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  • MIDNAPORE COLLEGE

    (AUTONOMOUS)

    MIDNAPORE

    DEPARTMENTOF ENGLISH

    FIRST SEMESTER

    ENGPG- 101

    BRITISH POETRY (MEDIEVAL TO PRE-ROMANTIC)

    UNIT 1:

    A) Geoffrey Chaucer: Prologue to the Canterbury Tales*

    OR The Nuns Priests Tale

    B) Edmund Spenser: The Faerie Queene (Book-I) *

    UNIT 2:

    A) William Shakespeare: Sonnets(Selections)

    B) John Donne: The Canonization, The Extasie

    C) John Milton: Paradise Lost (Book-Iv)

    UNIT 3:

    A)Alexander Pope: An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

    B) William Blake: Songs of Innocence &Songs of

    Experience

    C) Introduction ii) The Lamb iii) The Tyger

    SYLLABUS FOR P.G.

    COURSE

  • DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS

    1) Candidates will be required to answer one long answer type

    question out of two from each unit (310=30) Marks

    2) Candidates will be required to answer Short Answer Type

    Questions out of two from each unit, 1,2,3(25=10)Marks

    3) Internal Assessment 10 Marks

    BOOKS RECOMMENDED

    A) Winthrop Wetherbee: The Canterbury tales, Cambridge

    University Press, London,2004

    B) Edmund Spenser :The Faerie Queene, Orient Blackswan,

    Hyderabad,2012

    C) Stanley wells: Cambridge Compamnion to Shakespeare

    Studies

    D) Arthur Symons: William Blake, Booksway, Kolkata,2010

    E) Kathleen Rasime: William Blake, Orient Longman, Kolkata,

    1951

    N.B: 1) (*) Text Taught

  • FIRST SEMESTER

    ENGPG 102

    BRITISH DRAMA (16TH- 19TH CENTURY)

    UNIT: 01

    A) Christopher Marlowe: Doctor Faustus

    B) William Shakespeare: King Lear

    UNIT: 02

    A) Ben Jonson: Everyman in His Humour

    B) William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Nights Dream

    UNIT: 03

    A) William Congreve: The Way of the World

    B) Richard Sheridan: The School for Scandal

    DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS

    1) Candidates will be required to answer one long answer type

    question out of two from each unit (310=30) Marks

    2) Candidates will be required to answer Short Answer Type

    Questions out of two from each unit, 1,2,3(25=10) Marks

    3) Internal Assessment 10 Marks

  • BOOKS RECOMMENDED

    A) Stanley Wells: Cambridge Compamnion to Shakespeare

    Studies

    B) William Congreve: The Way of the World, Rama Brothers,

    New Delhi, 2008

    C) C.L. Barber: Shakespeares Festive Comedy,1959-1972

    D) Stanley Greeblatt: Renaissance Self Fashioning,1980

    N.B: 1) (*) Text Taught

  • FIRST SEMESTER

    ENGPG 103

    FICTIONAL & NON FICTIONAL PROSE(18TH& 19TH CENTURY)

    UNIT: 01

    A) Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe*OR Moll Flanders

    B) Jonathan Swift: Gullivers Travels *

    i) A Voyage to Brobdingnag (Part- II)

    ii)A Voyage to the Country of Houyhnhnms (Part -IV)

    OR

    HenryFielding: Tom Jones

    UNIT: 02

    A) Charles Dickens:Hard Times*

    OR

    George Eliot: Middlemarch

    B) Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

    UNIT: 03

    A) Joseph Addison: Sir Roger and Will Wimble

    B) Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of

    Woman (Chapter-V)

    C)Thomas De Quincey: The Knocking at the Door

    DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS

    1) Candidates will be required to answer one long answer type

    question out of two from each unit (310=30) Marks

    2) Candidates will be required to answer Short Answer Type

    Questions out of two from each unit, 1,2,3(25=10) Marks

    3) Internal Assessment 10 Marks

  • BOOKS RECOMMENDED

    A) Albert J Rivero: Moll Flanders, Norton Company, New York,

    2004

    B) Michael Shinagel: Robonson Crusue, New York, Norton

    Company,1975

    C) Dorothy Vanghent: Form and Function of English Novel

    D) Arnold Kettle: An Introduction to English Novel(Two

    volumes)

    E) A.E. Baker: A History of English Novel(11 Volumes)

    F) E. M. Foster : Aspects of the Novel

    G) Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth century Novel

    N.B: 1) (*) Text Taught

  • FIRST SEMESTER

    ENGPG 104

    BRITISH POETRY( 19TH CENTURY)

    UNIT:01

    A)William Wordsworth: The Prelude(Book-I)

    B)S.T.Coleridge: Kubla Khan & The Rime of the Ancient

    Mariner

    UNIT:02

    A) John Keats: Introduction to the Fall of Hyperion , Ode To

    Psyche, Ode on Melancholy

    B) Alfred Lord Tennyson: In Memoriam (Selections)

