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SYLLABUS
M.A. (ENGLISH) PART-I
SEMESTER-I & II, (Sessions 2011-2012 and 2012-2013)
(SEMESTER-I)
Course-I Chaucer to Renaissance
Course-II Jacobean to Restoration Age
Course-III Neo-Classicism & the Rise of the Novel
Course-IV Any one the following options:
(i) English Phonetics and Phonology
(ii) Shakespeare
(iii) European Drama
(SEMESTER-II)
Course-V The Romantic Age
Course-VI Victorian Poetry & Prose
Course-VII 19th Century British and European Fiction
Course-VIII Any one the following options:
(i) Indian Writing in English
(ii) Modern Indian Literature in Translation
(iii) Modern English Grammar and usage
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Course-I CHAUCER TO RENAISSANCE
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions
shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Chaucer - Prologue to the Canterbury Tales
SECTION B
Marlowe - Dr. Faustus
SECTION C
Shakespeare - King Lear
SECTION D
Bacon - Essays:
Of Studies
Of Friendship
Of Marriage and Single Life
Of Great Place
Of Truth
Of Simulation and Dissimulation
RECOMMENDED READINGS
Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer, Wyatt-J., ed., Chaucer, The Prologue, University Tutorial Press, London
1997
Bowden, Muriel: A Commentary on the General Prologue, Macmillan: London, 1948
Chesterton, G.K.: Chaucer Faber, London.
Coghill, N.: The Poet Chaucer, London, 1961.
Christopher Marlowe
1. Christopher Marlowe: Jump John etc. Dr. Faustus B.I. Publications, Bombay.
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare: King Lear
Adelman, J: King Lear: Twentieth Century Interpretations, Prentice Hall Inc, Englewood
Cliffs, N.J., 1978.
Bradley, A.C. Shakespearean Tragedy, 1904.
Hellman, R., Image and Structure in King Lear, 1948.
Muir, Kenneth, Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence, 1972.
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Francis Bacon
Bush, Douglas, English Literature in the Earlier Seventeenth Century 1600-1660, Clarendon
Press: Oxford, 1962.
Smeaton, Oliphant, ed., Francis Bacon's Essay, Dent, London, 1958.
Walker, Hugh, English Essays and Essayists, S. Chand & Co., Delhi, 1960.
Course-II JACOBEAN TO RESTORATION AGE
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions
shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Ben Jonson - Volpone
SECTION B
John Milton - Paradise Lost BK.I.
SECTION C
John Donne - Poems: 'The Flea', 'The Good
Morrow', 'The Sun Rising', 'The
Canonization', 'The Anniversary',
'The Relic', 'Valediction:
Forbidding Mourning'. Elegies:
'Elegy V: His Picture', Elegy
XVI: On His Mistress' Holy
Sonnets: Oh my Black Soul' 'This
is my play's last scene' 'Batter my
heart, three personed God' 'At the
round earth's imagined corners'
SECTION D
William Congreve - The Way of the World
RECOMMENDED READINGS
Ben Jonson
Ench, John J., Jonson and the Comic Truth, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1957.
Herford, C.H. and Simpson, Percy. Ben Jonson: His Mind and His Work: Oxford: Clarendon.
Barish, Jonas. Ben Jonson and the Language of Prose Comedy, Cambridge, 1960.
Barish, Jonas. Ben Jonson: A Collection of Critical essays.
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John Milton
Martz, Louis L., ed., Milton: A Collection of Critical Essays, Prentice Hall, N.J., 1966.
Waldock, A. J., Paradise Lost and Its Critics, Cambridge University Press, 1966.
Pattison, Mark. Milton, Lyall Book Depot, Chandigarh, 1966
John Donne
Gardner, Helen, ed., John Donne: A Collection of Critical Essays, Prentice-Hall, 1982.
Gerald, Hammond, The Metaphysical Poets, Macmillan, 1974.
Julian Lovelock, Songs & Sonnets. Macmillan, 1973.
William Congreve
Sengupta, Kajal. ed., The Way of the World (CULT series)
Patrick Lyous. ed., Congreve's Comedies, Casebook series.
Brian Moris ed., William Congreve.
Course-III NEO-CLASSICISM & THE RISE OF THE NOVEL
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions
shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Alexander Pope - The Rape of the Lock
SECTION B
John Dryden - Absalom and Achitophel
SECTION C
Joseph Addison - Essays:
(i) The Aim of the Spectator
(ii) Meditation in the Abbey
(iii) The Scope of Satire
(iv) Stage Realism
(v) On Friendship
(vi) Sir Roger in Church
(vii) Ladies Head-Dresses
(viii) Wit and Wisdom
(ix) Female Orators
(x) Wealth and Property
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SECTION D
Henry Fielding - Joseph Andrews
RECOMMENDED READINGS
Alexander Pope
Kaul, R.K. ed., The Rape of the Lock, Cult Series
Mack, Maynard. "Wit and Poetry and Pope", Eighteenth Century English Literature, ed.,
Clifford.
The Rape of the Lock, Casebook series
Brower, R.A. Alexander Pope: The Poetry of Allusion
John Dryen
Young, K. John Dryden
Smith, D. Nicol. John Dryden
Ford, Boris. ed., From Dryden to Johnson (The Pelican Guide to English Literature)
Joseph Addison
Johnson, Samuel: The Lives of the Poets (Addison)
Lewis, C.S.: "Addison" in Essays on the Eighteenth Century presented to David Nicol Smith
Smithers, P.: The Life of Joseph Addison
Henry Fielding
Paulson, Ronald. ed., Fielding: A Collection of Critical Essays.
Battesin, M.C.: The Moral Basis of Fielding's Art: A Study of Joseph Andrews
Jenkins, Elizabeth, Henry Fielding
Watt, Ian: The Rise of the English Novel
Course-IV Option-(i) ENGLISH PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates shall attempt five questions in all, choosing one each from Sections A, B and C.
Sections D and E shall have to be attempted in entirety.
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
In Section A, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each.
In Section B, the paper-setter shall set three questions of 12 marks each on any of the
chapters given in this section.
In Section C also, the paper-setter shall set three questions of 12 marks each on any of the
chapters given in this section.
In Section D, the paper-setter shall set only one question comprising two parts of 6 marks
each.
In Section E, the paper-setter shall only one question comprising two parts of 16 marks each.
In all, this question shall be of 32 marks.
Note: The scope of the questions shall be defined strictly in accordance with the prescribed
chapters of the texts.
SECTION A
LanguageIts definitions and Characteristics; Language and Speech; Semiotic point of view
of Language; Fiction of Homogeneity; There are no Primitive Languages; Saussure’s
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Dichotomies: Langue vs. Parole, Syntagmatic vs Paradigmatic Relationships, Substance vs.
Form and Synchrony vs. Diachrony; Saussure’s conception of linguistic sign, sign/symbol
distinction, arbitrary and conventional nature of sign; Branches of Linguistics; Linguistics is
a Science; Linguistics is Descriptive and not Prescriptive.
PRESCRIBED TEXTS FOR SECTION A
1. Lyons, John. Language and Linguistics, Cambridge University Press, 1981. Chapters
1 and 2.
