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There are 594 notes study material on GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English arranged below by topic-subtopic. Numbers in brackets number of titles on that topic/subtopic and effort as % of the total course. The green bars indicate the progress on a topic/subtopic (based on titles you have marked complete).

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Multi-Genre Literatures in English [435 Notes- 71.58% Effort]

Poetry [121 Notes- 21.75% Effort]

Drama [156 Notes- 21.2% Effort]

Fiction [91 Notes- 17.2% Effort]

Non-Fiction [67 Notes- 11.41% Effort]

Literary Criticism and Theory [66 Notes- 10.84% Effort]

  • 1
  • Tragedy: Concept, Elements of Tragedy, Types of Tragedy
  • Children՚s Literature
  • 2
  • Horror Fiction
  • Romantic Drama
  • 3
  • New Writings in English from South East Asia
  • Writing from West Asia in English
  • 4
  • Plato՚s Philosophical Concepts
  • Aristotle՚s Poetic Concept: An Analysis of Poetry
  • 5
  • Aristotle՚s Poetic Concept: An Analysis of Tragedy
  • Criticism in the Classical Antiquity: Longinus, Horace
  • 6
  • Renaissance Criticism
  • Neo-Classical Criticism: John Dryden, Alexander Pope
  • 7
  • Prose and Criticism in Romantic Period: Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley
  • Sir Philip Sidney: An Apology for Poetry
  • 8
  • Samuel Johnson: Preface to Shakespeare
  • Literary Criticism in the Victorian Age
  • 9
  • Matthew Arnold: Study of Poetry
  • Matthew Arnold as a Culture Critic
  • 10
  • Henry James: Art of Fiction
  • Art for Art՚s Sake
  • 11
  • Lionel Trilling and Sigmund Freud as Literary Critics
  • Lionel Trilling՚s Freud and Literature
  • 12
  • Mythic-Archetypal Criticism: An Introduction
  • Tradition and the Great Tradition: T. S. Eliot, F. R. Leavis
  • 13
  • I. a. Richards and Practical Criticism
  • New Criticism to Archetypal Criticism: John Ransom Crowe, Northrop Frye
  • 14
  • Formalism: Cleanth Brookes
  • Reader Response Theory; Wimsatt and Beardsley, Fallacies
  • 15
  • Culture and Class Struggle in Literature: Antonio Gramsci, Raymond Williams
  • Texts and History: Georg Lukacs, Terry Eagleton
  • 16
  • Words, Texts, Cultural Structures and Narratives: Roland Barthes, Arnold Kettle, Harold Bloom
  • Work as Text: Myths in a Self-Contained World: Michael Foucault, J. Hillis Miller
  • 17
  • Sanskrit Poetics, Tamil Poetics, Persian Poetics
  • Indian Literary Criticism and Theory: Drama
  • 18
  • Abhinaya, Angikabhinaya, Vacikabhinaya, Aharyabhinaya, Satvikabhinaya
  • Itivritta: Theme and Development
  • 19
  • Rasa: Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Tholkappiyar; Tholkappiyam
  • 20
  • Bhartrihari: Vakyapadiya
  • Dandin and His Contribution to Indian Poetics
  • 21
  • Kavyadarsha
  • Anandavardhana: Dhvani Theory
  • 22
  • Dhananjaya: Dasharoopaka
  • Kuntaka and His Contribution to Indian Poetics
  • 23
  • Abhinavagupta: Abhinavabharati
  • Bhamaha and Indian Poetics
  • 24
  • Vamana and Indian Poetics
  • Khemendra: Auchitya Vichara Charcha
  • 25
  • Jnanesvara and Indian Poetics
  • Bhakti Rasa
  • 26
  • Amir Khusru and His Contribution to Indian Poetics
  • Keshavadasa and His Contribution to Indian Poetics
  • 27
  • Albadaoni and Literary Historiography
  • Ghalib and His Poetic Thoughts
  • 28
  • Bankimchandra and His Literary Thought
  • Rabindranath Tagore and Indian Aesthetics
  • 29
  • Sri Aurobindo and His Thought on Poetry
  • Ananda Coomaraswamy and Indian Poetics
  • 30
  • Jainendrakumar and His Contribution to Indian Poetics
  • Suresh Joshi and Indian Poetics
  • 31
  • Bhalchandra Nemade and Nativism
  • The Hungry Generation and Poetics
  • 32
  • Folk and Tribal Aesthetics
  • Dali Aesthetics
  • 33
  • Contemporary Indian Poetics
  • Aristotle՚s Concept of Plot in the Poetics.
  • History of English Literature [52 Notes- 9.82% Effort]

