Prof. Fakhar Alam

Dept. of English

Govt. College Civil Lines Multan

Prof. Fakhar Alam

Dept. of English

Govt. College Civil Lines Multan

Prof. Fakhar Alam

Dept. of English

Govt. College Civil Lines Multan

Prof. Fakhar Alam

Dept. of English

Govt. College Civil Lines Multan

    MA English Part I      BZ University Multan

    Paper-5        History of English Literature

    The objective of this course is to give the students a complete historical background of English literature. It will also help them to analyze trends in English literature in different eras. It is also based on the critical analysis of all the genres of literature in every age.


    1) Medieval Age

    2) Renaissance Age

    3) Puritan Age

    4) Restoration Age

    5) Augustan Age


    1. Romantic Age

    2. Victorian Age


    1- Modern Age

    2- Postmodern Age

    Suggested Readings:

    Fowler, Alastair, A History of English Literature, US, Harvard University Press, 1987

    Richetti, John (Editor), Cambridge History of English Literature (A Dotcom history) UK, Cambridge University, Press, 2006

    Fulk Robert and Cain M Christopher USA Blackwell Publishing, A History of old English Literature (2002)

    Peach, John and Coyle, Martin, A Brief History of English Literature, New York, Palgrave Publishers Ltd, 2002

    Longaker, Mark and Bolles, C Edwin, Contemporary English literature, New York Appleton Century Crofts, 1953

    Schofield, William Henry. English Literature from Norman Conquest to Chaucer. New York, Mac Millan Company 1931

    Hicks, Granville. Figures of Transition, New York, the MacMillan Company 1939

    Ward, A.W. and Waller, A.R. The Cambridge History English and American Literature Cambridge University, Press, 1907

    O' Neill, Michael. Literature of the Romantic Period. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1998

    Rogers, Pat (edit) The Oxford History of English Literature Oxford University Press, 2001

    Corbin, Richard. Romantic Victorians. USA, Palgrave 2002

    Lowenstein, David and Mueller, Janel. The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature. Cambridge University Press 2002

    Daiches, David. The Present Age in British Literature. Bloomington, Indiana University, Press, 1958

    Carter, Roland and McRae John. The Routledge History of Literature in English London. Routledge, 2001

    Woods, Tim. Who’s Who of 20th Century Novelists, New York, Rutledge, 2001

    Wood Coach, George. Introduction to 20m Century Fiction, London, Macmillan Press, 1983

    Sambrook, James. The Eighteenth Century Singapore, Longman Publishers, 1988

    Sampson, George. The Concise History of English Literature. Cambridge, Cambridge University, Press, 1975

    Evans, Ifor. A Short History of English Literature. England Penguin Books, 1976

    Legouis, Emile. A Short History of English Literature. Oxford, Oxford University, Press, 1978

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