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400-1300CE

Old English, Caedmon ("Hymn"), Beowulf

2

1300-1500CE

Middle English, Gutenberg Bible (1456). Langland (Piers Plowman), Chaucer, Thomas Malory

3

1500-1558

Early Tudor period (Henry VII, VIII, Edward VI, and Mary). John Skelton, Thomas More

4

1558-1603

Elizabethan. Sidney, Spenser, Lyly, Marlowe, Shakespeare

5

1603-25

Jacobean. Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher

6

1625-49

Caroline Period, Charles I. John Donne, John Webster

7

1649-60

Execution of Charles I, Cromwell and the Interregnum. Milton, Robert Herrick, and Marvell

8

1660-1714

Restoration, Reign of Charles II. Congreve, George Etherege, John Bunyan (Pilgrim's Progress), John Dryden (Absalom and Achitopel)

9

1714-1727

Queen Anne, last Stuart ruler. Daniel Defoe, Alexander Pope

10

1727-60

George I, House of Hanover. Swift, Henry Fielding, Thomas Gray

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1760-90

George III, The Enlightenment, The American Revolution (1775-83), the Gothic Novel. Samuel Johnson, Laurence Sterne, Horace Walpole, Thomas Chatterton (forger of medieval poetry under name Thomas Rowley, died at 17 of self-inflicted arsenic poisoning), Mary Wollstonecraft, William Cowper (hymnodist, most famous for Olney Hymns, The Task, and translations of Homer; "God moves in mysterious ways")

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1790-1820

Early Romantic Period, Sturm und Drang. Anne Radcliffe, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron, Keats, Charles Lamb ("Tales of Shakespeare" and working with Coleridge), Austen

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1820-37

Middle Romantic Period. Reign of George IV (1820-30) and William IV (1830-7). Thomas Carlyle (Historian of French Rev., source for Dickens), Tennyson (Ulysses and In Memoriam), Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe

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1837-69 (Britain)

Late Romantic/Victorian. Macaulay (essayist and writer on British history; important for "Whig history"), Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, Charles Dickens, Robert Browning

15

1837-69 (America)

Transcendentalism. Hawthorne, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, Melville

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1869-1901

Late Victorian; Realism. Ruskin (art critic w/ interest in nature's role in society), George Meredith (novelist and poet), Algernon C. Swinburne (decadent poetry on classical themes, like Atalanta in Calydon), George Eliot, Gerard Manley Hopkins (sprung rhythm, Catholicism, The Windhover), Thomas Hardy, Mark Twain, Henry James

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1901-1939

Modernism. Yeats, Conrad, DH Lawrence, Auden, Joyce, Woolf, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Stein, TS Eliot, Pound, WEB Du Bois