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Md. Sarwar Jahan
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M Phil in Ibsen Studies from Oslo University.

Film Studies, Feminism and Sufism

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Introduction to Prose

The course offers essayist like Francis Bacon, Samuel Johnson, James Baldwin and EM Forster. Here students will be familiar with the mechanics of prose and at the same time they would observe the historical evolution of English prose across the cultures.


Course Plan for Eng 1201 Introduction to Prose


Week Topic Core Material Supplementary Materials

1. 1.1 Introduction

1.2 Bacon and his time Inside Francis Bacon by Martin Harrison

2. 2.1 Text analysis


2.2 Text analysis Of Marriage and Single life

Of Studies

3. 3.1Discussion on Themes

3.2 style and other issues

4. 4.1 Class test

4.2 Revision

5. Introduction on S. Johnson and Milton

6. 6.1Text analysis

6.2 Style of Johnson Lives of the Poets

7. 7.1 Introduction

7.2 Baldwin and the history of slavery Slavery : A World History by Milton Meltzer

8. 8.1 and 8.2 Reading and analyzing text A Stranger in the Village

9. 9.1 and 9.2 Theme, style and other issues do

10. Class Test

11. Introduction on Forster

Text Analysis

What I Believe

12 Revision



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Course Teacher

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English Novel from Defoe to Hardy

The course includes prominent writers like Emily Bronte and Thomas Hardy. Students will be aware of the rise and development of English novel. Through this course students will trace different worldviews.


Course plan for Eng 2205 English Novel from Defoe to Hardy

Week Topic Core Material Supplementary Material

1 Introduction on English novel

Emily Bronte and her time

2 2.1 Major characters and their relationships

2.2 Minor characters and their importance in the novel Wuthering Heights


do

3 3.1 Structure of the novel

3.2 Narrative technique Do

do Wuthering Heights (Norton Critical Editions(

4. 4.1 Gothic novel and its characteristics

4.2 Style

5 5.1 Analysis on selected chapters

5.2 Discussion on themes Emily Bronte Reappraised by Clare O Callaghan

6 6.1 Class test

6.2 Revision

7 7.1 Hardy and his time

7.2 Victorian novel Thomas Hardy by Claire Tomalin

8 8.1 Textual analysis

8.2 Hardy’s pessimism Far from the Madding Crowd

do

9 9.1 Style

9.2 Pint of views do Far from the Madding Crowd( Norton Critical Editions(

10 10.1 and 10.2 Discussion on critical essays

11 Class test

12 Revision


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Course Teacher

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American Fiction

Two of the eminent  Nobel laureates of American literature, from two different eras, are included in this course for the students to understand the sociopolitical background of American cultures with a view to perceive how race, color, class, gender operate in the pieces.


Course plan for Eng 4205 American Fiction

Week Topic Core Material Supplementary Material

1 Introduction on American novel

Saul Bellow and her time

2 2.1 Major characters and their relationships

2.2 Minor characters and their importance in the novel Seize the Day


do

3 3.1 Structure of the novel

3.2 Narrative technique Do

do Seize the Day (Norton Critical Editions(

4. 4.1 Modern novel and its characteristics

4.2 Style Leslie Field and John Z Gulzowski

Modern Fiction Studies

Volume 25 No 1

5 5.1 Analysis on selected chapters

5.2 Discussion on themes Saul Bellow, Vision and Revision by Daniel Fuchs

6 6.1 Class test

6.2 Revision

7 7.1 Tony Morrison and her time

7.2 Slavery in the novel

8 8.1 Textual analysis

8.2 Narrative technique Beloved

do

9 9.1 Style

9.2 Pint of views do Beloved( Norton Critical Editions(

10 10.1 and 10.2 Discussion on critical essays

11 Class test Tony Morrison Memory and Meaning by Adrienne Na


Lanier Seward

12 Revision

MD. SARWAR JAHAN

Course Teacher

Running
  • Introduction to Prose
  • English Novel from Defoe to Hardy
  • American Fiction