Semester V


Course Code: ENGH-H-CC-T-11
Course Title:
Women’s Writing

  • Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. “‘Draupadi’ by Mahasveta Devi.” Critical Inquiry, vol. 8, no. 2, 1981, pp. 381–402. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
  • Mary Wollstonecraft. Chapter II. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Princeton Theological Seminary Library/ Boston [view link]
    • Wilcox, Kirstin R. “Vindicating Paradoxes: Mary Wollstonecraft’s ‘Woman.’” Studies in Romanticism, vol. 48, no. 3, 2009, pp. 447–467.  (Source: JSTOR) [view link]
    • Smith, Amy Elizabeth. “Roles for Readers in Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.” Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, vol. 32, no. 3, 1992, pp. 555–570. (Source: JSTOR) [view link]
  • Maya Angelou. “Caged Bird”. The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou. Random House Inc., 1994. [view text]
  • Alice Walker. The Color Purple.
    • Jones, Jacqueline. “‘Fact and Fiction in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple.’” The Georgia Historical Quarterly, vol. 72, no. 4, 1988, pp. 653–669. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
    • Shelton, Frank W. “ALIENATION AND INTEGRATION IN ALICE WALKER’S ‘THE COLOR PURPLE.’” CLA Journal, vol. 28, no. 4, 1985, pp. 382–392. (Source; JSTOR) [view text]
  • Kosambi, Meera. “Motherhood in the East-West Encounter: Pandita Ramabai’s Negotiation of ‘Daughterhood’ and Motherhood.” Feminist Review, no. 65, 2000, pp. 49–67. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]

Course Code: ENGH-H-CC-T-12
Course Title: British Literature: The Early 20th century
  • Riders to the Sea, J.M. Synge
    • Synge. J.M. Riders to the Sea, J. W. Luce & company, Boston, 1911. (Source: University of California Libraries/ [view text]
    • Synge. J.M. The Aran Islands,  Maunsel & Co., Dublin, 1907. [Source: University of Toronto/ [view text]
    • Roche, Anthony. The Irish Dramatic Revival: 1899-1939. Bloomsbury: London, 2015. (Introduction, p. 1-6; Chapter 3, p. 53-78) [view text]
    • Henn, T.R. “The Irish Tragedy”, The Harvest of Tragedy, Methuen & co. Ltd. 1961. p. 197- 216.(Source: Osmania University/ [view text]
    • Grene, Nicholas. “Irish Drama and the Occlusion of Influence.” The Princeton University Library Chronicle, vol. 68, no. 1-2, 2007, pp. 503–515. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
  • Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad
    • Harris, Lech. “Elliptical Orality: Rhetoric as Style in Conrad.” Victorian Studies, vol. 61, no. 2, 2019, pp. 240–247. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
    • Phillips, Caryl, and Chinua Achebe. “Was Joseph Conrad Really a Racist?” Philosophia Africana, vol. 10, no. 1, 2007, pp. 59–66. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce
    • Joyce, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1943. (Source: Digital Library of India/ [view text]
    • Clayton, Jay. “A Portrait of the Romantic Poet as a Young Modernist: Literary History as Textual Unconscious.” Joyce: The Return of the Repressed, edited by Susan Stanford Friedman, Cornell University Press, ITHACA; LONDON, 1993, pp. 114–127. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
    • Friedman, Susan Stanford. “(Self)Censorship and the Making of Joyce’s Modernism.” Joyce: The Return of the Repressed, edited by Susan Stanford Friedman, Cornell University Press, ITHACA; LONDON, 1993, pp. 21–57. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
    • Robinson, K. E. “The Stream of Consciousness Technique and the Structure of Joyce’s ‘Portrait.’” James Joyce Quarterly, vol. 9, no. 1, 1971, pp. 63–84. (Source: JSTOR) [view link]
  • “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”, “Preludes”, “Hollow Men”, Thomas Stearns Eliot
    • Eliot, T.S. Collected Poems (1909-1962). Harcourt, Brace & World Inc., New York. 1963. {“The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (p.3-7), “Preludes”(p.13-15), “Hollow Men” (p.79-82)} (Source: Digital Library of India/ [view link]
    • “The Modern Mind”, T.S.Eliot, p. 121-142. [From: The Use Of Poetry And The Use Of Criticism. T.S.Eliot. Faber & Faber, London, 1933. (Source: Digital Library of India/ [view text]
    • Sengupta, Swaraj Brata. “T. S. Eliot and Trends in Modern English Poetry”, Autumn Annual. Vol XVII, ed. S.C. Sengupta. 1988-89. p. 71-76. (Source: Presidency Alumni Association Calcutta/ Digital Library of India) [view text]
  • “Rain”, William Somerset Maugham
    • Maugham, W.S. Collected Short Stories of W Somerset Maugham Volume 1, Vintage Books. London. (Source: Open Source/ [view text]
  • “Mark on the Wall”, Virginia Woolf
    • Woolf, Virginia. “Mark on the Wall.” Richmond, Hogarth Press, 1919. (Source: University of Toronto/ [view text]

