EASILY AVAILABLE GUIDE BOOKS FOR THE PREPARATION OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
The preparation of UGC NTA NET English Literature is a tough nut to crack as the updated and modified syllabus for ugc net English literature has varieties and dimensions to present before an aspirant. On one hand it has paragraphs to offer so that the analytical approach of an aspirant can be well testedthrough and on the other it has the critical reading of various questions dealing not only with the famous characters, opening or closing lines and one liners but also of dialogues put forth in the forms of assertion and reasoning.
So, how any new aspirant preparing for the UGC NTA NET in English Literature will look for the materials when even the referential ones available in the market are themselves not appropriate and upto the mark giving only the basic idea about UGC NTA NET and dealing only with the objective side of the exam. Even the best of the best recommended and referential books for the preparation of this competitive exam are not giving the required information of HOW, WHAT and WHY.
That is why an aspirant either has no idea about the syllabus in its holistic context or lack an authentic guidance or fall prey to incompetent and inexperienced experts. Dearth of quality materials, authentic and reliable guidance along with the materials which are organised in helping an aspirant have a good and friendly feel towards one of the most esteemed and distinguished exams in India.
Nonetheless, having the experience of sitting at UGC NTA NET for almost several times with 8 NET, 2 JRF and 17 SET certificates I, Vineet Pandey , am very well acquainted with almost all the market guides, referentialand the study materials and in this article just providing the aspirants with the list of some easily available books in the competitive examination market for the basic reading , kindly note “just the basic reading” since as you go furtherin your journey of learning and research by applying the thorough reading in your strategy for the preparation of ugc net, you will come to know that you will require standard and highly analytical books giving details and providing quality will be of great help and use.
1 . UGC NET ENGLISH LITERATURE – ARIHANT PUBLICATION
One of the most popular referential books and is mostly cited for among the applicants of English Literature having chapter wise materials from various literary ages but not so in-depth facts and figures in English Literature whether talking about Literary Theories, World Literature, Indian Writing in English or Translation – just the surface level reading of few fundamental concepts along with more than 4000+ MCQs and the solved papers of the previous years in an organized way.
This book can be very helpful for the aspirants who have just started and want something to be easily handy, available or organized.
2 . TRUEMAN’S NTA UGC NET ENGLISH LITERATURE – DANIKA PUBLICATION
Again not so popular compared to Arihant Publication among the aspirants for the preparation of English Literature but very helpful when it comes to methodical, detailed and exhaustive practicing of MCQs in a comprehensive way to have a one dimensional approach and frame of reference regarding the preparation of English Literature.
Trueman is one of the most reliable and authentic sources in the field of competitive examinations with a name to come up with quality and excellence under the friendly budget of an applicant. Therefore, you can rely on this one easily.
3 . OBJECTIVE APPROACH TO ENGLISH LITERATURE – ATLANTIC PUBLICATION
The brain child of many intellectuals with big names like Om Prakash Pandey,
K K Narayan, Rahmat Jahan, Neeraj Kumar and many more along with being the multipurpose in itselfgiving the aspirants the underlying structure from the syllabus of M.A. from various universities toobjectified multiple questions as well of the topics from the entire history of British Literature to Indian English.
4 . AN OBJECTIVE HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: THROUGH MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS FOR UGC-NET/SLET, TGT & PGT
Any aspirant preparing for the competitive examination of UGC NTA NET can find this material one of the most handful and having resourceful questions on Literary Ages, Terms, History and World Literature.
Along with having the multiple choice questions, it also has the multifarious tendency towards the major schools of criticism, Rhetoric, Prosody and Figures of Speech.
5 . AN OBJECTIVE AND ANALYTICAL APPROACH TO ENGLISH LITERATURE FOR UGC NET JRF
One of the most featured books with the topics on from feminism, to variedleitmotifs like Indian Literature, quotations and excerpts taking even prize winners into its list.
One can go through several test practices as well answer keys for the analysis and to have a better grasp of previous years’ question papers with not so in-depth yet multiuse and valuable points.