2. Lyons, John. Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics, Cambridge University Press,
1968. Chapters 1 and 2.
SUPPLEMENTARY TEXT
Saussure. Course in General Linguistics, trans. W. Baskin. Fontana/Collins, 1974.
SECTION B
Chapter 2: The production of speeech sounds
Chapter 3: Long vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs
Chapter 4: Voicing and consonants
Chapter 5: The phoneme
Chapter 6: Fricatives and affricates
Chapter 7: Nasals and other consonants
SECTION C
Chapter 8: The syllable
Chapter 9: Strong and weak syllables
Chapter 10: Stress in simple words
Chapter 11: Complex word stress
Chapter 14: Aspects of connected speech
PRESCRIBED TEXT FOR SECTION B AND SECTION C
Roach, Peter. English Phonetics and Phonology, Third Edition. Cambridge University Press,
1983. Reprint, 2004. The following chapters from this book are prescribed:
Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 14.
SUPPLEMENTARY TEXT
Gimson, A.C. and Ramsaran, Susan. An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English, ELBS,
1992.
SECTION D
This section comprises giving phonemic transcription of and marking primary stress on the
RP variety of common English words using IPA symbols as given in Daniel Jones’ English
Pronouncing Dictionary edited by Peter Roach, James Hartman & Jane Setter. 16
th
Edition.
(Low-Price Edition), Cambridge University Press, 2003. Apart from this, this section
comprises pointing out of phonemic differences in minimal pairs.
This section shall have one question of two parts dealing with phonemic transcription and
minimal pairs respectively as shown in the Testing below.
SUGGESTED READING
Akmajian, A. An Introduction to Language and Communication, 4
th
edn., New York:
Prentice Hall, 1996.
Bloomfield, L. Language, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1993.
Chomsky, N. Reflections on Language, New York: Pantheon, 1976.
Chomsky, N and Halle, M. The Sound Pattern of English, New York: Harper& Row, 1991.
Crystal, D. Linguistics, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.
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Dineen, F.P. An Introduction to General Linguistics, New York: Holt, Rinehart &
Winston, 1967.
Halle, M. and Jakobson, R. Fundamantals of Language, The Hague: Mouton, 1956.
Hockett, C.F. A Course in Modern Linguistics, New York: Macmillan, 1958.
Laver, J. Principles of Phonetics, Cambridge University Press, 1994.
O’Connor, J.D. Phonetics, London: Penguin, 1991.
O’Connor, J.D. Better English Pronunciation, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Robins, R.H. General Linguistics, 3
rd
edn., London: Longman, 1980.
TESTING
SECTION A
There shall be two essay-type questions pertaining to topics listed in Section A, of 12 marks
each. Candidates shall attempt any one.
SECTION B
There shall be three questions pertaining to chapters mentioned in Section B, of 12 marks
each. Candidates shall attempt any one.
SECTION C
There shall be three questions pertaining to chapters mentioned in Section C, of 12 marks
each. Candidates shall attempt any one.
SECTION D
There shall be only one question in this section which shall comprise two parts. In part (a),
the paper-setter shall set fifteen words for phonemic transcription out of which candidates
shall attempt twelve. Primary stress shall have to be marked wherever necessary. Each word
shall carry half a mark. ½ x 12 = 6 marks.
In part (b), the paper-setter shall set nine minimal pairs whose phonemic differences shall
have to be pointed out. Candidates shall attempt any six. Each pair shall be of one mark.
1x6 = 6marks.
SECTION E
There shall be only one question comprising two parts in this section. In part (a), the paper-
setter shall set eight short-answer questions, of two marks each, covering Sections A, B and
C. (Two from Section A and six from Sections B and C). Candidates shall answer these
questions in about 40 words each. There shall be no choice in this part.
2x8 = 16 marks.
In part (b), the paper-setter shall set eight words for phonemic transcription and eight
minimal pairs for pointing out phonemic differences. Candidates shall attempt all
words/minimal pairs and there shall be no choice in this part. Each word/minimal pair shall
carry one mark. 1x16 = 16 marks.
Course-IV Option-(ii) SHAKESPEARE
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
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alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of
these four questions shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Hamlet
SECTION B
A Midsummer Nights Dream.
SECTION C
The Tempest
SECTION D
Henry IV Part-I
RECOMMENDED READINGS
William Shakespeare
Tragedies
Bradley, A.C.: Shakespearean Tragedy, London, Macmillan, 1905.
Knight, G. Wilson: The Wheel of Fire, London, Methuen, 1949.
Laurence, L. Shakespeare's Tragedies: An Anthology of Modern Criticism, Harmondsworth,
Middlesex, Penguin Books, 1970.
Muir, Kenneth: Shakespeare: The Great Tragedies, London, The British Council, 1961
(Writers and their Work Series).
Comedies
Brown, John Russell: Shakespeare and His Comedies, London, Methuen, 1957.
Charlton, H.B.: Shakespearean Comedy, London, Methuen, 1957.
Leech, Clifford. (ed.): Shakespeare's Comedies, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books,
1967.
Palmer, D.J.(ed.): Shakespeare's Later Comedies, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin
Books, 1971.
Tillyard, E.M.W.: Shakespeare's Problem Plays, London, Chato & Windus, 1950.
Histories
Knight, G. Wilson: The Imperial Theme, London, Methuen, 1965.
Knights, L.C.: Shakespeare: The Histories, London, The British Counil, 1962. (Writers and
Their Work Series)
Waith, Eugene M.: Shakespeare: The Histories: A Collection of Critical Essays, Englewood
Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall, 1965.
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Course-IV Option-(iii) EUROPEAN DRAMA
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions
shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Aeschylus - Agamemnon
SECTION B
Euripides - Electra
SECTION C
Pirandello - Six Characters in Search of an Author
SECTION D
Lorca - Blood Wedding
RECOMMENDED READINGS
Aeschylus
John Herington, Aeschylus, 1986.
Gilbert Murway, Aeschylus: The Gender of Tragedy, 1940.
H.D.F. Kitto, Form and Motif in Drama, 1956.
Harsh H. McCall, ed., Aeschylus: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1972.
Pirandello
Twentieth-Century Views on Pirandello.
Lorca
Twentieth-Century Views on Lorca.
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SEMESTER-II
Course-V THE ROMANTIC AGE
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions
shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Samuel Taylor
Coleridge - (i) Kubla Khan
(ii) The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
SECTION B
John Keats - (i) Ode to a Nightingale
(ii) Ode on Melancholy
(iii) Ode to Autumn
(iv) Ode on a Grecian Urn
(v) Ode to Psyche
SECTION C
Charles Lamb - Essays:
- Dream Children
- A Bachelour's Complaint on the
Behavior of Married People.
- In Praise of Chimney Sweepers
- The South Sea House
- All Fool's Day
SECTION D
Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice
RECOMMENDED READINGS
S.T. Coleridge
Selected Poems ed. by James Reeves (Heinemann, 1966).
House, Humphrey, S.T. Coleridge, 1952.
Beer, J.B. Coleridge the Visionary, 1959.