  • 1
  • Chaucer and His Contemporaries
  • Post-Chaucerian Period - Robert Henryson
  • 2
  • Post-Chaucerian Period - Gavin Douglas
  • Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard
  • 3
  • Philip Sidney
  • Christopher Marlowe - Christopher Marlowe՚s Major Works
  • 4
  • William Shakespeare - Shakespeare՚s Tragedies
  • William Shakespeare - Shakespeare՚s Comedies
  • 5
  • Elizabethan Theater - First Black Friars
  • The Novel (Definition and Types) : Definition and Meaning, History – Proto Novels, Types of Novels
  • 6
  • The Wars of the Roses: Battle of Blore Heath: 1459, Battle of Ludford: 1459, Battle of Northampton: 1460, Battle of Wakefield: 1460, Battle of Mortimor՚s Cross: 1461
  • The Wars of the Roses: Battle of Hedgeley Moor: 1464, Battle of Edgecote Moor: 1469, Battle of Stoke Field: 1487, Impact of the Wars of Roses
  • 7
  • History and Literature of the Time (1590 - 1798) : Caroline Age (1625 - 1649) , Commonwealth Period (1649 - 1600) , Restoration Period (1600 - 1700)
  • Norman Conquest: Main Event and Changes, Characteristic Features of Anglo-Norman Language, Hybridism
  • 8
  • Rudyard Kipling: Introduction and Works
  • Social, Political, Economic and Cultural Background of 20th Century England
  • 9
  • Major Movements of Twentieth Century: Modern Fiction and Modernist Drama
  • Chivalric Romance: Concept, Characteristics
  • 10
  • Allegory: Concept, Types, Genres
  • Pastoral Literature: Concept, Types of Pastoral Literature
  • 11
  • History of American Literature 1700 - 1800
  • History of American Literature (1800 - 1900)
  • 12
  • History of American Literature 1900 – 1950 Novel
  • History of American Literature 1900 - 1950 Poetry
  • 13
  • History of American Literature (1950 - 2000) Part I
  • History of American Literature (1950 - 2000) Part II
  • 14
  • Indian English
  • Indian English Literature
  • 15
  • New Literature in English
  • Otherness and Literature
  • 16
  • Natyashastra and Rasa
  • Kalidasa: Abhignana Shakuntalam
  • 17
  • Sudraka: Mrichhakatika
  • Minority Discourses and New Writings in English
  • 18
  • Rise of Bhasha: Great Traditions and Little Traditions; Western Impact and Indian Response; Cultural Politics and Hybridity
  • Theatre: Architecture, Apparatus, Acting; Censorship and Spectatorship; Translations and Adaptations
  • 19
  • Diaspora, Home and New English Literatures
  • Parsi Theatre
  • 20
  • Dinabandhu Moitra՚s Neel Darpan
  • Tracing Dispersions/Movements and Claiming Spaces: Articulation of Diaspora
  • 21
  • Gurjada Appa Rao: Kanyasulkam
  • Rabindranath Tagore: Theory and Plays: Post Office Muktadhara/Rakta Karabi/Chitra
  • 22
  • Indian English Writings in the World
  • Bharati Sarabhai՚s the Well of the People
  • 23
  • Bijon Bhattacharya: Nabanna
  • Utpal Dutt: Kallol
  • 24
  • Writing the Colony: Tom Stoppard՚s Indian Ink
  • Life Writings: Articulating Sexual Identities
  • 25
  • Dharamvir Bharati՚s Andha Yug
  • Vijay Tendulkar՚s Shantata, Court Chalu Aahe
  • 26
  • Badal Sircar: Micchil
  • Mohan Rakesh՚s Ashad Ka Ek Din
  • Research Approaches and Methodologies [41 Notes- 7.74% Effort]

  • 1
  • Geoffrey Chaucer Introduction
  • William Langland and John Grover
  • 2
  • John Wycliffe and John Mandeville
  • The Canterbury Tales - The Opening Lines of the Prologue
  • 3
  • The Canterbury Tales - Shipman
  • The Canterbury Tales - The Order of the Tales (Part 1)
  • The Canterbury Tales - The Order of the Tales (Part 3)
  • Check Out the Topic & Subtopic: Concept, Characteristics, Philosophical Absurdism, Notable Works of Absurdist Fiction
  • 4
  • Imagism: Concept, Emergence, Characteristics, Decline
  • Psychoanalytical Criticism: Concept, Method
  • 5
  • Reader Response Theory: Concept, Various Approaches Within Reader-Response Theory, Criticism
  • Eco Criticism: Concept, Characteristics, Conclusion
  • 6
  • Postmodernist Literature: Concept of Postmodernism, Characteristics of Postmodern Literature
  • Gender Criticism: Concept, Characteristics, Criticism
  • 7
  • Marxist Literary Criticism: Concept of Marxism, Definition and Meaning of Marxist Literary Criticism, Conclusion
  • Post-Colonial Literary Criticism: Concept, Characteristics, Conclusion
  • 8
  • Darwinian Literary Studies: Concept, Characteristics, Criticism
  • Womanism: Concept, History, the Concept of Womanism (According to Alice Walker)
  • 9
  • Magical Realism: Concept, Characteristics- Supernatural Elements, Realistic Setting, Authorial Reticence, Political Critique, Metafiction
  • Surrealism: Concept, Characteristics, Conclusion- Influence of Psychoanalysis, Political Philosophy, Experimental Writing Style
  • 10
  • Major Theories of the Twentieth Century: Marxism and Feminism
  • The French Lieutenant՚s Woman: A Brief Introduction, Plot & Summary
  • 11
  • Structuralism: Concept, Structuralism in Literature, Conclusion
  • War Poets: Introduction, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, and Rupert Brooke
  • 12
  • Gynocriticism
  • Research (Definition and Methodologies)
  • 13
  • Simone De Beauvoir
  • New Literature in English and World Literature
  • 14
  • New English Literatures in the Third World
  • Issues of the Global and Local in the New Literatures in English
  • 15
  • Queer Discourses and the New Literatures in English
  • Studying Masculinity; Studying ‘New’ Literatures in English
  • 16
  • Class, Caste, Gender: Intersections in New Writings in English
  • Indigenous People՚s Writings and the ‘New’ Literature in English
  • 17
  • Literature and the Condition of Postmodernity: Lyotard, Fredric Jameson
  • Feminism and Psychoanalysis: Helen Cixous, Luce Irigaray, and Spectre of Lacan
  • 18
  • Women Pitched Against Power Structures and Male Prejudices: Kate Millet, Juliet Mitchell
  • Feminism in the Second Wave: Simone De Beauvoir, Germaine Greer
  • 19
  • Orientalism and Thereafter: Edward Said
  • Subaltern Theories: Ranajit Guha, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Dipesh Chakravarty
  • 20
  • Post Colonialism