The Individual And Society

The Individual And Society (Paperback)

By University Of Delhi Department Of English 
Publisher: Pearson Education
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 1
Language: English
ISBN: 8131704173
EAN: 9788131704172
No. of Pages: 266
Binding: Paperback
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This is a prescribed textbook in Delhi University for the BA English (Discipline) course -The Individual and Society- the concurrent inter-disciplinary course of the BA Honours Programme, and most likely for the B.Com Honours Programme. The anthology consists of essays, short stories and poems around the themes of caste, class, gender, race and war and globalization, and how these affect the individual. The selections are relevant, up-to-date for first year students in English as well as in other social sciences and humanities.

  • General introduction
  • Selections: with headnotes, annotations and questions
  1. Phule-Caste Laws
  2. Omprakash Valmiki-Excerpt from Joothan : A Dalit-s Life
  3. Premchand: Deliverance
  4. Ismat Chughtai: Kallu
  5. Hira Bansode: Bosom Friend
  6. B.R. Ambedkar: Excerpt from Who Were the Shudras
  7. Virgina Woolf: Shakespeare-s Sister
  8. Tagore: The Exercise Book
  9. Jamaica Kincaid: Girl
  10. Marge Piercy: Breaking Out
  11. W.B. Yeats: A Prayer for My Daughter
  12. Eunice de Souza: Marriages Are Made
  13. Ambai: Yellow Fish
  14. Margaret Atwood: The Reincarnation of Captain Cook
  15. A.K. Ramanujan: Highway Stripper
  16. Roger Mais: Blackout
  17. Wole Soyinka: Telephone Conversation
  18. Maya Angelou: Still I Rise
  19. Nadine Gordimer: Jump
  20. Langston Hughes: Harlem
  21. Siegfried Sassoon: Return from the Somme
  22. Wilfred Owen: Dulce ed Decorum Est
  23. Edna St Vincent Millay: Conscientious Objector
  24. Henry Reed: Naming of Parts
  25. Bertolt Brecht: General, Your Tank is a Powerful Vehicle
  26. Initizar Husain: A Chronicle of the Peacocks
  27. Sadaat Hasan Manto: The Dog of Tetwal
  28. Amita Ghosh: Excerpt from the Ghosts of Mrs Gandhi
  29. Roland Barthes: Toys from Mythologies
  30. Bibhas Sen: Zero-Sum-Game
  31. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni: Indian Movie, New Jersey
  32. Imtiaz Dharker: At the Lahore Karhai
  33. Edward Brathwaite: Colombe
  34. Naomi Klein: The Brand Expands
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Title: The Individual And Society
Publisher: Pearson Education
Author: University Of Delhi Department Of English
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 1
Language: English
ISBN: 8131704173
EAN: 9788131704172
No. of Pages: 266
Binding: Paperback


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