MA English Syllabus and Subjects:

MA English Course is 2 years of post-graduation program, which is divided into 4 semesters. Below is the tabulation of all the MA English syllabus, which most of the colleges follow in their curriculum.

MA English Syllabus:

MA English syllabus semester-wise is tabulated below:

MA English Syllabus - Semester  I
Sl.No The Structure of Modern English
1 Communication
2 Phonology
3 Morphology
4 Syntax
5 Semantics

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  I
Sl.No English Fiction
1 Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels
2 Henry Fielding: Joseph Andrews
3 Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice
4 Charles Dickens: David Copperfield
5 George Eliot: Middlemarch

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  I
Sl.No Traditional English Drama
1 Ben Jonson: Volpone
2 Christopher Marlowe: Dr Faustus
3 William Congreve: The Way of the World
4 Sheridan: The School for Scandal
5 William Goldsmith: She Stoops To Conquer

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  I
Sl.No Indian Verses (Elective)
1 Background to Indian English Poetry
2 Nissim Ezekiel
3 Arun Kolatkar - Jejuri
4 The Old Playhouse and Other Poems – Kamla Das
5 William Goldsmith: She Stoops To Conquer

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  I
Sl.No English Language and Literature Teaching (Elective)
1 Methods and Approaches to Language Teaching
2 Teaching of Grammar
3 Dimensions of Research in English Language and English Literature
4 Teaching of Language Skills
5 Approaches to Teaching of Literature
6 Teaching of Poetry, Drama, Fiction

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  I
Sl.No Research Methodology (Elective)
1 What is Research?
2 Constructing Research Design
3 Research Process
4 Dimensions of Research in English Language and English Literature
5 Development, Hypothesis and Preparation of Research Proposal
6 Research Process
7 Parts of the Dissertation
8 Presentation of Research
9 Presentation of Research
10 Major Concerns in the Thesis

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  II
Sl.No The Structure of Modern English
1 Language and Society
2 Distinctive Features of British, American and Indian English
3 Pragmatics
4 English in India
5 Introduction to Stylistics

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  II
Sl.No English Fiction
1 Thomas Hardy: Jude the Obscure
2 Joseph Conrad: Lord Jim
3 D. H. Lawrence: Sons and Lovers
4 Graham Greene: The Power and the Glory
5 EM Forster: A Passage to India.

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  II
Sl.No Modern English Drama
1 GB Shaw: Candida
2 TS Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral
3 Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot
4 Harold Pinter: Home Coming
5 John Osborne: Look Back in Anger

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  II
Sl.No Indian Prose Works (Elective)
1 Background to Indian Prose
2 Kanthapura
3 Lokmanya Tilak – Essays from Bal Gangadhar Tilak
4 RK Narayan: An Astrologer’s Day
5 Rohinton Mistry: A Fine Balance

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  III
Sl.No Literary Theory and Criticism
1 Aristotle: The Poetics
2 Philip Sidney: An Apology of Poetry
3 Dr Johnson: A Preface to Shakespeare
4 William Wordsworth: A Preface to Lyrical Ballads
5 Matthew Arnold: The Study of Poetry

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  III
Sl.No English Poetry
1 John Milton: Paradise Lost Book 1
2 John Donne: The Sun Rising
3 Andrew Marvell: To His Coy Mistress
4 Alexander Pope: The Rape of The Lock
5 William Blake: From Songs of Innocence

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  III
Sl.No American Literature (Elective)
1 Background Topics
2 Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter
3 Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
4 Poetry
5 Thoreau: Civil Disobedience

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  III
Sl.No Research Methodology (Elective)
1 What is Research?
2 Constructing Research Design
3 Research Process
4 Dimensions of Research in English Language and English Literature
5 Development, Hypothesis and Preparation of Research Proposal
6 Research Process
7 Parts of the Dissertation
8 Presentation of Research
9 Writing Styles
10 Major Concerns in the Thesis

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  III
Sl.No English Language and Literature Teaching (Elective)
1 Methods and Approaches to Language Teaching
2 Teaching of Grammar
3 Relationship between Psychology and Teaching of Language
4 Teaching of Language Skills
5 Approaches to the Teaching of Literature
6 Teaching of Poetry, Drama and Fiction

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  IV
Sl.No Literary Theory and Criticism
1 T.S.Eliot: Tradition and the Individual Talent
2 F.R.Leavis: Literature and Society
3 Northrope Frye: The Archetypes of Literature
4 Ronald Barthes: The Death of the Author
5 Elaine Showalter: Feminist Criticism in the Wilderness

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  IV
Sl.No English Poetry
1 ST Coleridge: The Rime of Ancient Mariner
2 William Wordsworth Poetry
3 Tennyson  Poetry
4 Robert Browning  Poetry
5 W. B. Yeats Poetry

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  IV
Sl.No Shakespeare (Later Works)
1 King Lear
2 Macbeth
3 Julius Caesar
4 Measure for Measure
5 Tempest

 

MA English Syllabus - Semester  IV
Sl.No American Literature (Elective)
1 Background Topics
2 Arthur Miller: The Death of a Salesman
3 Edward Albee: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
4 John Steinbeck: Of Mice and Men
5 Poetry

MA English Subjects:

MA English is 2 years of post-graduation program, which is divided into 4 semesters. Below is the tabulation of all the MA English Subjects, which most of the colleges follow in their curriculum.

MA English Subjects - Semester  I
Sl.No Subjects
1 The Structure of Modern English
2 English Fiction
3 Traditional English Drama
Electives
4 Indian Verses
5 English Language and Literature Teaching
6 Research Methodology
 
MA English Subjects - Semester  II
Sl.No Subjects
1 The Structure of Modern English
2 English Fiction
3 Modern English Drama
Electives
4 Indian Prose Works
 
MA English Subjects - Semester  III
Sl.No Subjects
1 Literary Theory and Criticism
2 English Poetry
3 Shakespeare (Early Works)
Electives
4 American Literature
5 Research Methodology
6 English Language and Literature Teaching
 
MA English Subjects - Semester  IV
Sl.No Subjects
1 Literary Theory and Criticism
2 English Poetry
3  Shakespeare (Later Works)
Electives
4 American Literature

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