Marathi

Discipline Courses II

Semester Paper

Title

Periods Marks

III

1

Ethnography, Folklore andCulture in Marathi Literature

56

100

IV

2

Marathi Literature and Ecology

56

100

V

3

Marathi Literature and Science

56

100

VI

4

Marathi Literature andPsychology

56

100

VII

5

Marathi Literature and History

56

100
VIII

6

Marathi Literature and Sociology

56

100

Every semester Teaching will be spread over 16 weeks including 2 weeks for review.

Semester-III

PAPER 1

Ethnography, Folklore and Culture in Marathi Literature                     (75+25)

The aim of the course is to teach the students to read literature as the source to understand and explain the Ethnography, Folklore and Culture of a society. It will train the students to write on the specialized subject of Ethnography, Folklore and Culture with the help of literary texts and to incorporate this knowledge in understanding of literature and other studies. This course will enhance the ability in language usage by developing the technical terminology of the specific fields of knowledge. The teaching method of this course includes the identification of texts which contains the elements of Ethnography, Folklore and Culture in Marathi. The intense study of select texts will equip the students to understand the particular field of knowledge in Marathi and inculcate an ability to write on these disciplines. This study shall explain the role of literature to understand Ethnography, Folklore and Culture and the need of these disciplines in understanding and production of literary texts.

Units of the Course:                                                                                   Marks     Periods

1.   Meaning and Definition: Ethnography, Folklore and Culture.          15              10

2.   Locating Ethnography, Folklore and Culture of Marathi Literature. 15              10

3.   Analysis of Marathi Literary text through Ethnography                    15               12

4.   Analysis of Marathi Literary text through Folklore                           15               12

5.   Analysis of Marathi Literary text in the context of Culture               15               12

Study of Literary Texts:-

i.      Medieval Marathi text:  Harivijay by Shreedhar

ii.     Modern Marathi text: Mahanirvan  by Satish Alekar

Essential Reading:

1.   Shreedharanchi Kathakavye  by Lalita Mirajkar, Indrayani Sahitya, Pune, 2001

2.     Mahanirvan:  Sameeksha  Ani  Sansmarane  edited  by  Rekha  Inamdar-Sane, Rajahans Prakashan, Pune, 1999

Desirable Reading:

1.   L.R.Nasirabadkar, 2005, Prachin Marathi Wanmayacha Itihas, Phdke Prakashan, Kolhapur

2.   R.S.Jog, 1959, Marathi Wanmayabhiruchiche Vihangamavalokan, Pune Vidyapeeth, Pune

3.   R.S.Jog (Ed.), 1973Marathi Wanmayacha Itihas, Khand Tisra, Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad, Pune

4.   A.N.Deshpande, 1973, Prachin Marathi Wanmayacha Itihas,Bhag Dusra, Venus Prakashan, Pune

5.   L.R.Pangarkar, 1972, Marathi Wanmayacha Itihas, Khand Pahila Va Dusara, Vidarbha Marathwada Book Company, Pune

6.   Kumar Ketkar, 1980, Visavya Shatakache Mahanirvan, Granthali, Mumbai

7.   R.G.Jadhav, 1998, “Mahanirvan: Ek Krishna Sukhatmikecha Magowa”, in Agliwegli Natyaroope, Navin Udyog, Pune

8.   R.C.Dhere, 1996, “Ek Lokadharmi Viroopika”, in Bharateeya Rangabhoomichya Shodhat, Padmagandha Prakashan, Pune

9.   Charudatta Bhagwat, 1992. “Waiting For Godo Ani Mahanirvan”, in Toulanik Sahityabhyas: Tattve Ani Disha, Ed. By Chandrashekhar Jahagirdar, Sourabh Prakashan, Kolhapur.

Semester-IV

PAPER 2

Literature and Environment                                                                       (75+25)

This course deals with the concept of land, nature and human life as depicted in Marathi literature from the perspective of eco-criticism.  The representations of ecological issues of contemporary life in modern Marathi literature will be discussed in order to heighten the ecological awareness of students.

Units of the Course:                                                                          Marks   Periods

1.   Eco-criticism: theory and meaning                                             10           10

2.   .Eco-criticism as a literary and cultural movement.                   10           10

3.   Indian context: Current environmental issues                             15            10

4.   Ecological issues and Eco-politics in Modern Marathi Literature.10         10

5.Intensive Study of literary texts from an ecological perspective.       30

6 i)   Samagra Mate Narmade by Dattaprasad Dabholkarii). Machivarla Budha by G.N.Dandekar

Essential Readings:

1. Nishikant Mirajkar, Sahitya: Rang Ani Antarang , Akanksha Prakashan, Nagpur, 2009.2. Madan  Kulkarni,  Marathi  Pradeshik  Kadambari:  Tantra Ani  SwaroopShree Mangesh Prakashan, Nagpur, 1984

Desirable Reading:

1.S.R.Kulkarni, Ovi Te Lavani, K.S.Wani Marathi Pragat Adhyayan Kendra, Dhule,1994

2.R.C.Dhere,   Santasahitya   Ani   Lokasahitya:   Kahi   Anubandh,   ShreevidyaPrakashan, Pune, 1978

3.  G.B.Sardar,  Santawanmayachi  Samajik  Phalashruti,  Shreevidya  Prakashan, Pune, 1971

Semester-V
PAPER 3

 

Literature and Science                                                                          (75+25)

The aim of the course is to teach history of scientific thoughts of Maharashtra with the reference of  literary and scientific texts of Marathi. This course will train the students to identify the scientific concepts and ideas of Maharashtrian society which are registered in literary texts  along with some specialized treatises of Marathi to understand the tradition of Marathi knowledge system. This course is to enable the students to incorporate the indigenous and traditional knowledge into contemporary knowledge system with the help of literature.

