Santhali Mains Syllabus

Santhali Mains Syllabus:

All answers are required to be written in the Olchiki script.

  • Paper I
  • Paper II

Part A: History of Santhali Language

  1. Main Austric Language Family, population & distribution.
  2. Grammatical Structure of Santhali Language.
  3. Important Character of Santhali Language: Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Translation, Lexicography
  4. Impact of other languages on Santhali.
  5. Standardization of Santhali Language.

Part B: History of Santhali Literature

  1. Literary Trend of the following four periods of the history of Santhali Literature
  1. Ancient literature before 1854.
  2. Missionary Period Literature between 1855 and 1889 AD.
  3. Medieval Period: Literature between 1890 and 1946 AD.
  4. Modern Period: Literature from 1947 to date.
  1. Writing Tradition in History of Santhali Literature

Literary Forms: main characteristics, history, and development of following literary forms.

Part I

Folk literature in Santhali- folk song, folk tale, phrases, idioms, puzzles, and Kundum.

Part II

Modern Literature in Santhali

  1. Developments of Poetry and prominent poets
  2. Development of Prose and Prominent writers
  1. Novels and prominent novelists
  2. Stories and prominent Story Writers

III. Drama and Prominent Dramatists.

  1. Criticism and prominent Critics
  2. Essay, Sketches, Memoirs, Travelogues, and prominent writers

Part III

Cultural Heritage of Santhali tradition, customs, festivals & rituals (birth, marriage and death).

 

 

Ancient Literature:

Prose

  1. Kherwal Bonso Dhorom Puthi- Majhi Ramdas Tudhu “Rasika”.
  2. Mare Hapramko Reyak Katha- L.O. Skrefsrud.
  3. Jomsim Binti Lita- Mangal Chandra Turkulumang Soren.
  4. Marang Buru Binti- Kanailal Tudu.

Poetry

  1. Karam Sereng- Nunku Soren
  2. Devi Dasain Sereng- Mahindra Hansda
  3. Horh Sereng- W.G. Archer
  4. Baha Sereng- Balaram Tudu
  5. Dong Sereng- Padmashri Bhagwat Murmu ‘Thakur’
  6. Hor Sereng- Raghunath Murmu
  7. Soros Sereng- Babulal Murmu ‘Adivasi’
  8. More Sin More Ndia- Rup Chand Hansda
  9. Judasi Madva Latar- Tez Narayan Murmu

Modern literature Pan I-Poetry

  • (a) Onorhen Baha Dhalwak—Paul jujhar Soren.
  • (b) Asar BIntl—Narayan Soren Tore Sutam".
  • (c) Chand Mala—Gora Chand Tudu.
  • (d) Onto Raba Mala—AdItya Mltra "Santhalr.
  • (e) Tiryo Tetang—Harl Har Hansda.
  • (f)  Sisirjon Rar—Thakur Prasad Murmu.

Part II-Novels

  • (a) Harmawak Ato—R.Karstiars (Translator—R.K. Kisku Rapaz).
  • (b) Manu Mati—Chandra Mohan Hansda.
  • (c) Ato Orak—Doman Hansdak.
  • (d) Ojoy Gada Dhiph re—Nathenial Murmu.

Part III-Stories

  •  (a) byon Gada—Rup Chand Hansda and jadutnani Beshra.
  • (b) Mayajaal—Doman Sahu 'Sarni? and Padmashri Bhagwat Munnu Thakur'.

Part IV-Drama

  • (a) Khenvar Bir—Pandit Raghunath Munnu.
  • (b) Jun Khatlr—Dr. K.C. Tudu.
  • (c) Birsa Bir—Ravi Cal Tudu.

 

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