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Syllabus for ENGL(2nd Sem) (Compulsory English for General Students of Arts and Commerce:
Glimpses: A Selection of Poetry and Prose
Ed. Chandrava Chakravarty & Sravasti Chattopadhyay
(Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan 2018)
The following texts will be taught in the second semester. The pattern of questions will be same as in the first semester.
The Quality of Mercy- William Shakespeare
The Reverie of Poor Susan- William Wordsworth
Because I could not stop for Death- Emily Dickinson
Sympathy- Paul Laurence Dunbar
The Model Millionaire- Oscar Wilde
The Accursed House- Émile Gaboriau
A Cup of Tea- Katherine Mansfield
Uncle Podger Hangs a Picture- Jerome K. Jerome
Learning Resources by Monami Mukherjee
Semester wise Lecture Modules and Videos
Hunger by Jayanta Mahapatra: Complete Class Lecture
Background Study: Renaissance Poetry
Core Course 5:
Core Course 7:
Background Study: Puritan Age/ Age of Milton
CC9 (Romantic Age)
CC10 (Victorian Age)
CC11: Women’s Writing
Study Materials and Prescribed Texts
Semester 1 Core Course 1
Resources by Md Salamin Mondal
Learning Resources By Amit Sarkar