UGC-CBCS English Literature DSE (2018 onwards)

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UGC-CBCS English Literature DSE

Modern Indian Writing in English Translation (Sem-V)

  1. G.M. Muktibodh – The Void
  2. G.M. Muktibodh – So Very Far
  3. Amrita Pritam – I Say unto Waris Shah
  4. Thangjam Ibopishak Singh – Dali, Hussain, or Odour of Dream, Colour of Wind
  5. Thangjam Ibopishak Singh – The Land of the Half-Humans

British Literature: Post World War II (Sem-V)

  1. Philip Larkin – The Whitsun Weddings
  2. Philip Larkin – Church Going
  3. Ted Hughes – Hawk Roosting
  4. Ted Hughes – Crow’s Fall
  5. Seamus Heaney – Digging
  6. Seamus Heaney – Casualty
  7. Carol Ann Duffy – Text (still analyzing)
  8. Carol Ann Duffy – Stealing

Partition Literature (Sem-VI)

  1. Faiz Ahmad Faiz – For Your Lanes, My Country (still analyzing)
  2. Gulzar – Toba Tek Singh

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