English Language and Literary Theory

Course Description

This course seeks to impart, in both a compact and comprehensive manner, the necessary knowledge in English language and literature that an undergraduate student should possess. The course aims to help students understand English language and literature using a multi-faceted methodology that includes the historical, linguistic, literary and critical dimensions.

- Introduction to English Studies
- History of the English Language
- History of English Literature
- Literary Genres
- Literary Criticism

This is English Language and Literature by Dr. Liza Das & Dr. Krishna Barua, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Guwahati.

English Language and Literary Theory
The Romantic Poets, as seen in Lecture 17: The Romantics
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Video Lectures & Study Materials

Visit the official course website for more study materials: http://nptel.ac.in/syllabus/109103020/

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I. Introduction to English Studies
1 Introduction to English Studies (48:21) Play Video
2 The Scope of English Studies (1:01:17) Play Video
3 The English Language (53:14) Play Video
4 International English (50:51) Play Video
5 The Globalization of English (54:19) Play Video
6 World Englishes (54:05) Play Video
7 The Rise of Cultural Studies (53:53) Play Video
II. History of the English Language
8 Old English (39:50) Play Video
9 Middle English (53:22) Play Video
10 Early Modern English (56:06) Play Video
11 Modern English, Part 1 (57:12) Play Video
12 Modern English, Part 2 (34:47) Play Video
III. History of English Literature
13 The Age of Chaucer (41:08) Play Video
14 The Age of Shakespeare (51:16) Play Video
15 Milton and his Times (30:31) Play Video
16 The Augustans (51:48) Play Video
17 The Romantics (55:22) Play Video
18 The Victorians (56:28) Play Video
19 Modern Literature (1:02:26) Play Video
IV. Literary Genres
20 Literary Genres: The Novel (50:38) Play Video
21 Literary Genres: Poetry (55:11) Play Video
22 Literary Genres: Drama (46:33) Play Video
23 Literary Genres: Essay (50:09) Play Video
24 Literary Genres: Short story (49:45) Play Video
25 Literary Genres: Biography (36:49) Play Video
26 Literary Genres: Autobiography (41:32) Play Video
27 History Of English Language (51:55) Play Video
28 Marxist Literary Criticism (56:42) Play Video
29 Feminist Criticism (54:12) Play Video
30 Structuralist Criticism (1:01:03) Play Video
31 Poststructuralism (56:12) Play Video
32 Postcolonialism (53:24) Play Video
33 Cognitive Approaches To Literature (1:03:15) Play Video
V. Literary Criticism
34 Literary Criticism: Classical Criticism (57:40) Play Video
35 Literary Criticism: Liberal Humanism (1:12:18) Play Video
36 Literary Criticism: Reader-response Criticism (1:00:47) Play Video
37 Literary Criticism: New Historicism (51:45) Play Video
38 Literary Criticism: Ecocriticism (55:36) Play Video


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