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M.A.

English (Semester Pattern)


OUTLINE

Duration - 2 years - 4 semesters


Total Courses - 16
Total Credits - 64 (4 credits per course)
Total Marks - 1600 (100 marks per course)
Division of marks per course: Internal Assessment - 20 marks
External Assessment - 80 marks
Special Features -
 Inclusion of Research Methodology and research - based project,. to prepare base
for future research students.
 Introduction of teaching methods at under graduate level for prospective teachers.
 Focus on Tilakite and Gandhian values.

Objectives -
 To acquaint students with major trends in English literature through a detailed
study of specific literary texts.
 To improve the linguistic competence along with the literary competence of
students.
 To enable students to read and appreciate the literary texts.
 To cultivate among students a sense of understanding in order to make them
better human beings by the exposure to literature.
 To enable the students to understand & appreciate the various forms (i.e. drama,
fiction, poetry etc.) of English literature.
 To focus on contribution of India and United States of America to English
literature.
 To create awareness regarding the structure of modern English and literary theory.
 To introduce the various aspects of literary criticism for proper understanding and
appreciation of literature.
 To acquaint the students with different theoretical and practical aspects and
components of language and literature teaching.
 To introduce the students to the concept of research and with the terminology
associated with research activity.

STRUCTURE OF THE SYLLABUS

Semester I
Core Courses & Credits -
EC 101 - The Structure of Modern English (Aspects of Linguistic Organization)
EC 102 - English Fiction (1700 - 1880)
EC 103 - Traditional English Drama

Elective Courses & Credits -


*EO 101 - Indian Verses
OR

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EO 102 - English Language & Literature Teaching (Theory) (Only for First Year
Students)
OR
EO 103 - Research Methodology (Theory) (Only for Second Year students)

Semester II
Core Courses & Credits -
EC 201 - The Structure of Modern English (English Language Today)
EC 202 - English Fiction (1881 - 1950)
EC 203 - Modern English Drama

Elective Courses & Credits -


*EO 201 - Indian Prose Works
OR
EO 202 - English Language & Literature Teaching (Practical) (Only for First Year
Students)
OR
EO 203 - Research Methodology (Practical) (Only for Second Year students)

Semester III
Core Courses & Credits -
EC 301 - Literary Theory and Criticism (Traditional Critics)
EC 302 - English Poetry (Tradition Poets)
EC 303 - Shakespeare (Early Works)

Elective Courses & Credits -


*EO 301 - American Literature (19th Century)
OR
EO 302 - Research Methodology (Theory) (Only for Second Year students)
OR
EO 303 - English Language & Literature Teaching (Theory) (Only for First Year
Students)
Semester IV
Core Courses & Credits -
EC 401 - Literary Theory and Criticism (Modern Critics)
EC 402 - English Poetry (Rebellious Poets)
EC 403 - Shakespeare (Later Works)

Elective Courses & Credits -


*EO 401 - American Literature (20th Century)
OR
EO 402 - Research Methodology (Practical) (Only for Second Year students)
OR
EO 403 - English Language & Literature Teaching (Practical) (Only for First Year
Students)
*Note: For this academic year, only these options are open.

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MA ENGLISH PART - I

SEMESTER I

Core Courses

EC101 Th e St ructu re o f Modern Eng li sh (Aspects o f Lingui stic


Organi zation)
OBJECTIVES:

1. To fa miliar ize st udent s wit h t he ideo lo g y o f Co mmu nicat io n, and


Eng lish langu age as a means o f co mmu n icat io n.
2. To familiar ize st udent s w it h t he p ho no lo g ica l, mo rp ho lo g ical,
lex ical and synt act ic syst ems o f t he Eng lish langu age.
3. To acquaint t hem wit h t he main geo grap hical, reg ist ral and so cial
var iet ies o f E ng lish.
4. To fo cus on sit uat io nal, co nt ext ual, so cial and cu lt ura l
appro pr iat eness be sid es grammat ica l co rrect ness.
5. To acquaint st udent s wit h t he basic co ncept s in prag mat ic t heo r y
and st ylist ics and g ive t hem pract ice in t he app licat io n o f t hese
co ncept s.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Ori entation
Co mmu nicat io n
1.1 What is Co mmu nicat io n?
1.2 Barr iers t o Co mmu nicat io n
1.3 Pr incip les o f E ffect ive Co mmu nicat io n
1.4 No n-Ver bal Co mmu nicat io n
1.5 Cat ego ries o f No n- ver bal Co mmu n icat io n
1.6 Charact er ist ics o f Langu age

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1.7 Fu nct io ns o f Lang uage
1.8 Disp lacement

Unit - II
Phono log y
2.1 Pho nemes/ So und s o f E ng lish
2.2 The P hys io lo g y o f Speech
2.3 P lace and Manner o f Art icu lat io n
2.4 Descr ipt io n o f Vo wels and Co nso nant s
2.5 Pho nemes and Allo p ho nes
2.6 Pho nemes o f Br it ish R.P. and P ho nemes o f GIE
2.7 S yllab le
2.8 Wo rd St ress
2.9 Weak Fo r ms
2.10 Sent ence St ress- Div is io n and gro ups
2.11 Int o nat io n

Unit - III

Morpho log y
3.1 St ruct ure o f Wo rds
3.2 Co ncept o f Mo rpheme/ Allo mo rp h
3.3 T ypes o f Mo rpheme
3.4 Pro cesses o f Wo rd Fo rmat io n

Unit - IV
Syntax
4.1 E lement s o f Grammar
4.2 No uns, Pro no uns and t he Basic NP
4.3 Ad ject ive and Ad ver b
4.4 Prepo sit io n and Prepo sit io nal P hr ase
4.5 The S imp le S ent ence

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Unit - V
Semantics
5.1 The Ter ms ‘Semant ics’ and ‘Meaning ’
5.2 Seven T ypes o f Mean ing
5.3 Co mpo nent s and Co nt rast s o f Mean ing
(S yno n ymy, Ant o nymy, Hypo nymy, Prototyp es)
5.4 Lexical Relat io ns (Ho mo nymy, Ho mo p ho ny, Po lysemy,
Met o nymy)

Prescribed Texts
1. Qu irk, R.S. Greenbau m (1973), A Univer sit y Grammar o f E ng lish,
Lo ndo n: Lo ng man
2. Bansal, R. K. and J.B. Harr iso n (1972), Spo ken Eng lish fo r I nd ia,
New Delh i: Or ient Lo ng man.
3. Balasu braman iam, T. (1981), A t ext bo o k o f E ng lish P ho net ics fo r
Ind ian St udent s (Macmillan)
4. Leech, G.N. (1983), Princip les o f Prag mat ics, Lo ndo n, Lo ng man.
5. Palmer , Frank – Semant ics (CUP)

Reference Boo ks
1. Kachru, B. B. (1983), The I nd ianizat io n o f E ng lish, T he E ng lish
Lang uage in I nd ia, De lh i:OUP
2. Tho rat Asho k, (2008), Disco urse Analys is , CUP.
3. Cho msk y (196 5), Aspect s o f t he Theo ry o f S ynt ax, Cambr idge,
Mass: MIT press
4. Kr ishnaswamy, Ver ma and Nagar ajan( 1992), Mo dern App lied
Lingu ist t ics, Macmillan.
5. Saussure Ferd inand De (19 74), Co urse in General Lingu ist ics ( Wit h
int ro duct io n by Jo nat han Cu ller), Fo nt ana: Co llins.

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EC 102 English Fiction (1700-1880)

OBJECTIVES :
1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he majo r no velist s in E ng lis h
Lit erat ure t hro ugh a st ud y o f t he no vels represent at ive o f t he age
and o f t he no velist .
2. To develo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y to int erpret , analyze and
evaluat e wo rks o f fict io n in t he per spect ive o f lit erar y hist o r y and
t heo r y.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Jo nat han Swift : Gu lliver 's Trave ls
1.1 Jo nat han Swift and his age.
1.2 A su mmar y o f Gu lliver 's Travels .
1.3 The charact er o f Gu lliver.
1.4 Analys is o f Gu lliver 's Travels.
1.5 Iro ny and sat ire in Gu lliver 's Travels.
1.6 Co nclu sio n.

Unit - II
Henr y Fie ld ing: Jo sep h Andr ews
2.1 Abo ut t he aut ho r.
2.2 Jo sep h Andr ews in it s age.
2.3 A su mmar y o f Jo sep h Andrews.
2.4 Field ing and t he charact ers in Jo sep h And rews.
2.5 The st ruct ure o f Jo sep h Andrews.
2.6 Jo sep h Andr ews as a p icaresque no vel.
2.7 Iro ny and hu mo ur in Jo sep h Andrews.

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Unit - III
Jane Aust en: Pr ide and Prejud ice
3.1 Jane Aust en and t he so cia l backgro und of Pr ide and
Preju d ice.
3.2 A general view o f Pr ide and Prejud ice.
3.3 Analys is o f t he charact ers in Pr ide and Pr ejud ice.
3.4 The st ruct ure o f Pr ide and Prejud ice.
3.5 So me impo rt ant t hemes in Pr ide and Preju d ice.
3.6 Ot her aspect s o f Pr ide and Preju d ice – hu mo r, po sit io n o f
wo men, et c.

Unit - IV
Char les Dick ens: David Co pper field
4.1 Abo ut t he aut ho r.
4.2 A su mmar y o f David Co pper fie ld.
4.3 Dickens' t reat ment o f t he char act ers in David Co pper field.
4.4 The st ruct ure o f David Co pper fie ld.
4.5 Hu mo r and pat ho s in David Co pper fie ld.
4.6 The u nit y o f Dav id Co pper fie ld.

Unit - V
Geo rge E lio t : Mid d lemar ch
5.1 Geo rge E lio t and her no vels.
5.2 The so cial backgro u nd o f t he age.
5.3 A general view o f Midd lemarch.
5.4 Geo rge E lio t 's t reat ment o f t he charact ers in M idd lemarch.
5.5 The st ruct ure o f Mid d lemar ch.
5.6 Midd lemarch as a st ud y o f pro vinc ial life in E ng land.
5.7 Pro minent t hemes in M idd lemarch – vo cat io n, po sit io n o f
wo men, et c.

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Prescribed Texts
Text Autho r
1. Gu lliver ’s Travels Jo nat han Swift
2. Jo sep h Andr ews Henr y Fie ld ing
3. Pr ide and Prejud ice Jane Aust en
4. David Co pper field Char les Dick ens
5. Midd lemarch Geo rge E lio t
Not e - Fo r all t he t ext s an y o f t he fo llo wing pu b licat io ns
1. NORTON CRITICAL EDITION, W. W. NORTON & CO. LTD.,
LONDON. (OR W. W. NORTON & CO. LTD., NEW YORK)
2. MACMI LLAN & CO., LONDON.
3. PENGUIN EDITION, HARMONDS WORTH U.K.

