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Course Contents

1) Selected essays of Francis Bacon i) Of Friendship ii) Of Youth and Age iii) Of Great Place. iv) Of Truth 2) Selected essays of Bertrand Russell i) On the Value of Scepticism. ii) Eastern and Western ideals of happiness iii) The Harm that Good Men do iv) Freedom versus Authority in Education. 3) AldousHuxley's Adonis nd Alphabet. 4) Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (part 1 and 4).

Course Synopsis

The course provides introduction to: i) prose and its different forms, ii) The history of English essay, iii) writing style of writers included in the course

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course students will be able to understand prose and its different forms. Students will be aware of different prose writers and their writing styles. Students would also be able to connect the contemporary world scenerio with the writings of writers included in the course.

Gulliver’s Travels

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Book Title : Francis Bacon Essays
Author : Francis Bacon
Edition : 1997
Publisher : Wordsworth Classics

Book Title : Gulliver Travels
Author : Jonathan Swift
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Publisher : -
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Title : Adonis and the Alphabet by Huxley
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Title : Scepticism in Russell's essays
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Title : Eastern and western ideals of happiness
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Title : Russell
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Title : Satire in Gulliver travels
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Title : Introduction to Francis Bacon
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Title : Proverbs in Bacon's Essays
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