English Literature: Love Through The Ages Quotes

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Medieval 1066 - 1500

  • Old English to Middle English
  • Chivalric Romances
  • Mystery Plays
  • Courtly Love
     
  • Chaucer (1343 - 1400)
  • A Miller's Tale
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Renaissance 1500 - 1660

  • Influenced by French & Italian storytellers
  • Courtly Love (wooing)
  • Familial Love
     
  • Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
  • Othello
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Jacobean 1603 - 1625

  • Metaphysical Poetry
  • Conceit
  • "Carpe Diem"

  • John Donne (1572 - 1631)
  • The Flea/ Valediction 
     
  • Milton (1608 - 1674)
  • Sonnet XXIII
     
  • Andrew Marvell (1621 - 1678)
  • To His Coy Mistress
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Restoration 1660 - 1700

  • Civil War - Puritanical time (drama's were banned)
  • Comedy
  • Cynical, Bawdy
     
  • Wycherley (1640 - 1716)
  • Country Wife
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Regency 1700 - 1785

  • Neo Classical / Enlightement 
  • Satire 
  • Romantic Novels
  • Apparence = important
  • Greek Myth
     
  • Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
  • Rape of the Lock
     
  • Jane Austin (1775 - 1817
  • Pride & Prejudice 
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Romantic 1785 - 1830

  • Ordinary Speech
  • Personal Accounts - Experiences
  • French Revolution (1789)
  • Influenced by French 
  • Equality 
  • Free Movement
     
  • William Blake (1757 - 1827)
  • The Sick Rose
     
  • John Keats (1795 - 1821)
  • Bright Star
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Victorian 1832 - 1901

  • Serial Novels
  • Religious Questions
  • Fallen Woman 
  • Darwin - Scientific Influence
     
  • Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848)
  • Wuthering Heights

  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1812 - 1889)
  • Sonnet 43
     
  • Oscar Wilde (1856 - 1900)
  • A Woman of No Importance
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Modernism 1914 - 1945

  • 1st World War - Patriotism 
  • Science Fiction - Stream of Consciousness
  • Social Identity
  • Growth of Feminist Writing 
     
  • W.H.Auden (1907 - 1973)
  • Funeral Blues
     
  • Wilde  (1856 - 1900)
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Post Modernism 1950 - 2014 (present)

  • 1960 - post colonial
  • Traditional linear narrative
  • Randomness 
  • Irony 
  • Mixing fictional & historical characters
  • Twisting well known myths
     
     
  • Tennessee Williams (1911 - 1983)
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
     
  • Ian McEwan
  • Enduring Love
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