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As you are looking for the syllabus of MA English so here I am providing you syllabus for the MA English in a PDF file attached with it so you can get it easily.. some content of PDF is given below :

SEMESTER-I
Paper-I: LITERARY CRITICISM-I (ECS 01)

Prescribed Texts :
Unit 1. Aristotle : Poetics (Chapters i-xvi, xxv)
Unit 2. William Wordsworth : Preface to the Lyrical Ballads (1800)
Unit 3. Mathew Arnold : The Function of Criticism at the Present Time
Unit 4. T.S. Eliot : Tradition and Individual Talent

Paper-II : BRITISH POETRY-I (ECS 02)

Prescribed Texts :
Unit 1: Chaucer : Prologue to The Canterbury Tales
Unit 2: John Donne : ‘Satyre: Of Religion’
‘The Good-Morrow’
‘The Canonization’
‘At the Round Earth’s Imagin’d Corners’
‘Batter My Heart, Three Person’d God’
Unit 3: John Keats : ‘Ode to a Nightingale’
‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’
‘Ode on Melancholy’
‘Ode to Autumn’
‘Ode to Psyche’
Unit 4: Robert Browning : ‘My Last Duchess’
‘Andrea del Sarto’
‘The Last Ride Together’
‘Rabbi Ben Ezra’
‘The Grammarian’s Funeral’
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The Panjab University, Chandigarhwas established in the year 1882, it offers various courses in Science, Engineering & Technology, Humanities, Commerce, Social Sciences, Performing Arts and Sports.

As you required for the Punjab university MA English Syllabus, here I am uploading a pdf file having the same. Following is the content of attachment:

(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

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
Language—Its definitions and Characteristics; Language and Speech; Semiotic point of view of Language; Fiction of Homogeneity; There are no Primitive Languages; Saussure’s 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.
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 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 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

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.

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.
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

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.
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.


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