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COURSE CONTENTS (Effective from the Academic Year 2011-2012 onwards)


Course: B.A. (Hons.) English Paper 1: English Literature 4(i) Paper 2: Twentieth Century Indian Writing(i) Paper 3: Concurrent – Qualifying Language Paper 4: English Literature 4(ii) Semester II Paper 5: Twentieth Century Indian Writing(ii) Paper 6: English Literature 1(i) Paper 7: Concurrent – Credit Language Paper 8: English Literature 1(ii) Semester III Paper 9: English Literature 2(i) Paper 10: Option A: Nineteenth Century European Realism(i) Option B: Classical Literature (i) Option C: Forms of Popular Fiction (i) Paper 11: Concurrent – Interdisciplinary Paper 12: English Literature 2(ii) Paper 13: English Literature 3(i) Paper 14: Option A: Nineteenth Century European Realism(ii) Option B: Classical Literature (ii) Option C: Forms of Popular Fiction (ii) Paper 15: Concurrent – Discipline Centered I Paper 16: English Literature 3(ii) Paper 17: English Literature 5(i) Paper 18: Contemporary Literature(i) Paper 19: Option A: Anglo-American Writing from 1930(i) Option B: Literary Theory (i) Option C: Women’s Writing of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (i) Option D: Modern European Drama (i) Paper 20: English Literature 5(ii) Semester VI Paper 21: Contemporary Literature(ii) Paper 22: Option A: Anglo-American Writing from 1930(ii) Option B: Literary Theory (ii) Option C: Women’s Writing of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (ii) Option D: Modern European Drama (ii) Paper 23: Concurrent – Discipline Centered II 1

Semester I

Semester IV

Semester V

Distribution of Marks & Teaching Hours The Semester-wise distribution of papers for the B.A. (Honours), B.Com. (Honours), B. Com., B.Sc. (Honours) Statistics and B.Sc. (Honours) Computer Science will be as follows: Type of Paper Max. Marks Theory Exam. 75 I.A. Teaching per week

Main Papers



5 Lectures 1 Tutorial 4 Lectures 1 Tutorial 4 Lectures 1 Tutorial

Concurrent Courses Credit Courses for B.Sc.(Hons.) Mathematics  







Size of the Tutorial Group will be in accordance with the existing norms. The existing syllabi of all Concurrent/Credit Courses shall remain unchanged.

The existing criteria for opting for the Concurrent /Credit Courses shall also remain unchanged.


Fiction and its Readers. 1403-12. 186-8. Faith and Doubt. John Stuart Mill. Pp. Selections from A Reader in Marxist Philosophy ed. Selections from Culture and Anarchy (in the Norton Anthology of English Literature. 1647-52. vol. 2) pp. Selections from The Subjection of Women (in the Norton Anthology of English Literature. a. Selections from The Descent of Man (in the Norton Anthology of English Literature. Charles Darwin.I Paper 1: English Literature 4 (i) Unit-1 Unit-2 Unit-3 Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Charles Dickens Hard Times Background Prose Readings and Topics Readings: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. I 963). 2) pp. b. 1647-52.. I 90-1. 199201. Vol. Vol. 3rd edn. The Writer and Society. Matthew Arnold. d. 3 . e. c. 2) pp. Sels and Martel (New York. Topics: The Novel Form in Nineteenth-Century England.Main Discipline Course: English Detailed Courses of Reading SEMESTER .

Namvar Singh. Narayan Vaikom Muhammad Basheer Saadat Hasan Manto Ismat Chughtai Ambai The Home and the World tr. Language and Audience. Rabindranath Tagore. ‘Being a Writer in India’. R. Tradition and Experiment in Modern Indian Theatre.C.’ ‘The Card-Sharper’s ‘Daughter’ ‘Toba Tek Singh’ ‘Lihaf’ (The Quilt) ‘Squirrel’ Unit-3 Background Prose Readings and Topics Readings: a. Ananthamurthy.Paper 2: Unit-1 Unit-2 Twentieth Century Indian Writing (i) Rabindranath Tagore Premchand. d. Chapter 1 and 3.. Dilip Chitre et. The Theme of the Partition. from Tender Ironies. 4 . University of Delhi. Note: Texts prescribed in Unit 2 are available in an anthology prepared and published by the Department of English. Nationalism (Delhi : Rupa. pp. Topics : Nationalism. Oxford University Press. c. al. ed. Modern Indian Literature: Poems and Short Stories.C. Indian Literature. ‘Decolonising the Indian Mind’. b. 151 (Sept/Oct.K. 1999. The Individual and Society in Modern Indian Literature. Surendranath Tagore ‘The Holy Panchayat’ ‘The ‘M. 1992). 1992). 127-46.R. no. in Modern India. U.


