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)
Crystal, D. (2005) The Stories of English (Penguin)
Montgomery, M. et al (2013) Ways of Reading: 4th Edition (Routledge)
Pope, R. (2012) Studying English Literature and Language: Third Edition (Routledge)
Researching English Literature & Language
Abbot, H. P. (2008) The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative (Cambridge University Press)
Alexander, M. (2013) A History of English Literature: Third Edition (Palgrave Macmillan)
Allen, G. (2011) Intertextuality (Routledge)
Amigoni, D. (2000) The English Novel and Prose Narrative (Edinburgh University Press)
Bennet, A. & Royle, N. (2016) An Introduction to Literature, Criticism, and Theory: Fifth Edition (Routledge)
Eagleton, T. (2004) The English Novel: An Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell)
Eagleton, T. (2006) How to Read a Poem (John Wiley & Sons)
Eagleton, T. (2008) Literary Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell)
Fludernik, M. (2009) Introduction To Narratology (Routledge)
Furniss, T. & Bath, M. (2007) Reading Poetry: An Introduction, Second Edition (Pearson)
Gibbons, A. & Whiteley, S. (2018) Contemporary Stylistics: Language, Cognition, Interpretation (Edinburgh University Press)
Giovanelli, M. & Mason, J. (2018) The Language of Literature: An Introduction to Stylistics (Cambridge University Press)
Gubrium, J. F. & Holstein, J. A. (2009) Analysing Narrative Reality (Sage)
Hawthorne, J. (2017) Studying the Novel: Seventh Edition (Bloomsbury)
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)
Lennard, J. & Luckhurst, M. (2003) The Drama Handbook: A Guide to Reading Plays (Oxford University Press)
Lodge, D. (2015) The Modes of Modern Writing: Metaphor, Metonymy, and the Typology of Modern Literature (Bloomsbury)
McLeod, J. (2010) Beginning Postcolonialism: Second Edition (Manchester University Press)
Moi, T. (2002) Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory (Routledge)
Parrinder, P. (2008) Nation and Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day (Oxford University Press)
Penhallurick, R. (2010) Studying the English Language (Palgrave)
Sutherland, J. (2010) 50 Literature Ideas You Really Need to Know (Quercus)
Williams, R. (1984) The English Novel From Dickens to Lawrence (The Hogarth Press)
Yule, G. (2016) The Study of Language: 6th Edition (Cambridge University Press)
Reading Literature
A. George [Tr.], 'The Epic of Gilgamesh' (Ancient Near East)
Homer, A. Cook [Tr., Ed.], 'The Odyssey' (8th century BCE)
Euripedes, S. Murnaghan [Tr.], 'Medea' (431 BCE)
Ovid, C. Martin [Tr., Ed.], 'Metamorphoses' (8 CE)
Seamus Heaney [Tr.], 'Beowulf' (c. 700–900 CE)
Dante Alighieri, M. Palma [Tr.], G. Mazzotta [Ed.] 'Inferno' (1320)
D. Heller-Roazen [Ed.], 'The Arabian Nights' (14th century)
Geoffrey Chaucer, V. A. Kolve & G. Olson [Eds.], 'The Canterbury Tales' (1400)
Bartolomé de las Casas, 'A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies' (1552)
William Shakespeare, 'Henry IV, Part 1' (1596–1597)
William Shakespeare, 'Twelfth Night' (1601)
William Shakespeare, 'Othello' (1603–1604)
Miguel De Cervantes, Burton Raffel [Tr.], 'Don Quijote' (1605-1615)
G. Hammond & A. Busch [Eds.], 'The New Testament' (Late-Antiquity, 1611)
