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Part-I Paper-I Poetry
Paper-II Drama Paper-III Academic Discourse Paper-IV Criticism Paper-V History of English Literature Paper-VI Stylistics / TESOL
Part-II Paper-VII Prose Paper-VIII American Literature / South Asian Literature Paper-IX Post-Colonial Studies Paper-X Novel Paper-XI Linguistics Paper-XII S & Psycholinguistics Paper-I, Poetry This course aims at introducing the students to the development of English poetry in different eras. It starts from Chaucer and ends at Sylvia Plath. The representative poets from each age are taken to highlight various trends in English poetry from 14th to 20th century. Classical Poetry Chaucer Milton Donne The Prologue to Canterbury Tales Paradise Lost, Book-1 Good Morrow
The course is strictly skill based and teachers are advised to use any material which they find appropriate in enhancing simple and complex use of English. Thus an over view of the development of the genre (and sub-genres i. Eliot The Love Song of J.The Sun Rising Batter My Heart When Thou Hath Done Victorian Poetry Wordsworth Prelude Book-1 Keats Ode to a Nightingale Ode on a Grecian Urn Ode to Autumn Browning My last Duchess Bishop orders his tomb as St.e. 1. Drama This paper will introduce students to the origins and development of the classical Greek drama followed by the emergence of Mystery. Classical Sophocles Renaissance Marlowe Shakespeare Oedipus Rex Dr. Alfred Prufrock Wasteland Sylvia Plath Daddy Widow Paper-II. Grammar and Mechanics .S. comedy) over the centuries will be given followed by an in-depth textual analysis of the plays by the major dramatists. ACADEMIC DISCOURSE Objective: This course aims at improving the Basic English language skills of the learners. Praxed’s Church Modern T. Faustus Hamlet Twelfth Night A Doll’s House Major Barbara Waiting for Godot Modern Ibsen Shaw Beckett Paper-III. Miracle and Morality plays during the English Renaissance. tragedy.
Writing Skills 1. 1. 5. Paragraph writing 4. 2. Essay writing .Coordinate) -Complex) 2. 3. Brainstorming and outlining 2. Traits of good writing 3. 4. Reading Skills Skimming Scanning SQ3R Locating main ideas Critical Reading The Process: Reviewing 3.
et. Eliot. J. Effective Presentation. Malaysia: McGraw Hill • Taib. Business English Basic: A Programmed Approach. To achieve this objective. et. (2005). After familiarizing the students with the tenets of classical literary criticism. D. Note: The Exam will include Practice of analysis/application of theoretical concepts Section-I (Classical) Aristotle Poetics Longinus On the Sublime Section-II (Modern) T. (2004) English for Undergraduates (3rd Impression). New York: Longman • Howe. Basic English. rooted in the works of Woolf and introduced later in detail in Eaglet on. Betty Schrampher. New York: Longman • Azar. et. New York: John Wiley and Sons. Oxford Practice Grammar Karachi: Oxford University Press • Jay.M. (1984). in the final examination.S.Ann Arbour.Reading List: • Boudin. E. Karachi: Oxford University Press Paper-IV. a compulsory question of practical criticism will be set on an unseen passage. University of Michigan Press • Eastwood. New Delhi: Pearson Press • Taib. Basic English Workbook. (1996) Basic English Grammar (2nd Edition).al. al (2003). Betty Schrampher. T. • Azar. H. and Ros. Reader’s Chouice. al. N. R. (2000) Understanding and Using English Grammar (3rd Edition). (2003). Malaysia: McGraw Hill • Moyer. Criticism The purpose of this course is to bring our syllabi on a par with international standards. Eliot The Tradition and the Individual Talent Frye Anatomy of Criticism (Special emphasis on chapters on myth criticism & Modes) Section-III Modern / Postmodern Movements Formalism Structuralism Post. it introduces them to the literary approaches of the modern critics i.Structuralism Psychoanalytical Criticism Marxism Deconstruction . (2005). N. J. (1980). Frye followed by the beginnings of postmodern critical theories. The recent and current trends of post-structuralism will be introduced so as to enable the students to apply these theories to textual analysis.e.
