Supporting Texts
Bennett, A. & Royle, N. (2015) This Thing Called Literature: Reading, Thinking, Writing (Routledge)
Brown, P. C., Roediger, H. L. and McDaniel, M. A. (2014) Make it Stick (Harvard University Press)
Cavanagh, D. et al [Ed.] (2014) The Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literature (Edinburgh University Press)
Clark, R. P. (2008) Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer (Little Brown and Company)
Montgomery, M. et al (2013) Ways of Reading: 4th Edition (Routledge)

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Literature
Homer, E. Wilson [Tr.], 'The Odyssey' (8th-7th century BCE)
Ovid, 'Metamorphoses' (8 CE)
S. Heaney [Tr.], 'Beowulf' (700-1025)
M. Borroff [Tr. Ed.], ‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight’ (late 14th century)
Geoffrey Chaucer, 'The Canterbury Tales' (c.1400)
William Shakespeare, 'The Tempest' (1610–1611)
H. Marks [Ed.], 'KJB: The Old Testament: Genesis' (tr.1611)
Miguel De Cervantes, ‘Don Quijote’ (1611)
John Milton, 'Paradise Lost' (1667)
Aphra Behn, ‘Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave’ (1688)
William Congreve, 'The Way of the World' (1700)
Daniel Defoe, 'Robinson Crusoe' (1719)
Eliza Haywood, ‘Fantomina’ (1725)
Jonathan Swift, 'Gulliver's Travels' (1726)
Samuel Richardson, 'Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded' (1740)
Alexander Pope, P. Rogers [Ed.], ‘Selected Poetry’ (d.1744)
Henry Fielding, 'Tom Jones' (1749)
Horace Walpole ‘The Castle of Otranto’ (1764)
Laurence Sterne, 'Tristram Shandy' (1767)
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 'The School for Scandal' (1777)
Olaudah Equiano, ‘The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano’ (1789)
Mary Wollstonecraft, ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’ (1792)
William Blake, 'Songs of Innocence and of Experience' (1794)
William Godwin, 'The Adventures of Caleb Williams' (1794)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, ‘Selected Letters’ (d.1800)
P. R. Feldman & D. Robinson [Eds.], 'A Century of Sonnets: 1750-1850' (1999)
William Wordsworth & Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 'Lyrical Ballads' (1802)
Jane Austen, 'Pride and Prejudice' (1813)
Mary Shelley, ‘Frankenstein’ (1818)
Walter Scott, 'Ivanhoe' (1820)
D. H. Reiman & N. Fraistat [Eds.], ‘Shelley’s Poetry & Prose’ (d.1822)
Robert Wedderburn, ‘The Horrors of Slavery’ (1824)
Charlotte Brontë, 'Jane Eyre' (1847)
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights' (1847)
Elizabeth Gaskell, 'North and South' (1855)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 'Aurora Leigh' (1856)
Charles Dickens, 'Great Expectations' (1861)
E. Robinson & D. Powell [Eds.], 'John Clare: Major Works' (d.1864)
Lewis Carroll, 'Alice in Wonderland' (1865/1871)
George Eliot, 'Middlemarch' (1872)
H. Rider Haggard, 'King Solomon's Mines' (1885)
Robert Louis Stevenson, ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ (1886)
Edward Lear, 'The Complete Nonsense and Other Verse' (d.1888)
Thomas Hardy, 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' (1891)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 'The Yellow Wallpaper' (1892)
Christina Rossetti, 'Selected Poems' (d.1894)
H. G. Wells, 'The Time Machine' (1895)
Oscar Wilde, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ (1895)
Bram Stoker, ‘Dracula’ (1897)
Henry James, D. Esch & J. Warren [Ed.] ‘The Turn of the Screw’ (1898)
Joseph Conrad, 'Lord Jim' (1900)
Frances Hodgson Burnett, 'The Secret Garden' (1911)
George Bernard Shaw, 'Pygmalion' (1912)
D. H. Lawrence, 'Sons and Lovers' (1913)
Robert Tressell, 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist' (1914)
T. S. Eliot, 'The Waste Land' (1922)
James Joyce, 'Ulysses' (1922)
E. M. Forster, 'A Passage to India' (1924)
Franz Kafka, ‘The Trial’ (1925)
Virginia Woolf, 'Mrs Dalloway' (1925)
Aldous Huxley, 'Brave New World' (1931)
Vera Brittain, ‘Testament of Youth’ (1933)
J. B. Priestly, 'English Journey' (1934)
W. B. Yeats, 'Selected Poems' (d.1939)
John Hersey, 'Hiroshima' (1946)
Graham Greene, 'The Heart of the Matter' (1948)
George Orwell, 'Nineteen-eighty Four' (1949)
Samuel Beckett, 'Waiting for Godot' (tr.1955)
Chinua Achebe, 'Things Fall Apart' (1958)
Elie Wiesel, 'Night' (1960)
Joan Littlewood, 'Oh! What a Lovely War' (1963)
Ted Hughes, ‘Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow’ (1970)
W. H. Auden, E. Mendelsohn [Ed.] ‘Selected Poems’ (d.1973)
Dario Fo, G. Richards, 'Accidental Death of an Anarchist' (1973)
Alasdair Gray, ‘Lanark: A Life in Four Books’ (1981)
Salman Rushdie, ‘Midnight’s Children’ (1981)
Tariq Mehmood, 'Hand on the Sun' (1983)
Angela Carter, ‘Nights at the Circus’ (1984)
Margaret Atwood, 'The Handmaid’s Tale' (1985)
Jeanette Winterson, 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit' (1985)
J. M. Coetzee, ‘Foe’ (1986)
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons & John Higgins. 'Watchmen' (1986–1987)
Gabriel García Márquez, ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’ (tr.1988)
E. A. Markham [Ed.], ‘Hinterland’ (1990)
Derek Walcott, 'Omeros' (1990)
Pat Barker, 'Regeneration' (1991)
Eve Ensler, 'The Vagina Monologues' (1996)
Arundhati Roy, 'The God of Small Things' (1996)
Dan Paterson [Ed.], '101 Sonnets from Shakespeare to Heaney' (1999)
Matthew Kneale, 'English Passengers' (2000)
Zadie Smith, 'White Teeth' (2000)
Amitav Ghosh, 'The Hungry Tide' (2004)
David Hare, 'Stuff Happens' (2004)
Andrea Levy, 'Small Island' (2004)
Deryn Rees-Jones [Ed.], 'Modern Women Poets' (2005)
Cormac McCarthy, 'The Road' (2006)
Mohsin Hamid, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' (2007)
Adrian Mitchell, 'Come On Everybody: Poems 1953-2008' (2012)
P. Hensher [Ed.], 'The Penguin Book of the British Short Story Vol.2' (2015)
Seamus Heaney, '100 Poems' (2018)
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Reference & Anthologies
Baldick, C. (2015) The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms: Fourth Edition (Oxford University Press)
Bausch, R. (2015) The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction: Shorter Eighth Edition (W.W. Norton)
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)

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