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In the Light of English Literature: an Exordium on Old English

Author(s) Harshavardhana.R
Country India
Abstract ABSTRACT:
The vastness and the richness of English literature spanning over many centuries is very incredible and prodigious encompassing a wide range of genres, authors and literary movements. It includes works from old English poetry like “Beowulf” to the plays of William Shakespeare, the novels of Charles Dickens, the poetry of Emily Dickinson and to the works of modern authors like J.K. Rowling and J.R.R. Tolkien and so on. English literature reflects the evolution of language and the culture it represents, making it a significant and diverse field of study. Hence English literature in its evolution and development has been greatly influenced by Old English, a remarkable beginning in its course of history. Thus having left a significant impact, making Old English a vantage point to enable oneself to decode and understand in detail the background, composition, structure, characteristics and fundamentals of English language and literature.
Keywords Literature, Anglo-Saxon, Language, Old English, History, Development, Beowulf.
Field Sociology > Linguistic / Literature
Published In Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
Published On 2024-01-04
Cite This In the Light of English Literature: an Exordium on Old English - Harshavardhana.R - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.11266
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