History of English Literature and Philology

A Guide

Price: 199.00 INR

ISBN:

9780190120429

Publication date:

01/08/2019

Paperback

200 pages

Price: 199.00 INR

ISBN:

9780190120429

Publication date:

01/08/2019

Paperback

200 pages

First Edition

Oxford University Press

History of English Literature and Philology: A Guide is an introductory guide catering to Core Course 1: History of Literature and Philology of the undergraduate English (Hons.) programme of the University of Calcutta, and follows the latest syllabus and pattern as introduced under the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS).

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First Edition

Oxford University Press

First Edition

Oxford University Press

Table of contents


Part I: History of English Literature
Section 1

  1. Old English Poetry and Prose
  2. Geoffrey Chaucer and Middle English Literature
  3. Elizabethan Sonnets
  4. University Wits
  5. William Shakespeare
  6. Ben Jonson
  7. Restoration Comedy of Manners
  8. Eighteenth Century Novels

Section 2
  1. Pre-Romantic Poetry
  2. Romantic Poetry and Non-fiction Prose
  3. Victorian Novel
  4. The Pre-Raphaelites
  5. Modern Novel
  6. Modern Poetry
  7. Modern Drama

Part II: Philology
Section 1
  1. Latin Influence
  2. Scandinavian Influence
  3. French Influence
  4. Americanism

Section 2
  1. Consonant Shift
  2. Word Formation Processes (Shortening, Back-formation, Derivations)
  3. Hybridism, Monosyllabism, and Malapropism
  4. Free and Fixed Compounds, -ing Formation, and Johnsonese

References and Suggested Readings
Question Paper: 2015
Question Paper: 2016
Question Paper: 2017
Question Paper: 2018

First Edition

Oxford University Press

Features

  • Complete coverage of the latest CBCS syllabus for Core Course 1
  • Chronological arrangement of chapters for all major periods of English literature: from Old English to the Modern era
  • Charts at the beginning of every chapter under the History of Literature segment, for ease of retention of key literary figures and their works
  • Overviews in every chapter providing a brief outline of the topic(s) being dealt with
  • Short notes in every chapter covering key topics
  • 400+ multiple-choice questions for practice, with answer keys for self-evaluation
  • Descriptive questions at the end of every chapter to aid review
  • A list of suggested readings for in-depth understanding of concepts
  • Previous years’ question papers to help gain an idea of the types of questions typically asked in the theory examination

First Edition

Oxford University Press

First Edition

Oxford University Press

Table of contents


Part I: History of English Literature
Section 1

  1. Old English Poetry and Prose
  2. Geoffrey Chaucer and Middle English Literature
  3. Elizabethan Sonnets
  4. University Wits
  5. William Shakespeare
  6. Ben Jonson
  7. Restoration Comedy of Manners
  8. Eighteenth Century Novels

Section 2
  1. Pre-Romantic Poetry
  2. Romantic Poetry and Non-fiction Prose
  3. Victorian Novel
  4. The Pre-Raphaelites
  5. Modern Novel
  6. Modern Poetry
  7. Modern Drama

Part II: Philology
Section 1
  1. Latin Influence
  2. Scandinavian Influence
  3. French Influence
  4. Americanism

Section 2
  1. Consonant Shift
  2. Word Formation Processes (Shortening, Back-formation, Derivations)
  3. Hybridism, Monosyllabism, and Malapropism
  4. Free and Fixed Compounds, -ing Formation, and Johnsonese

References and Suggested Readings
Question Paper: 2015
Question Paper: 2016
Question Paper: 2017
Question Paper: 2018

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