Famous Openings lines or Quotes of Novels for UGC NET English literature Exams 2021

“1801. I have just returned from a visit to my landlord – the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with.” – Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights (1847) “124 was spiteful.” – Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987) “A screaming comes across the sky.” – Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow (1973) “All this happened, more or less.” – KurtContinue reading “Famous Openings lines or Quotes of Novels for UGC NET English literature Exams 2021”

Early 20th Century Literature UGC NET English literature Free Notes Quick Revision of 20th century literature.

Early 20th Century Literature Political ContextsTwo World Wars1914-19181939-1945 Victorian Period endsQueen Victoria (r. 1837-1901)Edwardian eraKing Edward VII (r. 1901-1910)Georgian EraKing George V (1910-1936) The Edwardian EraPeriod of great social change.Imperial domination continues.The power and luxury of the ruling elite solidified.There was a rigid class system; great differences between the wealthy and the poor.Paradoxically, liberal ideasContinue reading “Early 20th Century Literature UGC NET English literature Free Notes Quick Revision of 20th century literature.”

Literary Theory and Criticism syllabus for English Literature UGC NET JRF exam in Detail

LITERARY THEORY NEW CRITICISM 1. Understanding Literary Theory 2. What is New Criticism? 3. William Empson 4. I.A.Richards 5. Cleanth Brooks 6. F.R.Leavis 7. Wimsatt & Beardley 8. R.P.Blackmur 9. Allen Tate 10. John Crowe Ransom 11. Neo Aristotelian FORMALISM 1. What is Formalism? 2. Victor Shklovsky 3. Boris Echenbaum 4. Yuri Tynyanov 5. RomanContinue reading “Literary Theory and Criticism syllabus for English Literature UGC NET JRF exam in Detail”

Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in English Literature for UGC NET Exams

Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in Literature 1. Objective Correlative by T.S.Eliot2. Dissociation of Sensibility by T.S.Eliot3. Willing to Suspension of Disbelief by Coleridge4. Negative Capability by Keats5. American Renaissance by F.O Matthiessen6.Natyashastra by Bharata7. Rasa concept by Bharata8. Kavya Prakasha by Mamata9. Dhvanyaloka or Suggestion by Anandvardhana10. Vakrokti by Kuntaka11. Riti, Guna, KavyalankaraContinue reading “Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in English Literature for UGC NET Exams”

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