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Course Name English Fiction: Victorian
Course Code 18ELL204
Program B. A. (English Language and Literature), 5 Year Integrated B.A. – M.A. (English Language & Literature)
Semester III
Credits 4
Year Taught 2019
Degree Undergraduate (UG), Integrated Degree
School School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Coimbatore, Kochi

Syllabus

Course Outline

Unit I: 

Introduction to Victorian Fiction-Characteristics-Major Writers.

Unit II:

Jane Austen: Sense and Sensibility.

Unit III:

Charles Dickens: Christmas Carol.

Unit IV:

George Eliot: Silas Marner​​​​​​​.

Unit V:

Thomas Hardy: Under the Greenwood Tree.

Objectives

To introduce the students to the origin and development of English fiction; to study fiction relating it to the socio-cultural aspects of the age; to familiarize them with different strategies of reading fiction.

Core Reading

  1. Austen, Jane: Sense and Sensibility. Maple Press, 2014.
  2. Dickens, Charles:Christmas Carol. Fingerprint Publishing, 2015.
  3. Eliot, George: Silas Mariner. Scholastic India, 2001.
  4. Hardy, Thomas:Under the Greenwood Tree.Wordsworth Editions Ltd; New edition, 1994..

References

  1. David, Deirdre. (Ed). The Cambridge Companion to the Victorian Novel, CUP, London
  2. A Companion to the Victorian Novel, Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture, (Eds) Patrick Brantlinger, William Thesing, Wiley.
  3. The Nineteenth Century Novel: A Critical Reader, Stephen Regan, Routledge.
  4. Williams, Raymond. The English Novel: From Dickens to Lawrence.Vintage Digital, 2013.
  5. Websources.

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