Highlight the salient features of Romanticism MEG-01 British Poetry
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Highlight the salient features of Romanticism MEG-01 British Poetry

Between the 1770s through the mid-nineteenth century, a prominent trend in literature and other arts – mainly music and painting – was known as Romanticism. It is thought to have influenced creative forms and techniques. The term, like many other terms used to describe artistic trends, encompassing a wide spectrum of artists and techniques. It’s a […]

MEG-01 British Poetry Summary and Analysis of “On The Morning of Christs Nativity” by John Milton
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MEG-01 British Poetry Summary and Analysis of “On The Morning of Christs Nativity” by John Milton

Summary of “On The Morning of Christs Nativity”: When Milton was twenty-one years old, he wrote ‘On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity,’ commonly known as Nativity Ode. It was included in his 164 collection Poems of Mr. John Milton.  He composed the work to commemorate the Birth of Jesus and to celebrate his twenty-first birthday. At […]

Biography of J.D Salinger
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Biography of J.D Salinger

Biography Jerome David Salinger (1919-2010) published a single novel and only about 30 short stories and short stories. Nevertheless, the American writer is considered one of the most important writers of the 20th century. Some critics went so far as to describe the years 1948 to 1959 in the USA as the “Salinger era”. His novel “The Catcher […]

“Waiting for Godot” Plot and Summary | IGNOU and English Literature students
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“Waiting for Godot” Plot and Summary | IGNOU and English Literature students

Samuel Beckett’s 1949 play “Waiting for Godot” (in the original: “En attendant Godot”) was premiered in January 1953 in Paris. It established Beckett’s fame as the author of the theater of the absurd. Somewhere on a country road, the protagonists Tarragon and Vladimir are waiting for a stranger named Godot. They do not remember the reason for the […]

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Biography of Jane Austen

Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English writer. She is particularly famous for her novels “Pride and Prejudice” and “Emma”.  BIOGRAPHY Steventon 1775-1801 Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 in Steventon in the southern English county of Hampshire. Her father was a clergyman in the local parish. Jane was the seventh of eight children; she had a sister and six brothers. The father William […]