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Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P. Syllabus as Recommended by Central Board of Studies and Approved by the Governor of M.P.)
1. Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA
[2020-2021]- I YEAR
Sub: Foundation Course
Paper Name: English Language
Paper: II

Compulsory/Optional: Compulsory
Max. Marks: 30 + 05 (Internal Assessment) = 35
PARTICULARS
(UNIT-I)
1. Where the Mind is without Fear: Rabindranath Tagore
2. The Hero: R.K. Narayan
3. Tryst with Destiny: Jawaharlal Nehru
4. The Portrait of a Lady: Khushwant Singh
5. The Solitary Reaper: William Wordsworth
UNIT-II
Basic Language Skills: Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Word Formation, Prefixes & Suffixes
UNIT-III
Basic Language Skills:, Uncountable Nouns, Verbs, Tenses, Adverbs
UNIT- IV
Comprehension/ Unseen Passage
UNIT-V
Composition & Paragraph Writing
2. Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA
[2021-2022]- II YEAR
Sub: Foundation Course
Paper Name: English Language
Paper: II

Compulsory/Optional: Compulsory
Max. Marks: 30 + 05 (Internal Assessment) = 35
PARTICULARS
(UNIT-I)
1. Tree: Tina Morris
2. Night of the Scorpion: Nissim Ezekiel
3. Idgah: Premchand (translated by Khushwant Singh)
4. Letter to God: G.L. Swanteh ( Translated by Donald A. Yates)
5. God Sees the Truth but Waits: Leo Tolstoy
UNIT-II
Basic English Language: Nouns & Pronouns, Articles, Verbs, Determiners, Tenses, Proverbs & Phrasal Verbs, Idioms, Prepositions.
UNIT-III
1. Short Essay on given topics
2. Correspondence Skills (Formal & Informal Letters, Application)
UNIT- IV
Translation of sentences/ passage English to Hindi & Hindi to English.
UNIT-V
Resume Writing
3. Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA
[2021-2022]- III YEAR
Sub: Foundation Course
Paper Name: English Language
Paper: II

Compulsory/Optional: Compulsory
Max. Marks: 30 + 05 (Internal Assessment) = 35
PARTICULARS
(UNIT-I)
1. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
2. Cherry Tree: Ruskin Bond
3. The Axe: R.K. Narayan
4. The Selfish Giant: Oscar Wilde
5. On the Rule of the Road: A.G. Gardiner
6. The Song of Kabir: Translated by Tagore
UNIT-II
Basic Language Skills: Transformation of Sentences, Direct-Indirect Speech, Active-Passive Voice, Confusing Words, Misused Words, Similar Words with Similar Meaning
UNIT-III
Report Writing, Narration Skills, Narration of events and situations
UNIT- IV
Drafting of E-mails
UNIT-V
Drafting CV
4. B.A. I Year (Paper- I)
[2021-2022]
Sub: English Literature
Paper Name: Poetry
Paper: I

Maximum Marks: 40
UNIT- I
Metaphysical Poetry.
Epic Poetry.
Satire Poetry.
The Romantic Movement.
UNIT- II
John Donne: Canonization, Death be not Proud, The Good Morrow, The Relic.
UNIT- III
John Milton: Paradise Lost- Book - I - First to 250 Lines.
UNIT- IV
Alexander Pope: The Rape of The Lock.
UNIT- V
William Wordsworth: Ode on the Intimations of Immortality, Tintern Abbey.
Scheme of Examination:
Total 40 Marks
Section A- Objective Type Questions- 1x5 = 5 Marks
Section B- Short Answer Type Questions- 2x5 = 10 Marks
Section C- Long Answer Type Questions- 5x5 = 25 Marks
5. B.A. I Year (Paper - II)
[2021-2022]
Sub: English Literature
Paper Name: PROSE
Paper: II

