A detailed timeline of British Literature with lists of key characteristics of each era and its literature. Scroll all the way down for a link to a PDF of additional information, including some on Ancient Literature.
A PDF of British Literary eras listed chronologically. Scroll down for summaries and examples of major authors/works of each era.
The main English Literature page feature links to the various eras. From each specific era page are numerous links to authors and historical figures from that era.
An illustrated Powerpoint with detailed information about Middle (Medieval) English era literature.
The main page of The Modernism Lab from Yale University--an extensive resource for English and American Modernist authors and works. Despite claiming to cover 1914-1926, authors and works from the 1850's through 1950 can be found . The author portrait links lead to pages with information in small boxes. However, the "Wiki" link toward the top of the page to g…
A list of 13 main characterics of postmodern fiction. Each characteristic is defined, and 1 or 2 links provided for more information about a postmodern book, author, or short story.
A page that thoroughly details the many differences between The Lord of the Rings books vs. the films.
This is a great introductory lesson plan for Beowulf.
A summary or retelling of Beowulf in music video format.
This is an entire unit of ideas for lessons, projects, differentiated instruction, assessment, etc. for Beowulf.