College of Languages

Courses

Novel

Course Code C0271 Th 3 Pr 3 CrHrs 6

  • Students are presumed to be proficient in the writing of critical essays on literary subjects.
  • Students are required to read in the course subject area beyond the texts assigned by the instructor or discussed in class.
  • Students are required to incorporate into their oral and written coursework secondary source materials. These may include autobiographical or biographical material; literary criticism or theory; unassigned texts by the author under study; relevant cultural or intellectual history; or other arts, such as music, film, or fine arts.

Readings and topics will vary with each instructor’s presentation of a course; however, all course materials are consistent with the objectives/outcomes for this course

Upon completion of this literature course, the student should:

  • be able to use with increased proficiency the skills of literary analysis taught in first-year English courses;
  • be able to recognize the significance of the literary and non-literary or cultural context of a work being studied, such as the biographical, historical, mythological or philosophical context;
  • be able to read critically and use in essays secondary sources, such as criticism and other texts by the same author, as an aid to comprehending the primary text(s) being studied;

be able to read critically and independently works or aspects of works not discussed in class.

Distribution of Marks

First Semester

Mid-Year

Second Semester

Final Exam

Final Mark

Theoretical

Practical

Theoretical

Practical

Theoretical

Practical

Theoretical

Practical

100

5

5

20

 

5

5

60

 

References

SN

Damrosch, David. What Is World Literature? Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, 2003. Print.

1

Etherington, Ben, and Jarad Zimbler, editors. The Cambridge Companion to World Literature, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2018, pp. i-ii. Cambridge Companions to Literature.

2

  • Colonial Theory in Literature

    Post-Colonial Theory in Literature

    Definitions and Aspects of World literature

    Colonizer Vs Colonized

     Resistance Literature / Exile

    Social Realism

    1984

    1984

    1984

    The Kite Runner

    The Kite Runner

    The Kite Runner

    The Color Purple

    The Color Purple

    The Color Purple

     

    A Thousand Splendid Suns 

    A Thousand Splendid Suns 

    A Thousand Splendid Suns 

    A Thousand Splendid Suns 

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    The Alchemist

    The Alchemist

    The Alchemist

    The Alchemist

    A Passage to India

    A Passage to India

    A Passage to India

    A Passage to India

    Review of Novels

    Review of Novels