Courses

Discipline wise list of courses offered

Literature

Course Number: HUL 331
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will undertake a detailed study of some of the most iconic Modernist novels by writers such as Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Franz Kafka and Samuel Beckett. It will examine the radical new ways in which they grappled with language, turned towards interiority, and pushed, in the process... Read more

Course Number: HSV735
Credit: 1.0
Course Objective:

To familiarize students with the fundamental features of Narrative and the basic concepts and methods of Narrative Inquiry which are indispensable in the study of literature and culture. The course will give students a brief introduction to the study of narrative, the diversity of narrative... Read more

Course Number: HSL836
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course would introduce the student to the theories of performance and a selection of theatrical practices. Reading theatrical perspectives on the study of performances, alongside studying the development of theatre practices and the insights offered by various theatre practitioners would... Read more

Course Number: HUL 235
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

To introduce the history, contexts and development of the Novel, an important literary genre, which emerged in Europe from the late 17th century and travelled to other parts of the world.

Course Number: HUL 382
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

There is more to romanticism than Wordsworth‘s poetry, or even literature in general. Nor is it confined between 1780s and 1830s. Least is it a trend succeeded by Victorianism and realism, and assailed by modernism. Romanticism contends with the question of presentation – of representation of... Read more

Course Number: HUL 340
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will introduce students to selected topics in Literature as decided by the instructor.

Course Number: HSL832
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will examine contemporary literary writing from a number of South Asian countries (in English or translation) in addition to India, such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. It will relate the predominant thematic and narrative concerns of these writings to the embattled political... Read more

Course Number: HSL733
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The objective of the module is to provide an in-depth study of one writer/theorist or thinker. The course will focus on the works or even one text of the selected writer and attempt to understand the trajectory of his/her thought in detail.

Course Number: HSL833
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will cover the idea of the Renaissance in England also known as the early Modern period and focus on concepts of identity and self as became evident in the literary texts of this era. It will relate the work of art to Renaissance history and cultural politics.

Course Number: HUL 333
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

To introduce students to the history, development and philosophy of the Theatre of the Absurd, which emerged as an important literary and philosophical movement in post World War II Europe. Socio-political background of the theatre of the Absurd, its basis in Existentialist philosophy. The... Read more

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