Angličtina – Literature and drama
OLDEST LITERATURE: – mainly Indian literature in spoken form, fairy tales, legends, myths, songs
– Vikings came from North- 1. lit. work:
After the World War I. a group of known as the „Lost generation“ entered literature. They were writers who were influenced by the war, some of they were on the service
-american journalist, novelist -worked as a reporter for the Kansas City Star
-served with a volunteer ambulance unit in Italy in World War I, was seriously wounded
7th century-THE SONG OF BEOWULF -the oldest written monument -old English epic (staroanglický epos) -copy from 20. century – in British Museum -3182 verses -the story is based on
The classic American literature brought among the members of the important literatures of the world. The first author is Washington Irving, essayist, story writer,
Although there were many writers and books before, the first world-known English writer is William Shakespeare ( 1564 – 1616).
Reporter, journalist, soldier, short-story writer, novelist, dramatist, deep-sea fisherman, and big game hunter, Ernest Hemingway was a man whose unique mastery of the art of writing influenced the style of an entire generation of writers.
Charles Dickens is one of the Great writers in the English literature of the second half of the 19 century.
As the first thing we must determine what we in fact understand under the term „literature in English speaking countries“.
Modern American literature is the literature last fifty years. The authors are for example Norman Mailer. William Saroyan, Arthur Miller, Tenesse Williams and William Styron and many others.
This topics many authors, so, I cannot tell you about all of them. I’ll begin with the famous author of the beginning of 20th century, with Rudyard Kipling.
I haven’t only one favourite writer, so, I’ll tell you about some of my favourite books. So, I am going to tell you about one of sister Brontë, about Charlotte. She had fife relatives, one brother and four sister.
Is about the unhappy love and death of Romeo and Juliet.The only children of two powerful houses of Verona.
Pronouns What is the oldest written work in English literature? William Shakespeare
The USA is a large country with an area of over 9,5 million square kilometers and with a population of 250 million people. It has only two near-by states: Canada in the north and Mexico in the south.
Victorian period in history of England was one of the most famous periods. In this time was the British imperium the biggest. Queen Victoria governed about sixty-five years.
The great English dramatic also lived there most of his life. His dramatic plays were acted in the geobe. Theathre.
• Shakespeare’s day of birth is traditionally held to be April 23, it is known he was baptized on April 24 in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon.
William was born at Strattford upon Avon in April 1564. He was the third child of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. His father was one of the most prosperous men of
He was one of the greatest dramatists the world has ever seen. He has become famous world-wide, not only in his native England.