History of English Literature

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In History
  • Period:
    450
    to
    1066

    OLD ENGLISH

    Old English or Anglo- Saxon is an early form of the English language that was spoken in much of what is now England and southern Scotland between about 425 and 1125. It was an inflectional language with a lot of freedom in its syntax, unlike current English.
  • Period:
    1066
    to
    1500

    MIDDLE ENGLISH

  • Period:
    1500
    to

    ENGLISH RENAISSANCE

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    PURITAN

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    RESTORATION AGE

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    18th CENTURY

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    ROMANTICISM

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    VICTORIAN

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    MODERN LITERATURE

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    POST MODERNS

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    CONTEMPORARY