Reference Boo ks
1. Mart in C. Bat t est in. T he Mo ral Basis o f Field ing s’s Art A
st ud y of ‘Jo sep h Andrews’. Midd le to wn: Wesle yan
Universit y Pr ess 1959.
2. Ro nald Pau lso n, Sat ir e & t he No vel in t he 18 t h Cent ur y
Eng land. New Haven/ Lo ndo n : Yale Univ ersit y Press, 1967.
3. Claud e Rawso n, ed. Pengu in Cr it ical Ant ho lo g y.
Har mo nd swo rt h : Pengu in, 1971
4. Babbis Ho ward S. Jane Au st en’s No vels: T he Fabr ic o f
Dialo gu e. Co lu mbu s, Ohio : Ohio St ate Univer sit y Press,
1962.
5. But ler, Mar ilyn. Jane Au st en and War o f ideas. Oxfo rd:
Clarendo n Press, 1975.
6. Lit z, A Walt o n. Jane Au st en: A st ud y o f Her Ar ist ic
Develo p ment . Lo ndo n: Chat to , 1965.
7. Mudr ick, Mar vin Jane Au st en: Iro ny as Defence and
Disco ver y. Berkele y, Califo r nia. Un iversit y o f Califo r nia
Press, 1968

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8. Philip Ho bsbau m, A Read er’s Gu ide t o Char les Dickens.
Lo ndo n : Thames and Hudso n, 1972.
9. F. R. Leavis, Dickens t he No velist . Lo ndo n Chat to , 1970.
10. J. Hills Miller, Char les Dickens : The Wo rld o f His No vels.
Cambr idg e Mass. Harvard Univer sit y Press, 1952.
11. Banner Gillian, Geo rge E lio t , Br ig ht o n: Har vest er, Press,
1986.
12. Hard y, Bar bar a.ed. Cr it ical Essays o n Geo rge Elio t . Lo ndo n:
Ro ut led ge, 1979.
13. Hard y, Bar bar a.ed. “Mid d lemar ch”: Cr it ical Appro aches t o
t he No vel. Lo ndo n At hlo ne, 1967.
14. Swinden, Pat r ick. ed. Geo rge Elio t : M id d lemarch, A
Casebo o k. Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1972
15. Aldr it t , Keit h. The Visual imag inat io n o f D. H. Lawrence.
Lo ndo n: Arno ld, 1971.
16. Co o mbes, H. ed. D. H. Lawrence: A Cr it ical Ant ho lo g y.
Har mo nd swo rt h : Pengu in, 1973.
17. Sagar, Keit h A. D. H. Lawrence Handbo o k. Manchest er.
Manchest er Univer sit y Press, 1982.
18. Sanders, Sco t t. D. H. Lawrence: The Wo r ld o f t he Majo r
No vels. Lo ndo n: Visio n, 1973.

EC103 - Tradition a l Eng li sh Dra ma

OBJECTIVES:
1 To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he majo r d ramat ist s in E ng lis h
t hro ugh a st ud y o f represent at ive p lays.
2 To develo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y t o int erpret , analyze
and evalu at e p la ys in t he p erspect ive o f hist o ry and t heo r y.

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SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Ben Jo nso n : Vo lpo ne
1.1 Jo nso n’s Co ncept io n o f d ig nit y o f dramat ic lit erat ure
1.2 Classical Sensib ilit y
1.3 His reso lve t o purge co nt empo rar y dr ama o f fant ast ic absurd it y.
1.4 Jo nso n’s Co ncept o f Hu mo r
1.5 Charact er izat io n t o suit dramat ic purpo se
1.6 Ancient ph ysio lo g ical t heo r y o f bad flu ids
1.7 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

Unit - II
Chr ist o pher Mar lo we: Dr. Faust us
2.1 Mar lo we’s Co ncept o f Traged y and dramat ic t echn ique
2.2 Renaissance man
2.3 Secu lar Drama.
2.4 Universit y Wit
2.5 His Co nt r ibut io n t o Blank Ver se
2.6 Passio n fo r swelling wo rds and su bt let y
2.7 Flaws in his t raged y
2.8 Fau lt s o f t he ag e
2.9 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

Unit - III
Willia m Co ngreve: T he Way o f t he Wo r ld
3.1 Rest o rat io n Co med y o f Manner s and Sent iment al T heat re
3.2 Int erest ing Charact er izat io n
3.3 Co nt empo rar y per io d icals’ go ssip and t o picalit y o f sat ir e.
3.4 Hig h p it ched d ialo gu es
3.5 Br illiance o f Lang uage
3.6 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

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Unit -IV
Sheridan : The School for Scandal
4.1 Rest o rat io n Per io d and ar ist o crat ic aud ience
4.2 T ypes o f drama : Hero ic t raged y co med y o f manner s, Sent iment a l
co med y
4.3 Co nst ruct io n : Su b-P lo t and p lo t
4.4 Charact er izat io n in “T he S cho o l fo r Scandal”- Co mpar iso n &
co nt rast
4.5 Pro lo gue and Ep ilo gue, Avo idance o f ant iclimax in auct io n scene
and t he screen scene
4.6 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

Unit -V
Willia m Go ld smit h: S he St oo ps To Co nqu er
5.1 Charact er izat io n
5.2 She St oo ps To Co nquer as a Co med y o f Erro rs
5.3 Apt ness o f t he t it le “S he St oo ps t o Co nquer”
5.4 Dramat ic iro ny in “S he St oo ps to Co nquer”
5.5 Wit and Hu mo r in “S he St oo ps to Co nquer ”
5.6 The Casket Scene: Cr it ical Appreciat io n
5.7 The Garden Scene: Cr it ical Appreciat io n
5.8 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

Prescribed Texts
1. Ben Jo nso n : Vo lpo ne
Macmillan’s Anno t ed Classics
2. Chirso p her Mar lo we : Dr. Fau st us
Oxfo rd Un ivers it y Pr ess
3. Willia m Co ngreve : T he way o f t he wo r ld
Macmillan’s Anno t ed Classics
4. Sher id an : The Scho o l fo r Scand al

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Macmillan’s Anno t ed Classics
5. Go ldsmit h : S he St oo ps to Co nquer
Or ient al Lo ng mans Lt d.

Reference Boo ks
1. Esslin, Mart in. An Anat o my o f Drama. New Yo rk : Hill and Wo ng,
1977.
2. Bro wn, J. R. Disco ver ing S hak esp eare : A New Gu ide t o t he P lays.
Lo ndo n : Macmillan, 1981.
3. Ro y E mail. Br it ish Drama S ince Bernard Shaw. Car bo ndale :
So ut hem I llino is Un iver sit y Press, 1972.
4. Ju mp, Jo hn D. ed. Mar lo we : Dr. Faust us, A Casebo o k, Lo ndo n :
Macmillan, 1969.
5. Brad bro o k, M. C. Themes and Co nvent io ns o f E lizabet han Traged y.
E mail Ro y, Br it ish Drama S ince Ber nard Shaw. Car bo nd ale. So ut h
I llino is Univer sit y Press, 1972.
6. Mark S. Au burn, S her id an’s Co med ies. The ir Co nt ext and
Achievement s. Linco ln : Univer sit y o f Nebraska Press, 1972.
7. Made lene Bing ham, S her id an : T he Track o f a Co met . Lo ndo n.
Allen and Unwin, 19 72.
8. Bent ly, Er ic. Ber nard S haw. Lo ndo n. Met hu en, 1947.
9. Greene, N. Ber nard S haw. A Cr it ica l View. Lo ndo n. Macmillan,
1984.
10. Rub y Co hn, ed. Casebo o k o n Wait ing fo r Go dot , 1967.
11. Mart in E sslin, T he T heat re o f t he Absurd. Lo ndo n. E yr e.
Spott iswo o d, 1962.
12. Berr yl S. Flet cher, et al, A St udent ’s Gu ide t o t he p la ys o f Samu el
Beck et t . Lo ndo n. Faber and Faber, 1978.
13. Esslin Mart in, P int er : The P laywr ig ht . Londo n Met huen, 1982.
14. Lahr, Jo hn, ed. A Casebo o k o n Haro ld P int er’s Ho me co ming.
New Yo rk Gro ve Press, 1971

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15. Mart in Banha m, Osbo rne. Ed inburg h : Oliver and Bo yd, 1969.
16. S imo n Trussler, T he P lays o f Jo hn Osbo rne: An Assessment .
Lo ndo n. Vict o r Go llancz, 1969.

Elective Courses

EO101 Indian Verses

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t h e st udent s wit h t he majo r wo rks wr it t en b y Ind ian
wr it ers
2. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he p hilo so phy o f I nd ian t hinker s t hat
is r eflect ed d ir ect ly o r ind irect ly in so me o f t he select ed lit erat ure
wr it t en in E ng lish.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Back gro und t o Ind ian E ng lish Po et ry in br ief
1.1 Majo r I nd ian E ng lish Po et s
1.2 Majo r t hemes dealt in I nd ian E ng lish Po et r y

Unit - II
Nissim Ezek iel
2.1 Nig ht o f t he Sco rp io n
a) Theme o f t he po em
b) Reflect io n o f Superst it io n in t he po em
c) Trad it io nal Appro ach ver sus Mo dern Ap pro ach
d) Ind ian P h ilo so p hy fo llo wed by t he villag ers
e) Parap hrase o f t he Po em

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2.2 The Po et , Lo ver and B ird wat cher
a) Theme o f t he po em
b) Parap hrase o f t he Po em

Unit - III
Arun Kolatkar - Jejuri
Prescribed poems – 1) The Door
2) The But t erfly
3) Bet ween Jejur i and t he railway st at io n

3.1 It s backgro und


3.2 Majo r t hemes d iscu ssed in “Jejur i”
3.3 Su mmar y o f t he select ed po ems

Unit - IV
The o ld p la yho u se and o t her po ems – Kamla Das
Prescr ibed Po ems – 1) My Gr and mo t her’s Ho use
2) The Old P lay Ho use

4.1 Backgro und t o her po et ry


4.2 Majo r t hemes d iscu ssed in t h is co llect io n
4.3. Summar y o f t he select ed po ems

Prescribed Texts
1. Nissim Ezek iel - Co llect ed Po ems, Oxfo rd Ind ia
Paper backs, 2006
Po ems - Nig ht o f t he Sco rp io n
The Po et , Level & Bird wat cher
2. Aru n Ko lat kar - Jejur i
3. Kamala Das - The o ld p layho use & o t her po ems

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Reference Boo ks
1. Chakravarty Joya (ed.): Indian Writing in English: Perspectives. New
Delhi : Atlantic, 2003
2. King Bruce (ed.): Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English, New Delhi
: O.U.P., 1968.
3. Mukherjee Meenakshi : The Twice-Borne Fiction Themes and Technique
of the Indian Novel in English New Delhi : Heine - Mann Educational
Books, 1984.
4. Naik, M. K.: Dimensions of Indian English in Literature. New Delhi :
Sterling, 1984.
5. Singh R. S.: Indian Novel in English. New Delhi : Arnold Heinemann,
1977.
6. Dwived i, S uresh Chandr a. ed. P ersp ect ives o n Niss im Ezek iel
New Delh i : K.M Ag encies, 1989.
7. Dwived i, A. N Kamaladas & her Po et ry : Delh i, Do aba Ho use,
1983.

OR

EO102 Eng li sh Lan guage & Literatu re Teachin g (THEORY) (Only fo r


Fi rst Yea r Students)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h d ifferent t heo ret ical and pr act ica l
aspect s and co mpo nent s o f languag e and lit er at ure t eaching.
2. To acquaint t hem wit h d ifferent app ro aches, met ho ds and
t echniqu es o f lang uag e and lit erat ure t eaching.
3. To sensit ize t he st udent s to t he majo r issues in E LLT in I nd ian
co nt ext .