Lowers, J.E. - The Road to Xanadu, 1931.
Coburn, Katheleen ed. - Coleridge 20th Century Views.
John Keats
Selected Poems and letters ed. by Robert Gittings Heineman, 1966.
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Muir, K. ed., John Keats A Reassessment (Liverpool, 1958).
Bate, W.J., John Keats (Cambridge Mass, 1963).
Chatterjee, Bhabatosh. The Mind and Art of John Keats (Orient Longmans).
Casebook Series on Odes.
Jane Austen
Liddle, Robert. The Novels of Jane Austen (Longmans, 1963).
Walton, Austin Lily Jane Austen: A Study of her Artistic Development (O.U.P., 1965)
Foster, Shriley. Victorian Women's Fiction: Marriage, Freedom and the Individual, London,
1985.
Casebook series on Pride and Prejudice
Course-VI VICTORIAN POETRY & PROSE
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions
shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Robert Browning - Poems
- Porphyria's Lover
- My Last Duchess
- The Bishop Orders His Tomb
- The Last Ride Together
- Rabbi Ben Ezra
- Andrea Del Sarto
- Fra Lippo Lippi
SECTION B
Matthew Arnold - Poems
- The Scholar Gypsy
- Thyrsis
- Dover Beach
SECTION C
Christina Rossetti - Poems
- The Three Enemies
- The Queen of Hearts
- Eve
- Memory
- The Goblin Market
- Dream Love
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SECTION D
J.S. Mill - On the Subjection of Women.
RECOMMENDED READINGS
Poetry
Faverty, F.E.L The Victorian Poets: a Guide to Research/(2nd ed.) Cambridge.
Johnson, E.D.H.: The Alien Vision of Victorian Poetry. Princeton, 1982.
Miller, J.H.: The Disappearance of God, Law Press, 1963.
De Vance, W.C.: A Browning Handbook.
Flower, Betty S.: Browning and the Modern Tradition.
Drew, Philip ed., A Collection of Critical Essays on Browning.
Tracy, Clarence: Browning's Mind and Art: Essays.
Course-VII: 19th CENTURY BRITISH AND EUROPEAN FICTION
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions
shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
George Eliot - The Mill on the Floss
SECTION B
Thomas Hardy - Jude the Obscure
SECTION C
Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary
SECTION D
F. Dostoevsky - Crime and Punishment
RECOMMENDED READINGS
Kettle, Amold, ed., The Nineteenth Century Novel: Critical Essays and Documents.
Regan, Stephen ed., The Nineteenth Century Novel: A Critical Reader.
Watt, Lan. ed., The Victorian Novel: Modern Essays in Criticism.
Cockshut, A.O.J., The Imagination of Charles Dickens.
Engels, Monroe, The Maturity of Dickens.
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House, Humphrey, The Dickens World.
Miller, Hillis J. Charles Dickens: The World of His Novels.
Dyson, A. E. ed. Dickens: Modern Judgements.
Price, Martin ed., Dickens: 20th Century Views.
Carey, John, Thackeray: Prodigal Genius.
Tillotson, G. Thackeray The Novelist.
Harvey, W.J. The Art of George Eliot.
Allen, Walter: George Eliot (Masters of World Literature).
Bennett, Joan. George Eliot: Her Mind and Her Art.
Levine, George: ed. The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot.
Cox, R.G. Hardy: The Critical Heritage.
Millgate, Michael: Thomas Hardy.
Williams, Merryn: A Preface to Hardy.
Gregor, Ian, The Great Web: The Form of Hardy's Major Fiction.
Ebbatson, Roger: Thomas Hardy: The Margin of the Unexpressed.
Page, Norman: Thomas Hardy: The Novels.
James, Hanry: French Poets and Novelists, London, 1876.
Lubbock, Percy: The Craft of Fiction, New York and London, 1924.
Ullman, Stephen: Style in the French Novel, Camb. 1957.
Course-VIII: Option (i) INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D
respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal
alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions
shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Nissim Ezekiel - Selected Poems from the volume Nissim Ezekiel
Collected Poems. Second Edition, with a preface by
Leela Gandhi. Introduction and edited by John Thieme,
Oxford University Press, New Delhi,
1989. Second Edition, 2005.
The following poems from this volume are prescribed:
'Enterprise' (The Unfinished Man)
'Jamini Roy' ( ,, )
'Night of the Scorpion' (The Exact Name)
'In India' (The Exact Name)
'Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher' (The Exact Name)
'Background, Casually' (Hymns In Darkness)
'Guru' (Hymns In Darkness)
'Ganga' (Hymns In Darkness)
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SECTION B
Raja Rao - Kanthapura
SECTION C
Amitav Ghosh - The Hungry Tide
SECTION D
Girish Karnad - Tughlaq
RECOMMENDED READINGS
Indian Writing in English: K.R. Srinivasa Iyenger.
Indo-Anglian Literature: 1800-1970: A Survey, H.M. Williams.
Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English - M.K. Naik, (ed.).
Aspects of Indian Writing in English, M.K. Naik, (ed.).
The Modern Indian Novel in English, M.E. Derrett.
The Swan and the Eagle - C.D. Narsimhaiah.
New Dimensions of Indian Literature, M.K. Naik.
The Twice Born Fiction - Meenakshi Mukherji.
Indian Poetry in English -Bruce King.
Indian Literature in English - William Walsh.
Commonwealth Fiction Vol.1 - R.K. dhawan (ed.)
Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English - M.K. Naik, S.K. Desai and G.S. Amur (eds.)
Considerations - Meenakshi Mukherji.
Realism and Reality - The Novel and Society in India - Meenakshi Mukherji.
A History of Indian Writing in English - M.K. Naik.
The Fire and the Offering: The Modern Indian Novel in English - S.C. Harrex.
An area of Darkness - V.S. Naipaul.
The Intimate Enemy - Ashis Nandy.
India: A Wounded Civilization - V.S. Naipaul
A Study of Representative Indo-English Novelists - Uma Parmeshwaran.
The Rhetoric of English in India-Sara Suleri.
The Beginnings of English Literary Study in British India - Gauri Vishwanathan.
Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India - Gauri Vishwanathan.
The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures-Gareth Grifiths,
Bill Ashcroft, Helen Tiffin (eds.)
Novelist Extraordinary, Arundhati Roy: A Collection of Critical Essays - ed. R.K. Dhawan.
Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things, ed. R.K. Dhawan.
Course-VIII: Option (ii) MODERN INDIAN LITERATURE IN
TRANSLATION
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks : 80
Pass Marks : 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
(i) The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are
compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12
marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks.
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(ii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to
Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one
question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each
of these four questions shall be of 12 marks.
(iii) Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus,
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten short-
answer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text
and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject
of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the
candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set
ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each
question shall be of 4 marks.
SECTION A
Gurdial Singh, Marhi Da Deeva, Translated by Rana Nayar (National Book Trust,
New Dehli).
SECTION B
Mnohar Shyam Joshi, Raag Darbari, Translated by Gillian Wright (Penguin).
SECTION C
Dharmavir Bharati, Andha Yug, Translated by Alok Bhalla (Oxford, New Delhi).