Maximum Marks: 40
UNIT- I
Prose and its Forms.
UNIT- II
Francis Bacon: Of Studies, Of Travel, Of Love, Of Revenge.
UNIT- III
Joseph Addison: Sir Roger at Church, Sir Roger at Home, The Spectator's Account of Himself, The Adventures of A Shilling.
UNIT- IV
Charles Lamb: A Bachelor's Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People, All Fool's Day
E.V. Lucas: On Finding Things, On Birthday and Other Presents
UNIT- V
A.G. Gardiner: On Saying Please
H.G. Wells: The Stolen Bacillus
Scheme of Examination:
Total 40 Marks
Section A- Objective Type Questions- 1x5 = 5 Marks
Section B- Short Answer Type Questions- 2x5 = 10 Marks
Section C- Long Answer Type Questions- 5x5 = 25 Marks
6. B.A. II Year ( Paper - I)
[2021-2022]
Class: B.A. II Year
Sub: English Literature
Paper Name: DRAMA
Paper: I

UNIT- I
Drama and its Forms.
The Renaissance: Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
Twentieth Century Drama
UNIT- II
William Shakespeare: King Lear, The Tempest
UNIT- III
Henrik Ibsen: A Doll's House
UNIT- IV
John Osborne: Look Back in Anger
UNIT- V
Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot
7. B.A. II Year ( Paper II)
[2021-2022]
Class: B.A. II Year
Sub: English Literature
Paper Name: FICTION
Paper: II

UNIT- I
Henry Fielding: Tom Jones
UNIT- II
Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice
UNIT- III
Charles Dickens: Hard Times
UNIT- IV
Thomas Hardy: Tess of D'Urbervilles
UNIT- V
Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway
8. B.A. III Year ( Paper - I)
[2021-2022]
Class: B.A. III Year
Sub: English Literature
Paper Name: Poetry
Paper: I

UNIT- I
Alfred Tennyson: First Five Cantos (In Memoriam)
UNIT- II
W.B.Yeats: A Prayer for My Daughter, The Second Coming, Sailing to Byzantium, Among School Children
UNIT- III
T.S. Eliot: The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock, Journey of the Magi, Burnt Norton
UNIT- IV
W.H. Auden: In Memory of W.B. Yeats, The Unknown Citizen, The Shield of Achilles', Petition, September 1, 1939
UNIT- V
Philip Larkin: Next Please, Deceptions
A.K. Ramanujan: A River, Obituary
9. B.A. III Year (Paper- II)
[2021-2022]
Class: B.A. III Year
Sub: English Literature
Paper Name: Fiction
Paper: II

