Stages of the Growth of English Literature

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak

Stages of the Growth of English Literature

Stage(s) Development of Literature Period(s)
The Settlement of the Anglo-Saxon People Old English Literature/ Anglo-Saxon Literature  From the Beginning (450) to 1066
 The Norman Conquest Middle English Literature/Anglo-Norman Literature 1066-1340
Chaucer’s Emergence (আবির্ভাব) Middle English Literature 1340-1400 
Dark Age Nothing is known 1400-1500
The Revival (পুনঃজন্ম) of Greek and Roman Learning The Renaissance and Humanitarian (মানবিক) Literature 1500-1688
The Civil War The Puritan Age 1642-1660 
Restoration (সংরক্ষণ) of Monarchy  (1660) Restoration Literature  1660-1702
The Glorious/ Bloodless Revolution and the Growing Power of Parliament 18th Century Literature  1702-1798 
The French Revolution Romantic Literature 1798-1832
 The Industrial Revolution
Victorian Literature
Scientific and Technological Development
Modern and Contemporary Literature
(a) Post WWII
(b) Response against Enlightenment (আলোকায়ন)
Postmodern Literature
1939-Till date

Take A Test

1. The present English people originally came from?
(a) Germany
(b) France
(c) Spain
(d) Italy

2. The first people to populate England are?
(a) Celtic Britons
(b) Angles
(c) Saxons
(d) Jutes

3. Arthurian legends (Giclee Enterta) were generated by?
(a) Angles
(b) Saxons
(c) Britons
(d) Jutes

4. After the Romans who invaded ( 1) England?
(a) The Brittany
(b) Germanic tribes
(c) The French
(d) The Spaniards

5. The Angles, The Saxons, and the Jutes were?
(a) The Spaniards
(b) The French
(c) The Brittany
(d) Germanic tribes

6. Old English Literature is the literature of …..?
(a) The French People
(b) The Germanic People
(c) The Spanish people
(d) The Welsh People

7. What is the remnant of the original British Language?
(a) Scottish language
(b) Welsh language
(c) Irish language
(d) Roman Language

8. What was the earliest form of literature?
(a) Written
(b) Oral
(c) Pastoral
(d) Pagan (Chiefs)

Stages of the Growth of English Literature
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