’The Last Ride Together’. ‘Crossing the Bar’. ‘The Defence of Lucknow’ ‘My Last Duchess’. ‘Porphyria’s Lover’.II Paper 4 Unit-1 Unit-2 Unit-3 English Literature-4 (ii) Charlotte Bronte George Eliot Alfred Tennyson Jane Eyre The Mill on the Floss ‘The Lady of Shalott’.SEMESTER . ‘Fra Lippo Lippi’ ‘The Goblin Market’ Robert Browning Christina Rossetti 6 . ‘Ulysses’.

Bindu Batra The Shadow Lines G.S.Paper 5 Unit-1 Twentieth Century Indian Writing(ii) Jibanananda Das Sri Sri ‘Before Dying’.’ ‘Hunger’. Jayant Karve and Eleanor Zelliot Half-way House tr.M. ‘Grandfather’. Windy Night’ ‘I Shall return to this Bengal’ ‘Forward March’ From Some People Laugh. Muktibodh Nissim Ezekiel Jayanta Mahapatra Unit-2 Vijay Tendulkar Mohan Rakesh Unit-3 Amitav Ghosh 7 . ‘The Void’. ‘So Very Far’ ‘Enterprise’. Some People Cry. ‘A Country’ Ghasiram Kotwal tr. ‘Dhauli’. ‘The Night of the Scorpion’ ‘Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa .

Unit-2. 8 . Unit-3.Paper 6: English Literature 1 (i) Unit-1. Christopher Marlowe William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Doctor Faustus Othello As You Like It.


b. Baldassare Castiglione. An Apology for Poetry. Excerpts from the Oration on the Dignity of Man in The Renaissance Portable Reader.13-18. 1970) pp. 324-8. 330-5). Unit-2. ed. Robinson (BobbsMerrill. ‘The Canonisation’. 10 . Background Prose Readings and Topics: Readings a. Forrest G.SEMESTER . pp. Control and Censorship of Drama. 41. Geoffrey Chaucer Philip Sidney Edmund Spenser ‘The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale’ Selection from Astrophel and Stella : Sonnets 1. e. Philip Sidney. 34. 704-11. in The Renaissance Portable Reader. d. c. ‘Batter My Heart’. Excerpts from Book 4 of The Courtier on the courtier. 15. pp.III Paper 8: English Literature 1 (ii) Unit-1. John Calvin on Predestination and Free Will. ‘A Hymn to God My God in My Sicknesse’. The Poet in Society. ‘Death be not Proud’. Ideas of Love and Marriage in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Pico della Mirandola. 45 Selections from Amoretti : Sonnets XXXIV and LXVII ‘Epithalamion’ Elegie : ‘On His Mistress Going to Bed’. pp. ‘The Sunne Rising’. Renaissance Humanism. love and beauty (from the Penguin edition. John Donne Unit-3. 476-9. pp. Topics: The Development of English Drama. 27.

Unit-2. ‘Of Truth” and ‘Of Studies’ (Norton Edition. Attitude to Women in the Seventeenth Century : The Beginnings of Secular Thought. Cain and Abel) : ‘Luke’.Paper 9: English Literature 2 (i) Unit-1. Epic and Mock-epic. 134-137. the Miracles and the Passion of Christ). from ‘A Discourse Concerning the Origin and Progress of Satire’ (Norton vol. The Holy Bible. chapters 15 (How not to be virtuous). 1767-8). Vol 1. William Shakespeare John Webster Antony and Cleopatra The Duchess of Malfi Background Prose Readings and Topics: Readings: a. from Leviathan. chapters 1-4 (Adam and Eve.11 and 13 (Penguin edition.1. pp. Comedy and Satire. Niccolo Machiavelli 2Xi from The Prince. Francis Bacon. b. e. 16 (Generosity). chapters 1-7 and 22-24 (the Nativity. 1563-8) Thomas Hobbes. 11 . Topics : Religion in the Seventeenth Century. d. Part I. 160-161 and 185-186). Unit-3. pp. John Dryden. ‘Of Marriage and Single Life’. pp. f. ‘Genesis’. c. Selections from chapters 8. 18 (Princes need not honour their word) and 25 (On fortune).

