Preliminary Reading
Bowen, N. & Meally, M. (2015) The Art of Writing English Literature Essays: Second Edition (Peripeteia Books)
Brown, P. C., Roediger, H. L. and McDaniel, M. A. (2014) Make it Stick (Harvard University Press)
Clark, R. P. (2008) Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer (Little Brown and Company)
During, S. (2015) Foucault and Literature: Towards a Genealogy of Writing (Routledge)
Pope, R. (2012) Studying English Language and Literature: Third Edition (Routledge)

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Literature
William Shakespeare, 'Titus Andronicus' (1591–1592)
William Shakespeare, 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596–1597)
William Shakespeare, 'Hamlet' (1599–1601)
William Shakespeare, 'Othello' (1603–1604)
William Shakespeare, 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606)
William Shakespeare, 'The Tempest' (1610–1611)
H. Marks [Ed.], 'KJB: The Old Testament: Genesis' (tr.1611)
G. Hammond & A. Busch [Eds.], 'KJB: The New Testament: The Gospels' (tr.1611)
Miguel De Cervantes, B. Raffel [Tr.], ‘Don Quijote’ (1611)
John Milton, G. Teskey [Ed.], 'Paradise Lost' (1667)
Daniel Defoe, 'Robinson Crusoe' (1719)
Jonathan Swift, A. J. Rivero [Ed.], 'Gulliver's Travels' (1726)
Samuel Richardson, 'Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded' (1740)
Henry Fielding, H. Goldberg [Ed.], 'Tom Jones' (1749)
Horace Walpole ‘The Castle of Otranto’ (1764)
Laurence Sterne, H. Anderson [Ed.], 'Tristram Shandy' (1767)
Olaudah Equiano, ‘The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano’ (1789)
Mary Wollstonecraft, ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’ (1792)
William Godwin, 'The Adventures of Caleb Williams' (1794)
Ann Radcliffe, ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’ (1794)
Matthew Lewis, ‘The Monk’ (1796)
William Wordsworth & Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 'Lyrical Ballads' (1802)
Charlotte Dacre, ‘Zofloya or The Moor’ (1806)
Madame de Staël, ‘Corinne or Italy’ (1807)
Jane Austen, D. Gray & M. A. Favret [Eds.], 'Pride and Prejudice' (1813)
Jane Austen, S. Fraiman [Ed.], ‘Northanger Abbey’ (1818)
Mary Shelley, J. P. Hunter [Ed.], ‘Frankenstein’ (1818)
Walter Scott, 'Ivanhoe' (1819)
Percy Bysshe Shelley, 'Prometheus Unbound' (1820)
Charles Dickens, 'Barnaby Rudge' (1841)
Charlotte Brontë, D. Lutz [Ed.], 'Jane Eyre' (1847)
Emily Brontë, R. Dunn [Ed.], 'Wuthering Heights' (1847)
Anne Brontë, 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' (1848)
Charles Dickens, J. H. Buckley [Ed.], 'David Copperfield' (1850)
Nicholas Halmi [Ed.], 'Wordsworth's Poetry & Prose' (d.1850)
Dorothy Wordsworth, P. Woof [Ed.], 'The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals' (d.1855)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 'Aurora Leigh' (1856)
Gustave Flaubert, 'Madame Bovary' (1857)
Emily Eden, 'Up The Country' (1867)
Henry James, 'The Portrait of a Lady' (1881)
Thomas Hardy, 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' (1891)
George Eliot, B. G. Hornback [Ed.], 'Middlemarch' (1872)
Henrik Ibsen, 'A Doll's House' (1879)
Olive Schreiner, 'The Story of an African Farm' (1883)
H. Rider Haggard, 'King Solomon's Mines' (1885)
Robert Louis Stevenson, K. Linehan [Ed’], ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ (1886)
Frank Wedekind, 'Spring Awakening' (1891)
