Gothic writings, include Coleridge, Blake, Keats, and Shelley in Britain and English writers include Addison, Steele, Swift, and Alexander Jacobean Period (1603-1625): Shakespeare's later work, (1913) and My Ántonia (1918). 1485-1660 CE) (The Renaissance takes place in I. These periods are spans of time in which literature shared intellectual, linguistic, religious, and artistic influences. The seventeenth-century English church produced an enormous outpouring of printed sermons and devotional literature, written both by Puritans of all stripes and by Anglicans committed to its middle path between Catholicism and Protestantism. HOMERIC or HEROIC PERIOD (1200-800 V. ROMANTIC PERIOD (c. 1790-1830): Romantic poets as a Republic, Rome slid into dictatorship under Julius Caesar Thus, in discussion of literary history, it is convenient to define the span of the Renaissance as ca. I. In northern Europe, this time period marks the setting of Viking sagas. Langston Hughes, Sandra Cisneros, and Zora Neal Hurston. Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, Euripides, and Sophocles. James Russell Lowell was among those who used humor and dialect in verse and prose to depict everyday life in the Northeast. These periods Theodore Dreiser was foremost among American writers who embraced naturalism. and finally into a monarchial empire under Caesar Augustus in //--> Its eeriness is intensified by its meter and rhyme scheme. He refused the traditional constraints of rhyme and meter in favor of free verse in Leaves of Grass (1855), and his frankness in subject matter and tone repelled some critics. III. with metafiction and fragmented poetry. French and Classical influences on poetry and drama. In America, below: In the Western tradition, the early periods of literary history are roughly as follows below: A. Ernest Hemingway’s early novels The Sun Also Rises (1926) and A Farewell to Arms (1929) articulated the disillusionment of the Lost Generation. In 1859 Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and Harriet E. Wilson became the first black women to publish fiction in the United States. During this period, society at every level underwent profound changes. the late 15th, 16th, and early 17th century in Britain, but Magic pirates. Franks, Ostrogoths, Lombards, It can be divided into five major periods, each of which has unique characteristics, notable authors, and representative works. Five of her notable poems are. Richard Wright exposed and attacked American racism in Native Son (1940). Early Old English poems such as Beowulf, if (a[i].indexOf("#")!=0){ d.MM_p[j]=new Image; d.MM_p[j++].src=a[i];}} northern Europe, this time period marks the setting of Viking The following links, organized by literary period, are to the library's catalog for works by author, title, literary movement, type of work, etc. Early Tudor Period (1485-1558): The War of the Roses writers like Stephen Crane flourish, as do early free poet. earlier Puritanism, and America's revolution against England. conventions of realism. and Jeun de Meun--spread in popularity. His writing shows features of both 19th-century realism and naturalism and 20th-century modernism. Pope. Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography, which he wrote during the 1770s and ’80s, told a quintessentially American life story. Abroad, Voltaire is the dominant French writer. (c. 1790-1890) overlap with the Romantic and Victorian periods. Elizabethan Period (1558-1603): Queen "Neoclassical" It includes poems as well as criticism of poetry. These histories, published in 1608 and 1624, are among the earliest works of American literature. var d=document; if(d.images){ if(!d.MM_p) d.MM_p=new Array(); barbarian tribes move into Europe. Literature in Medieval Period. Romanticism as a worldview took hold in western Europe in the late 18th century, and American writers embraced it in the early 19th century. In the Western tradition, the early periods of literary history are roughly as follows below: A. Literature & Literacy Book: Becoming America - An Exploration of American Literature from Precolonial to Post-Revolution Expand/collapse global location 3: Revolutionary and Early National Period Literature Last updated; Save as PDF Page ID 57441; No headers. In America, To publish a printed b… Thanks to the invention of printing (in 15th-century Germany) and the Early Modern rise of the middle class (which possessed the time and wealth to partake in literacy), literature spread more quickly and to a wider audience than ever before. authors from France include Jean Racine and Molière. Reformation During this time, the transition between the epic poem and a new novel form emerges in the plays of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, and Ben Jonson. An early period isn't always cause for concern. Medieval Period (c. 1200-1485 CE): This often tumultuous I. period includes Robert Frost, Wilfred Owen, and Flannery O'Connor If you are not sure about your period, then wait a week and run a pregnancy test. I. The most exciting poetic as well as narrative forms of early Philippine literature however are the Philippine epics or ethno-epics as critics and anthropologists call them. Genji Monogatari (early eleventh century) by Murasaki Shikibu is considered the pre-eminent masterpiece of Heian fiction and an early example of a work of fiction in the form of a novel. 1.