Riphah institute of language and literature has launched a four years undergraduate programme that is to commence in the fall 2017. Keeping in view the significance that linguistics has attained in the past two decades, the learners are trained to analyze various text genres, comprehend contemporary grammars, speech processes, methods and approaches of english language teaching, as well as achieve a grasp on computational tools required to handle large scale data for more informed and reliable researches.
Edmund spenser (c. 1552-1599) was one of the most important poets of the elizabethan period, author of the faerie queene (1590 and 1596), an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the tudor dynasty and elizabeth I another major figure, sir philip sidney (1554-1586), was an english poet, whose works include astrophel and stella , the defence of poetry , and the countess of pembroke's arcadia poems intended to be set to music as songs, such as those by thomas campion (1567-1620), became popular as printed literature was disseminated more widely in households.
Unlike the poetry of his predecessors and contemporaries, which is read by few except professed scholars, chaucer's poetry has been read and enjoyed continuously from his own day to this, and the greatest of his history of ENGLISH LITERATURE , from spenser and milton to tennyson and william morris, have joined in praising it. Chaucer, in fact, made a fresh beginning in english literature.
The choices on offer typically include options on medieval and renaissance women writers, global shakespeare, romanticism and war, 1837, 20th and 21st century drama, contemporary women's writing, renaissance chivalry, twentieth-century fiction ,frontiers & borders in american literature, twentieth- and twenty first-century poetry, the romantic period, old worlds, new worlds, other worlds, extraordinary gentlemen, shakespeare and renaissance playwrights, the emotions of war, the victorian novel, american poetry, south asian literature.
From 1950 on a significant number of major writers came from countries that had over the centuries been settled by the british, other than america which had been producing significant writers from at least the victorian period there had of course been a few important works in english prior to 1950 from the then british empire the south african writer olive schreiner 's famous novel the story of an african farm was published in 1883 and new zealander katherine mansfield published her first collection of short stories, in a german pension, in 1911.
Through the chronicles, which probably began in king alfred's time, and through alfred's translations from the latin a common available prose was established, which had all sorts of possibilities in it. In fact, unlike poetry, there was no break in prose of anglo-saxon period and the middle english period, and even the later prose in england was continuation of anglo-saxon prose.