SECTION D
Rahi Massom Raza, Aadha Gaon (Penguin).
COURSE VIII : Option(iii) MODERN ENGLISH GRAMMAR
AND USAGE
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 28
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates shall attempt five questions in all, choosing one each from Sections A, B, C and
D. Each of these questions shall be of 12 marks. In Section E, comprising short-answer
questions, candidates shall attempt eight out of the given ten questions. Each of these short-
answer questions shall be answered in 150-200 words and shall be of 4 marks.
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER
In Section A, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each on the chapter given
in this section. One of these questions shall be theoretical in nature whereas the other shall be
objective-type and from the relevant exercises given on this chapter in Katy Shaw’s book.
In Section B, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each on the chapter given in
this section. One of these questions shall be theoretical in nature whereas the other shall be
objective-type and from the relevant exercises given on this chapter in Katy Shaw’s book.
In Section C, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each on any of the chapters
given in this section. One of these questions shall be theoretical in nature whereas the other
shall be objective-type and from the relevant exercises given on these chapters in Katy
Shaw’s book.
In Section D, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each on any of the chapters
given in this section. One of these questions shall be theoretical in nature whereas the other
shall be objective-type and from the relevant exercises given on these chapters in Katy
Shaw’s book.
In Section E, the paper-setter shall ten short-answer questions covering the entire syllabus
and carrying a weightage of 32 marks. Out of these, two short-answer questions shall be
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based on Chapter 1 in Section A, two on Chapter 2 in Section B, one each on Chapters
3 and 4 in Section C and one each on Chapters 5 and 6 in Section D. The remaining two may
be based on any of the chapters in the four sections. Each question shall be answered in 150-
200 words and shall be of 4 marks.
Important Note: The scope of the questions shall be defined strictly in accordance with the
content of the prescribed chapters and the exercises relevant to these chapters in the
prescribed books. The objective-type questions shall also be strictly from the exercises
relevant to the prescribed chapters in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by Katy
Shaw.
SECTION A
Chapter 1: Referring to people and things.
Introduction to the noun group; Identifying people and things: nouns; Referring to people and
things without naming them: pronouns; Identifying what you are talking about: determiners.
Exercises relevant to Chapter 1 in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by Katy
Shaw.
SECTION B
Chapter 2: Giving information about people and things.
Introduction; Describing things: adjectives; Modifying using nouns: noun modifiers;
Indicating possession or association: possessive structures; Talking about quantities and
amounts; Referring to an exact number of things: numbers; Expanding the noun group:
qualifiers.
Exercises relevant to Chapter 2 in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by Katy
Shaw.
SECTION C
Chapter 3: Making a message
Indicating how many participants are involved: transitivity; Describing and identifying
things: complementation; Talking about closely linked actions: using two verbs together in
phase.
Chapter 4: Varying the message
Statements, questions, orders, and suggestions; Negation; Using modals.
Exercises relevant to Chapters 3 and 4 in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by
Katy Shaw.
SECTION D
Chapter 5: Expressing time
Introduction; The present; The past; The future; Other uses of tenses; Timing by adjuncts;
Time expressions and prepositional phrases; Frequency and duration.
Chapter 6: Expressing manner and place
Introduction to adjuncts; Giving information about manner: adverbs; Giving information
about place: prepositions.
Exercises relevant to Chapters 5 and 6 in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by
Katy Shaw.
PRESCRIBED TEXTS FOR SECTIONS A, B, C AND D
1. Collins Cobuild English Grammar. Editor-in-Chief John Sinclair; Managing Editor
Gwyneth Fox. London and Glasgow: Collins, 1990. Rpt., 1990.
The following chapters from this book are prescribed:
Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
2. Shaw, Katy. Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises. New Delhi: Indus (An
imprint of Harper Collins Publishers India), 1991. Third impression 1994.
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The following chapters from this book are prescribed:
Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
SUPPLEMENTARY TEXT
Quirk, Randolph and Greenbaum, Sidney. A University Grammar of English. New
Delhi: Pearson Education, 1973. Ninth Indian Reprint, 2005.
SECTION E
In this section, there shall be ten short-answer questions covering the entire syllabus and
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. Out of these, two short-answer questions shall be based on
Chapter 1 in Section A, two on Chapter 2 in Section B, one each on Chapters 3 and 4 in
Section C and one each on Chapters 5 and 6 in Section D. The remaining two could be based
on any of the chapters in the four sections. Each question shall be answered in 150-200 words
and shall be of 4 marks.
PRESCRIBED TEXT FOR SECTION E
1. Collins Cobuild English Grammar. Editor-in-Chief John Sinclair; Managing Editor
Gwyneth Fox. London and Glasgow: Collins, 1990. Rpt., 1990.
The following chapters from this book are prescribed:
Chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
SUGGESTED READING
1. Greenbaum, Sidney and Quirk, Randolph. A Student’s Grammar of the English
Language. New Delhi: Pearson Education.
2. Leech, Geoffrey and Svartvik, Jan. A Communicative Grammar of English. New
Delhi: Pearson Education.
3. Quirk, Randolph et al. A Grammar of Contemporary English. Cambridge University
Press.
4. Collins Cobuild Student’s Grammar. Practice Material by Dave Willis. New Delhi:
Harper Collins, 1994.
5. Swan, Michael and Walter, Catherine. How English Works (With Answers). Oxford
University Press, 2006.
6. Yule, George. New Oxford Practice Grammar. Advanced (With Answers). Oxford
University Press, 2006.
7. Thomson, A.J. and Martinet, A.V. A Practical English Grammar. Intermediate to
Advanced. Oxford University Press, 2006.
8. Thornbury, Scott. Natural Grammar. Oxford University Press, 2006.
9. Hewings, Martin. Advanced Grammar in Use. Upper Intermediate to Proficiency.
Edition with Answers. Cambridge University Press, 2007.
10. Haines, Simon et al. Advanced Grammar in Use Supplementary Exercises. Upper
Intermediate to Proficiency. Cambrisge University Press, 2007.
11. Carter, Ronald and McCarthy, Michael. Cambridge Grammar of English. A
Comprehensive Guide. Advanced, Proficiency and Above. Cambridge University
Press, 2007.
12. Gower, Roger. Grammar in Practice. Level 6 Upper Intermediate. Cambridge
University Press, 2007.
TESTING
SECTION A
There shall be two questions pertaining to the topics of Chapter 1 in Section A, of 12 marks
each. One of the questions shall be theoretical in nature and the other shall be objective-type.
The objective-type question shall be from the exercises relevant to Chapter 1 in Katy Shaw’s
book. Candidates shall attempt any one of these questions.
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SECTION B
There shall be two questions pertaining to the topics of Chapter 2 in Section B, of 12 marks
each. One of the questions shall be theoretical in nature and the other shall be objective-type.
The objective-type question shall be from the exercises relevant to Chapter 2 in Katy Shaw’s
book. Candidates shall attempt any one of these questions.
