Foundation Theory
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)
Crystal, D. (2005) The Stories of English (Penguin)


Homer, E. Wilson [Tr.], 'The Odyssey' (8th century BCE)
S. Heaney [Tr.], 'Beowulf' (700-1025)
Geoffrey Chaucer, S. Fisher [Tr.], 'The Canterbury Tales' (c.1400)
A. Holton & T. MacFaul [Eds.], 'Tottel's Miscellany' (1557)
William Shakespeare, 'The Tempest' (1610–1611)
H. Marks [Ed.], 'KJB: The Old Testament' (tr.1611)
G. Hammond & A. Busch [Eds.], 'KJB: The New Testament' (tr.1611)
Miguel De Cervantes, B. Raffel [Tr.], ‘Don Quijote’ (1611)
John Webster, 'The Duchess of Malfi' (1623)
G. Chaplin & J. Rumrich [Eds.], 'Seventeenth-Century British Poetry' (1603-1660)
John Milton, G. Teskey [Ed.], 'Paradise Lost' (1667)
Aphra Behn, J. Lipking [Ed.], ‘Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave’ (1688)
Daniel Defoe, M. Shinagel [Ed.], 'Robinson Crusoe' (1719)
Eliza Haywood, ‘Fantomina’ (1725)
Jonathan Swift, A. J. Rivero [Ed.], 'Gulliver's Travels' (1726)
Samuel Richardson, 'Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded' (1740)
Alexander Pope, ‘The Major Works’ (d.1744)
Henry Fielding, H. Goldberg [Ed.], 'Tom Jones' (1749)
Horace Walpole ‘The Castle of Otranto’ (1764)
Laurence Sterne, H. Anderson [Ed.], 'Tristram Shandy' (1767)
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 'The School for Scandal' (1777)
Samuel Johnson, D. Greene [Ed.], ‘The Major Works’ (d.1784)
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 Wordsworth & Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 'Lyrical Ballads' (1800)
Jane Austen, G. Justice [Ed.] 'Emma' (1815)
Walter Scott, 'The Antiquary' (1816) 
Mary Shelley, J. P. Hunter [Ed.], ‘Frankenstein’ (1818) 
D. H. Reiman & N. Fraistat [Eds.], ‘Shelley’s Poetry & Prose’ (d.1822)
Mary Prince, ‘The History of Mary Prince’ (1831) 
Charlotte Brontë, D. Lutz [Ed.], 'Jane Eyre' (1847) 
Emily Brontë, R. Dunn [Ed.], 'Wuthering Heights' (1847)

Charles Dickens, J. H. Buckley [Ed.], 'David Copperfield' (1850)

Elizabeth Gaskell, A. Shelston [Ed.], 'North and South' (1855) 
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 'Aurora Leigh' (1856)
Charles Dickens, E. Rosenberg [Ed.], 'Great Expectations' (1861) 
Mary Elizabeth Brandon, 'Lady Audley's Secret' (1862)
E. Robinson & D. Powell [Eds.], 'John Clare: Major Works' (d.1864) 
Emily Eden, 'Up The Country' (1867)
George Eliot, B. G. Hornback [Ed.], 'Middlemarch' (1872) 
Henry James, 'The Portrait of a Lady ' (1881)
H. Rider Haggard, 'King Solomon's Mines' (1885) 
Robert Louis Stevenson, K. Linehan [Ed’], ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ (1886)
Edward Lear, 'The Complete Nonsense and Other Verse' (d.1888)
Thomas Hardy, S. Elledge [Ed.], 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' (1891) 
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 'The Yellow Wallpaper' (1892)
Christina Rossetti, 'Selected Poems' (d.1894)

