l Early and Medieval Period
l Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales
l The Period of English Renaissance
l Edmund Spenser The Faerie Queene
l Francis Bacon Essays, “The Advancement of Learning”, “New Instrument”
l William Shakespeare Four Great Tragedies= Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth
l Four Great Comedies= A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream, As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night
l The Period of English Bourgeois Revolution
l John Bunyan The Pilgrim’s Progress
l John Miltion Paradise Lost
l The 18th Century
l Alexander Pope Essay on Criticism, The Rape of the Lock, Essay on Man
l Jonathan Swift Gulliver’s Travels, “ A Modest Proposal”
l Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe
l Samuel Richardson Pamela, Clarissa
l Henry Fielding Tom Jones, Joseph Andrews
l The Romantic Period
l William Wordsworth Lyrical Ballads
l Samuel Taylor Coleridge “The Rime of Ancient Mariner”, “Kubla Khan”
l Lord Byron Don Juan, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage
l Percy Bysshe Shelley Prometheus Unbound, Queen Mab, The Revolt of Islam, “Ode to the West Wind”
l John Keats Endymion, Lamia, Hyperion, “Ode on a Grecian Urn”
l The 19th Century
l William Makepeace Thackeray Vanity Fair
l Charles Dickens Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities
l Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility
l Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre
l Emily Bronte Wuthering Heights
l George Eliot The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner
l Thomas Hardy Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure, The Mayor of Casterbridge
l The Modern Period
l T. S. Eliot The Wasteland
l D. H. Lawrence Sons and Lovers, Women in Love, The Rainbow, Lady Chatterley’s Lover
l James Joyce Ulysses
l Virginia Woolf To the Lighthouse, Mrs. Dalloway
l The Colonial Period
l Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard’s Almanac, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
l The Romantic Period
l Washington Irving Rip Van Winkle, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”
l Henry David Thoreau Walden
l Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter, House with Seven Gabbles
l Herman Melville Moby Dick
l Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass, Song of Myself
l The Realistic Period
l William Dean Howells The Rise of Silas Lapham
l Henry James A Portrait of a Lady, Daisy Miller
l Mark Twain The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
l Stephen Crane The Red Badge of Courage
l Frank Norris McTeague
l Theodore Dreiser Sister Carrire, An American Tragedy
l F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby
l Ernest Hemingway A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea
l William Faulkner The Sound and the Fury
l American Drama
l Eugene O’Neill Long Day’s Journey Into the Night, The Hairy Ape, Emperor Jones
l Arthur Miller Death of a Salesman
- 1. Samuel Richardson －epistolary novelist
- 2. Sir Walter Scott － historical novel.
- 3. Samuel Richardson’s Pamela is － psycho-analytical novel
- 4. Henry James-realistic writer-literature of “psychological realism.”
- 5. English Romantic Period –Lyrical Ballads in 1798
- 6. Ezra Pound -leader of Imagist poet
- 7. William Shakespeare- blank verse
- 8. novel in 18th century in England – reflects the ordinary life of the ordinary people in reality.
- 9. Classic poets – follow certain fixed rules in writing literature.ðAlexander Pope -representative classic poet
- 10. Critical Realist School -Dickens & Thackeray.
- 11. Nathaniel Hawthorne- Romantic Period- romances.
- 12. Ernest Hemingway -the “lost generation”
- 13. Mark Twain- “local colour.”
- 14. Fitzgerald- detailed descriptions in his masterpiece The Great Gatsby.
- 15. T. S. Eliot- modern poet. His representative work, The Wasteland, represents the spiritual emptiness of the human world.
- 16. Benjamin Franklin- Poor Richard’s Almanac,
- 17. Emily Dickinson* her poetry is characterized with concise, direct and simple diction and syntax.
- 18. Dean Howells -representative of American realistic novel.＊ To him, realism is by no means mere “photographic pictures of externals” but includes a central concern with “motives” and psychological conflicts.
- 19. Arther Miller –he mostly concerned about the dilemma of modern man –Death of a Salesman
- 20. Faulkner－a daring formal experimentalist. － complicated methods of narration.
- 21. New England Transcendentalists
- 22. Eugene O’Neil － dramatist －American modern drama. －the owner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize.
- 23. As to “The Norman Conquest” and “The English Conquest, ”What are their impact on the English language and literature?
- 24. What are the features of Shakespeare’s literary works?
- 25. What are the respective features of Charles Dickens’ literary works?
- 26. Who are active romanticists and what is their respective features?
- 27. What were the basic principles of classicists?
- 28. What is the evident importance of Sir Walter Scott in the history of English literature?
- 29. What are the fundamental principles held by naturalist writers? What’s the difference between naturalist literature and realistic literature?
- 30. What’s the significance of the image about Robinson Crusoe in Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe?
- 31. What’s the significance of the image about Santiago inHemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea?
- 32. What were the two important literary movement and school in the early part of the 18th century England? And what was their influence on English literature?
- 33. What are the dramatic creation in William Shakespeare’s period? What are the features of the respective periods?
 syntax n.【語法】1.句法；句子結構學。2.措辭法，字句排列法。