John Milton, G. Teskey [Ed.], 'Paradise Lost' (1674)
John Bunyan, C. Wall [Ed.], 'The Pilgrim's Progress' (1678)
Aphra Behn, J. Lipking [Ed.] 'Oroonoko' (1688)
Alexander Pope, 'The Rape of the Lock' (1717)
Daniel Defoe, M. Shinagel [Ed.], '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)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, 'The Turkish Embassy Letters' (1763)
Horace Walpole 'The Castle of Otranto' (1764)
Laurence Sterne, H. Anderson [Ed.], 'Tristram Shandy' (1767)
Tobias Smollett, 'The Expedition of Humphry Clinker' (1771)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 'The Sorrows of the Young Werther' (1774)
Olaudah Equiano, 'The Life of Olaudah Equiano' (1789)
Mary Wollstonecraft, 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman' (1792)
William Godwin, 'Caleb Williams' (1794)
Maria Edgeworth, 'Castle Rackrent' (1800)
William Wordsworth & Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 'Lyrical Ballads' (1800)
Jane Austen, 'Pride and Prejudice' (1813)
Walter Scott, 'The Antiquary' (1816)
Jane Austen, P. M. Spacks [Ed.], 'Persuasion' (1817)
Mary Shelley, J. P. Hunter [Ed.], 'Frankenstein' (1818)   
Thomas De Quincey, 'Confessions of an English Opium-Eater' (1821)
Shelley, D. Reiman & N. Fraistat [Eds.], 'Shelley's Poetry & Prose' (d.1822)
Charles Dickens, F. Kaplan [Ed.], 'Oliver Twist' (1839)
Charles Dickens, 'A Christmas Carol' (1843)
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, 'Dombey and Son' (1848)
William Makepeace Thackeray, 'Vanity Fair' (1848)
Charles Dickens, J. H. Buckley [Ed.], 'David Copperfield' (1850)
Harriet Beecher Stowe, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' (1852)
Charles Dickens, 'Bleak House' (1853)
Elizabeth Gaskell, A. Shelston [Ed.], 'North and South' (1855)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 'Aurora Leigh' (1856)
Gustave Flaubert, E. Marx Aveling [Tr.], 'Madame Bovary'(1857)
Mary Seacole, 'Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands' (1857)
Wilkie Collins, 'The Woman in White' (1860)
Charles Dickens, E. Rosenberg [Ed.], 'Great Expectations' (1861)
Mary Elizabeth Brandon, 'Lady Audley's Secret' (1862)
Esteban Echeverria, 'Slaughter Yard' (1871)
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)
Thomas Hardy, P. Mallett [Ed.], 'The Mayor of Casterbridge'(1886)
Robert Louis Stevenson, K. Linehan [Ed'], 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' (1886) 
George Gissing, 'New Grub Street' (1891)
Oscar Wilde, 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' (1891)
George & Weedon Grossmith, 'Diary of a Nobody' (1892)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 'The Yellow Wallpaper' (1892)
R. W. Hill [Ed.], 'Tennyson's Poetry' (d.1892)
Robert Louis Stephenson, 'South Sea Tales' (1893)
Christina Rossetti, 'Selected Poems' (d.1894)
Thomas Hardy, Ralph Pite [Ed.], 'Jude the Obscure' (1895)
H. G. Wells, S. Arata [Ed.], 'The Time Machine' (1895)   
Bram Stoker, N. Auerbach & D. Skal [Eds.], 'Dracula' (1897)
Henry James, 'The Turn of the Screw' (1898)
E. Showalter [Ed.], 'Daughters of Decadence' (1993)
E. Boehmer [Ed.], 'Empire Writing: Colonial Literature 1870-1918' (2009)
Joseph Conrad, T. C. Moser [Ed.], 'Lord Jim' (1900)
Rudyard Kipling, 'Kim' (1901)
