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ENGLISH LITERATURE
Total Marks - 200

PAPER I (Marks - 100)

Detailed study of a literary age (19th century)

    The paper will cover the study of English Literature from 1798 to 1900 with special reference to the works of W. Blake, Wordsworth, Shelly, Keats, Byron, Charles Lamb, Dickens, Tennyson, Robert Browning, Hardy, George Eliot, J.S. Mill, Ruskin and Oscar Wilde.

    Evidence of first hand eading will be required. The paper will be designed to test not only the candidate’s knowledge of the prescribed authors works but also their understanding of the main literary trends during the period. Questions having a bearing on the social and cultural background of the Period also be included.

 

Paper II (Marks 100)

    The paper will require first hand knowledge of the text prescribed as well as general awareness of the authors major works, and will be desigmed to test the candidates critical ability.

    1

    Shakespeare

    Hamlet

    2

    Swift           

    Gullivers Travels

    3

    Jane Austen           

    Pride and Prejudice

    4

    Shaw

    Pygmalion

    5

    Yeats

    The Second Coming,
    Sailing to Byzanthium,
    Among School children

    6

    T. S. Eliot

    The Waste Land

    7

    D. H. Lawrence        

    Sons & Lovers

    8

    Earnest Hamingway

      Old Man & The Sea

    9

    Samuel Backet       

    Waiting for Godot

    10

    Robert Frost          

    The Pasture, Revelation,
    The Tuft of Flowers,
    After Apple Picking,
    Mending Wall,
    The Road Not Taken,
    An Old Man’s Winter Night,
    Birches,
    Fire and Ice,
    Stopping by Woods,
    West running brook,
    Desert Places

    SUGGESTED READINGS

      Title Author
    1

    After Strange Gods

    Eliot T. S.

    2

    A Guide to English Literature

    Ford, B. Pelican series 7 Vols.

    3

    Common Pursuit

    Leavis F. R.

    4

    D. H. Lawrence

    Leavis F. R.

    5

    Dickens, the Novelist

    Leavis F. R.

    6

    Gulliver and the Gentle Reader

    Rowson, C.J.

    7

    George Eliot: The Critical Heritage

    Carol D. (ed)

    8

    History of English Literature

    Legouis and Cazamian

    9

    History of English Literature

    Hudson

    10

    Hardy, The Novelist

    Cecil, D.

    11

    Hardy; The Critical Heritage

    Cox, R.G. (ed)

    12

    In Memorium in Essay Ancient and Modern

    Eliot, T.S.

    13

    Lawrence

    Kermode, F.

    14

    Romantic Poetry

    Abrahams, M.H.

    15

    Robert Browning

    Amstrange, J. (ed)

    16

    Swift

    Steel, P. Preacher and Jester

    17

    Shakespeare’s Later Comedies; An anthology of Modern Criticism

    Palmer, D.J. (ed)

    18

    The World of Swift

    Vickers, B. (ed)

    19

    The Art of Swift

    Probyn, C.T.

    20

    The Dark Sun, a study of Lawrence

    Hough, Graham

    21

    The Love Ethics of Lawrence

    Silk, M.

    22

    The Lonely Tower Studies in the Poetry of Yeats

    Henna, T.R.

    23

    The Last Romantics

    Hough, G.

    24

    The Wheel of Fire

    Knight, G. Willson

    25

    The 19th Century Background

    Basil Willey

    26

    The Great Tradition

    Leavis, F.R

    27

    The Odes of Keats

    Holloway, T. Camb

    28

    Tennyson

    Ricks, C.

    29

    Tennyson: The Critical Heritage

    Jump, J.D.

    30

    The Poetry of Browning

    Drew, P.

    31

    Use of Poetry and Use of Criticism

    Eliot, T.S.

    32

    20th Century Views

    Abrahams, M.H.

    33

    The Romantics Image

    Kermode, F.