English literature Student: Smirnova L.Assisting teacher: Pin O.L.
So, the aim of my research is to get general knowledge of the history of the English literature from the end of the VIIth century to the middle of the XXth century as well as to study the issue of influence of the English literature over the Russian one in different historical periods.
In order to reach this aim, I had to accomplish the following objectives: get to know about different periods of the English literatureget acquainted with the most representative writers of each periodto observe specific tendencies in the English literature within each periodto observe the influence of the English literature over the Russian one in each historical period
The first major monuments of Anglo-Saxon literature - Latin monuments - belong to representatives of the clergy. The most remarkable monument of ancient English poetry is the poem of Beowulf.
The author of the famous "Canterbury Tales". He made common cause with his famous contemporary, John Wycliffe (1320-1384).
Elizabethan playwrights: Lily [1554-1606] Robert Greene [1560-1592] Christopher Marlowe [1563-1593] Ben Johnson [1574-1637] Webster [1575-1624]
Human passions love ( "Romeo and Juliet") jealousy (Othello "," Winter's Tale "), ambition ( "Macbeth") vindictiveness and greed ( "The Merchant of Venice") tyranny, ingratitude remorse ( "King Lear") melancholy - thirst for justice ( "Hamlet")
Romanticism Godwin [1756-1836] Robert Burns [1759-1796]
Mary Shelley, author of "Frankenstein"
Walter Scott [1771-1831]His novels portray the most dramatic moments of the Scottish and English national history.
Dickens [1812-1870] was one of the most famous realistic writers.
Thackeray [1811-1863] is more sarcastic and harsh in his criticism of the aristocratic-bourgeois society.
Disraeli [1805-1881] later known as famous Lord Beaconsfield. He considers the person to be a key to success.
Rudyard Kipling HG Wells
Angry young men Greene, Graham Murdoch, Iris Golding, William N McEwan, Ian Barnes, Julian Burgess, Melvin Naipaul, Vidiadhar Suradzhprasad N Harold Pinter N Doris Lessing N Dystopia: Huxley, Aldous Orwell, George Detective: Christie, Agatha Science fiction: Arthur C. Clarke Douglas Adams Fantasy: John Tolkien
The influence of English literature into Russian