1987 • Richetti. Alas Tair. 1995 feminist Stylistics. Palgrave Todd E. Palagrave Sara Mills. Helence Keyssar (ed) 1996 Feminist Theatre and Theory. the New Critical Idiom. Routledgte.The Postmodern Age Suggested Readings: • Fowler. Victorian Age Section-III 1. It is also based on the critical analysis of all the genres of literature in every age.1 Paper-V History of English Literature The objective of this course is to give the students a complete historical background of English literature. Press. New Case Boods. The Cambridge Companion to Modernism. Section-I 1) Medieval Age 2) Renaissance Age 3) Puritan Age 4) The Restoration Age 5) Augustan Age Section-II 1. MacMillan Jonathen Culler 1975 Sturcturalist Poetics. Basil Blackwell Rich Rylance and Judy Simons (eds) 2001 Literature in Context. It will also help them to analyze trends in English Literatures in different eras. Jhon (Editor). 2006 . Harvard University Press.The Modern Age 2. Routledge & Kegan Paul Paul Hamilton 1996 Historicism. A History of English Literature. CUP Terry Eagelton 1983 Literary Theory: An Introduction. Routledge. Romantic Age 2.Feminism Primary Texts Terry Eagleton’s Modern Literary Theory Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own Reading List Philip Rice and Partrica Waugh (eds) 1989/2001 Modern Literary Theory. Cambridge History of English Literature (A Dotcom history) UK. Davis and Kenneth Womack (eds) 2002 Formalist Criticism and Reader Response Theory. Cambridge University. US. Arnold Michael Levenson (ed) 1999.
Palgrave Publishers Litd. Rutledge. The Cambridge History of Early Modern English literature. A. Granville. Who’s Who of 20th Century. Routledge. The Eighteenth Century. 1983 • Sambrooh. Cambridge University. Cambridge University. England Penguin Books. Singapore. Martin. 2001 • Cornin. 1953 • Schofield. Literature of the Romantic Period. Contemporary English literature. 2002 • Longaker. William Heusy. George. Romantic Victorians. Oxford University Press. James.W. Oxford. 1988 • Sampson. Press 2002 • Daiches. Cambridge. Clarendon Press. and Waller. New York Appleton Century Crofts. Macmillan Press. Palgraue 2002 • Lowen Stein. The Cambridge History English and American Literature Cambridge. Dawid. David and Mueller. Press. Cambridge University. USA. The Concise History of English Literature. Pat (edit) the Oxford History of English Literature. A brief history of English literature. Janel. Longman Publishers. In. New York. 1998 • Rogers. George. 1975 • Evans. London. A Short History of English Literature. 1958 • Carter. Mac Millan Company 1931 • Hichs. Roland and McRae John. 1976 . John and Coyle. 1907 • O’ Neill. Bloomington. New York. English Literature from Norman Conquest to Chaucer.R. Oxford. C Adwin. The Routledge History of Literature in English London. New York. The Present Age in British Literature. New York.• Fulk Robert and Cain M Christopher (2002) USA Blackwell Publishing. 2001 • Wood Coch. Indiana University. 2001 • Woods. IFFOR. Figures of Transition. Press. A history of old English Literature • Pech. Novelists. Tim. the MacMillan Company 1939 • Ward. Introduction to 20th century Fiction. Press. A. Mark and Bolles. Michael. Richard.
Parallelism 6. Branches of Stylistics 4. 1978 Paper-VI. What is Stylistics? 3. Assonance.) -Metre in poetry -Style. Pragmatic Analysis of Literature Speech Acts Deixies Impicatures Section-III . Figurative Language Section-II (Levels of Analysis-I): 8.Clause Complexing . Oxford. Consonance.Mood & Modality . . Phonological Level -Sound Devices used in Poetry (Repetition. Rhyme etc.• Leguis. Alliteration. Emile.Theme and Rheme . Norm & Deviation 7.Transitivity and Meaning 10. Onomatopoeia.Adjectives. Syntactical Level . What is Style? (Traditional.Nouns. Rhythm in Prose 9. Foregrounding 5. Course Outline Section-1(Introduction) 1. Level of Discourse Cohesion Textuality Clause relations Patterns of discourse organization 11. Oxford University. Press. Adverbs etc. A Short History of English Literature. and linguistic concept of style) 2. Verbs . Stylistics Course Objectives: This course introduces the students to the modern concept of style as distinguished from the traditional one. The Clause .Phrases. The course will provide practice to the students in analyzing the literary discourses from a purely linguistic perspective. modern.
N (1969) A Linguistic Guide to English Poetry. G. Language. (1975) Stylistics and the Teaching of Literature. R. London: Routledge Freeborn. the following sections focus on their applications in the teaching of English as second/foreign language and literature. Ideology & Point of View Literature as Discourse 14. Ed. Section-I Theories urism Methods and Approaches Oral and Situational Language Teaching . Feminist Stylistics 15. K. The first section introduces theories of language learning and. G. (1989) A Dictionary of Stylistics Longman. Critical Discourse Analysis Practicum .Analysis of Poetry . Widdowson. Longman Mills. O. Longman.12. Postcolonial Stylistics 16. Speech & Thought Presentation 13. (1996) Style London: Macmillan Leech & Short (1981) Style in Fiction. H. Leech. TESOL This paper aims at introducing theories of language and their application in the teaching of English in Pakistan. Longman Paper-VI. S. (1982) Language and Literature: An introductory Reader. (1995) Feminist Stylistics Wales.Analysis of Fiction Reading List Carter.