e. pp. Natyashastra. Students opting for Part (i) of a given option will be required to opt for Part (ii) of the same option in Paper 11 Option A. The Republic. ‘Heroic Honesty. 65-85. in Ellmann and Feidelson.Paper 10: Any one of the following. The Realist Novel and its Relationship with History. 23. c. pp. Studies in European Realism. Gustav Flaubert. pp. Unit-3. ‘Society as Historical Organism’.’ from War and Peace. 242-3. 1967). Background Prose Readings: Readings a.’ letter on Madame Bovary. f. Topics: Contemporary Politics and the Russian Novel. Unit-2. Poetics. 1972). pp. pp 100-18. Ivan Turgenev Fathers and Sons Fyodor Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment Background Prose Readings and Topics : Readings a. Plato. Classical Literature(i) Unit-1. b. Honore de Balzac. The Realist Novel and the Middle Class. Emile Zola.’ Ellmann and Feidelson. Preface to the The Human Comedy. in Ellmann and Feidelson. c. 265-7.. Nineteenth-Century European Realism (i) Unit-1. Manomohan Ghosh. 270-289. Ellmann and Feidelson. 24 and 26 (Penguin). eds. The Modern Tradition. ‘The Novel as Social Science.’ revd. pp.246-254. Bharata. d. Leo Tolstoy. chapter 6: ‘Sentiments. tr. 12 . ‘Man as the Creature of History. (Calcutta: Granthalaya. Aristotle. Changing Forms of the Novel. I. chapter 6-17. chapter 3 : ‘Balzac and Stendhal’ (London. b. Book X (Penguin). Option B. Georg Lukacs. Unit-2. Homer Aristophanes The Illiad (Penguin) Lysistrata (Penguin) Unit-3. 2nd edn. vol.

ELH. ed. Drama in the Athenian City State. Christopher Pawling (London : Macmillan. ‘On Teaching SF Critically’. Felicity Hughes. 1984). 13 . (Bombay : Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. pp. 1991). 124-34. Topics : Notions of the Epic. Agatha Christie The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Ian Fleming From Russia with Love Background Prose Readings : Readings a. The Mahabharata. Forms of Popular Fiction (i) Unit-1. Catharsis. Bestseller and Other Media of Mass Culture. d. ‘Children’s Literature : Theory and Practice’. the Heroic and Dharma. Ymberto Eco. ‘Narrative Structure in Fleming’. Bob Ashley (London : Pinter. Christopher Pawling. Unit-2. from Positions and Presuppositions in Science Fiction (London : Macmillan). in The Study of Popular Culture : A Sourcebook ed. b.79-105. e. Comedy and Tragedy in Greek and Indian Drama. C.d. 1972). e. Option C. Topics : What Sells and Why. Iravati Karve. 1989). f. 45 (1978). 2nd edn.542-62. c. pp. pp. ‘Popular Fiction : Ideology or Utopia?’ Popular Fiction and Social Change. 86-96. Morality and Education in Children’s Literature : Popular Literature and Fantasy. Unit -3. Darko Suvin. ‘Draupadi’ in Yuganta : The End of an Epoch (Disha. pp. Rajagopalachari. Rasa.


Unit-2. Unit-3.SEMESTER IV Paper 12: English Literature 2 (ii) Unit-1. John Milton Aphra Behn John Dryden Alexander Pope Paradise Lost.Book1 lines 1-26 and Book IX The Rover MacFlecknoe The Rape of the Lock 15 .

