MA English

M.A ENGLISH PART-I EXAMINATION

Papers and division of Marks

Paper-I (Classical Poetry) ………………………………      100

Paper-II (Drama-I) ……………………………………………100

Paper-III (Fiction-I) …………………………………………. 100

Paper-IV (Prose) ……………………………………………  100

Paper-V (American Literature) ……………………………. 100

Total…………… 500

DETAIL OF PAPER BOOKS

PAPER ONE (CLASSICAL POETRY)

PAPER ONE (CLASSICAL POETRY)

  1. GEOFFREY CHAUCER

    The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

 

  1. EDMUND SPENSER

    Farie Queen (Book 1, Canto-1)

 

  1. JOHN MILTON

    Paradise Lost

Book-I (line 1-100 & 5 Speeches of Satan)

Book-IX (Speeches of Adam & Eve)

 

  1. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

(Sonnets) i. When I Consider Everything That Grows

  1. Shall I Compare Thee to A Summer’s Day?

iii. Weary with Toil, I Haste Me to My Bed

  1. Why Didst Thou Promise Such A Beauteous Day?
  2. That Thou Hast Her It Is Not All My Grief
  3. Take All My Loves, My Love, Yea Take Them All

vii. What Is Your Substance, Whereof Are You Made

viii. O, How Much More Doth Beauty Beauteous Seem

 

  1. JOHN DONNE

(Selection from Love &

Divine Poems)

  1. The Good Morrow
  2. Goe, and Catch a Falling Star

iii. The Sunne Rising

  1. Song: Sweetest Love, I do not Goe
  2. A Valediction of Weeping
  3. A Valediction- Forbidding Mourning

vii. The Expiration

viii. Holy Sonnet——-Hymne to God, The Father

  1. Holy Sonnet——–A Hymne to Christ
  2. Holy Sonnet——–A Hymne to God,My God.

6. Alexander Pope Rape of the Lock (canto 1, 2, 5)

 

PAPER TWO (DRAMA)

  1. SOPHOCLES

    Oedipus Rex

 

  1. CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE

    Jew of Malta

  1. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

    Othello

The Tempest

 

4. OSCAR WILDE

Importance of Being Earnest

 

PAPER THREE (NOVEL)

  1. Henry Fielding Joseph Andrews

 

  1. Jane Austin Pride and Prejudice

 

  1. Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities

 

  1. George Eliot The Mill on the Floss

 

5. Thomas Hardy Tess of the d’Urbervilles

PAPER FOUR (PROSE)

  1. Sir Francis Bacon Of Truth, Of Revenge, Of Ambition, Of Studies, Of Great

(Essays) Places, Of Friendship, Of Adversity, Of Simulation &

Dissimulation

 

  1. Jonathan Swift Gulliver’s Travels (Book 1& 4)

 

  1. Lytton Strachey

Selection from

Eminent Victorians (i) End of General Gordan

(ii) Florence Nightingale

 

  1. Bertrand Russell

Selection of Essays i. Philosophy and Politics

  1. The Future of Mankind

iii. Philosophy For Laymen

  1. The Functions of a Teacher
  2. Ideas That Have Helped Mankind

Vi. Ideas That Have Harmed Mankind

 

5. Edward W. Said Introduction to Culture & Imperialism

 

PAPER FIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE

Poetry

Walt Whitman i. There was A Child Went Forth

  1. I Saw in Louisiana A Live-Oak Growing

iii. One’s-Self I Sing

  1. Poets to Come
  2. O Captain! My Captain!
  3. To A Stranger

vii. Shut Not Your Doors

viii. The Carols

 

Robert Frost i. Mending Wall

  1. After Apple Picking

iii. The Road Not Taken

  1. Tree at my Window
  2. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy

Evening

  1. Acquainted with the Night

vii. The Pasture

viii. Meeting and Passing

 

John Ashbery i. Melodic Trains

  1. The Painter

 

Richard Wilbur i. After The Last Bulletin

  1. Still Citizen Sparrow

 

Drama

Eugene O’Neill Mourning becomes Electra (Homecoming)

Arthur Miller The Crucible

M.A ENGLISH PART-II

Compulsory Papers

Paper-I (Modern Poetry).………………………………….100

Paper-II (Drama-II) ..……………………………………….100

Paper-III (Fiction-II) …………………………………………100

Paper-IV (Literary Criticism)………………………………..100

Optional Papers

Paper-V (Short Stories)….………………………………….100

Paper-VI (Linguistics)………………………………………100

Paper-VII (Essay)……………………………………………100

Paper-VI (Literature in English around the World)………100

Total: 500

 

ANNUAL FEE: 28000 Rupees

Installment FEE plan: 32000

 

 

 

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