and Walters. (1988) Syllabus Design. Harlow. (2005) Teaching Practice: A Guide for Teachers in Training.Section-II Teaching Language Skills Section-III Teaching of Literature Testing and Evaluation -skills Vocabulary tests Grammar tests Pronunciation tests Practicum in Language Teaching Reading List Gower. .. A. D.). D. Hughes. Macmillan ELT. UK: Pearson Education. D. (2001) The Practice of English Language Teaching (3rd ed. Phillips.. J. R. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Larsen-Freeman. Harmer.). (2000) Techniques and Principles in Language Learning (2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (1989) Testing for Language Teachers. S. Nunan.
Oxford: Blackwell. (2003) Teaching Literature. comparisons and contrasts in various prose writers’ styles are also highlighted. C. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. J.Richards. Prose The objectives of this course are to familiarize the students with a wide range of functional and non-functional styles in English prose. M. the course begins with the Renaissance prose and moves on to an analysis of the layers of wit. tone leading to bitter and pungent satire in Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. irony. Rivers. Huxley’s and Russell’s prose styles are analyzed in relation to the contemporary thought and philosophy. W. Two chapters from the works of Chomsky and Said are being introduced to acquaint the students with the contemporary prose writers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. E. figures of speech. S. Paper-VII. American Literature . Renaissance Prose Bacon Of Truth Of Death Of Marriage and Single Life Of Revenge Swift Modern Russell Gulliver’s Travels Huxley Ruskin In Praise of Idleness Western Civilization Useless Knowledge On Youthful Cynicism Modern Homogeneity Education and Discipline Education of an Amphibian Knowledge and Understanding Liberty. (1981) Teaching Foreign-Language Skills (2nd ed). humour. sarcasm. Rodgers (2001) Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching: A Description and Analysis (2nd ed). Showalter. Machinery The Crown of Wild olive Postmodern Chomsky On Language (Part-I) Orientalism (Chapter 1 & II) Edward Said Culture & Imperialism (Chapter-I) Paper-VIII. imagery and aphorisms. Quality. sardonic. and T. The question paper will give equal weightage to each section and a question will also be set on textual analysis. Through an in-depth analysis of Bacon’s text in terms of his use of wit.
The Pasture . 2. Selections from Poetry. Scott Fitzgerald Suggested Readings: 12345Robert Frost Cenetary essays American classics revisited Hawthorne 20th century views Myth and Modern American.Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening .An Old Man’s Winter Night .The purpose of this course is to acquaint the students with the aspects of American Literature which has a different cultural and geographical background. History of American Literature Poetry Walt Whitman Extracts from Song of Myself Sections: 1-2-3-6-20-21-32-48-52 Robert Frost Selected Poems . Her Scarlet Letter as a Psychological novel Pakistan Journal of American Studies Literature volumes Co-relation of mysticism and Science in Whitman “Song of My self” Robert Frost: A Poet of Practical Problems Paper-VIII.Desert Places Drama Eugene O’Neill Mourning Becomes Electra Novel Hawthorn Hemingway F. Drama and Novel are made by including the representative writers of 19th and 20th century.Mending Walls . 3. 4. South Asian Literatures . Drama American in Novel Scarlet Letter A Farewell to Arms The Great Gatsby Articles in Journals 1.After Apple Picking .The Bear .The Tuft of Flowers . It will also enable the students to make a comparative study of British and American Literature.
along with the key notions and debates related to the field of Postcolonialism. There have been theoretical debates. in a series of critical debates dealing with the definition/s. definition (s). Postcolonial Studies Section I: Theorizing Postcolonialism: Inspite of the expansion. etc. “postcolonial theory”. speaking positions. more specifically. . Jhumpa Lahiri “Inerpreter of Maladies” 2. limitations of the term. • Fanon’s “Wretched of the Earht”. of the postcolonial. together with the eventual ascent. Imtiaz Dharker’s After Creation 6. methodologies or epistemological grounds. Mahesh Dattani …… Final Solutions 2. Taufiq Rafat (Selection from: A Dragonfly in the Sun) 3. over the parameters. Kamala Das (Selection from: Selected poems/A Doll for the Child Prostitute) 2. Tariq Ali …… The Fox and the Leopard Paper-IX. many of the fundamental questions about the field still remain unanswered or controversial.Novels: Kushwant Singh’s Train to Pakistan Amitav Gosh’s The Shadow Lines Kiran Desai’s Inheritance of Loss Bharatia Mikherje’s Jasmine Sidhwa’s Bride Kamila Shamsie’s Burnt Shadows Monica Ali’s In the Kitchen Short Stories: (2 selected stories from each writer) 1. Nissim Ezekiel’s Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa T. the focus of this section would be on situating “postcolonial studies” or. Moin-ud-Din Daniyal In Other Room & Other Wonders Poetry: Selections form the works of: 1. the locality. Moniza Alvi’s “Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan” Drama: 1. In light of the suggested readings below. of postcolonial studies to a paradigmatic status on contemporary intellectual scene in recent years.S & The Professor 5. Daud Kamal (Selection from: A Dragonfly in the Sun) 4.
