GUJARATI


Paper-I
(Answers must be written in Gujarati)

Section-A
Gujarati Language : Form and history
  1. History of Gujarati Language with special reference to New Indo-Aryan i.e. last one thousand years.
  2. Significant features of the Gujarati language: Phonology, morphology and syntax.
  3. Major dialects: Surti, Pattani, charotari and Saurashtri. History of Gujarati Literature Medieval :
  4. Jaina tradition
  5. Bhakti tradition: Sagun and Nirgun (Jnanmargi)
  6. Non-sectarian tradition (Laukik parampara) Modern:
  7. Sudharak yug
  8. Pandit yug
  9. Gandhi yug
  10. Anu-Gandhi yug
  11. Adhunik yug
Section-B
Literary Forms : (Salient features, history and development of the following literary forms):
(a) Medieval
  1. Narratives: Rasa, Akhyan and Padyavarta
  2. Lyrical: Pada
    (b) Folk
  3. Bhavai
    (c) Modern
  4. Fiction: Novel and short story
  5. Drama
  6. Literary Essay
  7. Lyrical Poetry
    (d) Criticism
  8. History of theoretical Gujarati criticism
  9. Recent research in folk tradition.
Paper-II
(Answers must be written in Gujarati)
The paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the critical ability of the candidate.


Section-A
  1. Medieval (i) Vasantvilas phagu-Ajnatkrut
    (ii) Kadambari-Bhalan
    (iii) Sudamacharitra-Premanand
    (iv) Chandrachandravatini varta-Shamal
    (v) Akhegeeta-Akho
  2. Sudharakyug & Pandityug (vi) Mari Hakikat-Narmadashankar Dave
    (vii) Farbasveerah- Dalpatram
    (viii) Saraswatichandra-Part-I Govardhanram Tripathi
    (ix) Purvalap- 'Kant' (Manishankar Ratnaji Bhatt)
    (x) Raino Parvat-Ramanbhai Neelkanth

Section-B
  1. Gandhiyug & Anu Gandhiyug (i) Hind Swaraj-Mohandas Kar-machand Gandhi
    (ii) Patanni Prabhuta- Kanhaiyalal Munshi
    (iii) Kavyani Shakti- Ramnarayan Vishwanath Pathak
    (iv) Saurashtrani Rasdhar Part 1- Zaverchand Meghani
    (v) Manvini Bhavai-Pannalal Patel
    (vi) Dhvani-Rajendra Shah
  2. Adhunik yug (vii) Saptapadi-Umashankar Joshi
    (viii) Janantike- Suresh Joshi
    (ix) Ashwatthama- Sitanshu Yashaschandra
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