SECTION C
There shall be two questions pertaining to the topics of Chapters 3 and 4 in Section C, of 12
marks each. One of the questions shall be theoretical in nature and the other shall be
objective-type. The objective-type question shall be from the exercises relevant to Chapters 3
and 4 in Katy Shaw’s book. Candidates shall attempt any one of these questions.
SECTION D
There shall be two questions pertaining to the topics of Chapters 5 and 6 in Section D, of 12
marks each. One of the questions shall be theoretical in nature and the other shall be
objective-type. The objective-type question shall be from the exercises relevant to Chapters 5
and 6 in Katy Shaw’s book. Candidates shall attempt any one of these questions.
SECTION E
There shall be ten short-answer questions in this section, covering the entire syllabus and
carrying a weightage of 32 marks. Out of these, two short-answer questions shall be based on
Chapter 1 in Section A, two on Chapter 2 in Section B, one each on Chapters 3 and 4 in
Section C and one each on Chapters 5 and 6 in Section D. The remaining two may be based
on any of the chapters in the four sections. Candidates shall attempt eight of these questions
in 150-200 words each. Each of these short-answer questions shall be of 4 marks.

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SYLLABUS M.A. (ENGLISH) PART-I SEMESTER-I & II, (Sessions 2011-2012 and 2012-2013) (SEMESTER-I) Course-I Course-II Course-III Course-IV Chaucer to Renaissance Jacobean to Restoration Age Neo-Classicism & the Rise of the Novel Any one the following options: (i) English Phonetics and Phonology (ii) Shakespeare (iii) European Drama (SEMESTER-II) Course-V Course-VI Course-VII Course-VIII The Romantic Age Victorian Poetry & Prose 19th Century British and European Fiction Any one the following options: (i) Indian Writing in English (ii) Modern Indian Literature in Translation (iii) Modern English Grammar and usage 2 Course-I CHAUCER TO RENAISSANCE Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) (iii) Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. Chaucer Marlowe Shakespeare Bacon SECTION SECTION SECTION SECTION - A Prologue to the Canterbury Tales B Dr. Faustus C King Lear D Essays: Of Studies Of Friendship Of Marriage and Single Life Of Great Place Of Truth Of Simulation and Dissimulation RECOMMENDED READINGS Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer, Wyatt-J., ed., Chaucer, The Prologue, University Tutorial Press, London 1997 Bowden, Muriel: A Commentary on the General Prologue, Macmillan: London, 1948 Chesterton, G.K.: Chaucer Faber, London. Coghill, N.: The Poet Chaucer, London, 1961. Christopher Marlowe 1. Christopher Marlowe: Jump John etc. Dr. Faustus B.I. Publications, Bombay. William Shakespeare William Shakespeare: King Lear Adelman, J: King Lear: Twentieth Century Interpretations, Prentice Hall Inc, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1978. Bradley, A.C. Shakespearean Tragedy, 1904. Hellman, R., Image and Structure in King Lear, 1948. Muir, Kenneth, Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence, 1972. 3 Francis Bacon Bush, Douglas, English Literature in the Earlier Seventeenth Century 1600-1660, Clarendon Press: Oxford, 1962. Smeaton, Oliphant, ed., Francis Bacon's Essay, Dent, London, 1958. Walker, Hugh, English Essays and Essayists, S. Chand & Co., Delhi, 1960. Course-II JACOBEAN TO RESTORATION AGE Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) (iii) Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. Ben Jonson John Milton John Donne SECTION A SECTION B SECTION C - SECTION D William Congreve - Volpone Paradise Lost BK.I. Poems: 'The Flea', 'The Good Morrow', 'The Sun Rising', 'The Canonization', 'The Anniversary', 'The Relic', 'Valediction: Forbidding Mourning'. Elegies: 'Elegy V: His Picture', Elegy XVI: On His Mistress' Holy Sonnets: Oh my Black Soul' 'This is my play's last scene' 'Batter my heart, three personed God' 'At the round earth's imagined corners' The Way of the World RECOMMENDED READINGS Ben Jonson Ench, John J., Jonson and the Comic Truth, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1957. Herford, C.H. and Simpson, Percy. Ben Jonson: His Mind and His Work: Oxford: Clarendon. Barish, Jonas. Ben Jonson and the Language of Prose Comedy, Cambridge, 1960. Barish, Jonas. Ben Jonson: A Collection of Critical essays. 4 John Milton Martz, Louis L., ed., Milton: A Collection of Critical Essays, Prentice Hall, N.J., 1966. Waldock, A. J., Paradise Lost and Its Critics, Cambridge University Press, 1966. Pattison, Mark. Milton, Lyall Book Depot, Chandigarh, 1966 John Donne Gardner, Helen, ed., John Donne: A Collection of Critical Essays, Prentice-Hall, 1982. Gerald, Hammond, The Metaphysical Poets, Macmillan, 1974. Julian Lovelock, Songs & Sonnets. Macmillan, 1973. William Congreve Sengupta, Kajal. ed., The Way of the World (CULT series) Patrick Lyous. ed., Congreve's Comedies, Casebook series. Brian Moris ed., William Congreve. Course-III NEO-CLASSICISM & THE RISE OF THE NOVEL Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) (iii) Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. Alexander Pope John Dryden Joseph Addison SECTION SECTION SECTION - A The Rape of the Lock B Absalom and Achitophel C Essays: (i) The Aim of the Spectator (ii) Meditation in the Abbey (iii) The Scope of Satire (iv) Stage Realism (v) On Friendship (vi) Sir Roger in Church (vii) Ladies Head-Dresses (viii) Wit and Wisdom (ix) Female Orators (x) Wealth and Property 5 Henry Fielding SECTION D - Joseph Andrews RECOMMENDED READINGS Alexander Pope Kaul, R.K. ed., The Rape of the Lock, Cult Series Mack, Maynard. "Wit and Poetry and Pope", Eighteenth Century English Literature, ed., Clifford. The Rape of the Lock, Casebook series Brower, R.A. Alexander Pope: The Poetry of Allusion John Dryen Young, K. John Dryden Smith, D. Nicol. John Dryden Ford, Boris. ed., From Dryden to Johnson (The Pelican Guide to English Literature) Joseph Addison Johnson, Samuel: The Lives of the Poets (Addison) Lewis, C.S.: "Addison" in Essays on the Eighteenth Century presented to David Nicol Smith Smithers, P.: The Life of Joseph Addison Henry Fielding Paulson, Ronald. ed., Fielding: A Collection of Critical Essays. Battesin, M.C.: The Moral Basis of Fielding's Art: A Study of Joseph Andrews Jenkins, Elizabeth, Henry Fielding Watt, Ian: The Rise of the English Novel Course-IV Time: 3 hours Option-(i) ENGLISH PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES Candidates shall attempt five questions in all, choosing one each from Sections A, B and C. Sections D and E shall have to be attempted in entirety. INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER In Section A, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each. In Section B, the paper-setter shall set three questions of 12 marks each on any of the chapters given in this section. In Section C also, the paper-setter shall set three questions of 12 marks each on any of the chapters given in this section. In Section D, the paper-setter shall set only one question comprising two parts of 6 marks each. In Section E, the paper-setter shall only one question comprising two parts of 16 marks each. In all, this question shall be of 32 marks. Note: The scope of the questions shall be defined strictly in accordance with the prescribed chapters of the texts. SECTION A Language—Its definitions and Characteristics; Language and Speech; Semiotic point of view of Language; Fiction of Homogeneity; There are no Primitive Languages; Saussure’s 6 Dichotomies: Langue vs. Parole, Syntagmatic vs Paradigmatic Relationships, Substance vs. Form and Synchrony vs. Diachrony; Saussure’s conception of linguistic sign, sign/symbol distinction, arbitrary and conventional nature of sign; Branches of Linguistics; Linguistics is a Science; Linguistics is Descriptive and not Prescriptive. PRESCRIBED TEXTS FOR SECTION A 1. Lyons, John. Language and Linguistics, Cambridge University Press, 1981. Chapters 1 and 2. 