William Wordsworth from ‘Preface to Lyrical Ballads’. 1975). 1. pp. Letter to Richard Woodhouse. g. 100-5. A Modest Proposal b. 27 October. Background Prose Readings and Topics: Readings a. f. Samuel Johnson. pp. 195-238. and ‘The Complete English Gentleman’. lines 35-84. e. and Fathers of daughters).’ Norton Edition. Mary Wollstonecraft. 984). on Genius (from ‘The Life of Pope. c. 127-9. from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. in Norton Edition. Unit-2. John Keats. 106-9. ‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’. The Rise of the Gothic. ‘Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat’ Unit-3. The Country and the City. pp. 130-7. 2. vol. 138-9. Vol. Jonathan Swift. 16 . ‘The Vanity of Human Wishes’ Selections from the The Deserted Village.Paper 13: English Literature 3 (i) Unit-1. 2308-9). Topics: Science and Literature. Jonathan Swift Samuel Johnson Oliver Goldsmith Thomas Gray Gulliver’s Travels ‘London’. ‘The Great Law of Subordination Considered’ (Letter IV). 267-339. 2306. Rasselas Chapter 10 (on the Business of the Poet). 22 December 1817. d. Concepts of Nature. Rousseau. The Rambler. 1818. Concept of Imagination. Stephen Copley (London. 111-113) (on Milton’s Adam and Eve. Essay 156 (on Literary Rules). Letter to George and Thomas Keats. ed. in Literature and Social Order in Eighteenth-Century England. Neoclassicism. Daniel Defoe ‘The Complete English Tradesman’ (Letter XXII). chapter 2 (Penguin.

The Loom of Time (Penguin. ‘The Book of the Assembly Hall’ from The Mahabharata : tr. Chandra Rajan. 10669. and ed.van Buitenen (Chicago. pp. Kalidasa Option C.A. Classical Literature(ii) Euripides Vyasa Medea (Penguin) 1. in Kalidas:. Students who have opted for Part (i) of a given option in Paper 8 will be required to opt for Part (ii) of the same option here. 1989). Unit-1. J.2.Paper 14: Any one of the following. Option A. ‘The Dicing’ and ‘The Sequel to Dicing. Isaac Asimov Unit-2. 1975). Unit-3. Unit-1. Forms of Popular Fiction (ii) Unit-1. Unit-2. Foundation Through the Looking Glass. Margaret Mitchell 17 . Gone with the Wind Lewis Carroll Unit-3. tr.B. Unit. Nineteenth-Century European Realism(ii) Honore de Balzac Gustav Flaubert Emile Zola Old Goriot Madame Bovary Therese Raquin Option B. Abhijnana Shakuntalam. Unit. 2.3.


William Blake ‘The Lamb’. ‘The Chimney Sweeper’ (from both The Songs of Innocence and The Songs of Experience). Canto IV. ‘The Tyger’ (The Songs of Experience). ‘On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer’. verses 178-186 (Lines 1594-1674) Percy Bysshe Shelley ‘Ode to the West Wind’. ‘The Garden of Love’. ‘To Autumn’. John Keats ‘Ode to a Nightingale’.SEMESTER. ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’. ‘The Little Black Boy’ (The Songs of Innocence). Samuel Taylor Coleridge Unit-2. ‘Lines Composed upon Westminster Bridge’. ‘Ode to Liberty’. William Wordsworth ‘Tintern Abbey’. verses 36-45 (Lines 316-405). Frankenstein Unit-3. ‘Hymn to Intellectual Beauty’. ‘London’ (The Songs of Experience). Mary Shelley 19 . ‘Kubla Khan’. ‘Ode: Intimations of Immortality’. ‘Dejection : An Ode’ Lord Byron from ‘Childe Harold’ : Canto III.V Paper 16: English Literature 3 (ii) Unit-1.

‘The Second Coming’. “Raymond Williams.Paper 17. Topics : The Theatre of the Absurd . Forster.S. 21982205 Albert Camus. ‘Tradition and the Individual Talent’. 578-81. pp. 107-111. Modernism. T. pp. English Literature 5 (i) Unit 1. pp. eds. ‘Among School Children’. The Stream of Consciousness. ‘Sweeney Among the Nightingales’.17. 2. in Ellmann and Feidelson. M. ‘Marina’. Samuel Beckett John Osborne Unit 3. The Uses of Myth. ‘The Love Song of J. 1984).11. W. The Women’s Movement in the Early Twentieth Century. ‘Introduction’ in The English Novel from Dickens to Lawrence (London: Hogarth. pp. d. ‘The Hollow Men’. E. Norton Edition. ‘Art for Art’s Sake. 198-202. T. ‘Gerontion’. 571. ‘Theory of Dreams’. 559-63. 9-27. Ellmann and Feidelson. Eliot Unit 2. 20 . Alfred Prufrock’. ‘No Second Troy’. vol. Waiting for Godot Look Back in Anger b. ‘Sailing to Byzantium’. from The Modern Tradition. Eliot. Sigmund Freud. Yeats ‘Leda and the Swan’.’ from The Myth of Sisyphus (Penguin). f. pp.’ from Two Cheers for Democracy. ‘Absurdity and Suicide’ and ‘The Myth of Sisyphus.B. S. ‘Oedipus Complex’ and ‘The Structure of the Unconscious’. Background Prose Readings and Topics: Readings: a. e. c.

