DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES & ARTSB.A. (Hons.) EnglishDuration 3 years Full TimeSyllabus Outline2013
Name and Duration of CourseThe course is titled as B. A English (Hons.) and is a three year undergraduatedegree in the study of English and world literature.Course DescriptionEnglish studies today is multi-disciplinary both in text, authors and genres. Thestudents will read and write on Shakespeare, Romantic poetry, Victorian poetry andthe novel. They will also have ample space to delve into Nobel award-winning post-colonial works from Africa, Asia, North and Latin America, and Modern Europe. TheEnglish Honours program is a platform and provides the student an opportunity tohonestly assess her/his aptitude and be able to carry it through the three years ofdiscovery and interchange.ObjectiveThe objective of this course is to capacitate the students to be able to understand theliteratures belonging to various ages and to be able to analyze and interpret thesame. By doing an in depth study of the different authors and genres, the studentswill explore and enhance their horizons pertaining to language and literature. Thiscourse will also develop their potential to make sound decisions about careeroptions.Learning Outcomes To be able to appreciate how ‘literary’ and ‘non-literary’ writing forms arerelated as rhetorical forms. To be aware and alert of the historical context to various periods. To be able to build up a working knowledge of English Literary history. To be able to situate the various canonical poets/writers in the context of thebroad conventions they wrote. To be able to comprehend movements like existentialism, surrealism,impressionism, imagism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, structuralism and postmodernism.
SYLLABUS OUTLINECourseCodeCourse Title Lectures TutorialTotalCreditsFIRST SEMESTERBElH010 Victorian Literature 2 1 3BELH020 Twentieth Century Indian Writing 2 1 3BELH030English Literature 14thto 16thCentury2 1 3BELH040 Optional Subject I 4 2 6BELH050 Optional Subject II 4 2 6BELH060 Career Enhancement Program -I 2 - 2TOTAL 23SECOND SEMESTERBELH070 Victorian Literature Continued 2 1 3BELH080Twentieth Century Indian WritingContinued2 1 3BELH090English Literature 14thto 16thCentury Continued2 1 3BELH100 Optional Subject I 4 2 6BEH110 Optional Subject II 4 2 6BELH120 Career Enhancement Program -II 2 - 2TOTAL 23THIRD SEMESTERBELH130English Literature 17thto 19thCentury2 1 3BELH140Nineteenth Century EuropeanRealism2 1 3BELH150 Classical Literature 2 1 3BELH160 Optional Subject I 4 2 6BELH170 Optional Subject II 4 2 6BELH180 Career Enhancement Program -III 3 1 4TOTAL 25
Course Code Course Title Lectures TutorialTotalCreditsFOURTH SEMESTERBELH190English Literature 17thto 19thCentury Continued2 1 3BELH200Nineteenth Century EuropeanRealism Continued2 1 3BELH210 Classical Literature Continued 2 1 3BELH220 Optional Subject I 4 2 6BELH230 Optional Subject II 4 2 6BELH240 Career Enhancement Program -IV 3 1 4TOTAL 25FIFTH SEMESTERBELH250English Literature Neo Classicaland Romantic Periods2 1 3BELH260 English Literature 20thCentury 2 1 3BELH270 Contemporary Literature 2 1 3BELH280 Career Enhancement Program -V 3 1 4TOTAL 13CourseCodeCourse Title Lectures TutorialTotalCreditsSIXTH SEMESTERBELH290 Anglo American Literature from 1930 3 2 5BELH300 Literary Theory 3 2 5BELH310 Career Enhancement Program -VI 3 1 4Total 14Total= 123 Credits