2. Lyons, John. Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics, Cambridge University Press, 1968. Chapters 1 and 2. SUPPLEMENTARY TEXT Saussure. Course in General Linguistics, trans. W. Baskin. Fontana/Collins, 1974. SECTION B Chapter 2: The production of speeech sounds Chapter 3: Long vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs Chapter 4: Voicing and consonants Chapter 5: The phoneme Chapter 6: Fricatives and affricates Chapter 7: Nasals and other consonants SECTION C Chapter 8: The syllable Chapter 9: Strong and weak syllables Chapter 10: Stress in simple words Chapter 11: Complex word stress Chapter 14: Aspects of connected speech PRESCRIBED TEXT FOR SECTION B AND SECTION C Roach, Peter. English Phonetics and Phonology, Third Edition. Cambridge University Press, 1983. Reprint, 2004. The following chapters from this book are prescribed: Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 14. SUPPLEMENTARY TEXT Gimson, A.C. and Ramsaran, Susan. An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English, ELBS, 1992. SECTION D This section comprises giving phonemic transcription of and marking primary stress on the RP variety of common English words using IPA symbols as given in Daniel Jones’ English Pronouncing Dictionary edited by Peter Roach, James Hartman & Jane Setter. 16th Edition. (Low-Price Edition), Cambridge University Press, 2003. Apart from this, this section comprises pointing out of phonemic differences in minimal pairs. This section shall have one question of two parts dealing with phonemic transcription and minimal pairs respectively as shown in the Testing below. SUGGESTED READING Akmajian, A. An Introduction to Language and Communication, 4th edn., New York: Prentice Hall, 1996. Bloomfield, L. Language, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1993. Chomsky, N. Reflections on Language, New York: Pantheon, 1976. Chomsky, N and Halle, M. The Sound Pattern of English, New York: Harper& Row, 1991. Crystal, D. Linguistics, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971. 7 Dineen, F.P. An Introduction to General Linguistics, New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967. Halle, M. and Jakobson, R. Fundamantals of Language, The Hague: Mouton, 1956. Hockett, C.F. A Course in Modern Linguistics, New York: Macmillan, 1958. Laver, J. Principles of Phonetics, Cambridge University Press, 1994. O’Connor, J.D. Phonetics, London: Penguin, 1991. O’Connor, J.D. Better English Pronunciation, Cambridge University Press, 2000. Robins, R.H. General Linguistics, 3rd edn., London: Longman, 1980. TESTING SECTION A There shall be two essay-type questions pertaining to topics listed in Section A, of 12 marks each. Candidates shall attempt any one. SECTION B There shall be three questions pertaining to chapters mentioned in Section B, of 12 marks each. Candidates shall attempt any one. SECTION C There shall be three questions pertaining to chapters mentioned in Section C, of 12 marks each. Candidates shall attempt any one. SECTION D There shall be only one question in this section which shall comprise two parts. In part (a), the paper-setter shall set fifteen words for phonemic transcription out of which candidates shall attempt twelve. Primary stress shall have to be marked wherever necessary. Each word shall carry half a mark. ½ x 12 = 6 marks. In part (b), the paper-setter shall set nine minimal pairs whose phonemic differences shall have to be pointed out. Candidates shall attempt any six. Each pair shall be of one mark. 1x6 = 6marks. SECTION E There shall be only one question comprising two parts in this section. In part (a), the papersetter shall set eight short-answer questions, of two marks each, covering Sections A, B and C. (Two from Section A and six from Sections B and C). Candidates shall answer these questions in about 40 words each. There shall be no choice in this part. 2x8 = 16 marks. In part (b), the paper-setter shall set eight words for phonemic transcription and eight minimal pairs for pointing out phonemic differences. Candidates shall attempt all words/minimal pairs and there shall be no choice in this part. Each word/minimal pair shall carry one mark. 1x16 = 16 marks. Course-IV Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) Option-(ii) SHAKESPEARE Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal 8 (iii) alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. SECTION A Hamlet SECTION B A Midsummer Nights Dream. SECTION C The Tempest SECTION D Henry IV Part-I RECOMMENDED READINGS William Shakespeare Tragedies Bradley, A.C.: Shakespearean Tragedy, London, Macmillan, 1905. Knight, G. Wilson: The Wheel of Fire, London, Methuen, 1949. Laurence, L. Shakespeare's Tragedies: An Anthology of Modern Criticism, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books, 1970. Muir, Kenneth: Shakespeare: The Great Tragedies, London, The British Council, 1961 (Writers and their Work Series). Comedies Brown, John Russell: Shakespeare and His Comedies, London, Methuen, 1957. Charlton, H.B.: Shakespearean Comedy, London, Methuen, 1957. Leech, Clifford. (ed.): Shakespeare's Comedies, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books, 1967. Palmer, D.J.(ed.): Shakespeare's Later Comedies, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books, 1971. Tillyard, E.M.W.: Shakespeare's Problem Plays, London, Chato & Windus, 1950. Histories Knight, G. Wilson: The Imperial Theme, London, Methuen, 1965. Knights, L.C.: Shakespeare: The Histories, London, The British Counil, 1962. (Writers and Their Work Series) Waith, Eugene M.: Shakespeare: The Histories: A Collection of Critical Essays, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall, 1965. 9 Course-IV Option-(iii) EUROPEAN DRAMA Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) (iii) Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. Aeschylus Euripides Pirandello Lorca SECTION SECTION SECTION SECTION - A Agamemnon B Electra C Six Characters in Search of an Author D Blood Wedding RECOMMENDED READINGS Aeschylus John Herington, Aeschylus, 1986. Gilbert Murway, Aeschylus: The Gender of Tragedy, 1940. H.D.F. Kitto, Form and Motif in Drama, 1956. Harsh H. McCall, ed., Aeschylus: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1972. Pirandello Twentieth-Century Views on Pirandello. Lorca Twentieth-Century Views on Lorca. 10 SEMESTER-II Course-V THE ROMANTIC AGE Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) (iii) Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. SECTION A Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Keats Charles Lamb Jane Austen - (i) Kubla Khan (ii) The Rime of the Ancient Mariner SECTION B (i) Ode to a Nightingale (ii) Ode on Melancholy (iii) Ode to Autumn (iv) Ode on a Grecian Urn (v) Ode to Psyche SECTION C Essays: - Dream Children - A Bachelour's Complaint on the Behavior of Married People. - In Praise of Chimney Sweepers - The South Sea House - All Fool's Day SECTION D Pride and Prejudice RECOMMENDED READINGS S.T. Coleridge Selected Poems ed. by James Reeves (Heinemann, 1966). House, Humphrey, S.T. Coleridge, 1952. Beer, J.B. Coleridge the Visionary, 1959. Lowers, J.E. - The Road to Xanadu, 1931. Coburn, Katheleen ed. - Coleridge 20th Century Views. John Keats Selected Poems and letters ed. by Robert Gittings Heineman, 1966. 