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SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Met ho ds and appro aches t o language t eaching
1.1 Lect ur ing Met ho d
1.2 Grammar Translat io n Met ho d
1.3 Direct Met ho d
1.4 Au d io - lingu al Met ho d
1.5 Au d io Visual Met ho d
1.6 Tand em Met ho d
1.7 Tot al P hys ical Respo nse
1.8 Bilingu al Met ho d
1.9 Suggest o ped ia
1.10 S ilent Met ho d
1.11 Co mmu nit y Langu age Lear ning Met ho d
1.12 Co o perat ive Langu age Lear ning Met ho d
1.13 Co mmu nicat ive Lang uage Lear ning Met ho d
1.14 Deduct ive Appro ach
1.15 Induct ive Appro ach

Unit - II
Teaching o f Grammar
2.1 Descr ipt ive appro ach
2.2 Prescr ipt ive appro ach
2.3 Grammar as a Co mmu n icat io n
2.4 Sequencing and Grad at io n o f it ems

Unit - III
Relat io nsh ip bet ween p sycho lo g y and t eaching o f languag e
3.1 Behavio r is m
3.2 Co gnit iv is m

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Unit - IV
Teaching o f lang uage sk ills
4.1 Teaching o f List ening Sk ills
4.2 Teaching o f Speak ing Sk ills
4.3 Teaching o f Read ing Sk ills
4.4 Teaching o f Wr it ing Sk ills
4.5 Int egrat io n o f Sk ills

Unit - V
Ap pro aches t o t eaching o f lit er at ure
5.1 Themat ic Appro ach
5.2 Lingu ist ic Appro ach

Unit - VI
Teaching o f Po et ry, Drama, Fict io n
6.1 Lo ud read ing
6.2 Pre-read ing quest io ns
6.3 Deno t at io ns and Co nno t at io ns
6.4 Figures o f Sp eech
6.5 Preliminar y Discussio n
6.6 Pract ical Decisio ns
6.7 Int ro duct io n
6.8 Present at io n
6.9 Evaluat io n
6.10 Rein fo rcement
6.11 P lay read ing by t he st udent s
6.12 Ro le P lay and Dr amat izat io n as Techniq ues
6.13 Gro up Discussio n o n int erpr et at io ns o f p lay
6.14 Dramat ic Text and Per fo r mance Text
6.15 P lo t
6.16 Charact er izat io n

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6.17 Theme and it s Develo p ment
6.18 Narrat ive Techn iques
6.19 Discu ssio n o n impo rt ant chapt ers o f no vel/ s ho rt sto ry

Reference Boo ks
1. Bru mfit , C & R Cart er (1986) Lit er at ure & Language Teaching,
(OUP)
2. Bru mfit , C & K Jo hnso n (1979), The Co mmu nicat ive Appro ach t o
languag e t eaching. (OUP)
3. Cart er R & M N Lo ng (1991), Teach ing Lit erat ure
4. Bassnet , S & P. Gro und y (1993) Langu age Thro ug h Lit erat ure
5. Widdo wso n, H G, (1975) St ylist ics & Teaching o f Lit erat ure
6. Ticko o . M. L (2002), Teaching & Lear ning E ng lish

OR

EO103 Research Methodology (Theory) (Only for Second Year students)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To int ro duce t he st udent s to t he co ncept o f research and wit h t he
t ermino lo g y asso ciat ed wit h research act ivit y.
2. To sensit ize t hem t o t he r equ irement s o f co hesio n and co herence in
Co nt inuo us co mpo sit io n.
3. To hig hlig ht t he sig nificance o f syst emat ic p lanning and execut io n
o f research act ivit y.
4. To prepare t hem t o undert ake t he resear ch.
5. To int ro duce t he st udent s to t he co ncept o f research and wit h t he
t ermino lo g y asso ciat ed wit h research act ivit y.
6. To Sensit ize t hem t o t he requ irement s o f co hesio n and co herence in
co nt inuo us co mpo sit io n.

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7. To hig hlig ht t he sig nificance o f syst emat ic p lanning and execut io n
o f research act ivit y.
8. To prepare t hem t o undert ake t he resear ch.
9. To g ive t he st udent s pract ice in t he use o f var io u s t oo ls and
t echniqu es o f research

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
What is resear ch?
1.1 Defin it io n o f “Research”
1.2 Qualit ies o f a go o d researcher
1.3 Key t er ms in r esearch: invest ig at io n, exp lo rat io n, hypo t hesis,
dat a, met ho ds and t echniqu es, resu lt s and find ing s, Var iab les
1.4 Research Area and Research Topic

Unit -II
Co nst ruct ing Research Desig n
2.1 Pre-exper iment al Desig ns
2.2 Exper iment al Desig ns
2.3 Pre Test and Po st Test Desig n

Unit -III
Research Pro cess
3.1 Fo r mu lat ing t he Research Pro blem/ Research To p ic
3.2 Prepar ing Bib lio grap hy fo r Back gro und Read ing
3.3 Review o f Lit erat ure
3.4 Defin ing Aims and Object ives
3.5 Develo p ing H ypo t hesis
3.6 Decid ing t he Sco pe and Limit at io ns
3.7 Ado pt ing Appro pr iat e Research Met ho do lo g y

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Unit - IV
Dimens io ns o f research in E ng lish language and Eng lish lit erat ure
4.1 Kind s o f research po ssib le in E ng lish lit erat ure
4.2 Kind s o f research po ssib le in E ng lish ling u ist ics
4.3 Qualit at ive Resear ch in lingu ist ics
4.4 Quant it at ive Research in lingu ist ics

Unit -V
Develo p ment , Hypo t hesis and preparat io n o f Research Pro po sal
5.1 Clear St at ement o f Purpo se
5.2 A st ro ng Theo r y Base
5.3 Pro per and Ad equat e Dat a so urces
5.4 Efficient met ho ds t o draw insig ht s fro m dat a
5.5 Reliable and valid d at a gat her ing met ho ds
5.6 Effect ive analyt ical t echniques

Unit -VI
Research Pro cess
6.1 Co llect ing and classifying Dat a
6.2 Analyzing t he dat a
6.3 Arr iv ing at int erpret at io ns and generalizat io ns
6.4 Prepar ing Chapt er wise Desig n
6.5 Co nclu sio n.

Unit -VII
Part s o f Dissert at io n
7.1 Int ro duct io n t o Part s o f Dissert at io n
7.2 Cert ificat e Page
7.3 Ack no wledgement Page
7.4 Abst ract
7.5 Co nt ent Page

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7.6 App end ices
7.7 Biblio grap hy

Unit -VIII
Present at io n o f Research
8.1 Fo r mat o f t he Thesis
8.2 Lo g ica l Wr it ing
8.3 Int ro duct io ns and Co nclusio ns
8.4 Present at io n o f Find ings

Unit - IX
Wr it ing St yles
9.1 Wr it ing Bib lio gr ap hy Using St and ard St yle Sheet s
9.2 Wr it ing a sho rt Research Pap er
9.3 Wr it ing a sho rt Dissert at io n

Unit - X
Majo r Co ncer ns in t he Thesis
10.1 Quot at io ns and Ack no wledg ing t he So urces
10.2 Fo ot no t es and End no t es
10.3 Guard ing aga inst P lag iar is m

Reference Boo ks
1. Chind hade, S & T ho rat A (2009), Do ing Research, Mu mba i : CUP
2. Hu nt , And y ( 2005), Yo ur Research Pro ject , New Delh i : Fo u ndat io n
Bo o ks
3. Ko t har i C R. (1985), Research Met ho do lo g y: Met ho ds &
Techniques, Delh i : New Age I nt ernat io nal Lt d.
4. Sinha M.P. - Research Met ho ds in E ng lish

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Semester II
Co re Cou rses
EC201 Th e St ructu re o f Modern Eng li sh (Engli sh Langua ge Toda y)

OBJECTIVES:

1. To fa miliar ize st udent s wit h t he ideo lo g y o f Co mmu nicat io n, and


Eng lish langu age as a means o f co mmu n icat io n.
2. To familiar ize st udent s wit h t he p ho no lo g ica l, mo rp ho lo g ical,
lex ical and synt act ic syst ems o f t he Eng lish langu age.
3. To acquaint t hem wit h t he main geo grap hical, reg ist ral and so cial
var iet ies o f E ng lish.
4. To fo cus on sit uat io nal, co nt ext ual, so cial and cu lt ura l
appro pr iat eness besid es grammat ica l co rrect ness.
5. To acquaint st udent s wit h t he basic co ncept s in prag mat ic t heo r y
and st ylist ics and g ive t hem pract ice in t he app lica t io n o f t hese
co ncept s.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Language and Soci ety
1.1 Lang uage Var iat io n
i) Reg io nal Var iat io n/Dia lect s
ii) So cial Var iat io n/So cio lect s
iii) Ind iv id ual Var iat io n/Id io lect s
iv) St ylist ic Var iat io n/ ( i.e. Fo r mal and I nfo rmal St yles)
1.2 Lang uage Co nt act
i) Co de Swit ching and Co de Mix ing
ii) P idg ins and Creo les
iii) Bo rro wing

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Unit - II
Distinctiv e Featu res of B ritish, Ameri ca n and Indian Eng lish
2.1 Pho no lo g ical Feat ures
2.2 S ynt act ic Feat ures
2.3 Feat ures o f Vo cabu lar y
2.4 Spelling Co nvent io ns

Unit - III
Prag mati cs
3.1 Bas ic Co ncept s
i) Speech Act s
ii) S it uat io n and Sp eech E vent
iii) Deix is
iv) Presuppo sit io ns and I mp licat ures
v) The Co ncept o f Disco urse
vi) Co hesio n and Co her ence
vii) Turn Tak ing and Ad jacency Pair s

3.2 Co nver sat io nal Pr incip les


i) Po lit eness in Co nver sat io n: Face, Po wer, So lid ar it y et c.
ii) Maxims o f Po lit eness Pr incip le
iii) Co -o perat io n in Co nver sat io n : Maxims o f Co -o perat ive
Pr incip le
iv) Obser vat io n and Vio lat io n of CP and PP in
Co nver sat io n
Unit - IV
Eng lish in India
4.1 What is I nd ian E ng lish ?
4.2 Eng lish as a fir st , seco nd and fo reig n lang uage in I nd ia
4.3 Bilingu alism, Mu lt ilingu alism, Nat iv izat io n
4.4 Cu lt ural Specificit y and Mu lt icu lt uralis m

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Unit - V
Int roduction to Sty listics
5.1 Or ient at io n
i) The relat io nship bet ween Lingu ist ics and St ylist ics
ii) The relat io nsh ip bet ween Pract ical Cr it icis m and
St ylist ics
iii) The Nat ure and Sco pe o f St ylist ics
iv) The St ages in St ylist ic Analys is
v) The St rengt hs and limit at io ns o f st ylist ics
5.2 The St ylist ics o f Po et ry
i)T he Co ncept o f Po et ic Dict io n
ii)Cr eat ivit y in t he use o f Langu age
5.3 The St ylist ics o f Drama
i)T heat re and dra ma
ii)Dramat ic t ext and Per fo r mance Text
iii)Use o f Pro ximal Deix is in drama
5.4 The St ylist ics o f Fict io n
i) Fict io n as a narrat ive fo r m o f Disco urse
ii) Narrat ive St rat egies
iii) Po int o f View
iv) Universe o f Disco urse
v) Use o f Dist al Deix is in Fict io n

Prescribed Texts
1. Leech, G.N. (1983), Pr incip les o f P rag mat ics, Lo ndo n,
Lo ng man.
2. Palmer, Frank – Semant ics (CUP)
3. Leech Geo ffrey ( 1969) A Lingu ist ic Gu id e t o Eng lish Po et ry,
Lo ndo n, Lo ng man

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Reference Boo ks
1. Kachru, B. B. (1983), The I nd ian izat io n o f E ng lish, T he
Eng lish Language in I nd ia, Delh i: OUP
2. Tho rat Asho k, (2008), Disco urse Analys is , CUP.
3. Kr ishnaswamy, Ver ma and Nagar ajan(199 2), Mo dern Ap p lied
Lingu ist t ics, Macmillan.
4. Welsh, Kat ie (1989), A Dict io nar y of St ylist ics,
Lo ndo n:Lo ng man

EC 202 English Fiction (1881-1950)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he majo r no velist s in E ng lis h
Lit erat ure t hro ugh a st ud y o f t he no vels represent at ive o f t he age
and o f t he no velist .
2. To develo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y to int erpret , analyze and
evaluat e wo rks o f fict io n in t he per spect ive o f lit erar y hist o r y and
t heo r y.

