NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Comparative Literature (Paper-II): Questions 10 - 13 of 21

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Question number: 10

» Literary Historiography » Problems of Periodization

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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In 1883 Richard Burton translated Vatsayana’s Kama Sutra and published it ‘for private circulation’ by the ‘Kama-Sastra Society of London and Benares’, a society which had first one member other than Barton himself, his friend and collaborator in this translation. Who was the collaborator? (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Nathaniel Halhed

b.

William Waterfield

c.

F. F. Arbuthnot

d.

William Crooke

Question number: 11

» Literary Historiography » Approaches to Literary History

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The adoption of western conventional periodization (Ancient, Medieval, Modern) for Indian literary Historiography poses a problem because (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Literary periodization in India follows a dichotomy between courtly and popular.

b.

The ‘ancient’ and ‘medieval’ vary for different Indian languages.

c.

The Indian historians disagree about the nature of feudalism in India.

d.

India has more than 1 classical language.

Question number: 12

» Conceptual Framework of Comparative Literature » The Emergence of Comparative Literature

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Who among the following coined the term, “Carpe diem”? (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Virgil

b.

Horace

c.

Cicero

d.

Quintillian

Question number: 13

» Interdisciplinarity and Intermediality » Literary Studies and Other Disciplines

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The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (C C C S) was set up at the university of Birmingham in ________ through the mediation of ________ and finally closed down in ________. (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

1964, Richard Hoggart, 2002

b.

1960, Raymond Williams, 2001

c.

1965, Terry Eagleton, 2003

d.

1966, Christopher Caudwell, 2004

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