Units of the Course:

1. Science for common people in Marathi: Einstein’s theory 10 08
2. Science for common people in Marathi: Physiology and Biology 10 08
3. Popularization of Science in Marathi 10 08.
4. Jayant Narlikar’s contribution to Science fiction in Marathi 10 08
5. Lakshman Londhe’s contribution to Science fiction in Marathi 10 08
6. Subodh Javadekar’s contribution to Science fiction in Marathi 10 08
7. Bal Phondke’s contribution to Science fiction in Marathi 15 08

Essential Reading:

1.   Jayant Narlikar, Virus.

2.   Jayant Narlikar, Preshit

3.   Lakshman Londhe, Sangharsha

4.   Lakshman Londhe, Thank You Mister Faraday

5.   Subodh Javadekar, Vamanache Chouthe Paul

6.   Subodh Javadekar, Yantramanav

7.   Bal Phondke, Karnapishachcha

8.   Bal Phondke, Sugaraniche Vidnyan

Desirable Reading:

1.   M.S.Pagare (Ed.), Marathi Vidnyansahitya, Prashant Publications, Pune, 2004

2.   Chandrakant  Patil,  Vidnyanakathetil  Satya  Ani  Kalpi  (Ani  Toparyant,  Swaroop Prakashan, Aurangabad, 2001, Pp 163-173)3.   Jayant Narlikar, Vaman Parat Na Aala

4.   Jayant Narlikar, Yakshanchi Denagi

5.   Jayant Narlikar, Abhayaranya

6.   Lakshman Londhe, Dewansi Jive Marile

7.   Lakshman Londhe, Lakshmanzula

8.   Lakshman Londhe, Remote Control

9.   Subodh Javadekar, Aakant

10. Subodh Javadekar, Aakashbhashite

11. Subodh Javadekar, Hasare Vidnyan

Semester-VI
PAPER 4

Literature and Psychology                                                                             (75+25)

The aim of this course is to teach the basics of psychological theories and to understand literature on the basis of the theories. This shall train the students to interpret Marathi literatures with the help of contemporary psychological theories and to explain various human behaviors depicted in literary texts. The character structure, theme and conflict in literary texts are taken for analysis on the basis of social and individual psychology with reference to classical and modern literature.

Units of the Course:                                                                        Marks  Periods

1. Introduction: 10 08
Basic theories of psychology with reference to Freudian School.
2. Theoretical writings about Psychology and Psychiatry in Marathi 10 08
3.   Psychological analysis and interpretations of characters in Pundit Poetry 10 08
4. Psychological interpretation of characters in Shahir Poetry 10 08
5. Modern literature and contemporary psychological approaches. 10 08
6. Reading of literary texts with the help of psychological theories. 25 16

Essential Reading:

1.    Damayaniswayamvar by Raghnathpandit

2.   Painjan edited by M.N.Adwant, Chitrashala Prakashan, Pune, 1954

3.   Kacheche Man by Ganesh Choudhari

4.   Mukhavata by Arun Sadhu

Desirable Reading:

1.   Milind Malshe and Ashok Joshi, “Manovishleshan Ani Abodhata” in Adhunik Sameeksha-Siddhant, Marathi Vibhag, Mumbai Vidyapeeth and Mouj  rakashan Griha, Mumbai, 2007, Pp.221-233

2.   Soundra K. Cicereli and Glin E. Mayor, Tr.Amrita Oak, Shobhana Abhyankar and Sheela Golwilkar, Manas Shastra, Dolling Kindsley (India) Pvt. Ltd., 2008

Semester-VII PAPER 5

Literature and History

The aim of this course is to teach the basics of historiography and historical writings to the students with the help of literary texts. This course shall train the students to read and interpret literary texts as a part of social, political and cultural history. The history of Maharashtra is closely related with history of Marathi literature from medieval to modern period and literature has been the source of historical evidences and references. This course shall train the students to identify various components of historical sources from the literary text and equip them to correlate history and literature in the process of understanding a society and culture.