SULLABUS:
Unit - I
Tho mas Hard y: Jud e t he Obscure.
1.1 Hard y and t he no vel
1.2 A su mmar y o f Jud e t he Obscure.
1.3 Analys is o f t he charact ers in Ju de t he Obscure.
1.4 Jude t he Obscure as a dep ict io n o f shat t ered id eals.
1.5 Hard y's u se o f chance, co incid ence and fat e in Jude t he
Obscure.
1.6 Pessimism in Jude t he Obscure.

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Unit - II
Jo sep h Co nrad: Lo rd Jim.
2.1 Jo sep h Co nrad 's back gro und and career .
2.2 A su mmar y o f Lo rd Jim.
2.3 Co nrad 's t reat ment o f t he charact ers in Lo rd Jim.
2.4 St ruct ure and narrat ive met ho d in Lo rd Jim.
2.5 Pro minent t hemes in Lo rd Jim.
2.6 S ymbo lism in Lo rd Jim.

Unit - III
D. H. Lawrence: So ns and Lo vers.
3.1 Abo ut t he aut ho r.
3.2 A br ief review o f So ns and Lo ver s.
3.3 Analys is o f t he charact ers in So ns and Lo vers.
3.4 St ruct ure o f So ns and Lo ver s – is it t wo separat e no vels?
3.5 So ns and Lo ver s as an aut o bio grap hical n o vel.
3.6 So ns and Lo ver s as a reflect io n o f indu st rial so ciet y.

Unit - IV
Graham Greene: T he Po wer and t he Glo r y.
4.1 Life and lit er ar y career o f Graham Greene.
4.2 A su mmar y o f The Po wer and t he Glo r y.
4.3 Greene's t reat ment o f t he charact ers in The Po wer and t he
Glo r y.
4.4 So me o bservat io ns o n The Po wer and t he Glo r y.
4.5 Co nflict bet ween go o d and evil.
4.6 The Po wer and t he Glo r y as a r eflect io n o f t he so cio -po lit ica l
sit uat io n.
Unit - V
E. M. Fo rst er: A Passage t o Ind ia.
5.1 Abo ut t he aut ho r

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5.2 A general view o f A Passage t o Ind ia.
5.3 Charact ers in A Passage t o Ind ia.
5.4 The set t ing o f A Passage t o Ind ia.
5.5 Themes in A Passage t o Ind ia.
5.6 S ymbo lism in A Passage t o Ind ia.

Prescribed Texts
1. Jude T he Obscur e Tho mas Hard y
2. Lo rd Jim Jo sep h Co nrad
3. So ns And Lo ver s D. H. Lawrence
4. The Po wer And The Glo r y Graham Greene
5. A Passage t o Ind ia E. M. Fo rst er
Not e - Fo r all t he t ext s an y o f t he fo llo wing pu b licat io ns
1. NORTON CRITICAL EDITION, W. W. NORTON & CO. LTD.,
LONDON. (OR W. W. NORTON & CO. LTD., NEW YORK)
2. MACMI LLAN & CO., LONDON.
3. PENGUIN EDITION, HARMONDS WORTH U.K.

Reference Boo ks
1. Ro nald Pau lso n, Sat ir e & t he No vel in t he 18 t h Cent ur y
Eng land. New Haven/ Lo ndo n: Yale Universit y Pr ess, 1967.
2. Claud e Rawso n, ed. Pengu in Cr it ical Ant ho lo g y.
Har mo nd swo rt h : Pengu in, 1971
3. Draper, R. P. ed. T ho mas Hard y: T he Trag ic No vels, A
Casebo o k. Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1975.
4. Guerard, A. J. ed. Hard y: A Co llect io n o f Cr it ical E ssays.
Eng lewo o d cliffs : Prent ice-Hall, 196 3.
5. Kramer, Dat e. ed. Crit ical Appro aches to t he Fict io n o f
Tho mas Hard y. Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1979.
6. Page, No rman, Tho mas Hard y. Lo ndo n: Ro ut ledge, 1977.

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7. Bert ho ud, Jacques. Jo sep h Co nrad : The Majo r P hase.
Cambr idg e: Cambr id ge Univer sit y Press, 1978.
8. Darras, Jacques. Co nrad and t he Rest : S ig ns o f E mp ire.
Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1982.
9. Mudr ik, Mar vin. ed. Co nr ad : A Co llect io n o f Cr it ical E ssays.
Eng lewo o d Cliffs: Prent ice-Hall, 1966.
10. Page, No r man. A Co nr ad Co mpan io n. Lo ndo n: Macmillan,
1986.
11. Aldr it t , Keit h. The Visual imag inat io n o f D. H. Lawrence.
Lo ndo n
12. Ar no ld, 1971. Co o mbes, H. ed. D. H. Lawrence: A Cr it ical
Ant ho lo g y. Har mo ndswo rt h : Pengu in, 19 73.
13. Sagar, Keit h A. D. H. Lawrence Handbo o k. Manchest er.
Manchest er Univer sit y Press, 1982.
14. Sanders, Sco t t. D. H. Lawrence: The Wo r ld o f t he Majo r
No vels. Lo ndo n : Vis io n, 1973.
15. Bert ho ud, Jacques. Jo sep h Co nrad : The Majo r P hase.
Cambr idg e: Cambr id ge Univer sit y Press, 1978.
16. Darras, Jacques. Co nrad and t he Rest : S ig ns o f E mp ire.
Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1982.
17. Mudr ik, Mar vin. ed. Co nr ad : A Co llect io n o f Cr it ical E ssays.
Eng lewo o d Cliffs: Prent ice-Hall, 1966.
18. Page, No r man. A Co nr ad Co mpan io n. Lo ndo n: Macmillan,
1986.
19. Ad amso n, Jud it h, Graham Greene, Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 19 90.
20. At k ins, Jo hn. Gra ham Greene, Lo ndo n: Calder & Bo yar s,
1957.
21. A Ro ut ledge Lit erar y So urcebo o k o n E. M. Fo rst er’s A
Passage t o Ind ia. ed it ed by pet er childs.

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EC 203 Modern English Drama

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t he st udent s w it h t he ma jo r dramat ist in E ng lis h
t hro ugh a st ud y o f represent at ive p lays.
2. To develo p in t he st udent t he abilit y t o int erpret, analyze and
evaluat e p lays in t he per spect ive o f hist o ry and t heo r y.

SULLABUS:
Unit - I
G. B. Shaw: Cand id a
1.1 Charact er izat io n
1.2 The T it le: It s Apt ness a nd S ig n ificance
1.3 Themes in t he p la y “Cand id a”
1.4 “Cand ida” as a Pro blem P la y
1.5 The Au ct io n Scene: It ’s S ig nificance
1.6 “Cand ida” as a ser io u s Co med y
1.7 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

Unit - II
T. S. Elio t : Murder in t he Cat hedral
2.1 Space, T ime and T heat r icalit y
2.2 Exist ent ialism
2.3 Exper iences o f men and wo men in t he so ciet y r at her t han
inner exper iences
2.4 Inco nsequent ialit y o f d ialo gue and act ivit y
2.5 Great wealt h o f ver bal and gest ural energ y
2.6 Inno vat ive fo r mal d esig n
2.7 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

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Unit - III
Samuel Becket t : Wait ing fo r Go dot
3.1 S ig nificance o f t he t it le “Wait ing fo r Go dot ”
3.2 Var io us t hemes in “Wait ing fo r Go dot ”
3.3 The Co ncept o f T ime in t he p la y
3.4 “Wait ing fo r Go dot ” as a t rag ico med y
3.5 Charact ers in t he p lay
3.6 Hu mo r in “Wait ing fo r Go dot ”
3.7 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

Unit - IV
Haro ld P int er: Ho me Co ming
4.1 Angr y yo u ng Man
4.2 Theme o f Pess imism, Frust rat io n and Despair
4.3 Breakdo wn o f eco no mic syst em, so cial an d mo ral va lues
4.4 Theme o f co nt rad ict io n
4.5 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

Unit - V
Jo hn Osbo rne: Lo o k Back in Ang er
5.1 Charact er izat io n
5.2 “Lo o k Back in Anger” as a p la y of pro t est against
co nt empo rar y E ng lish so ciet y
5.3 S ymbo lic devices used in t he p lay “Lo o k Back in Anger”
5.4 Var io us t hemes in “Lo o k Back in Anger ”
5.5 Su mmar y o f t he p la y

Prescribed Texts
1. G.B. Shaw : Cand id a
Or ient al Lo ng mans Lt d.

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2. Samuel Becket : Wa it ing fo r Go dot
Oxfo rd Un ivers it y Pr ess
3. Haro ld P int er : The Ho me co ming
Oxfo rd Un ivers it y Pr ess
4. Jo hn Osbo rne : Lo o k Bank in Anger
Oxfo rd Un ivers it y Pr ess
5. T. S. Elio t : Murder in t he Cat heral
Oxfo rd Un ivers it y Pr ess

Reference Boo ks
1. Esslin, Mart in. An Anat o my o f Drama. New Yo rk: Hill and Wo ng,
1977.
2. Ro y E mail. Br it ish Drama S ince Bernard Shaw. Car bo ndale :
So ut hem I llino is Un iver sit y Press, 1972.
3. Mark S. Au burn, S her id an’s Co med ies. The ir Co nt ext and
Achievement s. Linco ln: Univer sit y o f Nebraska Press, 1972.
4. Made lene Bing ham, S her idan: T he Track o f a Co met . Lo ndo n. Allen
and Unwin, 1972.
5. Bent ly, Er ic. Ber nard S haw. Lo ndo n. Met hu en, 1947.
6. Greene, N. Ber nard S haw. A Cr it ica l View. Lo ndo n. Macmillan,
1984.
7. Ru by Co hn, ed. Casebo o k o n Wait ing fo r Go dot, 1967.
8. Mart in Esslin, T he T heat re of t he Absurd. Lo ndo n. E yre.
Spott iswo o d, 1962.
9. Berr yl S. Flet cher, et al, A St udent ’s Gu ide to t he p lays o f Samu e l
Beck et t . Lo ndo n. Faber and Faber, 1978.
10. Esslin Mart in, P int er: The P laywr ig ht . Lo ndo n Met hu en, 1982.
11. Lahr, Jo hn, ed. A Casebo o k o n H aro ld P int er ’s Ho me co ming. New
Yo rk Gro ve Press, 1971

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12. Mart in Banham, Osbo rne. Ed inburg h: Oliver and Bo yd, 1969.
S imo n Trussler, T he P lays o f Jo hn Osbo rne: An Assessment .
Lo ndo n. Vict o r Go llancz, 1969.
13. Russel Bro wn, Jo hn. ed. Mo der n Br it ish dramat ist s : a co llect io n o f
cr it ical essays. New Jer sey: Prent ice - hall, 1980.
14. Encyclo p ad ia o f Lit erat ure in E ng lish (7 vo ls) ed it ed by M. K.
Bhat nagar, At lant ic, 2001

Elective Courses

EO 201 Indian Pro se Wo rks

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he ma jo r wo rks wr it t en by I nd ia n
wr it ers
2. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he p hilo so phy o f I nd ian t hinker s t hat
is r eflect ed d ir ect ly o r ind irect ly in so me o f t he select ed lit erat ure
wr it t en in E ng lish.

