Core Supporting Texts
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)
Crystal, D. (2005) The Stories of English (Penguin)
Montgomery, M. et al (2013) Ways of Reading: 4th Edition (Routledge)

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Homer, E. Wilson [Tr.], 'The Odyssey' (8th-7th century BCE)
Husain Haddawy [Trans. Ed.] 'The Arabian Nights' (14th century)
M. Borroff [Tr. Ed.], ‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight’ (late 14th century)
Geoffrey Chaucer, 'The Canterbury Tales' (c.1400)
A. Holton & T. MacFaul [Eds.], 'Tottel's Miscellany' (1557)
Thomas Kyd, 'The Spanish Tragedy' (1582-1592)
John Webster, 'The White Devil' (1585)
William Shakespeare, 'Titus Andronicus' (1591–1592)
William Shakespeare, 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596–1597)
William Shakespeare, 'Othello' (1603–1604)
William Shakespeare, 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606)
William Shakespeare, 'Sonnets' (1609)
William Shakespeare, 'The Tempest' (1610–1611)
Thomas Middleton & Thomas Dekker, J. Panek [Ed.], 'The Roaring Girl' (1611)
H. Marks [Ed.], 'KJB: The Old Testament' (tr.1611)
Miguel De Cervantes, B. Raffel [Tr.], ‘Don Quijote’ (1611)
John Webster, 'The Duchess of Malfi' (1613)
John Milton, G. Teskey [Ed.], 'Paradise Lost' (1667)
John Milton, J. P Rosenblatt [Ed.], Milton's Selected Poetry and Prose (d.1674)
Aphra Behn, J. Lipking [Ed.], ‘Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave’ (1688)
William Congreve, 'The Way of the World' (1700)
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, P. Rogers [Ed.], ‘Selected Poetry’ (d.1744)
John Cleland, 'Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure' (1748)
Henry Fielding, H. Goldberg [Ed.], 'Tom Jones' (1749)
Sarah Fielding, ‘The Governess, or The Little Female Academy’ (1749)
Charlotte Lennox, ‘The Female Quixote’ (1752)
Sarah Scott, ‘Millenium Hall’ (1762)
Horace Walpole ‘The Castle of Otranto’ (1764)
Frances Sheridan, 'The History of Nourjahad' (1767)
Laurence Sterne, H. Anderson [Ed.], 'Tristram Shandy' (1767)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, ‘The Sorrows of the Young Werther’ (1774)
James Adair, 'History of the American Indians' (1775)
Frances Burney, ‘Evelina’ (1778)
William Beckford, 'Vathek' (1782)
Samuel Johnson, D. Greene [Ed.], ‘The Major Works’ (d.1784)
Olaudah Equiano, ‘The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano’ (1789)
Phebe Gibbes, ‘Hartly House, Calcutta’ (1789)
James Boswell, 'The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.' (1791)
Mary Wollstonecraft, ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’ (1792)
Ann Radcliffe, ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’ (1794)
William Godwin, 'The Adventures of Caleb Williams' (1794)
Mary Hays, ‘Memoirs of Emma Courtney’ (1796)
Matthew Lewis, 'The Monk' (1796)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, ‘Selected Letters’ (d.1800)
P. R. Feldman & D. Robinson [Eds.], 'A Century of Sonnets: 1750-1850' (1999)
R. Lonsdale [Ed.], 'Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Anthology' (2000)
William Wordsworth & Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 'Lyrical Ballads' (1802)
Charlotte Dacre, ‘Zofloya or The Moor’ (1806)
Thomas Paine, ‘Common Sense and Other Writings’ (d.1809)
Jane Austen, D. Gray & M. A. Favret [Eds.], 'Pride and Prejudice' (1813)
Jane Austen, 'Mansfield Park' (1814)
Walter Scott, 'Waverley' (1814)
Jane Austen, S. Fraiman [Ed.], ‘Northanger Abbey’ (1818)
Mary Shelley, J. P. Hunter [Ed.], ‘Frankenstein’ (1818)
Charles Maturin, ‘Melmoth the Wanderer’ (1820)
D. H. Reiman & N. Fraistat [Eds.], ‘Shelley’s Poetry & Prose’ (d.1822)
Robert Wedderburn, ‘The Horrors of Slavery’ (1824)
