(a) Indian folk literature: defination of folk literature and folklore; area, statusand system, historical observation of folk literature, typeof folkloreof India, folk- culture.
(b) The tradition of indian literature in reference of comparative study: The history of Indian literature and culture (ancient, mediaeval, modern): poetry, fiction, play, literary prose.
(c) The Indian languages for acomparative study : Nepali, Hindi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Kannad, Bengla, Marathi, Persian, Urdu, Arabic, etc.
(Note: The students can opt for any of the above languages form the above list for comparative study. Similarly students from other language departments can choose Nepali in comparison with their respective language with the permission of the heades of these language departments.)
Reference Book : Kavya - Prakash – Mammata
Dwanyalok – Ananda Vardhan
Kavyadarsha – Dandi
Vakroktijivitam – Kuntaka
Aristotle’s Theory of Poetry And Arts – S. H. Butcher
Aristotle on The Art of Fiction – L.J. Pots
History of Sanskrit Poetics – P .V. Kaney
Sanskrit Poetics : A Critical And Comparative Study – Krishna Chaitanya
History of Sanskrit Poetics – S. K. Dey
Indian Poetics And Western Thoughts – M .S. Kushwaha
Comparative Indian Literature Anthalogies (Vol. I & II ) – K. M. Georg
Pathway To Unity of Indian Literature – V.K. Gokak
Indian Literature – K .R .S. Ayanger
Ethos of Indian Literature – K. S. Sriniwasan
Indian Literature – Nagendra
India And World Literature – Abhay Maurya
Integrated History of Indian Literature – S. K. Das