Ethica, which talks about logic to ethics. 1904: The novel Nostromo by Joseph Conrad is published and talks about a revolution in South America. 1904: Premieres in London J.M Barrie's play for children Peter Pan. 1905: Bernard Shaw releases in London Major Barbara and Man and Superman. 1906: E. Nesbit publishes The Railway Children, the most successful of his books.
  • Literary works from 1908 to 1911

    Literary works from 1908 to 1911
    1908: Rat, Mole and Toad, in The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, attract a large readership 1909: Ann Veronica, the heroine of the novel by H.G Wells is a decided example of the New Woman. 1910: In his Cargo poem, Masefield compares a 'dirty British roller coaster' with two romantic ships from the past. 1910: Rudyard Kipling publishes If, the most popular poem among the British. 1911 D.H. Lawrence launches his first novel, The White Peacock
  • Literary works from 1912 to 1921

    Literary works from 1912 to 1921
    1912: The poem The Listeners gives reputation to Walter De la Mare. 1913: North Whitehead and Russell complete a work of mathematical logic, Principia Mathematica. 1914: The Times Literary Supplement is published in London separate from The Times. 1916: A sniper in France murders the author H.H. Munro ('Saki'). 1921: Wittgenstein publishes his study of the philosophy of logic, Tractatus Logico Philosophicus.
  • Literary works from 1925 to 1932

    Literary works from 1925 to 1932
    1925: The English writer Ivy Compton-Burnett discovers her characteristic voice in her novel Pastors and Masters. 1926: Patrick Abercrombie invites rural planning to prevent the invasion of cities through the preservation of rural England. 1926: Winnie-the-Pooh of Milne appears in A.A Pooh. 1929: A High Wind in Jamaica is the first novel published by Richard Hughes. 1932: The poet Archibald MacLeish publishes Conquistador, which refers to the conquest of Mexico.
  • Literary works from 1933 to 1939

    Literary works from 1933 to 1939
    1933: H.G. Wells publishes a novel in which he predicts with the renewal of The World War. 1935: Allen Lane launches the rustic series Penguin Books. 1936: AJ Yesterday produces a classic exposition of logical positivism in his work Language, Truth and Logic. 1937: In The Road to Wigan Pier, George Orwell shows the difficult contemporary British life. 1939: TS Eliot, Christopher Isherwood and Flann O'Brien publish new works.
  • Literary works from 1946 a 1955

    Literary works from 1946 a 1955
    1946: Tito Groan begins the trilogy of gothic novels by the British author Mervyn Peake. 1950: CS Lewis offers the first glimpse of Narnia. 1953: In Ian Fleming's first novel, Casino Royale agent 007 is licensed to kill. 1954: It is broadcast on the radio The Dylan Thomas voice game. 1955: The third and final volume of The Lord of the Rings has been published by the British philologist JRR Tolkien.
  • Literary works from 1961 to 1969

    Literary works from 1961 to 1969
    1961: The British Muriel Spark publishes The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, set in an Edinburgh school in the 1930s 1962: The British Doris Lessing publishes a feminist novel called The Golden Notebook. 1967: The English Angela Carter wins recognition with her second novel, The Magic Toyshop. 1969: The novelist John Fowles publishes The French Lieutenant's Woman, set in Lyme Regis in the 1860s.
  • Literary works from 1972 to 1988

    Literary works from 1972 to 1988
    1972: The first work of the English playwright Caryl Churchill, Owners is given in London. 1979: The work of Peter Shaffer on Mozart, Amadeus is released in London. 1981: An adventure of magical realism is launched with the novel by Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children. 1988: Stephen Hawking explains the cosmos to the reader by mentioning from the Big Bang to the black holes.
  • Literary works from 1992 to 2000

    Literary works from 1992 to 2000
    1992: Thom Gunn's Night Sweatsman is related to AIDS. 1993: Scotsman Irvine Welsh publishes Trainspotting as his first novel. 1994: Louis de Bernières publishes Mandolin of Captain Corelli, a love story set in the Kefalonia occupied by the Italians. 1997: A school magician performs his first tricks in Harry Potter. 2000: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman is completed with The Amber Spyglass.