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English Literature 1760–1830; UG1

English Literature 1760 – 1830

UG1: Semester 1 (2013)

Coordinator: Rimi B. Chatterjee


Poetry: S.T. Coleridge, ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’, Wordsworth, ‘Ode on Intimations of Immortality’, The Lucy Poems, Byron, ‘Beppo’, ‘Canto 1 of Don Juan’, P.B. Shelley, ‘The Mask of Anarchy’ and ‘Adonais’, Keats, ‘Ode to Autumn’, ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, Blake, Selections from Songs of Innocence and Experience, ‘The Book of Thel’.

Fiction: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein.

Non-fictional Prose: Wordsworth, ‘Preface’ to the Lyrical Ballads, 1802, Mary Wollstonecraft, Selections from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Edmund Burke, Reflections on the French Revolution, Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man.

Schedule (tentative):

Weeks 1 and 2: Introductory lectures

Weeks 3 and 4: Preface to the Lyrical Ballads

Week 5: Coleridge RBC

Week 6: Wordsworth TBA

Week 7: Burke and Paine AG

Week 8: Paine AG

Week 9: Revision and Test

Week 10: Mary Wollstonecraft CN

Week 11: Byron AG

Week 12: P.B. Shelley RBC

Week 11: Mary Shelley RBC

Week 12: Blake RBC

Week 13: Blake RBC

Week 14: Keats RA

Week 15: Keats RA

Week 16: Revision and Test

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