M.Phil in English

University of Madras
In Chennai

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  • MPhil
  • Chennai

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university centenary building,chepauk Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600005, Tamil Nadu, India
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Course programme

The University of Madras offers number of courses one of the course is M.Phil in English

The Course is offered by Department of English.

With the appointment of Dr. S.P. Appasamy and Dr. T. Prabhakar Reddy as Professor and Reader respectively, the Department of English at the University of Madras was established in 1969 with the mandate to conduct inter-collegiate weekly lectures on certain topics besides guiding research. Prior to this, the Master�s course in English was offered from the Madras Christian College and Presidency College with Prof. S. Ramaswamy occupying the post of Chief Professor at Presidency College. Annual pattern was restored in M.A in the mid-1980s and gradually when most of the College teachers came to acquire the M.Phil qualification,, only full-time M.Phil continued to be offered.

The horizon of thrust areas in Literary Studies expanded from mid-1990s to include New Historicism and Cultural Materialism, translation, postmodernism, feminism, deconstruction among literary theories at the M.Phil level.

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