SULLABUS:
Unit - I
Back gro und t o Ind ian Pro se
1.1 Hist o ry o f Ind ian E ng lish Pro se in br ief
1.2 Majo r I nd ian E ng lish Pro se Wr it ers
1.3 Majo r t hemes dealt in I nd ian E ng lish Pro se

Unit - II
Kant hapura
2.1 It s hist o rical backgro und
2.2 Charact er izat io n in Kant hapura

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2.3 S ig nificance o f t he t it le Kant hapura
2.4 Present at io n o f life in a so ut h Ind ian v illage
2.5 Raja Rao ’s u se o f myt hical t echn ique
2.6 Kant hapura as a Gand hi-ep ic
2.7 E lement s o f Po et ry, Fant asy and Lyr icis m in Kant hapura
2.8 Kant hapura as a fict io nal co ncret izat io n o f Gand h ian T ho ught
2.9 Ind ianness o f Kant hapur a
2.10 Art and Techniqu e o f narrat io n in Kant hapura
2.11 P lo t and St ruct ure o f Kant hapura
2.12 Ro le o f Co ffee Est at e Wo rkers in Gand hian Mo vement in
Kant hapura
2.13 Treat ment o f Freedo m Mo vement in Kant hapura
2.14 Dep ict io n o f Wo men Charact ers in Kant hapura

Unit - III
Lo k man ya T ilak – Essays fro m Bal Gang adhar T ilak : A
Bio grap h y o f his Visio n and Ideas
1. A st and ard charact er fo r Ind ian langu ages
2. Shiva ji Fest ival
3. Nat io nal Edu cat io n
4. Ho nest Swadeshi

Unit - IV
R.K. Narayan – An Astrologer’s Day
4.1 Short Story as a form
4.2 R.K. Nar ayan as a sho rt sto ry wr it er
4.3 Theme o f “An Ast ro lo ger ’s Day”
4.4 Su mmar y o f “An Ast ro lo ger ’s Day”

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Unit - V
Ro hint o n Mist r y – A Fine Balance
5.1 Back gro und t o t he no vel “A Fine Balance”
5.2 Charact er izat io n in “A Fine Balance”
5.3 P lo t o f t he no vel in “A F ine Balance”
5.4 Themes in t he no vel “A Fine Balance”
5.5 Su mmar y o f t he no vel “A Fine Balance”

Prescribed Texts
1. Raja Rao - Kant ho pura
2. Lo k man ya T ilak - Essays fro m Ba l Gangadhar T ilak
A Bio grap hy o f his Visio n & Ideas
3. R. K. Narayan - An ast ro lo ger ’s Da y
Fro m Reflect io ns - III prescr ibed by
Pune Univer sit y fo r TYBA
4. Jhabwala Rut h - The Ho useho lder

Reference Boo ks
1. Chakravarty Joya (ed.): Indian Writing in English : Perspectives. New
Delhi : Atlantic, 2003
2. King Bruce (ed.): Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English, New Delhi
: O.U.P., 1968.
3. Mukherjee Meenakshi : The Twice-Borne Fiction Themes and Technique
of the Indian Novel in English New Delhi : Heine - Mann Educational
Books, 1984.
4. Naik, M. K. : Dimensions of Indian English in Literature. New Delhi:
Sterling, 1984.
5. Singh R. S. : Indian Novel in English. New Delhi: Arnold Heinemann,
1977.
6. Narayan, Shyamale (1988), Raja Rao : Man & his work, New Delhi :
Sterling Publisher

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7. The novels of Rohinton Mistry : Critical studies edited by J. K. Dodiya,
Published by Vedant books.
8. Bal Gangadhar Tilak : A Biography of his vision and Ideas edited by
Verinder Grover - Deep & Deep Publications - 1998.
9. Lokamanya Tilak - a biography by Ram Gopal -Published by ASIA
Publishing House, Bombay, (1956)
10. Lokmanya Tilak - Father of Indian Unrest and maker of Modern India by
D. V. Tahmankar - Published by John Murray Ltd, (1956).

OR

EO202 English Language & Literature Teaching (Practical) (Only for First Year
Students)

The st udent s are su ppo sed t o submit t he dissert at io n o n t he basis o f


t he to p ic cho sen by t hem.

OR

EO203 Research Methodology (Practical ) (Only for Second Year Students)

The st udent s are su ppo sed t o submit t he dissert at io n o n t he basis o f


t he to p ic cho sen by t hem.

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MA ENGLISH PART - II

SEMESTER III
Core Courses
EC 301 Litera ry Theo ry and Critici sm ( Traditiona l Critics)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint st udent s w it h so me o f t he fu nd ament al q uest io ns in
lit erat ure
2. To int ro duce st udent s t o so me o f t he basic co ncept s in lit er ar y
t heo r y.
3. To st ud y in d et ail so me seminal t heo r ies in lit er ar y cr it icis m.
4. To expo se st udent s t o so me represent at ive wo rks o f desc r ipt ive
cr it icism in E ng lish.
5. To develo p in st udent s a cr it ical o ut lo o k in lit er at ure.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Ar ist o t le: T he Po et ics
1.1 Po etr y as imit at io n, med iu m, o bject and manner of
represent at io n
1.2 Surve y o f t he psycho lo g ical and hist o r ical o rig ins o f po et r y
1.3 Co ncept o f t raged y
1.4 P lo t s in t raged y; t ypes o f p lo t and requ irement s o f p lo t
1.5 Hist o ric Trut h and Po et ic Trut h
1.6 Part s o f a t raged y
1.7 Rever sal o f fo rt une
1.8 Fear and P it y
1.9 Charact er- Prot ago nist
1.10 Devices- rever sal, reco g nit io n et c.
1.11 Dict io n, lingu ist ic it ems, t ho ught , st yle
1.12 Dist inct io n bet ween Ep ic and Traged y

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Unit - II
Philip S id ney: An Apo lo g y o f Po et ry
2.1 Occasio n fo r wr it ing t he essay, nat ure and fu nct io n o f po et r y
2.2 T ypes o f Po et ry t heir excellences and demer it s
2.3 Object io ns/ charg es ag ainst po et ry and refut at io n o f t he
charges
2.4. Co nd it io n/st at e o f po et ry in co nt empo rar y t imes
2.5 pero rat io n- co nclus io n o f t he o rat io n

Unit - III
Dr. Jo hnso n: A Preface t o Shakesp eare
3.1 General co mment s on t he mer it s of t he ancient s and
Shakespear e’s po pu lar it y
3.2 P la ys, Charact ers and t he mes o f S hak espeare’s p lays
3.3 Defense o f S hakesp eare’s int er ming ling o f t he t rag ic and t he
co mic in his p la ys
3.4 Mer it s and Demer it s o f S hakesp eare as an art ist and h is art
3.5 Defense o f Shakespeare’s Vio lat io n o f t he ru le o f t he u nit ies
3.6 P lo t s o f Shakespeare’ P lays
3.7 Shakespear e’s lear ning, his art et c.
3.8 Ed it o rial pro ble ms faced by Jo hnso n
3.9 Co nclu sio n- Assessment o f S hakespear e

Unit - IV
Willia m Wo rdswo rt h: A Preface t o lyr ical Ballad s
4.1 Purpo se o f wr it ing t he Preface, char act er ist ics o f go o d
po et ry, Su bject s and lang uage o f po et r y, r elat io nship bet ween
pro se and verse
4.2 Defin it io n o f Po et ry, qualificat io ns o f a po et , fu nct io n o f
po et ry, aim o f po et r y
4.3 Obser vat io ns o n met er in po et ry

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4.4 Redefin it io n o f po et ry, po et ic p leasure
4.5 Ap pend ix o n po et ic d ict io n

Unit - V
Mat t hew Ar no ld: T he St ud y o f Po et ry
5.1 Co mpar iso n bet ween po et r y and relig io n
5.2 ‘Hist o r ical E st imat e’ and ‘Per so nal E st imat e’
5.3 ‘To uchst o ne met ho d’ o f evalu at ing po et r y
5.4 The charact er ist ics o f Hig h Qu alit y Po et ry

Reference Boo ks
1. T. S. Do rsch, t r. Classical Lierar y Cr it ic ism. Har mo nd swo rt h
: Peng u in.
2. D. J. Enr ig ht and Ernest de Chickera, eds. Eng lis h Cr it ica l
Text s. Lo ndo n: Oxfo rd Univer sit y Pr ess, 1962, rpt . Delhi,
1875.
3. Desmo nd Lee, t r., Plat o : The Repu blic. Har mo nd swo rt h :
Pengu in.
S. Ramaswamy and C. S. Set uraman, eds. The Eng lis h
Cr it ical Trad it io n, 2 vo ls., Delhi : Macmillan, 197 7.
4. Malco lm Brad bur y and David Palmer, ed. Co nt empo par y
Cr it icis m. St and fo rd-Upo n- Avo n St ud ies 12, Lo ndo n :
Ar no ld, 1970.
5. R.S. Crane, ed. Cr it ics and Cr it icis m : Ancient and Mo der n,
Universit y o f Chicago Press, 1952.
6. David Diaches, Cr it ical Appro aches t o Lit er at ure. 1956, rept .
Bo mbay : Lo ngam, 1967.
7. Terr y Eag let o n, Lit erar y T heo r y: An int ro duct io n. Oxfo rd
Black well, 198 3. Ro ng er Fo wler, A Dict io ner y o f Mo der n
Cr it ical Ter ms. Lo ndo n: Ro ut led ge, 1973.

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8. No rt hro p Fr ye, Anat o my o f Cr it icis m. Pr incet o n: Pr incet o n
Universit y Pr ess, 1948.
9. Raman Seld en, A Reader ’s Gu ide t o Cont empo rar y Lit erar y
Theo r y. Br ig ht o n: Har vest er Press, 1985.
10. Geo rge Wat so n, T he Lit erar y Cr it ics. Har mo nd swo rt h :
Pengu in, 1964.
11. Rene Wellek and Au st in Warren. Theo r y o f Lit erat ure, 1949,
3 r d ed n. Har mo nd s - Wo rt h : Pengu in, 196 3.
12. Rene Wallek, A Hist o r y o f Mo der n Cr it icis m. 6 vo ls., New
Haven/ Lo ndo n : Yale Universit y Press, 1955-86.