11 Muir, K. ed., John Keats A Reassessment (Liverpool, 1958). Bate, W.J., John Keats (Cambridge Mass, 1963). Chatterjee, Bhabatosh. The Mind and Art of John Keats (Orient Longmans). Casebook Series on Odes. Jane Austen Liddle, Robert. The Novels of Jane Austen (Longmans, 1963). Walton, Austin Lily Jane Austen: A Study of her Artistic Development (O.U.P., 1965) Foster, Shriley. Victorian Women's Fiction: Marriage, Freedom and the Individual, London, 1985. Casebook series on Pride and Prejudice Course-VI Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) (iii) VICTORIAN POETRY & PROSE Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. SECTION A Robert Browning Poems - Porphyria's Lover - My Last Duchess - The Bishop Orders His Tomb - The Last Ride Together - Rabbi Ben Ezra - Andrea Del Sarto - Fra Lippo Lippi SECTION B Matthew Arnold Poems - The Scholar Gypsy - Thyrsis - Dover Beach SECTION C Christina Rossetti Poems - The Three Enemies - The Queen of Hearts - Eve - Memory - The Goblin Market - Dream Love 12 J.S. Mill SECTION D On the Subjection of Women. RECOMMENDED READINGS Poetry Faverty, F.E.L The Victorian Poets: a Guide to Research/(2nd ed.) Cambridge. Johnson, E.D.H.: The Alien Vision of Victorian Poetry. Princeton, 1982. Miller, J.H.: The Disappearance of God, Law Press, 1963. De Vance, W.C.: A Browning Handbook. Flower, Betty S.: Browning and the Modern Tradition. Drew, Philip ed., A Collection of Critical Essays on Browning. Tracy, Clarence: Browning's Mind and Art: Essays. Course-VII: 19th CENTURY BRITISH AND EUROPEAN FICTION Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) (iii) Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. George Eliot SECTION A The Mill on the Floss Thomas Hardy SECTION B Jude the Obscure Gustave Flaubert SECTION C Madame Bovary F. Dostoevsky SECTION D Crime and Punishment RECOMMENDED READINGS Kettle, Amold, ed., The Nineteenth Century Novel: Critical Essays and Documents. Regan, Stephen ed., The Nineteenth Century Novel: A Critical Reader. Watt, Lan. ed., The Victorian Novel: Modern Essays in Criticism. Cockshut, A.O.J., The Imagination of Charles Dickens. Engels, Monroe, The Maturity of Dickens. 13 House, Humphrey, The Dickens World. Miller, Hillis J. Charles Dickens: The World of His Novels. Dyson, A. E. ed. Dickens: Modern Judgements. Price, Martin ed., Dickens: 20th Century Views. Carey, John, Thackeray: Prodigal Genius. Tillotson, G. Thackeray The Novelist. Harvey, W.J. The Art of George Eliot. Allen, Walter: George Eliot (Masters of World Literature). Bennett, Joan. George Eliot: Her Mind and Her Art. Levine, George: ed. The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot. Cox, R.G. Hardy: The Critical Heritage. Millgate, Michael: Thomas Hardy. Williams, Merryn: A Preface to Hardy. Gregor, Ian, The Great Web: The Form of Hardy's Major Fiction. Ebbatson, Roger: Thomas Hardy: The Margin of the Unexpressed. Page, Norman: Thomas Hardy: The Novels. James, Hanry: French Poets and Novelists, London, 1876. Lubbock, Percy: The Craft of Fiction, New York and London, 1924. Ullman, Stephen: Style in the French Novel, Camb. 1957. Course-VIII: Option (i) INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH Time: 3 hours (i) (ii) (iii) Nissim Ezekiel Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. - SECTION A Selected Poems from the volume Nissim Ezekiel Collected Poems. Second Edition, with a preface by Leela Gandhi. Introduction and edited by John Thieme, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1989. Second Edition, 2005. The following poems from this volume are prescribed: 'Enterprise' (The Unfinished Man) 'Jamini Roy' ( ,, ) 'Night of the Scorpion' (The Exact Name) 'In India' (The Exact Name) 'Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher' (The Exact Name) 'Background, Casually' (Hymns In Darkness) 'Guru' (Hymns In Darkness) 'Ganga' (Hymns In Darkness) 14 SECTION B Raja Rao - Kanthapura SECTION C Amitav Ghosh - The Hungry Tide SECTION D Girish Karnad - Tughlaq RECOMMENDED READINGS Indian Writing in English: K.R. Srinivasa Iyenger. Indo-Anglian Literature: 1800-1970: A Survey, H.M. Williams. Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English - M.K. Naik, (ed.). Aspects of Indian Writing in English, M.K. Naik, (ed.). The Modern Indian Novel in English, M.E. Derrett. The Swan and the Eagle - C.D. Narsimhaiah. New Dimensions of Indian Literature, M.K. Naik. The Twice Born Fiction - Meenakshi Mukherji. Indian Poetry in English -Bruce King. Indian Literature in English - William Walsh. Commonwealth Fiction Vol.1 - R.K. dhawan (ed.) Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English - M.K. Naik, S.K. Desai and G.S. Amur (eds.) Considerations - Meenakshi Mukherji. Realism and Reality - The Novel and Society in India - Meenakshi Mukherji. A History of Indian Writing in English - M.K. Naik. The Fire and the Offering: The Modern Indian Novel in English - S.C. Harrex. An area of Darkness - V.S. Naipaul. The Intimate Enemy - Ashis Nandy. India: A Wounded Civilization - V.S. Naipaul A Study of Representative Indo-English Novelists - Uma Parmeshwaran. The Rhetoric of English in India-Sara Suleri. The Beginnings of English Literary Study in British India - Gauri Vishwanathan. Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India - Gauri Vishwanathan. The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures-Gareth Grifiths, Bill Ashcroft, Helen Tiffin (eds.) Novelist Extraordinary, Arundhati Roy: A Collection of Critical Essays - ed. R.K. Dhawan. Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things, ed. R.K. Dhawan. Course-VIII: Time: 3 hours (i) Option (ii) MODERN INDIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION Max. Marks Pass Marks : 80 : 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER The paper-setter shall set five questions in all. All questions are compulsory. The questions in Sections A, B, C and D shall be of 12 marks each. The question in Section E shall be of 32 marks. 