ABOUT THE COURSEThe course comprises the various Generes of Literature. It takes the students through the various ages, the Characteristics of each age, the important writers, their critical approach towards Literature. the course was also offers very interresting electives, Film Studies, Copy editing and English for Careers. In keeping with the present Scenario gives importance to Linguistics and English Language teaching, which facilitates LSRW skills.


About the DepartmentThe MA English Literature was startrd in the year 2013 with a few takers from the year 2014 the students developed avid interest by looking at the syllabus. The strength increased rapidly to 29. The Department brought a Magazine "IMPRINTS 2015 and 2016" , which comprises of Poems, Articles bu Staff and Students. The Department frequently make the Students to particioate in the Inter and Intra College competitions and makes them to bring laurels to the Department.


ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIESThe Department of English held the inauguration of the Literary Club ‘Zenlitt’ on 30th September, 2014 in the College premises. Dr. V. Ganesan, Associate Professor, Department of English, AM Jain College, inaugurated the Literary Club and delivered the Lecture on “Post-Colonial Literature in English”. The Department took great interest in the inauguration of the Book Club. Dr. V. Meena Kumari, Associate Professor, Department of English, Anna Adarsh College For Women, inaugurated the Book Club and delivered a Lecture on ‘Journalism’, which was held in the month of February, 2015.

On 2nd, September, 2015, Mr. Sundar Ganesh, Director, Roja Muthiah Library, inaugurated the Club and delivered a Lecture on ‘Significance of Books’.


The department adheres to the syllabus prescribed by the University of Madras on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).

YEAR/SEMESTER CATEGORY TITLE OF THE PAPER CREDITS
I Yr / I Semester Major - I Poetry - I 4
Major - II Drama - I 4
Major - III Fiction - I 4
Major - IV Indian Writing in English 4
Elective - I Classics in Translation 3
Soft Skills Essentials of Language and Communication skills
I Yr / II Semester Major - V American LIterature 4
Major - VI Poetry - II 4
Major - VII Drama - II 4
Major - VIII Fiction - II 4
Elective - II English for Careers 3
Soft Skills Essentials of Spoken and Presentation skills
II Yr / III Semester Major - IX Shakespeare Studies 4
Major - X English Language and Linguistics 4
Major - XI Literary Criticism and Literary theory 4
Elective - III Literature Analysis Approaches and Applications 3
Elective - IV Copy Editing 4
Soft Skills Life and Managerial skills
II Yr / IV Semester Major - XII Twentieth Centuary Poetry 4
Major - XIII Writings by and On Women 4
Major - XIV General Essay 4
Elective - V Film Studies 3
Soft Skills Computing Skills
Dissertation Project

NAME QUALIFICATION DESIGNATION AREA OF INTEREST
Ms.GEETHA SELVAKUMAR M.A,M.Phil., ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR and HEAD AMERICAN LITERATURE, POST COLONIAL LITERATURE, SHAKESPEARE, DALIT STUDIES
Ms.R.RITA POORANI M.A(Eng),M.A(Ling)M.Phil., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR LINGUISTICS, AFRICAN STUDIES and FEMINISM
Ms.P.SUGANYA M.A,NET,SET., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR FEMINISM
S.NO NAME OF THE STUDENT YEAR ACHIEVEMENT
1 N.RAMYA 2013-15 UNIVERSITY VIII RANK
2 C.RAJKUMARI 2014-16 OVERALL TOPPER

S.NO NAME MONTH & YEAR GEOGRAPHICAL LEVEL (National/International) TITLE OF THE PAPER INSTITUTION
1 Ms.R.Rita Poorani, Assistant Professor Mar, 2014 National level Sound Heed CTTE College for Women, Chennai
2 Ms.R.Rita Poorani, Assistant Professor Feb, 2015 National level One day Workshop National level One day Workshop CTTE College for Women, Chennai
3 Ms.P.Suganya, Assistant Professor Jan, 2014 National level Book Review Quaid-e-Millath College, Chennai