eds. Biswas Section III: Rewriting the canon or counter discourse: • Coetzee’s Waiting for Barbarians • Jean Rhy’s “Wide Sargasso Sea” Linguistics creativity: • Roy’s The God of Small Things Immigration and Race Politics • Kureshi’s The Black Album Neocolonialism • Mohsin Hamid’s Reluctant Fundamentalist Paper-X. 1989 • Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies. Novel . London: Verso. 1998 • Ahmad. Literatures. 1998 • Spivak. Nations. London: Verso. Boston: University of Massachusetts P. Bart. UK: Cambridge UP. Aijaz. Practices.” October 28 (1984) 125-33 • Lomba. Hena Zafar. 1992 Section II: Postcolonial Fictions Reading the Imperial Canon • Conrad’s Heart of Darkness Perceiving & mapping the colonial contact + independence: • Achebe’s Things Fall Apart • Naipul’s The House for Mr. Neil. William D. ed. and Helen Tiffin. In Theory: Classes. London: Routledge. 1997 • Ahmad. Polities. The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Literary Studies. The Empire Writes • Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures. London: Routledge. Gareth Griffith. Postcolonial Theory: Contexts. 2004 • Moore-Gilbert. Gayatri Chakravory’s “Can the Subaltern Speak” • Homi Bhaba’s “Of Mimicy and Man: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse. • Cambridge. Ania’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism • Lazarus.• Said’s “Culture & Imperialism” (chapter 1-3) • Ashcroft. Postnational Feminism in Third World Women’s • Literature.
Human Communication Section-II Levels of Linguistic Analysis Morphology Syntax Semantics . and pragmatics. thus exposing the students to a range of texts and styles beginning with the Picaresque novel of Fielding and moving on to Woolf’s technique of the Stream of Consciousness. After a brief history of the gield and a general introduction into the area of language systems and theories. syntax. Victorian and Modern Age. the core components of linguistics will be introduced—phonolog. Linguistics Course Objectives This course provides a general introduction to linguistics.M. discourse. morphology.This course is designed to include major novelists of the Classical. Theoretical and applied issues will be discussed through the analysis of fragments of language in class. A compulsory question will be set based on the textual analysis of the prescribed novels. the major novelists of English literature are covered under three ages. semantics. Tracing the origin and development of the genre in the eighteenth century. Forster Virginia Woolf Paper-XI. Students will be able to The Mill on the Floss Return of the Native A Passage to India To the Lighthouse certain sub-fields of linguistics -fields in everyday life Section-I Historical Perspective Theoretical and General Linguistics Linguistics VS Traditional Grammar Branches of Linguistics Sociolinguistics Animal Vs. Classical and Romantic Fielding Joseph Andrews Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Victorian George Eliot Thomas Hardy Modern E. each with its own distinct style.
origins. Sociolinguistics & Psycholinguistics Sociolinguistics: • • • • • • • • • • Sociolinguistics-definitions. Harmondsworth Reach. Power and Politics Language Culture and View of the World Social Literacy Non-native varieties of English Endangered Languages of the World Language Planning Methods for studying Sociolinguistics Psycholinguistics: • • • • • • • Introduction to Psycholinguistics Basic language abilities of speakers Watson’s word association theory Stat’s word class association theory Skimmers’s sentence frame theory Fries’ sentence frame theory Chomsky’s grammar .Discourse Pragmatics Section-III Phonetics and Phonology of English Organs of Speech Classification of consonants according to the place and manner of articulation Description and classification of English vowels. (2001) A Course in Phonetics (4th Edn) Orlando: Horcourt College Publishers Paper-XII. Diphthong & Triphthongs Syllable and Stress Intonation Features of Connected Speech Phonetic Transcription Suggested Reading List & Reference Books Aitcheson. Teach Yourself Crystal. Cambridge University Press Ladefoged. P. P. D (1997) Encyclopedia of Language. Cambridge University Press Crystal. (200) English Phonetics and Phonology (3rd Edn) Cambridge. Jean (2004) Teach Yourself Linguistics. approaches Dimensions of Variation in Language Multilingualism Language Identity. D (1997) Linguistics Cambridge University Press O’Connor JD (1973) Phonology of English.
• • • • • • • • Schema theory Frame theory Script theory Chomsky’s rationalism Language and thought Spair-Whorf hypothesis Child Language acquisition Second language acquisition and teaching .