15 (ii) (iii) In Question Nos. I, II, III and IV pertaining to Sections A, B, C and D respectively, the paper setter shall set one question with an internal alternative on each of the prescribed texts. Each of these four questions shall be of 12 marks. Question No. V pertaining to Section-E shall cover the entire syllabus, carrying a weightage of 32 marks. This question shall comprise ten shortanswer questions of about 150 words each - two on each prescribed text and the remaining two on history/movement/genre that forms the subject of the given course. The text-based questions shall be set to test the candidates' close reading of the prescribed texts. The paper setter shall set ten questions in all out of which candidates shall attempt any eight. Each question shall be of 4 marks. SECTION A Gurdial Singh, Marhi Da Deeva, Translated by Rana Nayar (National Book Trust, New Dehli). SECTION B Mnohar Shyam Joshi, Raag Darbari, Translated by Gillian Wright (Penguin). SECTION C Dharmavir Bharati, Andha Yug, Translated by Alok Bhalla (Oxford, New Delhi). SECTION D Rahi Massom Raza, Aadha Gaon (Penguin). COURSE VIII : Option(iii) MODERN ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND USAGE Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 80 Pass Marks: 28 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES Candidates shall attempt five questions in all, choosing one each from Sections A, B, C and D. Each of these questions shall be of 12 marks. In Section E, comprising short-answer questions, candidates shall attempt eight out of the given ten questions. Each of these shortanswer questions shall be answered in 150-200 words and shall be of 4 marks. INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PAPER-SETTER In Section A, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each on the chapter given in this section. One of these questions shall be theoretical in nature whereas the other shall be objective-type and from the relevant exercises given on this chapter in Katy Shaw’s book. In Section B, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each on the chapter given in this section. One of these questions shall be theoretical in nature whereas the other shall be objective-type and from the relevant exercises given on this chapter in Katy Shaw’s book. In Section C, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each on any of the chapters given in this section. One of these questions shall be theoretical in nature whereas the other shall be objective-type and from the relevant exercises given on these chapters in Katy Shaw’s book. In Section D, the paper-setter shall set two questions of 12 marks each on any of the chapters given in this section. One of these questions shall be theoretical in nature whereas the other shall be objective-type and from the relevant exercises given on these chapters in Katy Shaw’s book. In Section E, the paper-setter shall ten short-answer questions covering the entire syllabus and carrying a weightage of 32 marks. Out of these, two short-answer questions shall be 16 based on Chapter 1 in Section A, two on Chapter 2 in Section B, one each on Chapters 3 and 4 in Section C and one each on Chapters 5 and 6 in Section D. The remaining two may be based on any of the chapters in the four sections. Each question shall be answered in 150200 words and shall be of 4 marks. Important Note: The scope of the questions shall be defined strictly in accordance with the content of the prescribed chapters and the exercises relevant to these chapters in the prescribed books. The objective-type questions shall also be strictly from the exercises relevant to the prescribed chapters in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by Katy Shaw. SECTION A Chapter 1: Referring to people and things. Introduction to the noun group; Identifying people and things: nouns; Referring to people and things without naming them: pronouns; Identifying what you are talking about: determiners. Exercises relevant to Chapter 1 in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by Katy Shaw. SECTION B Chapter 2: Giving information about people and things. Introduction; Describing things: adjectives; Modifying using nouns: noun modifiers; Indicating possession or association: possessive structures; Talking about quantities and amounts; Referring to an exact number of things: numbers; Expanding the noun group: qualifiers. Exercises relevant to Chapter 2 in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by Katy Shaw. SECTION C Chapter 3: Making a message Indicating how many participants are involved: transitivity; Describing and identifying things: complementation; Talking about closely linked actions: using two verbs together in phase. Chapter 4: Varying the message Statements, questions, orders, and suggestions; Negation; Using modals. Exercises relevant to Chapters 3 and 4 in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by Katy Shaw. SECTION D Chapter 5: Expressing time Introduction; The present; The past; The future; Other uses of tenses; Timing by adjuncts; Time expressions and prepositional phrases; Frequency and duration. Chapter 6: Expressing manner and place Introduction to adjuncts; Giving information about manner: adverbs; Giving information about place: prepositions. Exercises relevant to Chapters 5 and 6 in Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises by Katy Shaw. PRESCRIBED TEXTS FOR SECTIONS A, B, C AND D 1. Collins Cobuild English Grammar. Editor-in-Chief John Sinclair; Managing Editor Gwyneth Fox. London and Glasgow: Collins, 1990. Rpt., 1990. The following chapters from this book are prescribed: Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. 2. Shaw, Katy. Collins Cobuild English Grammar Exercises. New Delhi: Indus (An imprint of Harper Collins Publishers India), 1991. Third impression 1994. 17 The following chapters from this Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. book are prescribed: SUPPLEMENTARY TEXT Quirk, Randolph and Greenbaum, Sidney. A University Grammar of English. New Delhi: Pearson Education, 1973. Ninth Indian Reprint, 2005. SECTION E In this section, there shall be ten short-answer questions covering the entire syllabus and carrying a weightage of 32 marks. Out of these, two short-answer questions shall be based on Chapter 1 in Section A, two on Chapter 2 in Section B, one each on Chapters 3 and 4 in Section C and one each on Chapters 5 and 6 in Section D. The remaining two could be based on any of the chapters in the four sections. Each question shall be answered in 150-200 words and shall be of 4 marks. PRESCRIBED TEXT FOR SECTION E 1. Collins Cobuild English Grammar. Editor-in-Chief John Sinclair; Managing Editor Gwyneth Fox. London and Glasgow: Collins, 1990. Rpt., 1990. The following chapters from this book are prescribed: Chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. SUGGESTED READING 1. Greenbaum, Sidney and Quirk, Randolph. A Student’s Grammar of the English Language. New Delhi: Pearson Education. 2. Leech, Geoffrey and Svartvik, Jan. A Communicative Grammar of English. New Delhi: Pearson Education. 3. Quirk, Randolph et al. A Grammar of Contemporary English. Cambridge University Press. 4. Collins Cobuild Student’s Grammar. Practice Material by Dave Willis. New Delhi: Harper Collins, 1994. 5. Swan, Michael and Walter, Catherine. How English Works (With Answers). Oxford University Press, 2006. 6. Yule, George. New Oxford Practice Grammar. Advanced (With Answers). Oxford University Press, 2006. 7. Thomson, A.J. and Martinet, A.V. A Practical English Grammar. Intermediate to Advanced. Oxford University Press, 2006. 8. Thornbury, Scott. Natural Grammar. Oxford University Press, 2006. 9. Hewings, Martin. Advanced Grammar in Use. Upper Intermediate to Proficiency. Edition with Answers. Cambridge University Press, 2007. 10. Haines, Simon et al. Advanced Grammar in Use Supplementary Exercises. Upper Intermediate to Proficiency. Cambrisge University Press, 2007. 11. Carter, Ronald and McCarthy, Michael. Cambridge Grammar of English. A Comprehensive Guide. Advanced, Proficiency and Above. Cambridge University Press, 2007. 12. Gower, Roger. Grammar in Practice. Level 6 Upper Intermediate. Cambridge University Press, 2007. TESTING SECTION A There shall be two questions pertaining to the topics of Chapter 1 in Section A, of 12 marks each. One of the questions shall be theoretical in nature and the other shall be objective-type. The objective-type qu