An Overview of what you’ve got to focus on!
Outline to NET/JRF English – Papers II & III - Syllabus January 2017
English Paper II
Unit 1 : Chaucer to Shakespeare
Unit 2 : Jacobean to Restoration Periods
Unit 3 : Augustan Age : 18th Century Literature
Unit 4 : Romantic Period
Unit 5 : Victorian Period
Unit 6 : Modern Period
Unit 7 : Contemporary Period
Unit 8 : American and other non – British Literatures
Unit 9 : Literary Theory and Criticism
Unit 10 : Rhetoric and Prosody
English Paper III ( A ) ( Core Group )
v British Literature from Chaucer to the present day
v Criticism and Literary Theory.
Unit – I : Literary Comprehension. (with internal choice of poetry stanza and prose
passage; four comprehension questions will be asked carrying 4 marks each)
Unit – II : Up to the Renaissance.
Unit – III : Jacobean to Restoration Periods.
Unit – IV : Augustan Age 18th Century Literature.
Unit – V : Romantic Period.
Unit – VI : Victorian and Pre – Raphaelites.
Unit – VII : Modem British Literature.
Unit – VIII : Contemporary British Literature.
Unit – IX : Literary Theory and Criticism up to T. S. Eliot.
Unit – X : Contemporary Theory.
English Paper III ( B ) ( Elective / Optional )
Elective – I : History of English Language, English Language Teaching.
Elective – II : European Literature from Classical Age to the 20th Century.
Elective – III : Indian writing in English and Indian Literature in English translation.
Elective – IV : American and other non – British English Literatures.
Elective – V : Literary Theory and Criticism.