M.Phil in English

Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith
In Varanasi

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  • MPhil
  • Varanasi
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Varanasi
Varanasi, 221002, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Course programme

The Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth offers M.Phil in English course to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:

LITERARY THEORY
1. New Criticism
Cleanth Brooks : "The Language of Paradox".
2. Structuralism
Gerard Genette : "Structuralism and Literary Criticism.
3. Deconstruction/Post structuralism
Jacques Derrida : "Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourse
of Human Sciences".
Paul de Man : "The Resistance to Theory".
4. Feminism
Elaine Showalter : "Feminist Criticism in the Wilderness"
Juliet Mitchell : "Femininity, Narrative and Psychoanalysis"
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak : "Feminism and Critical Theory"
5. Phenomenology and Existentialism
6. Marxism
Raymond Williams : "Base and Superstructure in Marxist Cultural
Theory"
7. Hermeneutics and Reader-Response
Wolfgang Iser : "The Reading Process : A Phenomenological
Approach"
Stanley Fish : "Interpreting the Variorum"
8. Rasa/Dhwani
i) Aesthetic Rapture : The Rasadhyaya of the Natyasastra, Two
Vols. Ed J.L. Mason & M.V. Patwardhan, Deccan College,
Poona, 1970
ii) Dhwanyaloka Book I Trans.& ed. By K. Krishnamoorthy, M.B.I
9. Post-Colonialism
Leela Gandhi, "Introduction" to Postcolonial Theory : A Critical Introduction
10. New Historicism
11. Eco Criticism.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Critical Approaches to Literature :
i) Formalist
ii) Structuralist
iii) Archetypal / Mythological
iv) Psychological
v) Marxist
vi) Feminist
vii) History of Ideas
viii) Stylistics
ix) Rasa, Dhwani, Alamkara, Vakrokti
x) Ideology and Culture Studies
xi) Research design, Choice of Research Area, Making of (annotated)
bibliography

20TH CENTURY ENGLISH LITERATURE
Poetry
Novel
Drama

CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ENGLISH LITERATURE
Poetry
Novel
Drama
Short Story

INDIAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION
Poetry
Novel
Drama

NEW LITERATURES IN ENGLISH


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