DU MA English Syllabus 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Sem


DU MA English Syllabus 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Sem:

The University of Delhi (DU) has published the Notification Syllabus for the Post Graduate Master of Arts (MA) in English Subject for the First/Second/Third/Fourth Semester Examination 2015-16.

Delhi Univ MA English Ist|IInd|IIIrd|IVth Semester Syllabus 2015

DU MA English Syllabus 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Sem

The Delhi University has following Syllabus for the MA English which are:

Syllabus of MA (English)

Semester-I:

  • Paper Eng 0101 -English Poetry from Chaucer to Million
  • Paper Eng 0102 -Eighteenth Century English Literature
  • Paper Eng 0103 -Literary Criticism 1
  • Paper Eng 0104 -Optional Paper (One of the following)
    • Paper Eng 0104 – (i) Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Drama
    • Paper Eng 0104 – (ii) European Comedy

Details Syllabus of Semester-I

  • Geoffrey Chaucer– The Canterbury Tales: ‘The General Prologue’, ‘The Miller’s Prologue and Tale’, ‘The Pardoner’s Prologue and Tale’, ‘The Nun’s Priest’s Tale’.
  • Edmund Spenser- ‘April Eclogue’ in The Shepheardes Calender, ‘Letter to Raleigh’, The Faerie Queene: Books III, V (Cantos 5, 6, and 7), and Book VI.
  • William Shakespeare
  • John Milton

Eng 0102 Eighteenth Century English Literature

  • JohnDryden Anthony Ashley Cooper, Third Earl of Shaftesbury
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Henry Fielding

Eng 0103 Literary Criticism 1

  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Philip Sidney
  • William Wordsworth
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley

Paper Eng 0104 (i) Optional Course

  • Ben Jonson
  • Thomas Middleton and William Rowley
  • George Etherege
  • John Gay

Eng 0104 (ii) European Comedy

  • Francois Rabelais
  • Miguel Cervantes
  • Moliere
  • Nikolai Gogol

Semester-II:

  • Paper Eng 0201 Shakespeare
  • Paper Eng 0202 Language and Linguistics
  • Paper Eng 0203 Optional Paper (One of the following):
    • Paper Eng 0203 (i) Literature and Gender
    • Paper Eng 0203 (ii) New Literatures in English
    • Paper Eng 0203 (iii) Romantic Poetry
  • Paper Eng 0204 A course in another discipline.

Details Syllabus of Semester-II:

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Niccolo Machiavelli
  • The Tempest Richard Hakluy

Eng 0202 Language and Linguistics

  • language and communication
  • properties of human language
  • language varieties
  • standard and non-standard language
  • Structuralism: Ferdinand de Saussure
  • synchronic and diachronic approaches

Eng 0203 (i) Optional Course (One o f the following)

  • Oscar Wilde
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Kate Chopin Audre Lorde
  • Rabindranath Tagore

Eng 0203 (ii) New Literatures in English

  • M. Coetzee
  • Meaghan Morris
  • Maria Campbell
  • Michael Ondaatje
  • S. Naipaul
  • L. R. James

Eng 0203 (iii) Romantic Poetry

  • William Blake
  • William Wordsworth
  • Lord Byron

Semester-III:

  • Paper Eng 0301 Nineteenth Century Novel
  • Paper Eng 0302 Twentieth Century Poetry and Drama
  • Paper Eng 0303 Indian Literature 1
  • Paper Eng 0304 Optional Paper (One of the following):
    • Paper Eng 0304 (i) American Literature
    • Paper Eng 0304 (ii) Literature and the Visual Arts in Europe

Detailed Syllabus of Semester-III:

Eng 0301 Nineteenth Century Novel

  • George Eliot
  • Harriet Taylor
  • Mark Twain

Eng 0302 Twentieth Century Poetry and Drama

  • W.B. Yeats
  • H. Auden

Eng 0303 Indian Literature 1

  • Bhasa
  • Anandavardhana
  • lianko Atika
  • Lai Ded
  • Ghalib
  • Eng 0304

Optional Course {One o f the following)

Paper Eng 0304 (i)

  • American Literature
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Herman Melville
  • Edward Albee

Eng 0304 (ii) Literature and the Visual Arts in Europe

  • Learning to view; periods, movements, and the language of art
  • The body and the self
  • Nature and Landscape

Semester-IV:

  • Paper Eng-0401 Twentieth Century Novel
  • Paper Eng 0402 Literary Criticism 2
  • Paper 0403 Optional Paper (One of the following)
    • Paper Eng 0403(i) Ancient Greek and Latin Literature
    • Paper Eng 0403(ii) Indian Literature 2
    • Paper Eng 0403(iii) The Novel in India
  • Paper Eng 0404 A course in another discipline

 

Detailed Syllabus of Semester IV:

Eng 0401 Twentieth Century Novel

  • Joseph Conrad
  • Franz Kafka

Eng 0402 Literary Criticism

  • Walter Benjamin
  • Mikhail Bakhtin
  • Jacques Derrida

Eng 0403(i) Greek and Latin Literature

  • Aeschylus
  • Sappho

Eng 0403(H) Indian Literature 2

  • Raja Rao
  • B. Macaulay
  • Lakshmibai Tilak
  • Tarabai Shinde

Eng 0403(iii) The Novel in India

  • Bankimchandra Chatterji
  • Premchand
  • Shrilal Shukla
  • UR Ananta Murthy

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