Units of the Course:

1.         Introduction:Relation between literature and history writing            10        08

2.         Medieval history of Maharashtra and medieval Marathi Literature 10         08

3.         Powadas and Bakhars as historical references                                   10        08

4.         Social history with reference to Marathi literature                            10        08

5.         Contemporary literature and modern history                                     10        08

6.         Intensive study of a select literary text  in the context of historiography 25

Essential Reading:

1.   Sunthankar B.R., Maharashtriya Santamandalache Aitihasik Karya, Popular Book Depot, Mumbai, 1994

2.   Vishwanath Shinde, Marathi Shahiri Powada, Pratima Prakashan, Pune, 2008

3.   R.V.Herwadkar, Marathi Bakhar, Venus Prakashan, Pune 1957

4.   Rayagadala Jevha Jag Yete (Play) by Vasant Kanetkar

Desirable Readings:

1.   Milind   Malshe   and   Ashok   Joshi,   “Itihasvad   Ani   Nava-itihas”,   Adhunik Sameeksha-Siddhant Pp.271-316

Semester-VIII PAPER 6

 Literature and Sociology                                                                             (75+25)

The aim of the course is to train the students to read Marathi literature with sociological approaches. It introduces the social history of Maharashtra to enable the student to understand the history of Marathi literature in sociological context.   It teaches the correlation of social structure, material production and literary production. This course will also train the student to study and analyze literary texts from the perspective of Marxist literary criticism and other sociological theories.

Units of the Course:                                                                     Marks    Periods

1.   An Introduction: Marxism and Literature:                               10        08 i. Relationship between literature and society,

ii.     Sociology of literature

iii.     Art and Literature in various social orders

2.   Social History of Maharashtra                                                 10       08 i.   Medieval Period (13th century to 1818A.D.)

ii.     Colonial and Modern period (19- 20th Century)

3.   Marxism and Modern Marathi literature:                                15      10Novels, Modern Poetry

4.   Marathi Literature and Socio-political Movements.                20      16 i.    National politics and Gandian movement

ii.     Social Reformation

iii.       Phule, Ambedkar and Dalit Panthers iv.       Gender politics and feminist writings

5.   Study of Literary Texts.                                                           20      16i.      Jana Hey Wolatu Jethe (Novel)  by Sharachchandra Muktibodh ii.      Short Stories: 5 stories only

a)  Devacha Dagadach Tharla – Madhav Khanderao Bagal b)  Jevha Mi Jat Chorli Hoti –  Baburao Bagul

c)  Dasaryacha Reda – Baburao Bagul d)  Pad  – Amitabh

e)  Chelma – Prahlad Sonkamble

f)   The Victim – Bhagawan Krishna Hire

iii.     Poems of  Modern Marathi female poets

a)  Anuradha Patil – “Pori” (Waluchya Patrat Mandalela Khel, Pp.20)

b)  Pradnya  Daya  Pawar  –  “Sanjeevani  Khoje”  (Utkat  Jeevghenya Dhagivar,Pp.54)

c)  Ashwini Dhongade – “Sakhe” (Anvay, Pp.41)

d)  Prabha  Ganorkar  –  “Ratrichya  Sparshache  Ekach  Bothat  Gulgulit Wakya” (Vivarta, Pp/44)

e)  Aruna Dhere – Namanirala” (Mantrakshar, Pp.121)

Essential Reading:

1.   Neelima Gundi, Latanche Manogat, Padmagandha Prakashan, Pune, 2008

2.   Aruna Sabane (Ed.), Streevad: Ek Drishtikshep, Akanksha Prakashan, Nagpur, 2009

Desirable Readings

1.   Aruna  Dubhashi,  “Streevadi  Sameeksha  Ani  Striyanche  Sahitya,”  (Marathi Bhasha,  Sahitya,  Samaj  Ani  Sanskriti,  Edited  by  Taruja  Bhosale,  Dirbai Prakashan, Jamsande, 2010)

2.   Vasant   Abaji   Dahake,   “Marathitil   Marxvadi   Kavita,   Vidrohachi   Kavita: Kavitecha Vidroha” (Kavitevishayi, Swaroop Prakashan, Aurangabad,1999, Pp. 27-68)

3.    Anil Sapkal, “Streevad Ani Dalit Sahitya,” (Sameeksha: Pahili Khep, Pratima Prakashan, Pune,2008)

4.   R.G.Jadhav, “Santasahitya Va Dalit Sahitya; Vidrohya”, “Vidrohak Va vidroha”; “Dalit Sahitya: Sanskritik Pariprekshya”, “Marathitil Streevadi Kavyache Moolyamapan” (Nivadak Sameeksha, Padmagandha Prakashan, Pune, 2006, Pp.144-147, 156-160, 255-265, 351-363)

5.   Nishikant Thakar, “Sahitya Ani Itihas”, Sahityache Parigh, Swaroop Prakashan, Aurangabad,2001, Pp.1-6)

6.   Keshav Meshram, “Punha Ekada ‘Dalit’ Kalpanesambandhi”, “Dalit Sahityakade: Navya Kalatappyavarun” Aksharabhakite, Swaroop Prakashan, Aurangabad

7.    Manda   Khandage,   Leela   Deekshit,   Aruna   Dhere,   Vinaya   Khadpekar, Streesahityacha Magowa, Khand 1,2,3, Sahiyapremi Bhagini Mandal, Pune,2002)

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