William Blake, ‘Blake’s Poetry and Designs’ (d.1827)
Mary Prince, ‘The History of Mary Prince’ (1831)
Edgar Allan Poe, 'The Fall of the House of Usher' (1839)
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)
William Wordsworth, M. H. Abrams et al [Eds.], 'The Prelude' (d.1850)
Harriet Beecher Stowe, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' (1852)
Charlotte Brontë, ‘Villette’ (1853)
Charles Dickens, F. Kaplan [Ed.], 'Hard Times' (1854)
Henry David Thoreau, 'Walden' (1854)
Elizabeth Gaskell, A. Shelston [Ed.], 'North and South' (1855)
Walt Whitman, 'Leaves of Grass' (1855)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 'Aurora Leigh' (1856)
Gustave Flaubert, Eleanor Marx Aveling [Tr.], ‘Madame Bovary’ (1856)
Charlotte Brontë, 'The Professor' (1857)
R. M. Ballantyne, 'The Coral Island' (1858)
Wilkie Collins, ‘The Woman in White’ (1859)
Charles Dickens, E. Rosenberg [Ed.], 'Great Expectations' (1861)
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, ‘Uncle Silas’ (1864)
E. Robinson & D. Powell [Eds.], 'John Clare: Major Works' (d.1864)
Emily Eden, 'Up The Country' (1867)
Fyodor Dostoevsky, ‘The Idiot’ (1869)
George Eliot, B. G. Hornback [Ed.], 'Middlemarch' (1871)
W. H. G. Kingston, 'In the Wilds of Africa' (1871)
Henry James, 'The Portrait of a Lady ' (1881)
Robert Louis Stevenson, 'Treasure Island' (1883)
Mark Twain, ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ (1884)
H. Rider Haggard, 'King Solomon's Mines' (1885)
Robert Louis Stevenson, K. Linehan [Ed’], ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ (1886)
Oscar Wilde, 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' (1890)
Thomas Hardy, 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' (1891)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 'The Yellow Wallpaper' (1892)
Oscar Wilde, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ (1895)
Bram Stoker, N. Auerbach & D. Skal [Eds.], ‘Dracula’ (1897)
Henry James, D. Esch & J. Warren [Ed.] ‘The Turn of the Screw’ (1898)
J. Wordsworth [Ed.], 'The New Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry' (2005)
V. Blain [Ed.], 'Victorian Women Poets: An Annotated Anthology' (2009)
E. Boehmer [Ed.], 'Empire Writing: Colonial Literature 1870-1918' (2009)
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Abbott, H. P. (2008) The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative (Cambridge University Press)
Achebe, C. (2010) An Image of Africa/The Trouble with Nigeria (Penguin)
Amigoni, D. (2000) The English Novel and Prose Narrative (Edinburgh University Press)
Anderson, B. (2006) Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (Verso Books)
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)
Boehmer, E. (2005) Colonial and Postcolonial Literature: Migrant Metaphors (Oxford University Press)
Botting, F. (2013) Gothic (Routledge)
Breckman, W. (2015) European Romanticism: A Brief History With Documents (Hackett)
Clark, T. (2011) The Cambridge Introduction to Literature and the Environment (Cambridge University Press)
Day, A. (2011) Romanticism: New Critical Idiom, Second Edition (Routledge)
Duran, M. & Rogg, F. R. (2006) Fighting Windmills: Encounters with Don Quixote (Yale University Press)
Eagleton, T. (2008) Literary Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell)
Eagleton, T. (2013) The English Novel: An Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell)
English, R. (2012) Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA (Oxford University Press)
Fanon, F., Farrington, C. [Tr.] (1961) The Wretched of the Earth (Penguin)
Fraser, R. (1998) Victorian Quest Romance: Stevenson, Haggard, Kipling, and Conan Doyle (Liverpool University Press)
