Students will have some ideas about Elizabethan literature, especially early Seventeenth century Shakespearean plays, and the tragic sense of life through different dimensions of cross-cultural reading, differences between individual responses and politically socio-economic circumstances. At the end of dis course, students will be able to identify and describe distinct literary characteristics of Elizabethan drama, especially of early Seventeenth century Shakespearean plays, discover the multiplicity of layered meanings by a close textual analysis of poetic works of the dramatist associated with Renaissance, and understand the complex relationship between literary texts’ stylistic features and poets’ socio-political outlooks on cultural issues within the time frames of Renaissance in the British poetic tradition.
- Teacher: Humayra Akhter
Course Name : Elizabethan Drama
Course Code : ENG 0232-1002
Credit Hour : 3
Program: Master of Arts in English (Preliminary & Final)
The Elizabethan age was a kaleidoscope of spectacular genre of Drama. It saw the development of the Elizabethan theatres and the growth of the existing features of the drama. Students will get introduced to the philosophy of the medieval and renaissance thoughts that were reviewed through drama The morality plays provide ample room for the students to dissect the psychology of human mind giving more impetus the meaning of living.
- Teacher: Faisal Ahmed
- Teacher: Md. Saiful Alam
Course Title: Old and Middle English Literature
Course Code: ENG 1009
Course Teacher: Md. Zulhas Sarker
This course entitled Old and Middle English Literature provides students with an opportunity to identify the aspects of English literature in Old and Middle age. Students will study an English Epic 'Beowulf', Geoffrey Chaucer's 'Prologue to the Canterbury Tales', and Thomas Malory's 'Arthur and His Knights'. They will be introduced with the Old and Middle age as well as sociopolitical and religious conditions during those times, and they would be able to develop a rich perspective about those eras in the Great Britain.
Course Assessment Strategy
Total Marks 100 divided into the following categories:
Case Study/Workshop 20%
Research Paper/Term Paper 40%
- Teacher: Sadia Afroj Tithi
G. B. Shaw, J. M. Synge, and T.S. Eliot. Students will has some ideas about modernism, realism, and teh tragic sense of life and feminism through different dimensions of cross-cultural reading, differences between individual responses and political and socioeconomic circumstances. At teh end of this course, they will be able to identify and describe distinct literary characteristics of 20th century modern English drama, discover teh multiplicity of layered meanings by a close textual analysis of plays of teh dramatists associated with modernism and understand teh complex relationship between literary texts’ stylistic features and poets’ socio-political outlooks on cultural issues within teh time frames of modernism in teh British poetic tradition.
- Teacher: Humayra Akhter