URDU LITERATURE

URDU LITERATURE

 

Syllabus:

Paper-I

Answers must be written in Urdu.

Section-A

Development of Urdu Language

a) Development of Indo-Aryan

(i) Old Indo-Aryan

(ii) Middle Indo Aryan

(iii) New Indo Aryan

b) Western Hindi and its dialects Brij Bhasha Khadi Boli, Haryanavi Kannauji, Bundeli-Theories about the origin of Urdu Language

c) Dakhani Urdu-Origin and development, its significant linguistic features.

d) Social and Cultural roots of Urdu language and its distinctive features.

Script, Phonology, Morphology, Vocabulary.

Section-B

a) Genres and their development :

(i) Poetry : Ghazal, Masnavi, Qasida, Marsia, Rubai, Jadid Nazm,

(ii) Prose : Novel, Short Story, Dastan, Drama, Inshaiya, Khutoot, Biography.

b) Significant features of :

(i) Deccani, Delhi and Lucknow schools

(ii) Sir Syed movement, Romantic movement, Progressive movement, Modernism.

c) Literary Criticism and its development with reference to Hali, Shibli, Kaleemuddin Ahmad, Ehtisham Hussain, Ale-Ahmad Suroor.

d) Essay writing (covering literary and imaginative topics)

Paper-II

Answers must be written in Urdu.

This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate’s critical ability.

Section-A

  1. Mir Amman Bagho-Babar
  2. Ghalib Intikhab-e-Khutoot-e Ghalib
  3. Mohd. Husain Nairang-e-Khayal Azad
  4. Prem Chand Godan
  5. Rajendra Singh Apne Dukh Mujhe Bedi Dedo
  6. Abul Kalam Azad Ghubar-e-Khatir

Section-B

  1. Mir Intikhab-e-Kalam-e-Mir(Ed. Abdul Haq.)
  2. Mir Hasan Sahrul Bayan
  3. Ghalib Diwan-e-Ghalib
  4. Iqbal Bal-e-Jibrail
  5. Firaq Gul-e-Naghma
  6. Faiz Dast-e-Saba
  7. Akhtruliman Bint-e-Lamhat

Reference Books:

  • Ansaf-e-SuKhan aur Sher Haiyyaten – Shamian Ahmed
  • Mokqadwa; Tarikh-e-Zuban-e-Urdu – Prof. Maswood Husain Khan
  • Urdu Adab Ki Tarikh – Noorul Hasan Naqvi
  • Urdu ki Lisani Tashkil – Mirza Khalil Ahmad Beg
  • Urdu Nasr ka Tauqidi Mutala – Suenbul Nigar
  • Urdu Shairi ka Tauqidi Mutala – Suenbul Nigar

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