English Literature, Chapter 3

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English Reformation
era in English histour between the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the 17th century
Tudor age
another name for the English Reformation because the of the name of the reigning line of monarchs during the English Reformation
Elizabethan Period
the name of the period named after the prominent ruler of the English Reformation
Sir Thomas More
wrote the first “utopia” of English Literature
Edmund Spenser
created the romantic allegory, such as The Faerie Queene
Sir Philip Sidney
wrote the first piece of literary criticism
Francis Bacon
fathered the essay
William Shakespeare
wrote renaissance drama, perhaps the greatest English writer of all time
“no place”
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