Gilroy, P. (1993) The Black Atlantic - Modernity and Double Consciousness (Verso Books)
Gimelli Martin, C. [Ed.] (2005) Milton and Gender (Cambridge University Press)
Gubrium, J. F. & Holstein, J. A. (2009) Analysing Narrative Reality (Sage)
Harvey, D. (2005) A Brief History of Neoliberalism (Oxford University Press)
Heuman, G. [Ed.] (2012) The Routledge History of Slavery (Routledge)
Hawthorne, J. (2017) Studying the Novel: Seventh Edition (Bloomsbury)
Hobsbawm, E. (1988) The Age of Revolution : Europe 1789-1848 (Abacus)
Huggan, G. & Tiffin, H. (2015) Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals, Environment, Second Edition (Routledge)
Khair, T. (2016) The Gothic, Postcolonialism and Otherness: Ghosts from Elsewhere (Palgrave MacMillan)
Kovecses, Z. (2010) Metaphor: A Practical Introduction, Second Edition (Oxford University Press)
Lakoff, G. & Johnson, M. (2003) Metaphors We Live By: Second Edition (University of Chicago Press)
Loomba, A. (1998) Shakespeare, Race, And Colonialism (Oxford University Press)
Loomba, A. (2005) Colonialism/Postcolonialism (Routledge)
McLeod, J. (2010) Beginning Postcolonialism: Second Edition (Manchester University Press)
Moi, T. (2002) Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory (Routledge)
Mukherjee, A. (2014) What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon (Stanford University Press)
Newsinger, J. (2000) The Blood Never Dried: A People's History of the British Empire (Bookmarks)
Nussbaum, F. (1995) Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality, and Empire in Eighteenth-Century English Narratives (The Johns Hopkins University Press)
Patke, R. (2006) Postcolonial Poetry in English (Oxford University Press)
Penhallurick, R. (2010) Studying the English Language (Palgrave)
Rees-Jones, D. (2005) Consorting with Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets (Bloodaxe)
Regan, S. (2019) The Sonnet (Oxford University Press)
Said, E. W. (2003) Orientalism: Western Conceptions of the Orient (Penguin)
Said, E. W. (2012) Culture and Imperialism (Vintage)
Sanders, A. (2004) Short Oxford History of English Literature: Second Edition (Oxford University Press)
Spencer, J. (1986) The Rise of the Woman Novelist: From Aphra Behn to Jane Austen (Blackwell)
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Tharoor, S. (2017) Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India (Hurst)
Thompson, E. P. (2013) The Making of the English Working Class (Penguin)
Todd, S. (2015) The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010 (John Murray)
Wa Thiong'o, N. (1992) Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature (East African Publishers)
Williams, R. (2019) The Poetry Toolkit: The Essential Guide to Studying Poetry: Third Edition (Bloomsbury Academic)
Zinn, H. (2008) A People's History of the American Empire (Metropolitan Books)

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Joseph Conrad, 'Heart of Darkness' (1902)
W. B Yeats, 'Cathleen in Hoolihan' (1902)
John Millington Synge, 'The Playboy of the Western World' (1907)
E. M. Forster, 'Howards End' (1910)
George Bernard Shaw, 'Pygmalion' (1912)
D. H. Lawrence, 'Sons and Lovers' (1913)
James Joyce, M. Norris [Ed.], 'Dubliners' (1914)
Robert Tressell, 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist' (1914)
Franz Kafka, 'The Metamorphosis' (1915)
Virginia Woolf, 'The Voyage Out' (1915)
Franz Kafka, ‘The Truth About Sancho Panza’ (1919)
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)
D. H. Lawrence, 'Complete Poems' (d.1930)
Aldous Huxley, 'Brave New World' (1932)
Djuna Barnes, ‘Nightwood’ (1936)
W. B. Yeats, 'Selected Poems' (d.1939)
Noël Coward, 'Blithe Spirit' (1941)
