Syllabus of English Literature PSC Mains Chhattisgarh

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
Syllabus of English Literature of PSC Chhattisgarh Mains is presented in this section.


Detailed study of a Literary age (19th Cent)

The paper will cover the study of English Literature from 1798 to 1900 with special reference to the works of Wordsworth . Coleridge, Keats, Shelley .Tennyson Browning and Arnold, Dickens , George Eliot Thomas Hardy, Lamb, Hazlitt, Carlyle, Ruskin, Pater. Candidates will be expected to show first hand knowledge of the works of the above auhors.

They will also be expected to be acquainted with the main Literary trends of the period as well as the social and cultural background of the age.

This paper will require first hand knowledge of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate's critical ability
1. Shakespeare : Macbeth and Twelfth Night
2. Milton Paradise Lost Books I & II
3. Pope The Rape of the Lock
4. Wordsworth Lines Written near Tintern Abbey Ode on the Intimations of Immorality from the Recollection of Early Childhood, Ode to Duty
5. Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice
6. Dickens Great Expectations
7. Hardy Tess of the Dubervilles
8. Shaw St. Joan
9. Yeats Sailing to Byzantium
A prayer for My Daughter
10. T.S. Eliot The Wasteland
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