Monday, 24 February 2020

LIST OF FIRST EVENTS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE


1.    NORTHUMBRIAN was the first dialect to produce a Literature
2.    JOHN BARBOUR is the first of the Scottish poets to claim the English attention
3.    MILES COVERDALE’S translation of the Bible was the first complete English Bible to be printed.
4.    GREAT BIBLE (1539) was the first authorised version among the translated Bibles.
5.    DONNE was the first great Anglican preacher
6.    THE STEELE GLASS (1576), One of the first regular satires,  was written by GASCOIGNE
7.    The first book printed in English was THE DICTES AND SAYINGS OF THE PHILOSOPHERS
8.    SUPPOSES is the first prose comedy
9.    RALPH ROISTER DOISTER is the first play in English with a regular plot, acts and scenes.
 10.The first Tragedy is said to have been written by THESPIS

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