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MEG 02 British Drama Syllabus PDF Notes, IGNOU Help Book

MEG 02 British Drama Syllabus

Block- 1 Christopher Marlowe: Doctor Faustus
Unit-1 Christopher Marlowe And The Elizabethan Drama
Unit-2 The Tragic Drama of Doctor Faustus
Unit-3 Irony And The Tragic Dilemma In Doctor Faustus
Unit-4 The Renaissance And Reformation In Doctor Faustus
Unit-5 Dramatic Poetry In Doctor Faustus
Unit-6 The Performance Of Doctor Faustus

Block- 2 William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Unit-1 Background : Performance
Unit-2 Romantic Comedy and the Language of the Play
Unit-3 A Midsummer Night’s Dream: I
Unit-4 A Midsummer Night’s Dream: II
Unit-5 The Mechanicals

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Block- 3 William Shakespeare: Hamlet
Unit-1 Background
Unit-2 Interpretations
Unit-3 Language of Literature
Unit-4 Hamlet: Other Dimensions
Unit-5 “The World As Stage” : Wider Perspective
Unit-6 Current Critical Approaches to Hamlet

Block- 4 Ben Jonson: The Alchemist
Unit-1 The Dramatic Career of Ben Jonson
Unit-2 Jonsonian Comedy and The Alchemist
Unit-3 The Structure of The Alchemist
Unit-4 The Alchemist in the Theatre
Unit-5 Characterization and Language

Block- 5 J.M. Synge: The Playboy of the Western World

Unit-1 Background to The Playboy
Unit-2 Critical Annotations to The Playboy
Unit-3 Close Analysis of The Playboy
Unit-4 The Playboy: A Discussion
Unit-5 The Playboy: A Discussion (contd.)

Block- 6 Bernard Shaw: Pygmalion
Unit-1 Background of English Drama from the Restoration Period to Bernard Shaw
Unit-2 Pygmalion: Themes And Issues
Unit-3 Dramatic Structure and Mingling of Genres
Unit-4 Language and Style

Block- 7 T.S. Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral

Unit-1 T.S.Eliot’s Essays And Other Works Related To The Play
Unit-2 Background, Production and Performance History
Unit-3 Critical Approaches To The Play - Part-I
Unit-4 Critical Approaches To The Play - Part-I
Unit-5 General Comments And Other Readings

Block- 8 John Osborne: Look Back in Anger

Unit-1 Background to the Play
Unit-2 The Characters
Unit-3 Language and Speech in Look Back in Anger
Unit-4 Critical Approaches to Look Back in Anger
Unit-5 Anger and After: The Play’s Subsequent Importance

Block- 9 Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot
Unit-1 Waiting For Godot: An Avant Garde Play
Unit-2 Godot: A Critical Analysis-I
Unit-3 Critical Analysis-II
Unit-4 Themes And Issues-I
Unit-5 Themes And Issues-II