EC 302 Eng li sh Po et ry (Traditiona l Po ets)

OBJECTIVES:
1 To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he mo st sig nificant Eng lish po et s
t hro ugh t he st ud y o f repr esent at ive po ems.
2 To train t he st udent s in t he clo se r ead in g o f po ems in t he co nt ext s
o f lit erar y co nvent io n and hist o r y.
3 To develo p in t he st udent s t he ab ilit y t o int erpret and analyze and
evaluat e po ems in t he per spect ive o f lit er ar y scho lar ship t heo r y and
cr it icism.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Jo hn Milt o n: Parad ise Lo st Boo k 1
1.1 Valid it y o f Ant hro mo rph ic t heme
1.2 Ep ic- T heo lo g ical po em
1.3 Man’s d iso bed ience and lo ss o f par ad ise
1.4 Just ificat io n o f wa ys o f go d to man
1.5 Int r insic great ness o f t he po em

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1.6 Classical scho lar ship
1.7 Sat an’s Revo lt
1.8 Chao s, Pandemo n iu m
1.9 Eng lish hero ic verse wit ho ut rhyme

Unit - II
Jo hn Do nne: 1. The Su n Ris ing
2. Cano n izat io n
3. Go and Cat ch a Falling St ar
4. The Go o d Morro w

2.1 Met aph ysical po et


2.2 Fusio n o f t ho ug ht and emo t io ns.
2.3 emo t io ns expressed in lo g ical reaso ning
2.4 S ing le heart edness amid co nfusio n
2.5 Aut o bio grap hical ele ment
2.6 Lo ve po em
2.7 Theme o f P lat o nic Lo ve

Unit - III
Andrew Mar vell: 1. To His Co y Mist ress
2. Garden
3. The Defin it io n o f Lo ve
4. An Od e t o Cro mwell

3.1 Last o f met ap hys ical po et s


3.2 Pat riarchal t rad it io n
3.3 Met aph ysical wit and reaso n
3.4 Carpe d iem t heme
3.5 Ment al gro wt h and aest het ic p leasure.
3.6 Br illiant argu ment o f p lat o nic lo ve

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Unit - IV
Alexander Po pe: The Rap e o f T he Lo ck
4.1 Ad mirat io n o f p erso nal qualit ies
4.2 Sat ir ical spr ing s fro m p erso nal animo sit ies
4.3 Occasio nal po em.
4.4 Mo ck hero ic po em wit h mo ral purpo se
4.5 The mach iner y o f sp ir it s
4.6 Digressio n
4.7 S ymbo ls o f bat t le o f sexes in c iv ilized so ciet y
4.8 Best Sat ire

Unit - V
Willia m Blake: Fro m So ng s o f I nno cence
1 Int ro duct io n
2 The chimne y Sweeper s
3 Ho ly T hur sday
4 Nurse’s so ng

Fro m So ng s o f E xper ience


1 Int ro duct io n
2 The Chimney Sweeper s
3 Ho ly T hur sday
4 Nurse’s so ng

5.1 A self reliant geniu s


5.2 lyr ics,
5.3 Pro phet ic wo rks
5.4 Princip le o f co nt rar y symbo lism
5.5 Unit y o f Go d and nat ure
5.6 Themes o f ser io u sness, co mp lexit y and despa ir

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5.7 Evo cat ive lang uage
5.8 Transit o r y po et
5.9 Precurso r o f Ro mant ic Mo vement

Reference Boo ks
1. Blessingt o n, Francis, Parad ise Lo st & Clasical ep ic, Lo ndo n:
Ro ut led ge, 1979
2. Dyso n, A.E & Ju lian Lo velo ck. eds. Parad ise Lo st : A
Casebo o k. Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1973
3. Lo velo ck. Jo hn. ed Do nne : So ng s & So nnet s, A Casebo o k.
Lo ndo n. Macmillan, 1973
4. S mit h, A. J. ed. Do nne: T he co mp let e E ng lish Po ems,
Harr mo ndswo rt h : Pengu in, 1972
5. Po llar d, A. ed. Mar vell: Po ems, A Casebo o k, Lo ndo n:
Macmillan, 1980
6. Dixo n, Pet t er. The Wo r ld o f Po pe’s Sat ires. Lo ndo n, 1968
7. Fr ye, No rt hro p. ed Blak e : A Co llect io n o f Cr it ical E ssays,
Eng lewo o d Cliffs : Prent ice Hall, 196 6

EC303- Sha kespea re (Ea rly Wo rks)

OBJECTIVES:

1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he majo r wo rks by S hakespeare t hro ug h


a st ud y o f t he so nnet s and p la ys r epresent at ive o f t he ag e and o f t he
dramat ist .
2. To develo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y t o int erpret , analyze and evalu at e
wo rks o f Shakespeare in t he per spect ive o f lit erar y hist o r y and t heo r y.

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3. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he majo r wo rks by S hakespeare t hro ug h
a st ud y o f t he so nnet s and p la ys r epresent at ive o f t he ag e and o f t he
dramat ist .
4. To develo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y t o int erpret , analyse and evalu at e
wo rks o f Shakespeare in t he per spect ive o f lit erar y hist o r y and t heo r y.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
a) Shakespear e’s Career as a dramat ist
b) Shakespear e’s So nnet s
1.1 Shakespear e and his age
1.2 Shakespear e’s art o f dramat izat io n
1.3 Shakespear e’s majo r p la ys
1.4 Shakespear ean So nnet s - No .3, 7, 27, 54,100,127,154
a) Aut o bio grap hica l and hist o rical references
b) Cent ral T heme o f t he so nnet s – S hakesp eare’s deep lo ve
fo r t he Ear l o f So ut hampt o n
c) So nnet s addressed t o a dark lad y
d) Shakespear e’s t reat ment o f lo ve in his so nnet s
e) Theme o f Fr iend ship d evelo ped in his so nnet s
f) The Po rt rayal o f Dark Lad y in so nnet s
g) S ymbo lic E lement s in so nnet s
h) Dramat ic Qu alit y o f S hakesp earean So nnet s
i) Treat ment o f t heme o f t ime in his so nnet s
1.5 Su mmar y o f so me select ed so nnet s

Unit - II
The Taming of the Shrew
2.1 Shak esp earean Co med y
2.2 The Taming o f t he S hrew as a Co med y

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2.3 Charact er izat io n in T he Taming o f t he Shrew
2.4 Themes, Mo t if, S ymbo lis m in t he Taming o f t he S hrew
2.5 Su mmar y o f The Taming o f t he S hrew

Unit - III
As Yo u Like It
3.1 As Yo u Lik e It as a co med y
3.2 Charact er izat io n in As Yo u Like It
3.3. Themes, Mo t if, S ymbo lis m in As Yo u Like It
3.4 Su mmar y o f As Yo u lik e It

Unit - IV
The Merchant o f Venice
4.1 The Merchant o f Ven ice as a Ro mant ic Co med y
4.2 Charact er izat io n in T he Merchant o f Venice
4.3 Themes, Mo t if, S ymbo lis m in T he Merchant o f Venice
4.4 The E lement o f Pro babilit y
4.5 Su mmar y o f The Mer chant o f Venice

Unit - V
Henr y I V Part 1
5.1 Backgro und t o Shakespeare’s Hist o r y P la ys
5.2 Henr y IV Part 1 as a hist o r y p la y
5.3 Charact er izat io n in Henr y IV part 1
5.4 Themes in Henr y IV Part 1
5.5 Henr y IV: Ep ic E lement s
5.5 Su mmar y o f Henr y IV Part 1

Reference Boo ks
1. Bro wn, J.R. (1986), Disco ver ing S hakesp eare: A New Gu ide t o t he
P la ys, Macmillan.

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2. Her bage, Alfred (1 965), Twent iet h Cent u r y Views o n S hak esp eare:
The Traged ies, E ng lewo o d Cliffs: Prent ice Hall.
3. Tho mso n Pet er, (1983), Shakespeare’s St age, Lo ndo n, Ro ut ledg e.
4. Brad bo o k, M.C. Themes and Co nvent io ns o f E lizabet han Trag ed y,
Cambr idg e: CUP, 1968.
5. Brad ley, A.C. S hak esp earean Traged y, Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1985.
6. Ker mo de, Frank ed. Shakespeare: A Casebo o k, Lo ndo n, Macmillan,
1969.
7. Brad bo o k, M.C. The Gro wt h and St ruct ure o f E lizabet han Co med y,
Cambr idg e: CUP.
8. T illyard, E.M. W. S hak esp eare’s Last P lays: Chat to and Windu s,
1938.

Elective Courses
EO301 Ameri can Literatu re (19 t h Cent ury)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h Amer ican Lit erat ure t hro ug h a st ud y
o f select ed t ext s.
2. To develo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y to int erpret , analyze and
evaluat e Amer ican Lit erat ure in t he co nt ext o f wo r ld lit erat ures in
Eng lish and relat e t hem t o t he develo p me nt s in Cr it ical T heo r y.
3. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h a st ud y o f t he h ist o rical and so cio -
cu lt ural backgro und o f n inet eent h cent ur y Amer ican Lit er at ure wit h
refer ence t o t he fo llo wing t o pics and t ext s.

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SYLLABUS:

Unit - I
Back gro und t o pics
1.1 Pur it anism
1.2 Transcendent alism
1.3 The Fro nt ier

Unit - II
Nat hanie l Hawt ho rne: T he Scar let Let t er
2.1 Abo ut t he aut ho r
2.2 The backgro und and set t ing o f t he no vel
2.3 P lo t o f t he no vel
2.4 The t he me o f adu lt er y in t he no vel
2.5 The ro le o f Pur it an ideo lo g y

Unit - III
Mark Twain: T he Ad vent ures o f Huck lebe rr y Finn
3.1 Abo ut t he aut ho r
3.2 Su mmar y o f t he no vel
3.3 As a p icaresq ue no ve l
3.4 Fro nt ier in t he no vel
3.5 Var io us t hemes in t he no vel

Unit - IV
Po etr y
4.1 Passage t o Ind ia
i) Transcendent al Feat ures
ii) Amer ican Cu lt ure,
4.2 There was a Ch ild went fo rt h
i) Influence o f I nd ian Cu lt ure

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ii) As a pro paganda o f fr eedo m
iii) Visio n o f gro wt h in childr en
4.3 E mily Dickenso n
i) I t ast e liquo r never br ewed
ii) There’s a cert ain slant o f lig ht
iii) Because I co u ld no t sto p fo r deat h
1) Deat h t heme in her po et ry
2) Myst icis m
4.4 I t ast e a liquo r never br ewed
4.5 There’s a cert ain slant o f lig ht
4.6 Because I co u ld no t sto p fo r deat h

Unit - V
Tho reau: Civ il Diso bed ience
5.1 Back gro und t o pro se
5.2 Transcendent alism in t he essay
5.3 Gand hi and civ il d iso bed ience

Reference Boo ks:


1. Sp iller Ro bert , The Cycle o f Amer ican Lit erat ure.
2. F. O. Mat t hieso n, T he Amer ican Renaissance.
3. Richard Chase, The Amer ican No vel and it s Tradit io n.
4. A. N. Kau l, The Amer ican Visio n.
5. Lesley Field er, Lo ve and Deat h in t he Amer ican No vel.
6. L. Budd ed., Cr it ical Essa ys o n Mark Twain, 1867 -191 0.
7. F. R. Ro gers, Mark Twains’ Bur lesqu e Pat t erns
8. Hency S mit h, Mark Twain’s Fable o f Pro gress
9. Edward Wag enk necht , Mark Twain
10. J. M. Elder, Nat haniel Hawt ho rne
11. A. N. Kau l, Hawt ho rne: A Co llect io n o f Cr it ical Essays
12. T. J. Mart in, Nat hanie l Hawt ho rne
13. H. H. Waggo ner, Hawt ho r ne

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OR

EO302 Research Methodology (Theory) (Only for Second Year Students)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To int ro duce t he st udent s to t he co ncept o f re search and wit h t he
t ermino lo g y asso ciat ed wit h research act ivit y.
2. To sensit ize t hem t o t he r equ irement s o f co hesio n and co herence in
Co nt inuo us co mpo sit io n.
3. To hig hlig ht t he sig nificance o f syst emat ic p lanning and execut io n
o f research act ivit y.
4. To prepare t hem t o undert ake t he resear ch.
5. to int ro duce t he st udent s t o t he co ncept o f research and wit h t he
t ermino lo g y asso ciat ed wit h research act ivit y
6. To sensit ize t hem t o t he r equ irement s o f co hesio n and co herence in
co nt inuo us co mpo sit io n.
7. To hig hlig ht t he sig n ificance o f syst emat ic p lanning and execut io n
8. o f research act ivit y.
9. To prepare t hem t o undert ake t he resear ch.
10.To g ive t he st udent s pract ice in t he use o f var io u s t oo ls and
t echniqu es o f research

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
What is resear ch?
1.1 Defin it io n o f “Research”
1.2 Qualit ies o f a go o d researcher
1.3 Key t er ms in r esearch: invest ig at io n, exp lo rat io n, hypo t hesis,
dat a, met ho ds and t echniqu es, resu lt s and find ing s ,Var iab les
1.4 Research Area and Research To p ic

