MA English Literature Syllabus 2nd Semester (SEM -2)

 MA ENGLISH LITERATURE SYLLABUS SEM-II

MA English literature second semester syllabus
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PAPER- I (POETRY)

UNIT-I (Pre Romantic Poetry)

(a) Thomas Gray: The Bard, The Progress of Poesy
(b) William Blake: On Another Sorrow, From 'Auguries of Innocence', The Poison Tree

UNIT-II: (Romantic Poetry)

(a) W. Wordsworth: Tintern Abbey, Ode on the Intimations of Immortality.
(b) P.B. Shelley: Adonais
(c) John Keats: Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to Autumn

UNIT- III (Victorian Poetry)

(a) Alfred Tennyson: Ulysses, The Lotus Eaters
(b) Matthew Arnold: Thyrsis, The Scholar Gipsy

UNIT- IV (Symbolist Poetry)

(a) T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land
(b) W. B. Yeats: The Second Coming, Byzantium, Sailing to Byzantium

UNIT-V (Modern Poetry)

(a) W.H. Auden: Strange Meeting, The Shield of Achilles
(b) Dylan Thomas: Fern Hill, A Refusal to Mourn the Death of a Child

PAPER- II (DRAMA)

UNIT-I

Annotations

UNIT-II: (Restoration Drama)

(a) John Dryden: All For Love
(b) Congreve: The Way of the World

UNIT- III (Victorian Drama)

(a) G. B. Shaw: Man and Superman
(b) Galsworthy: Justice

UNIT- IV (Modern Drama)

(a) Ibsen: A Doll's House
(b) Brecht: Mother Courage and Her Children

UNIT-V (Indian Drama)

(a) Girish Karnad: The Fire and the Rain
(b) Mahesh Dattani: Tara
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PAPER- III (FICTION)

UNIT-I (19th Century Fiction)

(a) Flaubert: Madame Bovary
(b) George Meredith: The Egoist

UNIT-II: (Rural Novel)

(a) Thomas Hardy: Tess of the D'urbervilles
(b) Premchand : Godan

UNIT- III (Psychological Novel)

(a) Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse
(b) D. H. Lawrence: Sons and Lovers

UNIT- IV (Naturalist Novel)

(a) Joseph Conrad: Lord Jim
(b) Hemingway: The Old Man and the Sea

UNIT-V (Post Naturalist Novel)

William Golding: Lord of the Flies
Saul Bellow: Herzog

PAPER- IV (PROSE)

UNIT-I

Annotations

UNIT-II:

(a) Boswell: The Life of Dr. Johnson ( From Everyman's Edition of Boswell's Life of Dr. Johnson, London: J.M. Dent 1958 Vol. I, Introductory pp 5-11)
(b) Addison: Choice of Hercules, Uses of the Spectators
Or Sir Roger at Church, Sir Roger at Home

UNIT- III

(a) Goldsmith: The Man in Black
(b) Charles Lamb: New Year's Eve, A Bachelor's Complaint against the Behavior of Married People

UNIT- IV

(a) A. G. Gardiner: On the Rule of the Road, In Defence of Laziness
(b) Robert Lynd: Back to the Desk, Forgetting, The Pleasure of Ignorance, I Tremble to think

UNIT-V

(a) G.K. Chesterton: On Running after One's Hat, Patriotism and Sport
(b) Hilaire Belloc: On Books, On Preserving English
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