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MA in English Literature

Course Content

MA English Course Details

Students studying the MA English Syllabus get to cover a large cross-section of literary works from across the world. This broad study helps frame a mind to interpret and critique a literary work. Through this MA English Literature Syllabus, analytical skills are fine tuned and this helps students to gain a vital understanding of various works of literature.

The entire MA English Course Outline is broken up over 4 semesters. Each semester has a different set of MA English Subjects as well as some electives.

The MA English Literature Subjects and course details are outlined in the table below:

I SEMESTER

  • COMPULSORY PAPERS
    • British Literature – I
    • Literary Criticism & Critical Reading – I
    • Gender Studies – I
    • Indian Literature in English – I
    • Communicative English – I
    • European Classics Revisited – I
  • OPTIONAL PAPERS
    • American Literature – I
    • World Literatures in English – I

II SEMESTER

  • COMPULSORY PAPERS
    • British Literature – II
    • Literary Criticism & Critical Reading – II
    • Gender Studies – II
    • Indian Literature in English – II
    • Communicative English – II
    • European Classics Revisited – II
  • OPTIONAL PAPERS
    • American Literature – II
    • World Literatures in English – II

III SEMESTER

  • COMPULSORY PAPERS
    • Critical Theory – I
    • Postcolonial Studies – I
    • Literary & Cultural Studies – I
    • Modern Linguistics – I
    • Teaching English Language & Linguistics – I
  • OPTIONAL PAPERS
    • Open Elective

IV SEMESTER

  • COMPULSORY PAPERS
    • Critical Theory – II
    • Postcolonial Studies – II
    • Literary & Cultural Studies – II
    • Modern Linguistics – II
    • Teaching English Language & Linguistics – II
  • OPTIONAL PAPERS
    • Project Work