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Love Through the Ages Timeline

Key periods, writers and texts through time

Nazmia Jamal

on 5 March 2013

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To aid your
revision! Love Through the Ages Timeline From the dawn of time 21st Century The Bible
Greek and Roman Classical texts
'Beowulf' Medieval Period / Middle Ages 14th and 15th Centuries Jacobean Drama 17th Century Post - 9/11 16th Century Elizabethan Drama 18th Century 19th Century 20th Century
Interwar Epic Theatre (Brecht)
Feminist/Womanist Freud
Science Fiction Marx Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
Langland: Piers Plowman
Malory: Arthurian legends
'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'
Courtly Love Old English William Shakespeare
Christopher Marlowe
Sir Philip Sidney
Edmund Spenser: 'The Faerie Queen' Ben Jonson
Late Shakespeare and Marlowe
John Webster
Thomas Middleton Metaphysical Poets (early 17th C)
John Donne
Andrew Marvell
George Herbert Restoration Drama (1660 - 1710) John Dryden
Aphra Behn: Oroonoco
William Wycherley: The Country Wife
Richard Brinsley Sheridan: School for Scandal John Milton: Paradise Lost The Birth of the Novel Early Romanticism (1789 - The French Revolution) Sterne: Tristam Shandy
Swift: Gulliver's Travels
Defoe: Robinson Crusoe
Fielding: Tom Jones The Gothic Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
Edgar Allan Poe
Emily Bronte: Wuthering Heights
Charlotte Bronte: Jane Eyre
Bram Stoker: Dracula

Victorian - Industrial Revolution, periodicals, beginnings of Colonialism Charles Dickens
Thomas Hardy
George Eliot
William Thackery
Alfred Tennyson (poetry)
Robert Browning (poetry)
Oscar Wilde (drama)
George Bernard Shaw (drama)

Pre-Raphaelites (The Rossettis, Swinburne,
Late Romanticism(until 1850) Byron, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley

Jane Austen
Mary Wollstonecraft
William Godwin War Poetry Wilfred Owen
Siegfried Sassoon
Rupert Brooke Modernism (1918 - 1939) Virginia Woolf W. B Yeats
T. S. Eliot James Joyce
Bloomsbury Group Post-colonial/
Magical Realism Salman Rushdie
Angela Carter
Gael Garcia Marquez
Black Writers
Slave Narratives Postmodernism
(late 1950s onwards) Theatre of the Absurd (Beckett, Stoppard)
Beat Generation
Thomas Pynchon
Vladimir Nabokov
Kurt Vonnegut
John Fowles
B. S. Johnson Don DeLillo
Ian McEwan
Paul Auster
Jonathan Safran Foer Poetry: Philip Larkin, Seamus Heaney, Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes Multicultural Literature Zadie Smith
Caryl Phillips
Monica Ali
Yann Martel The Great
American Novel Cormac McCarthy
Jeffrey Eugenides
Jonathan Franzen
Philip Roth William Wordsworth
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
William Blake John Keats
Percy Bysshe Shelley
George Gordon Byron
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