Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Early Modern English Litterature

No description

Lina Wang

on 17 October 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Early Modern English Litterature

Stabbed to death in a barfight 1593
Early Modern English Literature
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
April 23 1564 Startford-upon-Avon England
Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)
Sir Philip Sidney
English poet and soldier
Edmund Spencer
Born: near 1552
Elisabethen era
Typical for the Early Modern English Literature
Roman and Greek dramatists
What was new?
One united language.
Status: Raised in a poor family
First poem: Shepheardes Calender, 1579
Second poem: (his "masterpiece")The Fairy Queene, 1590
(Tribiute to the Queen
EPIC POEM = containing lots of details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation.

Gengre: mostly Renaissance, and about the lack of wealth
Hugh O'Neill, king of Ireland, burned Spencer's home(possibly killing his son)which forces him to move to Cork
Death: King Street in london the 13:th january 1599, possibly by exhaustion
University education
Blank verse
Famous plays:
"Tamburlaine the Great",
"Dr Faustus",
"The Jew of Malta",
"Edward II"
Accused of bein a spy
The renaissance
Sonnets, plays and poems
Early Modern English Literature
From 1500-1650
Literature flourishes
Queen Elisabeth I
Astrophil and Stella
Born 1554
Dead 1586
Local grammar school "The King's new school"
Married to Anne Hathaway
Lost years
A lot of new words
For example:
1592 London Theater scen
The globe theater 1599
R.I.P April 23 1616
38 Plays and 154 sonnets and poems
-Secure -Generous
-Worthless -Blushing
-Addiction -Champion
-Assassination -Torture
-Manager -Advertising
-Uncomfortable -Elbow
-Accused -Hint
-Compromise -Critic
-Advertising -Gossip
“many Kinges” to “many Kings”
"Thou", and later on "You"
1590 the word “it” appeared in a book for the first time
Sir Philip Sidney, Christopher Marlowe
Revenge theme
Full transcript