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HCHS Literary Periods, Movements, and Groups

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1798-1870 A.D./ Willliam Wordsworth, Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Walt Whitman/ Focus on emotion, nature, feelings, and imagination
Louis Zukofsky, Williams, Charles Reznikoff, George Oppen and Carl Rakosi, Basil Bunting
Ayn Rand, Nathaniel Branden, Barbara Branden, Alan Greenspan, Leonard Peikoff
1850- Present/ Sartre, Camus, Beckett
Group of American poets including Longfellow, Holmes, Bryant, Lowell, and Whittier
1500-1670 A.D./ Shakespeare, Edmund Spenser, John Milton/ Rebirth of classic literature, Focus on human potential
1945-1965 A.D./ Alan Ginsberg, John Kerouac, William Borroughs
500-1500 A.D/ Beowulf, The Song of Roland, Chaucer (Canterbury Tales), The Story of Volsungs
Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, Helene Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen, Jean Toomer
Informal group of friends including Swift, Pope, John Gay, John Arbuthnot, Henry St. John, & Thomas Parnell/The Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus
Lautréamont, Arthur Rimbaud, Raymond Roussel, André Breton, Salvador Dalí, Robert Desnos, Marcel Duchamp, Michel Leiris, Benjamin Peret
1870-1920 A.D./ Zola, Edith Wharton, Stephen Crane
Charles Baudelaire, Jean Moréas, Rimbaud, Stéphane Mallarmé, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, Gérard de Nerval, Gustave Kahn
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Philosophized by Søren Kierkegaard/ Franz Kafka, Luigi Pirandello, Albert Camus, Eugène Ionesco, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, Edward Albee, Tom Robbins
Group of poets living in the ______ District of England. Includes William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert Southey
School of 17th century English poets including Ben Jonson, Robert Herrick, Richard Lovelace, Thomas Carew, and Sir John Suckling
1820-1920 A.D./ Flaubert, Honoré de Balzac, Ivan Turgenev/ Focus on the real details and aspects of life
16th-century French Renaissance poets/Ronsard, du Bellay, de Baif
1830-1860 A.D./ Henry David Thoreau, Raplh Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller/ believed that society and its institutions ultimately corrupted the purity of the individual
1910-1965 A.D./ Franz Kafka, T.S. Eliot, Fitzgerald, Williamd Butler Yeats, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner
John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell, Abraham Cowley, Saint Robert Southwell, Richard Crashaw, Thomas Traherne, Henry Vaughan
Bei Dao, Gu Cheng, Duo Duo, Yang Lian
1903-1964 A.D./ Woolf, Keynes, Forster
1700-1800 A.D./ Benjamin Franklin, Diderot, Voltaire, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Rousseau/ Period of new religious and philosophical thinking
1837-1901 A.D./ Bronte Sisters, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Dostoevsky, George Eliot
1965-Present/ David Antin, Charles Olson, John Cage /Deconstruction and Post-structuralism

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