    UNIT:03

    A) Robert Browning: Andrea del Sarto & Fra Lippo Lippi

    B) Gerard Manley Hopkins: The Windhover, Felix Randal,

    Thou Art Indeed Just Lord

    DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS

    1) Candidates will be required to answer one long answer type

    question out of two from each unit (310=30) Marks

    2) Candidates will be required to answer Short Answer Type

    Questions out of two fromeach unit, 1, 2, 3 25=10) Marks

    3) Internal Assessment 10 Marks

  • BOOKS RECOMMENDED

    A) John Middleton Murray: Keats and Shakespeare: A Study of

    Keats Poetic Life, Oxford University Press, 1927

    B) W. T. Young: Robert Browning: A selection of Poems, CUP,

    London,1929

    C) Harold Bloom: The Visionary Company

    D) Lyton Strachey: Eminent Victorians

    E) Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism

    F) M.H.Abrams: The Mirror and the Lamp

    G) Graham Hough: The Romantic Poets

    H) C.M. Bowra: The Romantic Imagination

    I) Octavio Paz: Children of the Mire

    N.B:

    1) (*)Text Taught

  • MIDNAPORE COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)

    MIDNAPORE

    DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

    SECOND SEMESTER

    ENGPG- 201

    BRITISH DRAMA (19th- 20th Century) UNIT 1 :

    A) G. B. Shaw : Man And Superman* OR St. Joan

    B) J. M. Synge :The Playboy of the Western World

    UNIT 2 :

    A) Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest

    B) T. S. Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral

    UNIT 3 :

    A) Harold Pinter :The Birthday Party

    B) Tom Stoppard: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

    DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS:- 1. Candidates will be required to answer one long answer type

    question out of two from each unit (310=30) Marks

    2. Candidates will be required to answer Short Answer Type

    Questions out of two from each unit, 1,2,3 (25=10) Marks

    3. Internal Assessment 10 Marks

    SYLLABUS FOR P.G.

    COURSE

  • BOOKS RECOMMENDED:-

    A.C.Ward : Bernard Shaw

    William Archer : English Dramatist Today

    Raymond Williams : English Drama Form Ibsen to Eliot

    John Russel Taylor :Harold Pinter

    Martin Esslin : Pinter the Playwright

    D.E.Jones : The Plays of T.S.Eliot

    Grover Smith : T.S. Eliot : Poetry and Plays

    N.B:

    1) (*) Text Taught

  • SECOND SEMESTER

    ENGPG - 202

    FICTIONAL AND NON-FICTIONAL PROSE (19th- 20th Century)

    UNIT 1 :

    A) Thomas Hardy: Tess of the DUrbervilles* OR Bronte :

    Jane Eyre

    B) D. H. Lawrence : The Rainbow OR Sons and Lovers*

    OR

    Joseph Conrad: Lord Jim* OR The Secret Sharer

    UNIT 2 :

    A) Virginia Woolf : To the Lighthouse OR

    Joyce : A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man*

    UNIT 3 :

    A) Matthew Arnold: Culture and Anarchy : Preface to Culture

    and Anarchy, Sweetness and Light, Philistine & Barbarian,

    Hellenism & Hebraism.

    B) Walter Pater : Postscript (Appreciations) OR

    Strachey: Eminent Victorians: Florence Nightingale *

    DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS:-

    1. Candidates will be required to answer one long answer type

    question out of two from each unit (310=30) Marks

    2. Candidates will be required to answer Short Answer Type

    Questions out of two from each unit, 1,2,3 (25=10) Marks

    3. Internal Assessment 10 Marks

  • BOOKS RECOMMENDED:-

    Keith Sagar : The Art of D.H Lawrence

    F.R Leavis : D.H. Lawrence, Novelist

    Hugh Walker : Literature in the Victorian Era

    H.C. Duffin : Thomas Hardy

    F.B. Pinion : A Hardy Companion

    J.Holloway : Hardys Major Fiction

    Bernard Blackstone : Virginia Woolf

    Robert Humphrey : Stream of Consciousness in the

    Modern Novel

    Albert J. Guerard : Conrad the Novelist

    Norman Page : Conrad Companion

    N.B:

    1) (*) Text Taught

  • SECOND SEMESTER

    ENGPG - 203

    BRITISH POETRY (19th- 20th Century)

    UNIT 1 :

    W. B. YEATS: Byzantium, Sailing to Byzantium, Easter 1916,

    Among School Children

    D. H. Lawrence : Snake, Bavarian Gentians

    UNIT 2 :

    T. S. Eliot: The Wasteland

    W. H. Auden: Musee des Beaux Arts

    Dylan Thomas: Fern Hill, A Refusal to Mourn

    UNIT 3 :

    Philip Larkin : Whitsun Weddings

    Ted Hughes: Crow Alights, Crows First Lesson (from The

    Crow)

    Semus Heaney: Death of a Naturalist, Digging

    DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS:-

    1. Candidates will be required to answer one long answer type

    question out of two from each unit (310=30) Marks

    2. Candidates will be required to answer Short Answer Type

    Questions out of two from each unit, 1,2,3 (25=10) Marks

    3. Internal Assessment 10 Marks

  • BOOKS RECOMMENDED:-

    John Unterecker : A Readers Guide to W.B Yeats

    A.Norman Jeffers : W.B Yeats : Man and Poet

    Cleanth Brooks : Modern Poetry and the tradition

    F.O. Matthiessen : The Achievement of T.S.El