J. B. Priestley, 'An Inspector Calls' (1945)
Graham Greene, 'The Heart of the Matter' (1948)
George Orwell, 'Nineteen-eighty Four' (1949)
Samuel Beckett, 'Waiting for Godot' (tr.1955)
Samuel Selvon, 'The Lonely Londoners' (1956)
Harold Pinter, ‘The Dumb Waiter’ (1957)
Chinua Achebe, F. A. Irele [Ed.], 'Things Fall Apart' (1958)
Jorge Luis Borges, 'Ficciones/Labyrinths' (tr.1962)
Anthony Burgess, 'A Clockwork Orange' (1962)
Philip K. Dick, 'The Man in the High Castle' (1962)
Spike Milligan & John Antrobus, 'The Bedsitting Room' (1962)
Joan Littlewood, 'Oh! What a Lovely War' (1963)
Sylvia Plath, 'The Bell Jar' (1963)
Una Marson, 'Selected Poems' (d.1965)
Jean Rhys, J. Raiskin [Ed.], ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’ (1966)
Ngugi wa Thiong'o, ‘A Grain of Wheat’ (1967)
Tayib Salih, ‘Season of Migration to the North’ (1969)
Ted Hughes, ‘Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow’ (1970)
Margaret Atwood, 'Surfacing' (1982)
W. H. Auden, E. Mendelsohn [Ed.] ‘Selected Poems’ (d.1973)
Nadine Gordimer, ‘The Conservationist’ (1974)
Norman MacLean, 'A River Runs Through It and Other Stories' (1976)
Patrick White, ‘A Fringe of Leaves’ (1976)
Doris Lessing, 'To Room Nineteen: Collected Stories, Vol. 1' (1978)
Salman Rushdie, ‘Midnight’s Children’ (1981)
Edward Kamau Braithwaite, ‘Sun Poem’ (1982)
Caryl Churchill, ‘Top Girls' (1982)
Allen Curnow, ‘Selected Poems’ (1982)
Graham Greene, ‘Monsignor Quixote’ (1982)
Bernard MacLaverty, 'Cal' (1983)
Angela Carter, ‘Nights at the Circus’ (1984)
J. M. Coetzee, ‘Foe’ (1986)
Chinua Achebe, ‘Anthills of the Savannah’ (1987)
Witi Ihimaera, ‘The Whale Rider’ (1987)
Sally Morgan, 'My Place' (1987)
Toni Morrison, ‘Beloved’ (1987)
Erna Brodber, ‘Myar, a Novel’ (1988)
Tsitsi Dangarembga, ‘Nervous Conditions’ (1988)
Jamaica Kincaid, 'A Small Place' (1988)
Hanif Kureishi, ‘The Buddha of Suburbia’ (1990)
E. A. Markham [Ed.], ‘Hinterland’ (1990)
Brian Moore, 'Lies of Silence' (1990)
Derek Walcott, 'Omeros' (1990)
Angela Carter, 'Wise Children' (1991)
Thomas King, ‘Green Grass, Running Water’ (1993)
Tom Stoppard, ‘Arcadia’ (1993)
James Kelman, 'How Late It Was, How Later' (1994)
Ken Saro-Wiwa, 'A Month and a Day' (1995)
Arundhati Roy, 'The God of Small Things' (1996)
Pauline Melville, 'The Migration of Ghosts' (1998)
J. M. Coetzee, 'The Lives of Animals' (1999)
Anita Desai, 'Feasting, Fasting' (1999)
Carol Ann Duffy, 'The World's Wife' (1999)
Barbara Gowdy, 'The White Bone' (1999)
Mayra Montero, ‘In the Palm of Darkness’ (tr. 1999)
Dan Paterson [Ed.], '101 Sonnets from Shakespeare to Heaney' (1999)
Matthew Kneale, 'English Passengers' (2000)
Zadie Smith, 'White Teeth' (2000)
Ama Ata Aidoo, ‘Changes: A Love Story’ (2001)
Oonya Kempadoo, 'Tide Running' (2001)
Yann Martel 'Life of Pi' (2001)
Seamus Heaney, 'Opened Ground: Poems 1966-1996' (2002)
Margaret Atwood, 'Oryx and Crake' (2003)
Amitav Ghosh, 'The Hungry Tide' (2004)
Andrea Levy, 'Small Island' (2004)
David Hare, 'Stuff Happens' (2004)
Deryn Rees-Jones [Ed.], 'Modern Women Poets' (2005)
Zadie Smith, 'On Beauty' (2005)
Lloyd Jones, 'Mr Pip' (2006)
Cormac McCarthy, 'The Road' (2006)
M. G. Walter [Ed.], 'The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry' (2006)
Mohsin Hamid, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' (2007)
Indra Sinha, 'Animal's People' (2007)
Barbara Kingsolver, 'Flight Behavior' (2012)
Adrian Mitchell, 'Come On Everybody: Poems 1953-2008' (2012)
Romesh Gunesekera, 'Noontide Toll' (2013)
Alexis Wright, 'The Swan Book' (2013)
Thomas King, 'Back of the Turtle' (2014)
P. Hensher [Ed.], 'The Penguin Book of the British Short Story Vols 1-2' (2016)
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