Oscar Wilde, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ (1895)
Bram Stoker, N. Auerbach & D. Skal [Eds.], ‘Dracula’ (1897)
P. R. Feldman [Ed.], 'British Women Poets of the Romantic Era: An Anthology' (2001)
Joseph Conrad, 'Heart of Darkness' (1902)
C. Popkin [Ed.], 'Anton Chekhov's Selected Stories' (d.1904)
Joseph Conrad, 'The Secret Agent' (1907)
D. H. Lawrence, 'Sons and Lovers' (1913)
T. S. Eliot, 'The Waste Land' (1922)
James Joyce, 'Ulysses' (1922)
E. M. Forster, 'A Passage to India' (1924)
Virginia Woolf, 'Mrs Dalloway' (1925)
Virginia Woolf, 'To the Lighthouse' (1927)
Radclyffe Hall, 'The Well of Loneliness' (1928)
Virginia Woolf, 'Orlando' (1928)
William Faulkner, 'The Sound and the Fury' (1929)
Virginia Woolf, 'A Room of One's Own' (1929)
Virginia Woolf, 'The Waves' (1931)
Virginia Woolf, D. Bradshaw [Ed.], 'The Mark on the Wall and Other Short Fiction' (d.1941)
Graham Greene, 'The Heart of the Matter' (1948)
James Baldwin, 'Giovanni's Room' (1956)
Chinua Achebe, F. A. Irele [Ed.], 'Things Fall Apart' (1958)
Jean Rhys, J. Raiskin [Ed.], ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’ (1966)
Gabriel García Márquez, ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ (1967)
Tayib Salih, ‘Season of Migration to the North’ (1969)
Wole Soyinka, 'Death and the King's Horseman' (1975)
Anita Desai, 'Clear Light of Day' (1980)
Salman Rushdie, ‘Midnight’s Children’ (1981)
Isabel Allende, M. Bogin [Tr.], ‘The House of the Spirits’ (1982)
J. M. Coetzee, 'Life & Times of Michael K' (1983)
Gabriel García Márquez, ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’ (tr.1988)
Angela Carter, ‘Nights at the Circus’ (1984)
Jeanette Winterson, 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit' (1985)
J. M. Coetzee, ‘Foe’ (1986)
Toni Morrison, ‘Beloved’ (1987)
Tsitsi Dangarembga, ‘Nervous Conditions’ (1988)
E. A. Markham [Ed.], ‘Hinterland’ (1990)
Angela Carter, 'Wise Children' (1991)
Anthony Caputi [Ed.], ‘Eight Modern Plays’ (1991)
Chris Baldick [Ed.],'The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales' (1993)
Leslie Feinberg, 'Stone Butch Blues' (1993)
Arundhati Roy, 'The God of Small Things' (1996)
Alan Hollinghurst, 'The Swimming-Pool Library' (1988)
J. M. Coetzee, 'The Lives of Animals' (1999)
Barbara Gowdy, 'The White Bone' (1999)
Matthew Kneale, 'English Passengers' (2000)
Zadie Smith, 'White Teeth' (2000)
Yann Martel, 'Life of Pi' (2001)
Mark Haddon, 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' (2003)
Zakes Mda, 'The Whale Caller' (2005)
Andrea Levy, 'Small Island' (2004)
Deryn Rees-Jones [Ed.], 'Modern Women Poets' (2005)
Alexis Wright, 'The Swan Book' (2013)
P. Hensher [Ed.], 'The Penguin Book of the British Short Story Vol.2' (2015)
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Reference & Anthologies
Baldick, C. (2015) The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms: Fourth Edition (Oxford University Press)
Birch, D. [Ed.] (2009) The Oxford Companion to English Literature: 7th Edition (Oxford University Press)
Ferguson, M. et al [Eds.] (1996) The Norton Anthology of Poetry (W.W. Norton)
Greenblatt, S. [Ed.] (2018) The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Tenth Edition (W. W. Norton)
Leitch, V. B. et al [Ed.] (2001) Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism (W. W. Norton)

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