Literature activities in Renaissance period


Thomas More (1478 - 1535)
: Utopia, History of king Richard III


Christopher Marlowe (1564 - 1593)
: Doctor Faustus, Tamburaline the Great, Edward-II, The Jew of Malta


Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)
: The Faerie Queene, The Shepherd's Calendar, The Ruins of Time


William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
: Drama (Comedy)
The Tempest, All's well that Ends well, As you Like it, Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Taming of the Shrew
Historical
Julius Caeser, Richard-II, Richard-III, Henry-V, Henry-VIII
Tragedy
Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Othello


Robert Herrick (cavelier poet)
: To Anthea, The Night Piece of Julia, Hesperides, To Daffodils (poem)


Ben Jonson (1573 - 1637)
: Volpone, The Alchemist, The Silent Woman


John Webster (1580 - 1625)
: The White Devil, The Dunchess of Malfi


Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
: Novum Orgum, Advancement of Learning, Essays


Andrew Marvell (1621 - 1678, Metaphysical poet)
: To His Coy Mmistress, My Vegetable Love (poem)


John Donne (Metaphysical poet)
: The Sunne Rising, Canonization (poem)


John Milton (1608 - 1674, Epic poet)
: Paradise Lost, paradise Regained (epic)