H. G. Wells, 'The First Men in the Moon' (1901)
Oscar Wilde, 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol' (1904)
Edmund Gosse, 'Father and Son' (1907)
Arnold Bennett, 'The Old Wives' Tale' (1908)
D. H. Lawrence, 'Sons and Lovers' (1913)
George Bernard Shaw, 'Pygmalion' (1913)
James Joyce, M. Norris [Ed.], 'Dubliners' (1914)
Robert Tressell, 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' (1914)
Ford Madox Ford, 'The Good Soldier' (1915)
Franz Kafka, S. Bernofsky [Tr.], 'The Metamorphosis' (1915)  
Edith Wharton, 'The Age of Innocence' (1920)
James Joyce, 'Ulysses' (1922)
E. M. Forster, 'A Passage to India' (1924)
Virginia Woolf, 'Mrs Dalloway' (1925)
Hope Mirrlees, 'Lud-in-the-Mist' (1926)  
Virginia Woolf, 'To the Lighthouse' (1927)
Radclyffe Hall, 'The Well of Loneliness' (1928)
Richard Aldington, 'Death of a Hero' (1929)
Henry Green, 'Living' (1929)
Jaroslav Hašek, 'The Good Soldier Švejk' (tr.1930)
Sol Plaatje, 'Mhudi' (1930)
D. H. Lawrence, 'Selected Short Stories' (d.1930)
Aldous Huxley, 'Brave New World' (1932)
J. B. Priestly, 'English Journey' (1934)
Evelyn Waugh, 'A Handful of Dust' (1934)
Djuna Barnes, 'Nightwood' (1936)
Rosamond Lehmann, 'The Weather in the Streets' (1936)
Zora Neale Hurston, 'Their Eyes Were Watching God' (1937)
W. H. Auden, 'Another Time' (1940)
Anthony Caputi [Ed.], 'Eight Modern Plays' (p.1991)
J. B. Priestley, 'An Inspector Calls' (1945)
Mervyn Peake, ‘The Gormenghast Trilogy’ (1946-1959)
Naguib Mahfouz, 'Midaq Alley' (1947)
Graham Greene, 'The Heart of the Matter' (1948)
George Orwell, 'Nineteen-eighty Four' (1949)  
J. D. Salinger, 'Catcher in the Rye' (1951)
Dylan Thomas, 'Under Milk Wood' (1954)
Vladimir Nabokov, 'Lolita' (1955)
Samuel Selvon, 'The Lonely Londoners' (1956)
Chinua Achebe, F. A. Irele [Ed.], 'Things Fall Apart' (1958)   
William S. Burroughs, 'The Naked Lunch' (1959)
Muriel Spark, 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie' (1961)
Jorge Luis Borges, 'Labyrinths' (1962)
Doris Lessing, 'The Golden Notebook' (1962)
I. M. Parsons [Ed.], 'Men Who March Away' (1965)
Seamus Heaney, 'Death of a Naturalist' (1966)
Ted Hughes, 'Crow' (1967)
Ursula K. Le Guin, 'The Left Hand of Darkness’ (1969)
Dee Brown, 'Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee' (1970)
J. G. Farrell, 'Troubles' (1970)
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, 'Heat and Dust' (1975)
Leonora Carrington, 'The Hearing Trumpet' (1976)
Buchi Emecheta, 'The Joys of Motherhood' (1979)
Anita Desai, 'Clear Light of Day' (1980)
Alasdair Gray, 'Lanark: A Life in Four Books' (1981)
Isabel Allende, M. Bogin [Trans.], 'The House of the Spirits' (1982)
Tariq Mehmood, 'Hand on the Sun' (1983)
Angela Carter, 'Nights at the Circus' (1984)
Robert Holdstock, 'Mythago Wood' (1984)
Jeanette Winterson, 'Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit' (1985)
Tsitsi Dangarembga, 'Nervous Conditions' (1988)
Kate Millett, 'The Loony Bin Trip' (1990)
Derek Walcott, 'Omeros' (1990)
James Kelman, 'How Late It Was, How Later' (1994)
Arundhati Roy, 'The God of Small Things' (1996)
Zadie Smith, 'White Teeth' (2000)
Mark Haddon, 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' (2003)
Ngugi wa Thiong'o, 'Wizard of the Crow' (2004)
