English

The department of English was established in the year of 1996. It imparts teaching in UG (Hons. and Gen.) and compulsory English as an interdisciplinary course. The department is headed by Prof. Shreya Talukdar. The other Part-Time faculties are Prof. Madhumita Chakraborty and Prof. Ajanta Hazra. Prof Animesh Roy, Prof. Biplab Mandal and Prof. Runa Chatterjee are serving the department as Guest Lecturer. Prof Basudeb Hazra is a senior visiting faculty of the department. The department has its own seminar library having 139 books for reading purposes. Lectures seminars and interactive sessions are adopted to improve student learning. They have a periodical wall magazine with a strong literature base to enrich the students. In the session of 2015-2016, 78% of students have successfully graduated from this department.

Department Contact Info

Head of the Department
Mr. Pranab Kumar Biswas

pranabbiswas.biswas@gmail.com

SL.No. Name Designation
1
Mr. Pranab Kumar Biswas
Assistant Professor (H.O.D.)
2
Raj Raj Mukhopadhyay
Assistant Professor
3
Shreya Talukdar
State Aided College Teacher – I
4
Ajanta Hazra
State Aided College Teacher – II
5
Madhumita Chakraborty
State Aided College Teacher – I
6
Tanushree Das
State Aided College Teacher-I
7
Soham Pain
Visiting
8
Jemima Nasrin
Visiting
97
Anugamini Rai
Visiting
10
Sudipta Banerjee
Visiting
SL.No. Course Name Duration Seats
1 B.A. Hons in English 3 Years 65
2 B.A. Program in English 3 Years
3 M.A. in English 3 Years
SL. No. Name of the Book Name of the writer Name of Publisher
 1 Mahesh Dattani: Themes, techniques and Issues Bishun Kumar & Neha Arora Atlantic Pub.
 2 Philip Larkin: A critical discussion of selected poems B.G. Tandon Spectrum Books Pvt. Ltd.
 3 Philip Larkin: A critical study of his poetry Shakti Batra Surjeet Pub.
 4 Twelfth Night: New Critical essays (Shakespeare Criticism) James Schiffer Routledge
 5 A reader’s guide to Wallace Stevens Eleanor Cook Paperback (ISBN- 9781400827640)
 6 Mahesh Dattani’s Tara: A critical Study Dr. Rashmi Jain Lab Academia
 7 The plays of Mahesh Dattani: A critical study R.K.Dhawan, Tanu Pant Prestige Books
 8 Twelfth Night: A critical Reader Alison Finlay and Liz Oakley Brown Bloomsbury (Arden Early Modern Drama Guides)
 9 Keki N. Daruwalla: Collected Poems (1970-2005) Edited Penguin Books
 10 Background to the English Renaissance Edited J.B. Trapp
 11 Jane Austen:Women, Politics and the Novel Claudia Johnson
 12 Madhusudan Dutta: Collected Works Ed. Kshetra Gupta Calcutta Sahitya Sansad
 13 Dylan Thomas: His life and works John Ackerman PAlgrave
 14 Dylan Thomas’ Swansea, Gower and Laugharne: A pocket guide James A. Davies
 15 The poetry of K.N. Daruwala: A critical study Ravi Nanadan Sinha B.R. Pub.
 16 Making India: Colonialism, national culture and the afterlife of Indian English authority Makarand R. Paranjape
 17 Michael Madhusudan Dutt Amalendu Bose New Delhi: Sahitya Academy
 18 D.H. Lawrence: A Reference Companion Paul Poplawski Greenwood Press
 19 Creative Writing Board of Editors Orient Blackswan
 20 Creative Writing Anjana Neira, Dev and others Pearson: Delhi, 2009
 21 Rabindranath Tagore’s educational ideas Cristine Kupfer
 22 The Ramayana: Prologue R.K. Narayan Penguin Classics
 23 Tales and legends from India Ruskin Bond
 24 In search of Sita: Revisiting Mythology Namita Gokhale and Malashri Lal Penguin
 25 Poisoned Bread Arjun Dangle Orient Blackswan
 26 Form and Finesse: Communication and soft skill Shruti Das Orient Blackswan
 27 Second letter to Uncle Sam Saadat Hasan Manto
 28 Three Hundred Ramayanas A.K. Ramanujan
 29 Gems of English verse: Poetry until the 19th Century L.M. Joshi Orient Blackswan
 30 Oroonoko Aphra Behn Norton Critical Edition
 31 The Cambridge companion to Aphra Behn Laura J. Rosenthal Cambridge University Press
 32 Charles Dickens’ Great Expectation Ed. Bibhash Choudury
 33 Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte Norton Critical Edition
 34 Understanding Jane Eyre: A student casebook to issues, sources and historical documents Debra Teachman Greenwood Press
 35 Critical  Essays on the Poetry of Tennyson Ed. John Killham New York: Barnes and Noble
 36 Tennyson: His Art and Relation to Modern Life Stopford A. Brooke London: Isbister
 37 Dylan Thomas: His Life and Works John Ackerman Palgrave, Macmillan
 38 – Mourning Becomes Electra: A Trilogy Eugene O’ Neill NewYork, Liveright
 39 The Ultimate Encyclopaedia of Mythology Arthur Cotherell , Michael Storm
 40 Plays of Eugene O’Neil l: A Critical Study Monika Gupta
 41 A Study Guide for O’Neil l ‘ s  Mourning becomes Electra Shakti Batra Surjeet Publications
 42 Collection on Indian Poets & their Works
 43 Byron ‘ s Poetical  Works Wentworth Press
 44 Communicative English E. Suresh Kumar & P Shreehari Orient Blackswan
 45 English & Soft Skills S.P.Dhanavel Orient Blackswan
         46 The New Cambridge Shakespeare:Julius Caesar   Ed. Marvin Speavack

Text Books

1. The School for Scandal – R.B. Sheridan

2. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe

3. The English Teacher- R.K. Narayan

4. Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare

5. Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte

6. Uncle Tom’s Cabin- Harriet Beecher Stowe

7. The Snows of Kilimanjaro- Ernest Hemingway

8. Babylon Revisited- F. Scott. Fitzgerald

9. Train to Pakistan- Khuswant Singh

10. Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra- Ruskin Bond

11. Candia: G.B.Shaw

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