UNIT- I
Joseph Conard: Lord Jim
UNIT- II 
D.H. Lawrence: Sons and Lovers
UNIT- III
E.M. Forster: A Passage to India
UNIT- IV
Raja Rao: Kanthapura
UNIT- V
V.S. Naipaul: A House for Mr. Biswas
10. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. I
PAPER- I (POETRY)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Epic Poetry)
John Milton: Paradise Lost Book-I
Valmiki: Ramayan (Sundar Kand)
UNIT- III (Narrative Poetry)
Geoffrey Chaucer: The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales
S.T. Coleridge: The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
UNIT- IV (Renaissance Poetry)
William Shakespeare: Sonnets No.- 23,24,26,27,31,44.
John Donne: The Extasie, A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning, The Good Morrow, Love's Alchemy, The Canonization, The Anniversarie.
UNIT-V (Satirical Poetry)
John Dryden: Absalom and Achitophel
Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock
11. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. I
PAPER- II (DRAMA)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Non-English Drama)
Sophocles: Oedipus Rex
Kalidas: Abhigyan Shakuntalam ( English Translation, Sahitya Academy)
UNIT- III (Shakespearean Tragedy)
Hamlet
King Lear
UNIT- IV (Other Shakespearean Plays)
Twelfth Night
The Tempest
UNIT-V (Renaissance Drama: Non Shakespearean)
Christopher Marlowe: Dr. Faustus
Ben Jonson: Every Man in His Humour
12. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. I
PAPER- III (FICTION)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I ( Early Prose Narrative)
Bana Bhatt: Kadambari
Cervantes: Don Quixote
UNIT-II: (Picaresque Novel)
Henry Fielding: Tom Jones
Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe
UNIT- III (Historical Novel)
Walter Scott: Kenilworth
Thackeray: Henry Esmond
UNIT- IV (Fiction by Women)
George Eliot: The Mill on the Floss
Charlotte Bronte: Jane Eyre
UNIT-V (19th Century Realistic Novel)
Charles Dickens: Great Expectations
Zola: Nana
13. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. I
PAPER- IV (PROSE)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Biography and Autobiography)
J.L. Nehru: Autobiography (Fourth Chapter)
Kamala Das: My Story ( Fourth Chapter)
UNIT- III (Political and Social Writings))
Plato: The Republic, Book II (First Four Chapters)
Bacon: Of Truth, Of Studies, Of Revenge, Of Love
UNIT- IV (Philosophical Writing)
J. Krishnamurti: 1. Individual and Society 2. Action and Idea 3. What is Self 4. What are We Seeking
Lala Hardayal: Intellectual Culture
UNIT-V
Bertrand Russell: True Success
William Hazlitt: 1. The Ignorance of the Learned 2. The Indian Jugglers.
14. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. II
PAPER- I (POETRY)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I (Pre Romantic Poetry)
Thomas Gray: The Bard, The Progress of Poesy
William Blake: On Another Sorrow, From 'Auguries of Innocence', The Poison Tree
UNIT-II: (Romantic Poetry)
W. Wordsworth: Tintern Abbey, Ode on the Intimations of Immortality.
P.B. Shelley: Adonais
John Keats: Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to Autumn
UNIT- III (Victorian Poetry)
Alfred Tennyson: Ulysses, The Lotus Eaters
Matthew Arnold: Thyrsis, The Scholar Gipsy
UNIT- IV (Symbolist Poetry)
T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land
W. B. Yeats: The Second Coming, Byzantium, Sailing to Byzantium
UNIT-V (Modern Poetry)
W.H. Auden: Strange Meeting, The Shield of Achilles
Dylan Thomas: Fern Hill, A Refusal to Mourn the Death of a Child
15. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. II
PAPER- II (DRAMA)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Restoration Drama)
John Dryden: All For Love
Congreve: The Way of the World
UNIT- III (Victorian Drama)
G. B. Shaw: Man and Superman
Galsworthy: Justice
UNIT- IV (Modern Drama)
Ibsen: A Doll's House
Brecht: Mother Courage and Her Children
UNIT-V (Indian Drama)
Girish Karnad: The Fire and the Rain
Mahesh Dattani: Tara
16. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. II
PAPER- III (FICTION)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I (19th Century Fiction)
Flaubert: Madame Bovary
George Meredith: The Egoist
UNIT-II: (Rural Novel)
Thomas Hardy: Tess of the D'urbervilles
Premchand : Godan
UNIT- III (Psychological Novel)
Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse
D. H. Lawrence: Sons and Lovers
UNIT- IV (Naturalist Novel)
Joseph Conrad: Lord Jim
Hemingway: The Old Man and the Sea
UNIT-V (Post Naturalist Novel)
William Golding: Lord of the Flies
Saul Bellow: Herzog
17. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. II
PAPER- IV (PROSE)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II:
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)
Addison: Choice of Hercules, Uses of the Spectators
Note: In P.G. College Satna - Sir Roger at Church, Sir Roger at Home
UNIT- III
Goldsmith: The Man in Black
Charles Lamb: New Year's Eve, A Bachelor's Complaint against the Behavior of Married People
UNIT- IV
A. G. Gardiner: On the Rule of the Road, In Defence of Laziness