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Unit - II
Co nst ruct ing Research Desig n
2.1 Pre-exper iment al Desig ns
2.2 Exper iment al Desig ns
2.3 Pre Test and Po st Test Desig n

Unit - III
Research Pro cess
3.1 Fo r mu lat ing t he Research Pro ble m/Resear ch To pic
3.2 Prepar ing Bib lio grap hy fo r Backgro und Read ing
3.3 Review o f Lit erat ure
3.4 Defin ing Aims and Object ives
3.5 Develo p ing Hypo t hesis
3.6 Decid ing t he Sco pe and Limit at io ns
3.7 Ado pt ing Appro pr iat e Research Met ho do lo gy

Unit - IV
Dimens io ns o f research in E ng lish language and Eng lish lit erat ure
4.1 Kind s o f research po ssib le in E ng lish lit er at ure
4.2 Kind s o f research po ssib le in E ng lish ling u ist ics
4.3 Qualit at ive Research in lingu ist ics
4.4 Quant it at ive Research in lingu ist ics

Unit - V
Develo p ment , Hypo t hesis and preparat io n o f Research Pro po sal
5.1 Clear St at ement o f Purpo se
5.2 A st ro ng Theo r y Base
5.3 Pro per and Adequ at e Dat a so urces
5.4 E ffic ient met ho ds to draw insig ht s fro m d at a
5.5 Reliab le and valid dat a gat her ing met ho ds
5.6 E ffect ive analyt ical t echniqu es

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Unit - VI
Research Pro cess
6.1 Co llect ing and classifying Dat a
6.2 Analyzing t he dat a
6.3 Arr iv ing at int erpret at io ns and generalizat io ns
6.4 Prepar ing Chapt er wise Desig n
6.5 Co nclu sio n.

Unit - VII
Part s o f Dissert at io n
7.1 Int ro duct io n t o Part s o f Dissert at io n
7.2 Cert ificat e Page
7.3 Ack no wledge ment Page
7.4 Abst ract
7.5 Co nt ent Page
7.6 Ap pend ices
7.7 Bib lio grap h y

Unit -VIII
Present at io n o f Research
8.1 Fo r mat o f t he T hesis
8.2 Lo g ical Wr it ing
8.3 Int ro duct io ns and Co nclu sio ns
8.4 Present at io n o f Find ing s

Unit - IX
Wr it ing St yles
9.1 Wr it ing Bib lio gr ap hy Using St and ard St yle Sheet s
9.2 Wr it ing a sho rt Research Pap er
9.3 Wr it ing a sho rt Dissert at io n

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Unit - X
Majo r Co ncer ns in t he Thesis
10.1 Quot at io ns and Ack no wledg ing t he So urces
10.2 Fo ot no t es and End no t es
10.3 Guard ing aga inst P lag iar is m

Reference Boo ks
1. Chind hade, S & T ho rat A (2009), Do ing Research, Mu mba i :
CUP
2. Hu nt , And y (2005), Yo ur Resear ch Pr o ject , New Delh i :
Fo undat io n Bo o ks
3. Ko t har i C R. (1985), Research Met ho do lo g y: Met ho ds &
Techniques, Delh i: New Age I nt ernat io nal Lt d.
4. S inha M.P. - Research Met ho ds in E ng lish

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EO303 Eng li sh Lan guage & Literatu re Teachin g (THEORY) (Only fo r


Fi rst Yea r Students)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h d ifferent t heo ret ical and pr act ica l
aspect s and co mpo nent s o f languag e and lit er at ure t eaching.
2. To acquaint t hem wit h d ifferent app ro aches, met ho ds and
t echniqu es o f lang uag e and lit erat ure t eaching.
3. To sensit ize t he st udent s to t he majo r issues in E LLT in I nd ian
co nt ext .

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SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Met ho ds and Appro aches to Lang uag e Teaching
1.1 Lect ur ing Met ho d
1.2 Grammar Translat io n Met ho d
1.3 Direct Met ho d
1.4 Au d io - lingu al Met ho d
1.5 Au d io Visual Met ho d
1.6 Tand em Met ho d
1.7 Tot al P hys ical Respo nse
1.8 Bilingu al Met ho d
1.9 Suggest o ped ia
1.10 S ilent Met ho d
1.11 Co mmu nit y Langu age Lear ning Met ho d
1.12 Co o perat ive Langu age Lear ning Met ho d
1.13 Co mmu nicat ive Lang uage Lear ning Met ho d
1.14 Deduct ive Appro ach
1.15 Induct ive Appro ach

Unit - II
Teaching o f Grammar
2.1 Descr ipt ive appro ach
2.2 Prescr ipt ive appro ach
2.3 Grammar as a Co mmu n icat io n
2.4 Sequencing and Grad at io n o f it ems

Unit - III
Relat io nsh ip bet ween p sycho lo g y and t eaching o f languag e
3.1 Behavio r is m
3.2 Co gnit iv is m

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Unit - IV
Teaching o f Langu age Sk ills
4.1 Teaching o f List ening Sk ills
4.2 Teaching o f Speak ing Sk ills
4.3 Teaching o f Read ing Sk ills
4.4 Teaching o f Wr it ing Sk ills
4.5 Int egrat io n o f Sk ills

Unit - V
Ap pro aches t o t eaching o f lit er at ure
5.1 Themat ic Appro ach
5.2 Lingu ist ic Appro ach

Unit - VI
Teaching o f Po et ry, Drama and Fict io n
6.1 Lo ud read ing
6.2 Pre-read ing quest io ns
6.3 Deno t at io ns and Co nno t at io ns
6.4 Figures o f Sp eech
6.5 Preliminar y Discussio n
6.6 Pract ical Decisio ns
6.7 Int ro duct io n
6.8 Present at io n
6.9 Evaluat io n
6.10 Rein fo rcement
6.11 P lay read ing by t he st udent s
6.12 Ro le P lay and Dr amat izat io n as Techniq ues
6.13 Gro up Discussio n o n int erpr et at io ns o f p lay
6.14 Dramat ic Text and Per fo r mance Text
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6.16 Charact er izat io n
6.17 Theme and it s Develo p ment
6.18 Narrat ive Techn iques
6.19 Discu ssio n o n impo rt ant chapt ers o f no vel/ sho rt sto ry

Reference Boo ks
1. Bru mfit , C & R Cart er (1986) Lit er at ure & Language Teaching,
(OUP)
2. Bru mfit , C & K Jo hnso n (1979), The Co mmu nicat ive Appro ach t o
languag e t eaching. (OUP)
3. Cart er R & M N Lo ng (1991), Teach ing Lit erat ure
4. Bassnet , S & P. Gro und y (1993) Langu age Thro ug h Lit erat ure
5. Widdo wso n, H G, (1975) St ylist ics & Teaching o f Lit erat ure
6. Ticko o . M. L (2002), Teaching & Lear ning E ng lish

SEMESTER IV

Core Course
EC 401 Litera ry Theo ry and Critici sm ( Modern Critics)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint st udent s w it h so me o f t he fu nd ament al q uest io ns in
lit erat ure
2. To int ro duce st udent s t o so me o f t he basic co ncept s in lit er ar y
t heo r y.
3. To st ud y in d et a il so me seminal t heo r ies in lit er ar y cr it icis m.
4. To expo se st udent s t o so me represent at ive wo rks o f descr ipt ive
cr it icism in E ng lish.
5. To develo p in st udent s a cr it ical o utlo o k in lit erat ure.

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SYLLABUS
Unit - I
T.S.Elio t : Trad it io n and t he Ind iv idual T alent
1.1 The Co ncept o f Trad it io n acco rd ing t o T.S. Elio t
1.2 Relat io nsh ip bet ween t rad it io n and ind iv idual t alent
1.3 E lio t ’s t heo r y o f imp erso nalit y

Unit - II
F.R. Leavis: L it erat ure and So ciet y
2.1 F .R. Leavis’s views o n T.S. Elio t ’s cr it icis m
2.2 Dist inct io n bet ween Mar xist element and so cial element
2.3 New nat ure o f an essent ially so cial nat ure o f an ind iv idu al
2.4 An appea l t o t he st udent s o f so cial sciences
2.5 F.R. Leavis’s accept ance o f pract ical crit ic ism as a t oo l t o
appreciat e lit erat ure

Unit - III
No rt hro pe Fr ye: T he Archet ypes o f Lit erat ure
3.1 Defin it io n o f archet ype
3.2 Anat o my o f cr it icis m
3.3 Valuat io n o f examp les
3.4 Text ual analys is
3.5 Co mpar iso n o f archet ypal t rait s

Unit - IV
Ro nald Bart hes: T he Deat h o f t he Aut ho r
4.1 Aut o no my o f t he t ext
4.2 Mu lt ip lic it y o f int erpret at io ns
4.3 Read er’s p ivo t al ro le
4.4 Lang uage as an impo rt ant fact o r

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Unit V
E laine S ho walt er: Femin ist Cr it icis m in t he Wild er ness
5.1 Develo p ing a sp ecific fema le fr amewo rk
5.2 Femin ine ident it y
5.3 Femin ine mo d e o f exper ience
5.4 Femin ine t heo ret ical and cr it ical wr it ing
5.5 Gender d iscr iminat io n
5.6 Bio lo g ical cr it icis m
5.7 Lingu ist ic cr it ic ism
5.8 Psycho analyt ical cr it ic ism
5.9 Cu lt ural cr it ic ism

Reference Boo ks
1. T. S. Do rsch, t r. Classical Lierar y Cr it ic ism. Har mo nd swo rt h
: Peng u in.
2. D. J. Enr ig ht and Ernest de Chickera, eds. Eng lish Cr it ica l
Text s. Lo ndo n : Oxfo rd Universit y Press, 1962, rpt . Delhi,
1875.
3. David Lo dge, ed. Twent iet h Cent ur y Lit eracy Cr it icis m.
Lo ndo n : Lo ng man, 197 2.
4. Desmo nd Lee, t r., Plat o : The Rep u blic. Har mo nd swo rt h :
Pengu in.
5. S. Ramaswamy and C. S. Set uraman, eds. The Eng lis h
Cr it ical Trad it io n, 2 vo ls., Delhi : Macmillan, 197 7.
6. Max West bro o k and Willia m J. Har d y, eds. Twent iet h
Cent ur y Cr it ic ism. No w Yo rk : Free Pres (Macmillan), 1974.
7. Malco lm Brad bur y and David Palmar, ed. Co nt empo rar y
Cr it icis m. St and fo rd-Upo n- Avo n St ud ies 12, Lo ndo n :
Ar no ld, 1970.
8. R.S. Crane, ed. Cr it ics and Cr it icis m : Ancient and Mo der n,
Universit y o f Chicago Press, 1952.

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9. David Daiches, Cr it ical Appro aches t o Lit erat ure. 1956, rept .
Bo mbay : Lo ng man, 196 7.
10. Terr y Eag let o n, Lit erar y T heo r y : An int ro duct io n. Oxfo rd
Black well, 198 3. Ro ng er Fo wler, A Dict io ner y o f Mo der n
Cr ir ical Ter ms. Lo ndo n : Ro ut ledge, 1973 .
11. No rt hro p Fr ye, Anat o my o f Cr it ic ism. P r incet o n : Pr incet o n
Universit y Pr ess, 1948.
12. Raman Seld en, A Reader ’s Gu ide t o Cont empo rar y Lit erar y
Theo r y. Br ig ht o n : Har vest er Press, 1985.
13. Geo rge Wat so n, T he Lit erar y Cr it ics. Har mo nd swo r t h :
Pengu in, 1964.
14. Rene Wellek and Au st in Warren. Theo r y o f Lit erat ure, 1949,
3 r d ed n. Har mo nd s - Wo rt h : Pengu in, 196 3.
15. Rene Wellek, A Hist o r y o f Mo der n Cr it icis m. 6 vo ls., New
Haven/ Lo ndo n : Yale Universit y Press, 1955-86.

