English Literature Authors, Works, Time periods

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Geoffrey Chaucer
The Middle Ages / Medieval Period: 1066-1485 The Canterbury Tales
Queen Elizabeth I
Renaissance: 1485-1650 Speech to the Troops at Tilbury, On Monsieur’s Departure
Edmund Spencer
Renaissance: 1485-1650 Sonnet 30, Sonnet 75
Sir Philip Sidney
Renaissance: 1485-1650 Sonnet 31, Sonnet 39
Christopher Marlowe
Renaissance: 1485-1650 The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
Sir Walter Raleigh
Renaissance: 1485-1650 The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd
William Shakespeare
Renaissance: 1485-1650 Macbeth, Sonnet 116, and Sonnet 130
Sir Francis Bacon
Renaissance: 1485-1650 Of Studies
(King James version)
Renaissance: 1485-1650 from Genesis, Psalm 23
John Donne
Renaissance: 1485-1650 A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
Jonathan Swift
The Restoration and Period of Enlightenment: 1640-1780 A Modest Proposal, Gulliver’s Travels
William Blake
The Romantic Period: 1750-1837 The Lamb, The Tyger, London, The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Innocence / Experience)
William Wordsworth
The Romantic Period: 1750-1837 Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Romantic Period: 1750-1837 Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Lord Byron
The Romantic Period: 1750-1837Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage
Percy Shelley
The Romantic Period: 1750-1837Ode to the West Wind
John Keats
The Romantic Period: 1750-1837 Ode to a Grecian Urn
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Victorian Age: 1837-1901Crossing the Bar” and “Ulysses
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The Victorian Age: 1837-1901 Sonnet 43
Robert Browning
The Victorian Age: 1837-1901 My Last Duchess
Matthew Arnold
The Victorian Age: 1837-1901 Dover Beach
Charles Dickens
The Victorian Age: 1837-1901 Oliver Twist
A.E. Housman
The Victorian Age: 1837-1901 To an Athlete Dying Young, When I was One-and-Twenty
Thomas Hardy
The Victorian Age: 1837-1901 The Darkling Thrush, The Man He Killed, Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?
George Orwell
The Modern Age: 1901-1950 1984, Shooting an Elephant
Katherine Mansfield
The Modern Age: 1901-1950 A Cup of Tea
William Butler Yeats
The Modern Age: 1901-1950 Sailing to Byzantium, The Second Coming
D.H. Lawrence
The Modern Age: 1901-1950 The Rockinghorse Winner
Winston Churchill
The Modern Age: 1901-1950 Be Ye Men of Valor
Dylan Thomas
The Modern Age: 1901-1950Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Categories: English Literature