MA_Eng_New | English Language Literature | Poetry


Annexure ‘I’
M.A. English Part-I & II
The Appendix ‘A’ (Outlines of Tests) and Appendix ‘B’ (Syllabi & Courses of Reading for M.A. English Part-I and Part-II shall be effective from the Session 2002-2003. The class admitted in the year 2002 will take their M.A. English Part-I Examination of 2003 according to new syllabus in the year 2003: -

M.A. (English) Part I Examination of 2003 Appendix ‘A’ (Outlines of Tests) Marks
Paper I (Classical Poetry) Paper II (Drama) Paper III (Novel) Paper IV (Prose) Paper V (American Literature) Total 100 100 100 100 100 ___ 500

Appendix ‘B’ (SYLLABI AND COURSES OF READING) Paper I: (Classical Poetry)
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Chaucer Milton Donne Pope Wyatt The Prologue Paradise Lost Books I & IX Love/Divine Poems The Rape of the Lock. The Long Love That in My Thought Doth Harbor, Whose List to Hunt, Madam Withouen Many Words, They Flee from Me. Is it Possible Forget Not Yet, What should I say Stand who so list. My Friend the Things That Do Attain Love, That Doth Reign and Live Within My Thought, So Cruel Prison, Wyatt Resteth Here.



Paper II: (Drama)
1. 2. 3. 4. Sophocles Marlowe Shakespeare Wilde Oedipus Rex Dr. Faustus Othello The Winter’s Tale The Importance of Being Earnest


Paper III: (Novel)
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Trollope Jane Austen G. Eliot Dickens Hardy Barchester Towers Pride & Prejudice Adam Bede A Tale of Two Cities The Return of the Native

Paper IV: (Prose)
1. Bacon Essays: Of Truth Of Death Of Revenge Of Adversities Of Simulation and Dissimulation Of Parents and Children Of Great Place Of Nobilitie Of Superstition Of Friendship Of Ambition Of Studies Gulliver’s Travels Unpopular Essays Only the introduction to the book entitled “Culture and Imperialism” Only the essay “The Redress of Poetry” from the book entitled The Redress of Poetry

2. 3. 4. 5.

Jonathan Swift Bertrand Russell Edward Said Seamus Heaney

Paper V: (American Literature) Poetry
1. Adrienne Rich Diving into the Wreck Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers Final Notation Gabriel Ariel Morning Song Poppies in October The Bee Meeting The Arrival of the Bee Box Your Still Citizen Sparrow After the last Bulletin Marginalia Melodic Train Painter Mourning becomes Electra (only the First of the Trilogy which is titled ‘The Home Coming’ is included in the M.A. Syllabus)


Sylvia Plath


Richard Wilbur


John Ashbury

1. O’Neil




The Crucible

1. 2. Ernest Hemingway Toni Morrison For whom the Bell Tolls Jazz

M. A. (English) Part II Examination 2004 Appendix ‘A’ (Outlines of Tests)
The first four papers are compulsory, the other four are optional. The candidates are required to opt for any one of the four optional papers.

Compulsory Papers
Paper I Paper II Paper III Paper IV Poetry II Drama II Novel II Literary Criticism

100 100 100 100

Optional Papers
Paper V Paper VI Paper VII Paper VIII Short Stories or Literature in English Around the World Linguistics or Essay or Total 100 100 100 100 ___ 500

Appendix ‘B’ (SYLLABI AND COURSES OF READING) Paper I: (Poetry II)(Section A)
1. Blake A Selection from Songs of Innocence & Experience i) Auguries of Innocence ii) The Sick Rose iii) London iv) A Poison Tree v) A Divine Image vi) From Milton: And Did Those Feet vii) Holy Thursday (I) viii) The Tyger ix) Ah, Sun Flower x) Holy Thursday (II) The Ancient Mariner Kubla Khan Dejection: An Ode






Hyperion Book I Ode to Autumn Ode to a Nightingale
Ode on a Grecian Urn

Section B
1. Philip Larkin Mr. Bleaney Church Going Ambulances 1914 Personal Helicon Tolland Man A Constable Calls Toome Road Casting and Gathering Thought Fox Chances That Morning Full Moon and Freida


Seamus Heaney


Ted Hughes

Paper II: (Drama II)
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Ibsen Chekov Brecht Beckett Edward Bond Hedda Gabler The Cherry Orchard Galileo Galili Waiting for Godot The Sea

Paper III: (Novel II)
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Conrad Joyce Woolf Achebe Ahmad Ali Heart of Darkness Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man To the Lighthouse Things Fall Apart Twilight in Delhi

Paper IV: (Literary Criticism) Practical Criticism
1. 2. 3. *4. *5. Aristotle Raymond William’s Catherine Belsey T.S. Eliot Philip Sidney Poetics Modern Tragedy Critical Practice Tradition and the Individual Talent Apology for Poetry

Reference: Romon Seldon An Introduction to Literary Criticism

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------* Added vide Notification No.D/692/Acad., dated 15-3-2005


Optional Papers Paper V (Short Stories)
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Sara Suleri Naguib Mahfuz E.Allen Poe Doris Lessing Flannery O’Connor J.Joyce Nadine Gordimer Kafka Achebe Okri Hanif Qureshi D.H.Lawrence W.Trevor AliceWalker V.S. Pritchett Brian Friel H.E. Bates Ali Mazuri Amy Tan A.Chekov Braithwaite V.S. Naipaul E. Hemingway The Property of Women The Mummy The Man of the Crowd African Short Story Everything that Rises Must Converge The Dead Ultimate Safari Once upon a time The Judgement Civil Peace What the Tapster Saw My Son the Fanatic The Man who Loved Islands The Day Strong Horse Tea The Voice The Diviner The Woman who Loved Imagination The Fort The Voice from the Wall The Man who lived in a Shell Dream Hatii The Nightwatchman’s Occurrence Book A Clean Well Lighted Place

PAPER VI: (Literature in English Around the World) Drama
1. 2. Lorca Brian Friel House of Bernada Alba Translations

1. 2. Nugugi Solzhynetsin The River Between A Day in the life of Ivan Denisovitch

1. Taufiq Rafat Thinking of Mohenjodaro The Stone Chat The Last Visit Reproduction The Street of Nightingale A Remote Beginning Air Raid


Daud Kamal


Maki Qureshi


Kite Christmas Letter to my Sister 4. A. Hashmi Encounter with the Sirens Autumnal But Where is the Sky? Across India February 1952 The Mystique of Root A Memory of Asia Monsoon History Modern Secrets Humble Administrators Garden Prologue Epilogue Far Cry From Africa African Elegy Refugee Mother & Child Mango Seed Night of the Scorpion Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa The Country at my Shoulder


Zulfiqar Ghose


Shirley Lim


Vikram Seth

8. 9. 10. 11.

Anna Akhmatova Derek Walcott Ben Okri Achebe


Nasim Ezekiel


Moniza Alvi

Paper VII (Linguistics)
Introduction, Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Stylistics.

Paper VIII: (Essay)

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