CU UG English (HONS) DSE Poems Analysed (2018 onwards)

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CU UG English (HONS) DSE Poems Analyzed

Modern Indian Writing in English Translation (DSE-A1)

  1. Rabindranath Tagore – ‘Light, oh where is the light?’ (Gitanjali XXVII) (still analyzing)
  2. Rabindranath Tagore – ‘When my play was with thee’ (Gitanjali XCVII) (still analyzing)
  3. G.M. Muktibodh – ‘The Void’
  4. Amrita Pritam – ‘I say unto Waris Shah’

Partition Literature (DSE-A3)

  1. Sahir Ludhianvi – ’26 January
  2. Birendra Chattopadhyay – ‘After Death: Twenty Years’ (still analyzing)
  3. Sankha Ghosh – ‘Rehabilitation’ (still analyzing)

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