Which of the following novels has been called a “modern
Who of the following attempted to create
literature of the unword”?
(a) Jean-Paul Sartre (b) Albert Camus (c) Samuel Beckett (d) Bertolt Brecht34.
In Milan Kundera’s
, the people who are unfallen from the Communist faith are called by the name _________.(a) gods (b) saints (c) angels (d) immortals35.
About which of his books does Michel Foucault say this:
“This book first arose out of a passage in Borges, out of the
laughter that shattered, as I read the passage, all the familiarlandmarks of my thought
thought that bears the stamp of our age and our geography
breaking up all the orderedsurfaces and all the planes with which we are accustomed to tame the wild profusion of existing things, and continuing longafterwards to disturb and threaten with collapse our age-old distinction between the Same and the Other. This passage
quotes a ‘certain Chinese encyclopaedia’ in which it is written that ‘animals’
are divided into: (a) belonging to the Emperor,(b) embalmed, (c) tame, (d) suckling pigs, (e) sirens, (f) fabulous, (g) stray dogs, (h) included in the present classification, (i)frenzied, (j) innumerable, (k) drawn with a very fine camelhair brush, (l)
(m) having just broken the water pitcher,
(n) that from a long way off look like flies’. In the wonderment of this taxonomy, the thing we apprehend in one great leap,
the thing that, by means of the fable, is demonstrated as the exotic charm of another system of thought, is the limitation of our own, the stark impossibility of thinking
The Archeology of Knowledge
Discipline and Punish
The History of Sexuality
The Order of Things
Cahiers du Cinema
is a famous _________ of film studies.(a) journal (b) school (c) theory (d) text37.
_______, a mixture of local languages with English, has become a standard in itself and is the new language of thepostcolonial in which canonical works like the Bible have been translated.(a) creole (b) pidgin (c) acrolects (d) basilects38.
Which two philosophers have
engaged themselves with the concept of “hyperreality”?
(a) Baudrillard and Umberto Eco (b) Baudrillard and Derrida (c) Baudrillard and Lyotard (d) Lyotard and Althusser39.
Stuart Hall is a major theorist associated with __________.(a) Gender Studies (b) Postcolonialism (c) Psychoanalytic Criticism (d) Cultural Studies40.
“dasein” which denotes the existence of the human being
was used by _________.(a) Hegel (b) Husserl (c) Heidegger (d) Habermas41.
Which of the following is incorrectly matched?(a)
Stanley Fish (b)
John Drakakis (c)
Stephen Greenblatt (d) All are correct42.
“Unfinalizability” is a concept associated with
_________.(a) Sigmund Freud (b) Harold Bloom (c) Mikhail Bakhtin (d) Michel Foucault43.
Which of the following critics defined the poetic language as a deviated use of the standard language where the differencesare fore-grounded?(a) I.A. Richards (b) Cleanth Brooks (c) Roman Jakobson (d) Jan Mukarovsky44.
“Heteroglossia” refers to ________.
(a) the multiple readings of a text (b) the juxtaposition of multiple voices in a text (c) the comments on the margins of a text(d) the gloss or commentary relating to a text45.
“Lisible” text and “Scriptible”
text are concepts propounded by __________.(a) Derrida (b) Kristeva (c) Bloom (d) Barthes46.
Match the books with the authors:(i)
The Art of Fiction
(i) E. M. Forster(ii)
The Craft of Fiction
(ii) Henry James(iii)
Aspects of the Novel
(iii) Percy Lubbock(iv)
The Rise of the Novel
(iv) Ian Watt