vijaygarh jyotish ray college
NAAC Accredited with B+ Grade
8/2, Bejoygarh, Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700 032
Affiliated to the University of Calcutta
Faculty Profile
Designation Associate Professor, HOD
Name Dr. Ranabir Lahiri
Degree Ph.D.
Sub Name English
About - Dr. Ranabir Lahiri
Learning Module

Dept. of English

Learning Module: Semester I & III

Name of the teacher: Dr.RanabirLahiri

Semester I:

Topic

General Objective

Strategy

No. Of classes required

Outcome

Sem. I:

Romantic Age

To help the students to understand the salient features of romantic movement, Influence of French Revolution- development of lyrical poetry-Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley Keats Byron-development of novel- Scott and Jane Austen-romantic prose and essays

 

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

05

Students are made aware of the French revolution at the background and its effect on literature. They will also understand the romantic sensibility of the poets and the novelists.

Ovid: Metamorphosis

To get the students acquainted with classical myths

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

05

Students will be able to locate the classical tales in contemporary reality by exploring their psychological significance

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester III:

Topic

General Objective

Strategy

No. Of classes required

Outcome

Sukumar Ray: Abol-Tabol

To give the students the pleasure of reading Abol-Tabol in translation

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

04

Students will be able to find sense out of nonsense rhymes

Ernest Hemmingway: The Old Man and the Sea

To give a brief account of the development of the American novel and Hemmingway’s place in it

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

05

Students will be able to understand Hemmingway both in the tradition of American fiction and his own fictional universe

Edgar Allan Poe: Purloined letter

To locate Poe in the tradition of the genre(short story)

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

04

Students will have a better understanding of the detective narrative with reference to the story with special focus on psychology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of the teacher: AbhishekSamanta

Learning Module: Semester I & III

Semester. I

Topic

General Objective

Strategy

No. Of classes required

Outcome

Sem.I:

Elizabethan sonnets, University Wits and Ben Jonson

To help the students to understand the salient features of the ‘first romantic age’ of literature

Discussion

Interaction

Surprise test

University questions and their appropriate answers explained

05

Students developed an interest in one of the most important periods of English literature and they also develop an interest in Ben Jonson and his age

Modern novel, Modern poetry and Modern drama

To help the students understand modern sensibility in literature

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

05

Students are interested in the modern age and the modern trends in literature-literature between the wars and after the second world war

 Philology

 ( Section 1& 2)

To make the students aware of the history of the language

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

08

Students will learn about different influences affecting the language and Students will show interest in the new concepts about language

Plautus: Pot of Gold

 

 

To give the students an idea of classical Roman comedy

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

06

Students will learn about the nuances of classical comedy and enjoy the comic sensibility

Semester III:

Topic

General objective

Strategy

No. Of classes required

Outcome

American Poetry ( Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, Sylvia Plath, Langston Hughes, Edgar Allan Poe)

 

Todescribe the political and cultural context of American literature as well as American poetryand

To give an idea of the background, both

historical and literary that shaped Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, Sylvia Plath, Langston Hughes, Edgar Allan Poeas major

voices of American poetry.

Discussion

Interaction

Class test

 

10

Students will be able to understand the American poetry in general and the contribution of the individual poets in particular

Agatha Christie: The Murder of Roger Ackroyed


Academic Plan

DEPT. OF ENGLISH

ACADEMIC PLAN

Session- 2019-20

 

Name of the teacher:

Dr. RanabirLahiri

Semester I(CC1 & CC2)& Semester III( CC5,6 &7)

 

Semester – I& III

Sem-I:

i)General idea of literature, discussion of different genres

ii) Pre-romantic poetry and romantic non-fictional prose

iii) Victorian novel and the Pre-Raphaelites

iv) Ovid:Metamorphosis ( Book III)

Sem-III:

i) Ernest Hemmingway: The Old Man and the Sea

ii) Edgar Allan Poe: The Purloined Letter

iii) Sukumar Ray: Abol-Tabol( ‘Nonsense Rhymes’, Translated by Satyajit Ray)

iv) Rassundari Devi: Amar Jiban (GE. 3)

Part-III (Third Year)

·         Shakespearean sonnets: 18 & 130

·         Look Back in Anger

·         Dialogue writing

·         The primeval & The eyes are not here (short stories)

·         Book review

·         Enterprise(poem)

 

Name of the teacher:Smt.AparajitaGuha

Semester I (CC1 & CC2)& Semester III ( CC5,6 &7)

 

Semester – I& III

Sem. I:

i)Unit A: Old English heroic poetry, Old English Prose, Chaucer

ii) Homer: The Iliad ( Books I & II)

iii) Sophocles: Oedipus The King

 

Sem. III:

i) Arthur Miller: Death of a Salesman

ii) Lewis Caroll: Through the Looking Glass

iii) John Milton: Paradise Lost, Bk.I

iv) Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock, CantoI-III

v) E.B. Browning: How do I Love Thee, Christina Rossetti: Uphill (GE.3)

Part-III (Third Year)

i)Mulk Raj Anand- Coolie

ii) Paradise Lost Bk. I &Rape of the Lock, Canto I-III

iii) Hardy- Mayor of Casterbridge or Far from the Madding Crowd

iv)Shaw’s Arms and the Man

v)Tagore’sHome and the World

 

Name of the teacher:

AbhishekSamanta

Semester I (CC1 & CC2)& Semester III ( CC5,6 &7)

 

Semester – I& III

Sem. I

i)What is Literature? Why do we study Literature?

ii) Elizabethan sonnets, University Wits and Ben Jonson

iii) Modern novel, Modern poetry and Modern drama

iv) Philology ( Section 1& 2)

v) Plautus: Pot of Gold

Sem.III

i)American Poetry ( Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, Sylvia Plath, Langston Hughes, Edgar Allan Poe)

ii) Agatha Christie: The Murder of Roger Ackroyed

iii) John Webster: the Duchess of Malfi

iv) SEC.: Business Communication

v) Dickinson: I cannot live without you, S.Naidu: Palanquin Bearers (GE. 3)

 Part-III (Third Year)

i)John Donne: The Good Morrow& Andrew Marvell: To His Coy Mistress

ii) J.M.Synge- Riders to the Sea

iii) Tragedy, Novel

iv) MunshiPremchand: The Shroud& R. K. Narayan: Cat Within (short stories)

v) Sarojini Naidu: Palanquin Bearers, Aghyeya: Heroshima,Kamala Das: Introduction (poems)

Name of the teacher:

SamayitaDasgupta

Semester I (CC1 & CC2)& Semester III ( CC5,6 &7)

 

Semester – I& III

Sem-I:

i)Restoration Comedy of Manners and 18th century novels

ii) AECC I(communicative English)

Sem-III:

i)F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Crack-up

ii) William Faulkner: Dry September

iii) Herge: Tintin in Tibet

iv) AphraBehn: The Rover

v) RokeyaSakhawatHussain: Sultana’s Dream (GE. 3)

vi) LCC I(L1-1): Language, Variety, and Stylistics

Part-III (Third Year)

AmitavaGhosh -The Shadow Lines, Mahesh Dattani- Bravely fought the Queen,

 



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