English Literature – Literary Ages/Periods

Overview of Literary Periods

The Middle Ages ( …. – 1485)

  1. Middle Age Overview
  2. Anglo Saxon Literature
  3. Anglo Norman Literature
  4. Middle English Literature

The Sixteenth Century (1485 – 1603)

The Early Seventeenth Century (1603 – 1660)

The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century (1660 – 1785)

  1. The Augustan Age or the Age of Pope

The Romantic Period (1785 – 1830)

The Victorian Age (1830 – 1901)

The Twentieth Century and After (1901 to the present)