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M.A.

(English) Part I Examination Marks Paper I (Classical Poetry) 100 Paper II (Drama) 100 Paper III (Novel) 100 Paper IV (Prose) 100 Paper V (American Literature) 100 Total 500 SYLLABI AND COURSES OF READING Paper I: (Classical Poetry) 1. Chaucer: The Prologue 2. Milton: Paradise Lost Books I & IX 3. Donne: Love/Divine Poems 4. Pope: The Rape of the Lock. 5. Wyatt: The Long Love That in My Thought Doth Harbor, Whos 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. 6. Surrey: 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. Sophocles: Oedipus Rex 2. Marlowe: Dr. Faustus 3. Shakespeare: Othello, The Winters Tale 4. Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest Paper III: (Novel) 1. Trollope: Barchester Towers 2. Jane Austen: Pride & Prejudice 3. G. Eliot: Adam Bede 4. Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities 5. Hardy: 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 Nobility Of Superstition Of Friendship Of Ambition Of Studies

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Jonathan Swift: Gullivers Travels Bertrand Russell: Unpopular Essays Edward Said: Only the introduction to the book entitled Culture and Imperialism Seamus Heaney: Only the essay The Redress of Poetry from the book entitled The Redress of Poetry

Paper V: (American Literature) Poetry 1. 2. 3. 4. Adrienne Rich: Diving into the Wreck Aunt Jennifers Tigers Final Notation Gabriel Sylvia Plath: Ariel Morning Song Poppies in October The Bee Meeting The Arrival of the Bee Box Your Richard Wilbur: Still Citizen Sparrow After the last Bulletin Marginalia John Ashbury: Melodic Train Painter

Drama 1. ONeil: Mourning becomes Electra (only the First of the Trilogy which is titled The Home Coming is included in the M.A. Syllabus) 2. Miller: The Crucible Novel 1. Ernest Hemingway: For whom the Bell Tolls 2. Toni Morrison: Jazz