Oscar Wilde, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ (1895)
Bram Stoker, N. Auerbach & D. Skal [Eds.], ‘Dracula’ (1897)
Reading Literature, Writing Literature
Abbot, H. Porter (2008) The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative (Cambridge University Press)
Bal, M. & Van Boheemen, C. (2009) Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative (University of Toronto Press)
Barry, P. (2017) Beginning Theory: Fourth Edition (Manchester University Press)
Bennett, A. & Royle, N. (2016) An Introduction to Literature, Criticism, and Theory: Fifth Edition (Routledge)
Burroway, J., et al (2010) Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft: International Edition, Eight Edition (Pearson)
Eagleton, T. (2006) How to Read a Poem (John Wiley & Sons)
Eagleton, T. (2008) Literary Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell)
Eagleton, T. (2013) The English Novel: An Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell)
Fenton, J. (2003) An Introduction to English Poetry (Penguin)
Fludernik, M. (2009) An Introduction to Narratology (Routledge)
Furniss, T. & Bath, M. (2007) Reading Poetry: An Introduction, Second Edition (Pearson)
Hawthorne, J. (2017) Studying the Novel: Seventh Edition (Bloomsbury)
Koch, K. (1999) Making Your Own Days: The Pleasures of Reading and Writing Poetry (Pocket Books)
Lennard, J. & Luckhurst, M. (2003) The Drama Handbook: A Guide to Reading Plays (Oxford University Press)
McLeod, J. (2010) Beginning Postcolonialism: Second Edition (Manchester University Press)
McRae, J. (1998) The Language of Poetry (Routledge)
Penhallurick, R. (2010) Studying the English Language: Second Edition (Palgrave)
Rees-Jones, D. (2005) Consorting with Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets (Bloodaxe)
Sanders, A. (2004) Short Oxford History of English Literature: Second Edition (Oxford University Press)
Scott, J. (2013) Creative Writing and Stylistics: Creative and Critical Approaches (Palgrave Macmillan)
Smith, E. (2019) This Is Shakespeare (Pelican)
Strunk Jr., W. & White, E. B. (2000) The Elements of Style: Fourth Edition (Longman)
Sutherland, J. (2010) 50 Literature Ideas You Really Need to Know (Quercus)
Swan, M. (2016) Practical English Usage, Fourth Edition (Oxford University Press)
Yule, G. (2018) The Study of Language: Sixth Edition (Cambridge University Press)
Joseph Conrad, T. C. Moser [Ed.], 'Lord Jim' (1900)
Rudyard Kipling, Z. T. Sullivan [Ed.], 'Kim' (1901)
Joseph Conrad, P. Armstrong [Ed.], 'Heart of Darkness' (1902)
D. H. Lawrence, 'Sons and Lovers' (1913)
James Joyce, M. Norris [Ed.], 'Dubliners' (1914)
Robert Tressell, 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist' (1914)
Franz Kafka, 'Metamorphosis' (1915)
T. S. Eliot, M. North [Ed.], 'The Waste Land' (1922)
James Joyce, 'Ulysses' (1922)
E. M. Forster, 'A Passage to India' (1924)
Virginia Woolf, 'Mrs Dalloway' (1925)
William Faulkner, 'The Sound and the Fury' (1929)
Aldous Huxley, 'Brave New World' (1931)
W. B. Yeats, 'Selected Poems' (d.1939)
J. B. Priestley, 'An Inspector Calls' (1945)
Mervyn Peake, ‘The Gormenghast Trilogy’ (1946-1959)
Graham Greene, 'The Heart of the Matter' (1948)
George Orwell, 'Nineteen-eighty Four' (1949)
Samuel Beckett, 'Waiting for Godot' (tr.1955)
Vladimir Nabokov, ‘Lolita’ (1955)
Samuel Selvon, 'The Lonely Londoners' (1956)
Chinua Achebe, F. A. Irele [Ed.], 'Things Fall Apart' (1958)
V. S. Naipaul, 'A House for Mr Biswas' (1961)
Jorge Luis Borges, 'Labyrinths' (tr.1962)
Jean Rhys, J. Raiskin [Ed.], ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’ (1966)
W. H. Auden, E. Mendelsohn [Ed.] ‘Selected Poems’ (d.1973)
Leonora Carrington, 'The Hearing Trumpet' (1974)
Alasdair Gray, ‘Lanark: A Life in Four Books’ (1981)
Salman Rushdie, ‘Midnight’s Children’ (1981)
Caryl Churchill, ‘Top Girls’ (1982)
Isabel Allende, M. Bogin [Tr.], ‘The House of the Spirits’ (1982)
Angela Carter, ‘Nights at the Circus’ (1984)
J. M. Coetzee, ‘Foe’ (1986)
Hanif Kureishi, ‘The Buddha of Suburbia’ (1990)
E. A. Markham [Ed.], ‘Hinterland’ (1990)
A. Caputi [Ed.], 'Eight Modern Plays' (1991)
Heathcote Williams, 'Autogeddon' (1992)
James Kelman, 'How Late It Was, How Late' (1994)
Arundhati Roy, 'The God of Small Things' (1996)
Peter Carey, ‘Jack Maggs’ (1997)
Matthew Kneale, 'English Passengers' (2000)
Zadie Smith, 'White Teeth' (2000)
M. Strand & E. Boland [Eds.], 'The Making of a Poem' (2000)
Seamus Heaney, 'Opened Ground: Poems 1966-1996' (2002)
Mark Haddon, 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' (2003)
Deryn Rees-Jones [Ed.], 'Modern Women Poets' (2005)
M. G. Walter [Ed.], 'The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry' (2006)
Mohsin Hamid, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' (2007)
John P. Harrington [Ed.], 'Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama' (2008)
P. Hensher [Ed.], 'The Penguin Book of the British Short Story Vol.2' (2015)
Reference & Anthologies
Ashcroft, B., Griffiths, G. and Tiffin, H. [Eds.] (2006) The Post-colonial Studies Reader (Taylor & Francis)
Ferguson, M. et al [Eds.] (1996) The Norton Anthology of Poetry: Fourth Edition (W. W. Norton)
Gainor, J. Ellen et al [Eds.] (2014) The Norton Anthology of Drama: Shorter Second Edition  (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)