eds.Paper 18. 1970). V. (on colour prejudice) from Black Skin. the Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech. Literature and Revolution. from ‘The Language of African Literature’. Topics Magic Realism. sections 4-6. 32-41. in Gabriel Garcia Marquez : New Readings. Bernard McGuirk and Richard Cardwell (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. Chapter 1. in The Overcrowded Barracoon (Penguin. e. Literature and Cultural Identity. Unit-2. b. 21-99. Unit-3 . pp. a. 1987). Background Prose Readings and Topics: Readings Franz Fanon. Unit-1. c. White Masks (Paladin edition. Contemporary Literature (i) Chinua Achebe Nadine Gordimer Things Fall Apart My Son’s Story d.S. Ngugi wa Thiongo. Writing for the New World Audience 21 . 1976). in Decolonising the Mind. ‘East Indian’. Naipaul. Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Folklore and the Contemporary Novel. ‘The Redress of Poetry’. ‘A Short Organum to the Theatre. Scott Fitzgerald Ernest Hemingway Somerset Maugham John Updike John Cheever Salman Rushdie The Power and the Glory ‘Dry September’ ‘The Crack-up’ ‘A Clean Well-Lighted Place’ ‘The Door of Opportunity’ ‘Density and Doubt’ ‘The Swimmer’ ‘The Courter’ Unit 3. f. Graham Greene William Faulkner F. iii. ed. Literary Theory (i) 1. ‘Advertising Types of Appeal’. Marxism: i.Paper 19: Any one of the following. from the The Redress of Poetry (London : Faber. ‘Politics and the English Language. George Orwell. ii. Anglo-American Writing from 1930 (i) Unit 1. from Culture and Environment. pp. Salman Rushdie. Tragicomedy in Contemporary Theatre. Bertolt Brecht. ed. Adrienne Rich. Black Women’s Writing. Leavis. ‘When We Dead Awaken : Writing as Revision’. Topics: Social Realism land the Contemporary Novel. ‘The Formation of the Intellectuals’ and ‘Hegemony (Civil Society) and Separation of Powers. Option B. 1995).’ c. pp. Identity in Contemporary Poetry. Denys Thompson and E.’ Selections from the Prison Notebooks. 22 . d.’ in John Willet. Antonio Gramsci. from Adrienne Rich’s Poetry (Norton Critical Edition). Students opting for Part (i) of a given option will be required to opt for Part (ii) of the same option in Paper 18 Option A. Quentin Hoare and Geoffrey Novell Smith (London: Lawrence and Wishart. ‘Imaginary Homelands’. from Imaginary Homelands.R. and 245-6. Georg Lukacs. Unit-2. Seamus Heaney. Background Prose Readings and Topics : Readings a.’ from The Meaning of Contemporary Realism. e. 1971). ‘Critical Realism and Socialist Realism. 5. Brecht on Theatre. 179-205. b.

