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English Renaissance 1425-1625
Transcript of English Renaissance 1425-1625
Renaissance Period in Literature
Famous Writers During the Renaissance
By Cynthia Furr/Ms. Furr
Tyndale, William (1492?-1536), translator, tract writer--New Testament (trans.).
Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626), philosopher, essayist--New Atlantis; 'The Advancement of Learning," Essays.
Lyly, John (1554?-1606), novelist, dramatist--"Euphues: the Anatomy of Wit"; "Euphues and His England."
More, Sir Thomas (1478-1535), prose writer--Utopia.
Marlowe, Christopher (1564-93), dramatist--Doctor Faustus; The Jew of Malta;
Middleton, Thomas (1570?-1627), dramatist--Michaelmas Terne.
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), dramatist, poet--As You Like It; Hamlet; Macbeth; King Lear; The Tempest; and many other works.
Webster, John (1580?-1625?), dramatist--The Duchess of Malfi.
Lodge, Thomas (1558?-1625), poet--"Rosalynde."
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), dramatist, poet--"Sonnets."
Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-86), poet, novelist--"Astrophel and Stella"; Arcadia.
Spenser, Edmund (1552?-99), poet--The Faerie Queene, "The Shepherds' Calendar."
Wyatt, Sir Thomas (1503-42), poet--"Certayne Psalmes."
Sir Francis Bacon
Famous Literary Work of the English Renaissance
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Poetry, Drama, Religious, Scientific
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Sir Francis Bacon
Hamlet "To Be or
Not to Be"
Romeo and Juliet
"Oh Romeo, wherefore art thou"
I Leave You With Two Questions That Still Need To Be Answered From These Two Plays
The English Renaissance Period started during the 14th Century in Italy. It spread to Europe during the late 15th Century. During the Renaissance, new ways of thinking came about towards religious, economic, and politics. Those new ways of thinking spilled over into science, literature and philosophy. Both Men and women achieved prominence during this time.
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During this time.......
1. Religious upheaval
2. Scientific breakthroughs
3. The printing press was invented
4. The plague swept across Europe
5. Advancement was made in medicine
6. Advancement of the arts
7. Exploration to new worlds
Where it all happened? Globe Theater