EC402 En g lish Poet ry (Rebelliou s Po ets)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he mo st sig nificant Eng lish po et s
t hro ugh t he st ud y o f repr esent at ive po ems.
2. To t rain t he st udent s in t he clo se read ing o f po ems in t he co nt ext s
o f lit erar y co nvent io n and hist o r y.
3. To develo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y t o int erpret and analyze and
evaluat e po ems in t he perspect ive o f lit erar y scho larship t heo r y
and cr it icis m.

SYLLABUS
Unit - I
Willia m Wo rdswo rt h: 1. Tint ern Abbey
2. A slu mber d id my sp ir it seal

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3. Ode: Int imat io n o f I mmo rt alit y
4. The wo rld is t o o much wit h u s
1.1 Ro mant ic revival
1.2 Lucy po em in Ballad manner
1.3 Nat ure and at t it ude o f po et
1.4 Co ncept o f pre exist ence o f so u l
1.5 Celest ial lig ht
1.6 St ro phe, ant ist ro phe, Epo de

Unit - II
S. T. Co ler id ge : The Rime o f Ancient Mar iner
2.1 Super nat ural st rang e and u nfamiliar element
2.2 Willing su spensio n o f d isbelie f
2.3 Philo so p her o f calling hu man int erest
2.4 S ymbo lic st o ry
2.5 S in and ret ribut io n
2.6 Chr ist ian t heo lo g y
2.7 Life in deat h
2.8 E lement s o f surpr ise and su spense

Unit - III
Tenn yso n : 1. The Lo t us Eat ers
2 Ulysses
3. Tears Id le Tears
4. T it ho nu s

3.1 Vo ice o f Vict o rian age


3.2 Co nflict bet ween fait h and do ubt
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3.4 Dream- like ex ist ence – ment al co nd it io n ind iffer ent to
scrup les and hardship s o f so u l
3.5 Pur it y o f co mpo sit io n
3.6 Philo so p hy o f act io n
3.7 St ruggle and end eavo r
3.8 Unquenchable desir e t o kno wledge and no velt y

Unit - IV
Ro bert Bro wning 1. Andrea Del Sart o
2. The Last Ride t o get her
3. Po rphyr ia’s Lo ver
4. My Last Duchess

4.1 Inner drama


4.2 Perso nal Go d
4.3 At t it ude t o wards art
4.4 Dramat ic Mo no lo gue
4.5 Super lat ive beaut y
4.6 Ap parent failur e, o bscur it y
4.7 Co ncret e and Ps ycho lo g ical drama
4.8 Weak man’s hero ism
4.9 Self ju st ificat io n
4.10 Mo ral respo nsib ilit y and o pt imism

Unit - V
W. B. Yeat s 1. Amo ng scho o l ch ildren
2. Byzant iu m
3. East er
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5.1 So ul and it s pur ificat io n
5.2 Co nt rad ict io ns and Co mp lexit y in life
5.3 S ymbo lism
5.4 Rhet o ric wo rk
5.5 Super nat ural, absurd, k inet ic and o bscure fo r m
5.6 Met er, feeling and imager y

Reference Boo ks
1. Abr ahms, M. H. ed. Wo rdwo rt h’s A Co llect io n o f Cr it ica l
Essays. Eng lewo o d Cliffs: Prent ice Hall, 1972.
2. Wat so n, Go rge, Co ler idg e t he po et , Lo ndon: Ro ut led ge, 1966.
3. Jack Ian, Bro wning ’s Majo r po et r y. Oxfo rd: Clarendo n Press,
1973.
4. Jeffares, A. No r man. A New Co mment ar y o n t he po ems o f W.
B.Yeat s. Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1983.
5. A hand bo o k t o t he wo rks o f Alfred Lo rd Tennyso n b y Luce,
Mo rto n, Cambr id ge Scho lar Publish ing.

EC403 Sha kespea re (Later Wo rks)

OBJECTIVES:

1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he majo r works by S hakespear e


t hro ugh a st ud y o f t he so nnet s and p lays represent at ive o f t he ag e
and o f t he dramat ist .
2. To deve lo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y to int erpret , analyse and
evaluat e wo rks o f S hakespear e in t he perspect ive o f lit erar y hist o r y
and t heo r y.
3. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h t he majo r works by S hakespear e
t hro ugh a st ud y o f t he so nnet s and p lays represent at ive o f t he ag e
and o f t he dramat ist .

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4. To deve lo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y to int erpret , analyse and
evaluat e wo rks o f S hakespear e in t he perspect ive o f lit erar y hist o r y
and t heo r y.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
King Lear
1.1 Shak esp eare’s Traged y
1.2 King Lear as a t raged y
1.3 Charact er izat io n in King Lear
1.4 Themes, Mo t ifs and S ymbo lis m in Kin g Lear
1.5 Su mmar y o f King Lear

Unit - II
Macbet h
2.1 Macbet h as a t raged y
2.2 Charact er izat io n in Macbet h
2.3 Themes, Mo t ifs and S ymbo lis m in Macbet h
2.4 Use o f Super nat ural element s in Macbet h
2.5 Su mmar y o f Macbet h

Unit - III
Ju liu s Caesar
3.1 Ju lius Caesar as a t yp ica l Ro man P la y
3.2 Tit le o f t he p lay: It ’s Apt ness
3.3 I mpo rt ant Scenes in t he P lay
3.4 Use o f Super nat ural element s in Ju liu s Caesar
3.5 Charact er izat io n in Ju liu s Caesar
3.6 Themes, Mo t if, S ymbo lis m in Ju liu s Caesar
3.7 Su mmar y o f Ju liu s Caesar

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Unit - IV
Measure fo r Measure
4.1 Shak esp eare’s Pro blem P lays
4.2 Measure fo r Measure as a Pro blem P lay
4.3 Charact er izat io n in Measure fo r Measure
4.4 Themes, Mo t if, S ymbo lis m in Measure fo r Measure
4.5 Su mmar y o f Measure fo r Measure

Unit - V
Temp est
5.1 Tempest as a sig nificance o f t he t it le ‘Temp est ’
5.2 A Tempest
5.3 Charact er izat io n in Temp est
5.4 Themes, Mo t ifs, S ymbo lis m in Tempest
5.5 Su mmar y o f Tempest

Reference Boo ks
1. Bro wn, J.R. (1986), Disco ver ing S hakesp eare: A New Gu ide t o t he
P la ys, Macmillan.
2. Her bage, Alfred (1 965), Twent iet h Cent u r y Views o n S hak esp eare:
The Traged ies, E ng lewo o d Cliffs: Prent ice Hall.
3. Tho mso n Pet er, (1983), Shakespeare’s St age, Lo ndo n, Ro ut ledg e.
4. Brad bo o k, M.C. Themes and Co nvent io ns o f E lizabet han Trag ed y,
Cambr idg e: CUP, 1968.
5. Brad ley, A.C. S hak esp earean Traged y, Lo ndo n: Macmillan, 1985.
6. Ker mo de, Frank ed. Shakespeare: A Casebo o k, Lo ndo n, Macmillan,
1969.
7. Brad bo o k, M.C. The Gro wt h and St ruct ure o f E lizabet han Co med y,
Cambr idg e: CUP.
8. T illyard, E.M. W. S hak esp eare’s Last P lays: Chat to and Windu s,
1938.

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Electiv e Cou rses

EO 401 AMERICAN LITERATURE (20 t h Centu ry)

OBJECTIVES:
1. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h Amer ican Lit erat ure t hro ugh a st ud y
o f select ed t ext s.
2. To develo p in t he st udent s t he abilit y to int erpret , analyze and
evaluat e Amer ican Lit erat ure in t he co nt ext o f wo r ld lit erat ures in
Eng lish and relat e t hem t o t he develo p me nt s in Cr it ical T heo r y.
3. To acquaint t he st udent s wit h A st ud y o f t he hist o r ical and so cio -
cu lt ural backgro und o f t went iet h cent ur y Amer ican L it erat ure wit h
refer ence t o t he fo llo wing t o pics and t ext s.

SYLLABUS:
Unit - I
Back gro und To p ics
1.1 Expressio nis m
1.2 The Lo st Generat io n
1.3 So ut her n Renaissance

Unit - II
Art hur Miller: The Deat h o f a Salesman
2.1 Abo ut Miller
2.2 P lo t
2.3 The mo t if o f Amer ican Dream
2.4 The lo st gener at io n in t he p la y

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Unit - III
Edward Albee: Who ’s Afraid o f Virg in ia Wo o lf
3.1 Abo ut Albee
3.2 Absurd t heat re
3.3 Su mmar y o f t he p la y
3.4 Var io us t hemes
3.5 Expressio nis m in t he p lay

Unit - IV
Jo hn St einbeck: Of M ice and Men
4.1 Abo ut t he aut ho r
4.2 The so ut hern renaissance
4.3 Themes
4.4 The lo st gener at io n and d is illu sio n

Unit - V
Po etr y
5.1 Mend ing walls
i) Larger t han life vis io n
ii) Visio n o f o rd inar y life
5.2 The Ro ad no t t aken
i) Larger t han life vis io n
ii) Visio n o f o rd inar y life
5.3 The E mpero r o f Ice-crea m
i) Trasit o r iness o f life
5.4 Anecdo t e o f t he Jar
i) S ymbo lism

Reference boo ks:


1. Fred er ick J. Ho ffman, T he 20 t h Amer ican Wr it ing in t he po st -war
decad e.

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2. Ro bert Sp iller, A Lit erar y Hist o r y o f t he Unit ed St a t es.
3. Ro y Har ve y P earce, T he Co nt inu it y o f Amer ican Po et ry.
4. Alan Do wner, Amer ican T heat re.
5. Jean Go u ld, Mo der n Amer ican P la ywr ig ht s.
6. E lizabet h Jenning s, Ro bert Fro st .
7. R. W. Ho rt o n and H. W. Edwards, Back gro und o f Amer ican Lit erar y
Tho ug ht .
8. Bo gard Travis, Co nt o ur in T ime: The P lays o f Eug ine O’Neill.
9. Falk Do r is, Eug ine O’Neill and t he Trag ic Tensio n.
10. Jo hn Gassner, ed. Eug ine O’ Neill: A Co llect io n o f Cr it ical E ssays.
11. Ro bert Co rrig an, ed. Art hur M iller: A Co llect io n o f Cr it ical E ssays.
12. Edward Mart in, Art hur Miller: New Persp ect ives.
13. Benjamin Nelso n, Art hur Miller: Po rt rait o f a P laywr ig ht .
14. Gilbert Debu sscher, Edward Albee: Trad it io nal and Renewal.
15. Mart in Esslin, The T heat re o f t he Absurd.
16. Amacher Richard, Edward Albee.
17. Anne Pao lu cc i, Fro m Tensio n o f t he t o pic: The p lays o f Edw Albee.

OR

EO402 Research Methodology (Practical ) (Only for Second Year Students)

The st udent s are su ppo sed t o submit t he dissert at io n o n t he basis o f


t he to p ic cho sen by t hem.
OR

EO403 English Language & Literature Teaching (Practical) (Only for First Year
Students)

The st udent s are su ppo sed t o submit t he dissert at io n o n t he basis o f


t he to p ic cho sen by t hem

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