chapter 1 Gayatri Chakravarty Spivak. ‘Mirror’ ‘Rape Poem’. Option C. ‘Daddy’. Elaine Showalter. iii. ‘Elysium is as Far as to’.Pat Swinton’. ‘I had no Time to Hate’. ‘I Heard a Fly Buzz’. ‘Lady Lazarus’. 426-30. ‘Right to Life’. 1993). in New French Feminisms. ii. Orientalism. Edward Said. 2. ‘The Consumer’. ‘Femininity. David Lodge (London: Longman. ‘The Beginnings of English Literary Study in British India’. ‘Introduction’ in A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Bronte to Lessing (1977). iii. 1978). Michele Barrett. pp. ‘The Soul Selects Her Own Society’. ‘For shoshana Rihn . Patrick Williams and Laura Chrisman (London: Harvester Wheatsheaf. Feminism: i. 1988). Aijaz Ahmad. Luce Irigaray. eds. ‘Can the Subaltern Speak?’ in Colonial Discourse and Postcolonial Theory: A Reader. Narrative and Psychoanalysis’. Women’s Writing in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (i) Unit-1. ed. 3. ‘Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses. Post-Colonial Studies: i. 1992). iv.’ from Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays. 1981). ii. Elizabeth Barett Browning Aurora Leigh. ‘The Cultural Production of Gender’. pp. ‘Soliloquy of a Solipsist’. 107-110. Louis Althusser. 23 Sylvia Plath Marge Piercy . ‘I Felt a Funeral in My Brain’. Gauri Vishwanathan. Oxford Literary Review.iv. iv. Literatures (London: Verso. in Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader. (Hamondsworth: Penguin. ‘When the Goods Get Together’ (from This Sex Which is Not One). Elaine Marks and Isabelle de Courtivron (New York: Schocken Books. Book V lines 1-447 Emily Dickinson ‘Because I Could not Stop for Death’. eds. Juliet Mitchell. ‘“Indian Literature”: Notes towards the Definition of a Category’ from In Theory: Classes. Nations.

The confessional mode in women’s writing. Social reform movements and their impact on gender relations in India. Topics : Redefining the male dominated lyric tradition.. 3-24 and 48-59. pp. 252-272. Gilman Walla Cather Mahasweta Devi ‘The Story of an Hour’ ‘Bliss’ ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ ‘Coming Aphrodite’ ‘Draupadi’. Modern European Drama (i) Henrik Ibsen 24 Ghosts (Penguin) . Sigmund Freud. ‘Introduction’ in the The Second Sex in New French Feminisms. in The Collected Works of Sigmund Treud. Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar. Chapter 1 and selections from Chapter 3 of A Room of One’s Own (New York : Harvest HGJ. vol. pp. 5 (London : Hogarth Press. b. in Deborah Cameron. 179-96. Unit-1.Unit 2. 45-92. 1957). Simone de Beauvoir. Elaine Marks and Isabelle de Courtivron (New York : Schocken Books. f. Unit 3. Feminist Linguistics. Cora Caplan ‘Women and Language’. eds. Readings Background Prose Readings and Topics a. Virginia Woolf. 41-56. A Reader : e. 1981). c. pp. pp. ‘Female Sexuality’. Sexual politics in the construction of the self in modernist women’s writing. 1979). Chapter 2: ‘The Infected Sentence : Women’s Authorship and the Anxiety of Influence’ from The Madwoman in the Attic (Yale Univ. pp. Press. The correlation between Aesthetics and Activism in women’s writing Option D. 1957). In Other Worlds. d. Kate Chopin Katherine Mansfield Charlotte P. ed. in Gayatri Chakravarty Spivak.

55. Epic Theatre’ (chart). 61--84.7. social change and theatre. Performance and text. August Strindberg Miss Julie (Methuen) Background Prose Readings and Topics : Readings: a. sections 1. pp. Unit-3. ‘No More Masterpieces’. ed. "Faith and the Sense of Truth. ‘The Street Scene’ (pp. expressionism in theatre. ‘Theatre for Pleasure or Theatre for Instruction’ (pp. 121--5. revised edition (London. Raymond Williams. Politics.63-74. 1992). John Willet (London : Methuen. Jean Genet.(p. d. 1970). Tragedy and notion of heroism in post-war European drama. Avant Garde drama. f. George Steiner. chapter 2: ‘The Strange Word Urb…’ pp. 9 (pp. ‘On Modern Tragedy’. 303-24. The Development of an Aesthetic. from The Theatre and its Double (London : Calder and Boyars. Antonin Artaud.63. 68-76) and ‘Dramatic Theatre vs. Forms of realism in European drama. Bertolt Brecht. 137--46). 25 .8. c.. Tragedy and Revolution in Modern Tragedy. 121-8).31) from Brecht on Theatre.". e. g. pp. 1979) pp. from The Death of Tragedy (London : Faber). b.: Verso. Topics : Naturalism. An Actor Prepares (Penguin) Chapter 8.2.Unit-2. Stanislavski. Reflections on Theatre (London: Faber).