Robert Lynd: Back to the Desk, Forgetting, The Pleasure of Ignorance, I Tremble to think
UNIT-V
G.K. Chesterton: On Running after One's Hat, Patriotism and Sport
Hilaire Belloc: On Books, On Preserving English
18. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. III
PAPER- I (Critical Theory)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Natyashastra- Rasa Theory
Aristote: Poetics (Butcher's Translation
UNIT-II:
Longinus: On the Sublime
Philip Sidney: Apology for Poetry
UNIT- III
John Dryden: An Essay on Dramatic Poesy
Dr. Johnson: Preface to Shakespeare
UNIT- IV
Wordsworth: Preface to the Lyrical Ballads
Coleridge: Biographia Literaria (Ch. XIII & XIV)
UNIT-V
Matthew Arnold: Essays in Criticism (Second Series)
T.S. Eliot: Tradition and Individual Talent
19. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. III
PAPER- II (English Language)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Definition, Functions, Characteristics, Development of English Language.
UNIT-II:
Language Varieties: Register, Style and Dialect Approaches to the Study of Language: Synchronic and Diachronic
UNIT- III
Definition of Phonetics and Phonology, Difference between Phonetics and Phonology, Organs of Speech
UNIT- IV
Phonemes, Allophones, Phonetic Symbols for Sounds in RP
UNIT-V
Basics of Transformational Generic Grammar: Nature and Characteristics
20. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. III
PAPER- III (Indian Writings in English)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II
Sri Aurobindo: Savitri (Book I- Canto I)
Tagore: Geetanjali (Poems- 1 to 10), McMillan Edition
UNIT- III
APJ Abdul Kalam: Wings of Fire
UNIT- IV
Asif Currimbhoy: Valley of Assassins
Badal Sircar: Evam Indrajit
UNIT-V
Anita Desai: Cry, the Peacock
Arun Joshi: The City and the River
21. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. III
PAPER- IV (American Literature)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Prose)
Emerson: Self Reliance, The Over Soul
UNIT- III (Poetry)
Walt Whitman: O Captain, My Captain, Song of Myself : Grass, When Lilacs Last in Dooryard Bloomed, I Celebrate Myself.
Robert Frost: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, After Apple Picking, Birches, The Road not Taken.
UNIT- IV (Drama)
Eugene O' Neill: Mourning Becomes Electra
Note: In Govt. P.G. College Satna: Hairy Ape
UNIT-V (Fiction)
Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn
22. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. IV
PAPER- I (Critical Theory)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Anand Vardhan: Dhwani Theory
Ferdinand: Saussure: The Nature of Linguistic Sign
UNIT-II:
I.A. Richards: Two Uses of Language
J.C. Ransom: Concept of Structure and Texture of Poetry
UNIT- III
F.R. Leavis: Literary Criticism and Philosophy
J. Derrida: Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences
UNIT- IV
Edward Said: Crisis ( The Scope of Orientalism)
Basic Trends in Feminist Criticism
UNIT-V
Practical Criticism: It will contain two passages; One in verse and the other in prose for practical criticism following the technique as illustrated in I.A. Richards' book 'Practical Criticism' and David Daiches' 'Critical Approaches'.
23. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. IV
PAPER- II (English Language)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Morphology:
Morpheme, Allomorph, Word Formation
UNIT-II:
Linguistic Analysis:
I.C. Analysis and Ambiguities
UNIT- III
Phonology:
Sound Sequences: Syllable, Word Stress, Strong and Weak Forms, Stress and Intonation.
UNIT- IV
Grammar:
Sentence types and their transformation relations: (a) Statement (b) Question (c) Negative (d) Passive (e) Imperative
UNIT-V
Grammar:
Word Classes: Noun Phrase, Verb Phrase, Adjunct Phrase, Syntax Coordination, Subordination, Relative Clauses, Adverbials,, Determiners, Article Features, Concord.
24. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. IV
PAPER- III (Indian Writings in English)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II:
Sarojini Naidu
Kamala Das
Note: All poems of each poet in V.K. Gokak ed. Golden Treasury of Indo-Anglian Poetry, Sahitya Academy.
UNIT- III
M.R. Anand: Untouchable
R. K. Narayan: The English Teacher
UNIT- IV
Vishnu Sharma: Panchatantra ( Book I)
Munshi Premchand: The Shroud (Kafan)
UNIT-V
Amitav Ghosh: The Shadow Lines
Shashi Deshpande: That Long Silence
25. M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. IV
PAPER- IV (American Literature)
[2021-2022] Onwards
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Prose)
Emerson: American Scholar
Thoreau: Civil Disobedience
UNIT- III (Poetry)
Emily Dickinson: Because I Could not Wait for Death, I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed, A Light Exists in Spring, This is My Letter to the World.
Sylvia Plath: Daddy, Lady Lizarus, The Bee Meeting
UNIT- IV (Drama)
Tennessee Williams: The Glass Menagerie
Edward Albee: The Zoo Story
UNIT-V (Fiction)
Earnest Hemingway: The Old Man and the Sea
Steinbeck: Of Mice and Men

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