Course Code: ENGH-H-DSE-T-2
Course Title: British Literature: Post World War II
  • Look Back in Anger, John Osborne
    • Sellars, Roy Wood. “The Emergence of Naturalism.” International Journal of Ethics, vol. 34, no. 4, 1924, pp. 309–338. (SOurce: JSTOR) [view text]
    • Adams, Ann Marie. “Look Back in Realism: The Making and Unmaking of Dramatic Form in the Reception of the British New Wave.” The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, vol. 40, no. 1, 2007, pp. 75–86. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
  • England, England, Julian Barnes
    • Semino, Elena. “Representing Characters’ Speech and Thought in Narrative Fiction: A Study of England, England by Julian Barnes.” Style, vol. 38, no. 4, 2004, pp. 428–451. JSTOR [view text]
    • Nitsch, Judi. “Like Nowhere Else: Tourism and the Remaking of Place in Julian Barnes’s ‘England, England.’” The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, vol. 48, no. 1, 2015, pp. 45–65.  (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
  • Animal Farm, George Orwell
    • Senn, Samantha. “All Propaganda Is Dangerous, but Some Are More Dangerous than Others: George Orwell and the Use of Literature as Propaganda.” Journal of Strategic Security, vol. 8, no. 3, 2015, pp. 149–161. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
    • Morse, Donald E. “‘A Blatancy of Untruth: George Orwell’s uses of the fantastic in ‘Animal Farm.'” Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS), vol. 1, no. 2, 1995, pp. 85–92. (Source: JSTOR) [view link]
    • Dwan, David. “Orwell’s Paradox: Equality in Ánimal Farm’.” ELH, vol. 79, no. 3, 2012, pp. 655–683. (Source: JSTOR) [view link]
    • Letemendia, V. C. “Revolution on Animal Farm: Orwell’s Neglected Commentary.” Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 18, no. 1, 1992, pp. 127–137. (Source: JSTOR) [view link]
    • Kirschner, Paul. “The Dual Purpose of ‘Animal Farm.’” The Review of English Studies, vol. 55, no. 222, 2004, pp. 759–786. (Source: JSTOR) [view link]
  • “Hawk Roosting” and “Crow‟s Fall”, Ted Hughes
    • Herbert Lomas. “The Poetry of Ted Hughes.” The Hudson Review, vol. 40, no. 3, 1987, pp. 409–426. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
    • Dickie, Margaret. “Ted Hughes: The Double Voice.” Contemporary Literature, vol. 24, no. 1, 1983, pp. 51–65. (Source: JSTOR) [view text]
  • Seamus Heaney
    • Seamus Heaney, “Crediting Poetry”, Nobel Lecture, December 7, 1995. [view link]

Course Code: ENGH-H-DSE-T-3
Course Title:
Literary Criticism

  • “Preface” to the Lyrical Ballads, William Wordsworth
    • Wordsworth, William. Poems. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London. 1815. p. vii- xlii. (Source: Cornell University Library) [view text]
  • “Modern Fiction”, Virginia Woolf
    • Woolf, Virginia. Collected Essays Vol. 2. The Hogarth Press, London. 1924. p. 103-110. (Source: Digital Library of India) [view text]
  • “Tradition and the Individual Talent”, T.S. Eliot
    • Eliot, T.S. The Sacred Wood Essays On Poetry And Criticism. T.S.Eliot. Methuen & co. 1932. (Source: Digital Library of India) [view text]
  • Biographia Literaria, S.T. Coleridge (Chapters XIII and XIV)
    • Coleridge, S.T. Biographia Literaria. 1817. p.285- (Source: Oxford University) [view text]
  • Principles of Literary Criticism, I.A. Richards (Chapters 1, 2 & 34)
    • Richards, I.A. Principles of Literary Criticism. Kegan Paul & co. London, 1924. {Chapters 1 (p. 5-10), Chapter 2 (p. 11-18) and Chapter 34 (p. 261-271)} (Source: Digital Library of India) [view text]
  • “The Heresy of Paraphrase” and “The Language of Paradox”, Cleanth Brooks
    • Brooks, Cleanth. “The Well Wrought Urn.” Dennis Dobson Ltd. London. 1947. {“The Heresy of Paraphrase” (p.176-196), and “The Language of Paradox” (p. 3-20)} (Source: Digital Library of India)[view text]