Dalloway 26 .H. Lawrence Virginia Woolf Heart of Darkness Sons and Lovers Mrs. Joseph Conrad D. Unit-2. Unit-3.SEMESTER VI Paper 20: English Literature 5 (ii) Unit-1.

Unit-2. Derek Walcott Margaret Atwood 27 . ‘Discoverers of Chile’.Paper 21: Unit-1. ‘Tonight I can Write’. ‘This is a Photograph of Me’. ‘The Sea is History’ ‘Spelling’. ‘The Landlady’. Contemporary Literature (ii) Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dario Fo Ngugi wa Thiongo Pablo Neruda Chronicle of a Death Foretold Accidental Death of an Anarchist The Trial of Dedan Kimatby ‘Poetry’. ‘Names’. Unit-3. ‘Procedures for Underground’. ‘The Way Spain Was’. ‘Ars Poetica’. ‘The Animals in that Country’. ‘Goats and Monkeys’. ‘Ode to a Tomato’(Penguin) ‘A Far Cry from Africa’.

1984). Unit-2. 154-80. pp. ‘Traditions’. Cultural Studies: i. Anglo-American Writing from 1930(ii) Unit-1. 1980). iii. ‘Truth and Power. ‘Toads’. Alan Sinfield and Jonathan Dollimore. ii. . iii. 1988).’ in Culture (London: Fontana. ‘From the Frontier of Writing’. ‘Structure. Deconstruction. Post-Modernism: i. Literary Theory (ii) Unit 1. ‘Introduction’ in Renaissance Self -Fashioning (Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ‘The Railway Children’. 28 Unit 2. ‘Diving into the Wreck’. Jean-Francois Lyotard. pp. pp. ‘Answering the Question: What is Postmodernism?. vii-viii.3. ‘Annus Mirabilis’. ‘A Valediction Forbidding Mourning’. 1977).’ from The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 108-23. Post-Structuralism. ‘Homage to a Government’. ‘Punishment’. Michel Foucault. 1981). Option A. ‘The Explosion’ Seamus Heaney ‘Bogland’. Raymond Williams. Arthur Miller Tom Stoppard Toni Morrison Adrienne Rich The Crucible Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Beloved ‘Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers’. 2·17. New Essays in Cultural Materialism (Ithaca: Cornell. 1985). ed. ‘Foreword’ and ‘Introduction’ in Political Shakespeare. ii. Philip Larkin ‘Whitsun Weddings’. Jacques Derrida.’ from PowerlKnowledge (New York: Pantheon. ‘Necessities of Life’. Stephen Greenblatt. ‘An Ulster Twilight’. David Lodge (London: Longman. ‘Snapshots For a Daughter-in-law’. ‘Dublinesque’. Unit.Paper 22: Any one of the following Students who have opted for Part (i) of a given option in Paper 15 will be required to opt for Part (ii) of the same option here. SIgn and Play in the DIscourse of the Human Science in Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader. pp. Option B. 1-9. from ‘Forms.

1989). Background Prose Readings: Terry Eagleton. Alice Walker The Colour Purple Unit-2. 247-53.505. Bertolt Brecht Jean Genet Eugene Ionesco The Good Woman of Szechuan (Methuen) The Balcony (Faber) Rhinoceros (Penguin) 29 . ‘Striptease’. Vol. Plastic. Lalita. Option C. Unit-3. pp. from Mythologies (New York: Noonday Press. (Oxford: Blackwell).84-7 and 91-102. Unit-3. ed. pp. Pandita Ramabai Florence Nightingale Cassandra Harriet Jacob Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Option D. Roland Barthes. 2nd edn. 15-25. Literary Theory: An Introduction. and ‘The Great Family of Man’. Unit-2. Unit-3. Women’s Writing in India vol. Excerpts from Tharu and Lalita ed. pp. ‘The Lost Continent.iv. ‘Photography and Electoral Appeal’. 1. 1972): ‘The World of Wrestling: ‘Novels and Children’. Modern European Drama (ii) Unit-1. ‘Toys. Women’s Writing the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (ii) Unit-1. 1. Doris Lessing Rassundari Debi The Golden Notebook Excerpts from Amar Jiban in Susie Tharu and K. Women’s Writing in India (Delhi : Oxford.. 191-202.


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