Aims & Objectives

The aim of this course in literature is to give reader  an oppurtunity to read representative poets of 20th Century. It would enhence their understanding of the emerging poets and trends in 20th century poetry. 

Course Contents:

T.S.Eliot               The wasteland

                              The love songs of J. Alfred Prufrock

W.B Yeats          The second coming

                            No second Troy

                             When you Are Old

                            Wild Swans at Coole 

Philip Larkin       Mr. Bleaney


                           Church Going 


Recommended Texts

  1. Eliot, T. S. (2010). The Waste Land and other poems. Peterborough: Broadview Press.
  2. Eliot, T. S. (2010). Prufrock and other observations. London: Faber & Faber.
  3. Larkin, P. (2012). Philip Larkin poems: Selected by Maria Amis. London: Faber & Faber.
  4. Yeats, W. B. (2010). The collected works of W.B Yeats volume I: The poems (Revised 2nd ed.).  New York: Simon & Schuster

Assessment Criteria

Mid Term: 30

Sessional: 20

Final exam: 50 (MCQs - 25 and Viva - 25)