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A course of two lectures a week, with tutorial classes. This course is intended for Arts students, for students in the faculty of Applied Science, and for students in the diploma in Journalism course; it may be taken by students in other faculties.

SYLLAВUs

A study of the technique and style of English prose, linked with a study of the practical problems of English expression.

BOOKS

(a) Recommended for preliminary reading:

Dow, G. 1.—Uncommon Common Sense. (Cheshire.) Potter, S.—Our Language. (Penguin.)

Cowers, E.—The Complete Plain Words. (Penguin.)

Vallins, G. 1.—Good English: How to Write It. ( Pan Books.) Vallins, C. 1. —Better English. ( Pan Books.)

(b) Prescribed texts:

Defoe, Swift, Johnson, Hazlitt, T. H. Huxley, R. L. Stevenson—Selections in cyclostyled booklets, from English Dept. (A fee of 21 will be charged to cover this and other cyclostyled material issued during the year.)

Shaw, Bernard—Preface to Saint Joan. (Penguin.)

Russell, Bertrand—Selections from In Praise of Idleness. (Unwin Books.) (c) Recommended for reference:

The Concise Oxford Dictionary. (5th ed.) The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary.

Fowler, H. W., and F. G. The King's English. (O.U.P. ) Fowler, H. W. Modern English Usage. (O.U.P. ) Partridge, E.—Usage and Abusage. (Hamilton.) Carey, G. V.—Mind the Stop. (C.U.P.)

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ENGLISH WRITTEN WORK

Students are required to submit written work periodically throughout the year.

Written and tutorial work will be taken into account at the examination. Students who fail to submit the required written work by the due dates may not be given credit for the subject.

EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers.

41. ENGLISH PART II

A course of two lectures and one tutorial class a week.

SYLLABUS

A study of nineteenth and twentieth century poetry and fiction. The poems to be studied will be selected in class from the authors listed below.

BOOKS

(a) Prescribed texts:

Auden and Pearson

(

eds.

)—Restoratłon

and Augustan Poets. ( Viking Portable ed.)

or Davie, D. (ed.

)—The

Late Augustапs.

Blake ( Oxford Standard Authors).

Coleridge ( Modern Library).

Wordsworth ( Modern Library).

English Poetry in the 19th Century: Romantic and Victorian Poetry, Frost (ed.) ( Prentice-Hall. )

Yeats, W.

В.—Selected

Poetry. (St. Martin's Library.) Eliot, T.

S.—Four

Quartets. (Faber.)

Pound,

Ezra—Selected Poems.

( New Directions.) Auden, W.

Н.—Selected

Poems. (Penguin.

.

) Thomas, Dylan-Collected - Poems. (Dent.)

Austen,

Jane—Emma

or Mansfield Park. ( World's Classics.) Dickens, Charles-Our Mutual Friend. ( Collins Classics.) Brontë, E.

Wuthering Heights. (Penguin.)

Eliot, George—Middlemarch. (World's Classics or Washington Square edn.) James,

Henry—Portrait

of a Lady. (Penguin.)

Conrad, Joseph—The Shadow-Line and Typhoon. (Everyman.)

Joyce, James

A Portrait if the Artist as a Young Man. ( Penguin. ) (Also in The Essential Joyce. Penguin) or Ulysses ( The Godley Head.)

Lawrence D. H.—The Rainbow. ( Penguin. )

Melville, H.—Moby Dick. ( Holt, Rinehart and Winston or Modern Library.) (b) Other prescribed reading:

Wordsworth-Preface to the Lyrical Ballads. (2nd ed., Modem Library

ed.

of Poems,)

Coleridge—Biographia Literaria. ( Modern Library ed. of Poems.)

Arnold, Matthew—Critical works in The Portable Matthew Arnold. (Viking Press.)

Eliot, T.

S.—Selected

Prose. (Penguin or Peregrine.)

Note: Authors and works to be studied in the 18th and 19th century anthologies will be specified in class.

Where alternative works are specified for any novelist, Honours students wiц

be

required to study both.

Critical' writings in addition to those prescribed in Section (b) will be recom- mended in class.

ESSAY WORK

Students are required to submit three essays, details of which will be supplied during the year. Essays and tutorial work will be taken into account at the exami- nation. Students who fail to submit the required essays by the due dates may not be given credit for the subject.

External students may obtain lecture notes

in this subject.

` EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers.

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ARTS HANDBOOK 42. ENGLISН PART III

A course of three lectures and one tutorial class a week. ( Students who have passed in English B may count a pass in English part II as the third part of a major.) SYLLABUS

(1) A study of English poetry and prose from Chaucer to the eighteenth century.

(2) A study of drama, mainly English.

BOOKS

(a) Prescribed texts:

Chaucer—The Canterbury Tales, as selected in class.

Spenser-as selected in class.

The Metaphysical Poets. (Ed. Gardner.) ( Penguin. )

For class-work, students are strongly recommended to have The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne. (Modem Library) and Marvell (The Laurel Poetry series.)

Milton—Paradise Lost.

Dryden-Poems, as selected in class.

Pope—Poems, as selected in class. ( Everyman or the one-volume Twickenham ed. The selection in Penguin Poets is not adequate.)

Bacon-Essays. ( Everyman or other edition.) Browne—Religio Medici.

Swift

Gulliver's Travels. ( Modern Library. )

Johnson—Prose, with special reference to the Lives of the Poets and Preface to Shakespeare.

Euripides—Electra. (Penguin.)

Everyman and Medieval Miracle Plays. (ed. Cawley, Everyman.) Plays to be selected.

Marlowe—Tamburlaine Part I.

Shakespeare—Troilus and Cressida, Richard II, Measure for Measure, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra.

Jonson—Volpone.

Webster—The Duchess of Malfi. ( World's Classics.) Otway—Venice Preserved. )

Plays.

(Everyman.)

Congreve

The Way of the World. } Ibsen—The Wild Duck ( Penguin. )

Shaw

Man and Superman. Siggnnet Classics. )

Synge

Riders to the Sea and The Playboy of the Western World. (Vintage.) O'Casey—]uno and the Paycock.

O'Neill—The Iceman Cometh. (Alfred Knopf or Random House.) Miller, A.—A View from the Bridge. (Cresset. )

Lawler, R: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll.

(b) Recommended for reference:

Lewis, C. S.—English Literature in the Sixteenth Century excluding Drama.

(Clarendon.)

Tillyard, E. M. W.-The Elizabethan World Picture. (Chatto & Windus.) Wilson, F. P. Elizabethan and Jacobean. ( O.U.P. )

Bush, D.—English Literature In the Earlier Seventeenth Century. (Clarendon.) Stephen, L.—English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century. (Duck-

worth.)

Nicoll, A.—British Drama. (Hanap.)

Bridges-Adams, W.—The Irresistible Theatre. (Seeker and Warburg.) ESSAY WORK

Students are required to submit two essays, details of which will be supplied during the year. Essays and tutorial work will be taken into account at the exami- nation. Students who fail to submit the required essays by the due dates may not be given credit for the subject.

External students may obtain lecture notes in this subject.

EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers.

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