Deryn Rees-Jones [Ed.], 'Modern Women Poets' (2005)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 'Half of a Yellow Sun’ (2007)
Mohsin Hamid, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' (2007)
China Miéville, 'The City and the City' (2011)
P. Hensher [Ed.], 'The Penguin Book of the British Short Story Vol. 2' (2015)
Reading Children's Literature
Maria Tatar [Ed.], 'Classic Fairy Tales' (2017)
E. T. A. Hoffman, 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King' (1816)
Frederick Marryat, 'The Children of the New Forest' (1847)
Thomas Hughes, 'Tom Brown's Schooldays' (1857)
Lewis Carroll,  D. Gray [Ed.], 'Alice in Wonderland' (1865/1871)
Susan Coolidge, 'What Katy Did' (1873)
Mark Twain, B. L. Clark [Ed.], 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' (1876)
Anna Sewell, 'Black Beauty' (1877)
Robert Louis Stevenson, 'Treasure Island' (1883)
Mark Twain, T. Cooley [Ed.], 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' (1884)
Johanna Spyri, 'Heidi' (1884)
Robert Louis Stevenson, 'Kidnapped' (1886)
Edward Lear, 'The Complete Nonsense and Other Verse' (d.1888)
Rudyard Kipling, 'The Jungle Book' (1894)
J. Meade Falkner, 'Moonfleet' (1898)
E. Nesbit, 'Five Children and It' (1902)
Jack London, 'Call of the Wild' (1903)
George MacDonald, 'The Complete Fairy Tales' (d.1905)
L. M. Montgomery, M. Rubio & E. Waterston [Eds.], 'Anne of Green Gables' (1908)
Kenneth Grahame, 'The Wind in the Willows' (1908)
Frances Hodgson Burnett, G. H. Gerzina [Ed.], 'The Secret Garden' (1911)
A. A. Milne, 'The House at Pooh Corner' (1928)
Arthur Ransome, 'Swallows and Amazons' (1931)
P. L. Travers, 'Mary Poppins' (1934)
J. R. R. Tolkien, 'The Hobbit' (1937)
T. H. White, 'The Sword in the Stone' (1938)
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 'The Little Prince' (1943)
Astrid Lindgren, 'Pippi Longstocking' (1945)
Tove Jansson, 'Finn Family Moomintroll' (1949)
C. S. Lewis, 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe' (1950)
E. B. White, 'Charlotte's Web' (1952)
Mary Norton, 'The Borrowers' (1952)
William Golding, 'Lord of the Flies' (1954)
Philippa Pearce, 'Tom's Midnight Garden' (1958)
Margery Sharp, 'The Rescuers' (1959)
Alan Garner, 'The Weirdstone of Brisingamen' (1960)
Ted Hughes, 'The Iron Man' (1968)
Ursula K. Le Guin, 'A Wizard of Earthsea' (1968)
Richard Adams, 'Watership Down' (1972)
Michael Ende, 'Momo' (1973)
Michael Ende, 'The Neverending Story' (1979)
Sue Townsend, 'The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾' (1982)
Salman Rushdie, 'Haroun and the Sea of Stories' (1990)
Philip Pullman, 'Northern Lights' (1995)
Michael Morpurgo, 'Kensuke's Kingdom' (1999)
Jacqueline Wilson, 'The Illustrated Mum' (1999)
Jamila Gavin, 'Coram Boy' (2000)
Malorie Blackman, 'Noughts and Crosses' (2001)
Geraldine McCaughrean, 'Not the End of the World' (2004)
Suzanne Collins 'The Hunger Games' (2008)
Reference & Anthologies
Baldick, C. (2015) 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)
Gainor, J. E., Garner, S. B. & Puchner, M. (2009) The Norton Anthology of Drama (W.W. Norton)
Ferguson, M. et al (1996) The Norton Anthology of Poetry (W.W. Norton)
Leitch, V. B. et al [Ed.] (2001) Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism (W. W. Norton)

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