Background Study



Old English Period or Anglo-Saxon period in literature

The Old English period or Anglo-Saxon period in literature spans over six hundred years from 450 A.D to 1066 A.D. During the middle years of 5th century the Roman armies withdrew from Britain and the Germanic tribes flourished


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Romantic Comedy in literature – Definition & Study

Most of the people believe that romantic comedy is a genre in films that deals about emotions concerning love. However, the origin of this genre comes from the plays of the Elizabethan period. The particular evolution of


Renaissance Humanism – The Concentration on Man and His Intellect

Renaissance [14th – 17th century] is the greatest resurgence movement that concentrated on human knowledge and learning the self. However, this concept of microscopic study of the self is not new for several civilizations. Humanistic values have been always present either through religious beliefs or philosophical texts. But, Renaissance gave […]


Renaissance – The Resurgence of European Culture and Arts

The Greek and Roman civilizations gave great importance to their culture and promoted arts through which they saw their progress. After the fall of Roman Empire in 476 AD Europe struggled to maintain that cultural richness and went into the Dark Ages.


The rise of English Drama and the Golden Age

Drama or a play is an adaptation to entertain the crowd in Greek, Roman and Indian civilizations. Gradually, it spread to other parts of the world and has become a major genre in literature. Romans influence over the English is predominant, when it comes to the development and rise of […]