Creating Storyworlds, Exploring Literature
Foundation Attebery, A. (2014) Stories about Stories: Fantasy And The Remaking Of Myth (Oxford University Press)
Bould, M. & Vint, S. (2011) The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction (Routledge)
Brown, C. G. with W. Hamish Fraser (2010) Britain Since 1707 (Routledge)
Brown, P., Roediger, H. & McDaniel, M. (2014) Make it Stick (Harvard University Press)
Cavanagh, D. et al [Ed.] (2014) The Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literature (Edinburgh University Press)
Eagleton, T. (2008) Literary Theory: An Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell)
Ellis, M. (2000) The History of Gothic Fiction (Edinburgh University Press)
Hawthorne, J. (2017) Studying the Novel: Seventh Edition (Bloomsbury)
James, E. & Mendlesohn, F. [Eds.] (2012) The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature (CUP)
Mendlesohn, F. & James, E. (2012) Short History of Fantasy: 2nd Edition (Libri Publishing)
Parrinder, P. (2008) Nation and Novel: The English Novel from Its Origins to the Present Day (Oxford University Press)
Pope, R. (2006) Textual Intervention: Critical and Creative Strategies for Literary Studies (Routledge)
Sandner, D. [Ed.] (2004) Fantastic Literature: A Critical Reader (Praeger)
VanderMeer, J. (2013) Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction (Abrams Image)
Young, R. J. C. (2015) Empire, Colony, Postcolony: A Short History (Wiley-Blackwell)
 
Jane Austen, George Justice [Ed.] ‘Emma’ (1815)
Mary Shelley, J. Paul Hunter [Ed.] 'Frankenstein' (1818)
George Meredith, 'The Shaving of Shagpat' (1856)
Charles Dickens, 'Great Expectations' (1861)
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 'Lady Audley's Secret' (1862)
Thomas Hardy, 'The Woodlanders' (1887)
H. G. Wells, Stephen Arata [Ed.], 'The Time Machine' (1895)
David Lindsay, 'A Voyage to Arcturus' (1920)
Virginia Woolf, 'Mrs Dalloway' (1925)
Hope Mirrless, 'Lud-in-the-Mist' (1926)
Aldous Huxley, 'Brave New World' (1932)
George Orwell, 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' (1949)
Doris Lessing, 'The Golden Notebook' (1962)
Michael Ende, R. Manheim [Trans.], 'The Neverending Story' (1979)
Andrea Levy, 'Small Island' (2004)
 
 
Reading Theory Bowser, R. A. & Croxall, B. [Eds.] (2016) Like Clockwork: Steampunk Pasts, Presents, and Futures (Minnesota University Press)
Glen, H. [Ed.] (2009) The Cambridge Companion to the Brontės (Cambridge University Press)
Hogle, J. E. [Ed.] (2002) The Cambridge Companion to Gothic Fiction (Cambridge University Press)
James, S. J. (2012) Maps of Utopia: H. G. Wells, Modernity and the End of Culture (Oxford University Press)
Levine, G. (2007) How to Read the Victorian Novel (Wiley-Blackwell)
Loomba, A. (2015) Colonialism/Postcolonialism (Routledge)
Mendlesohn, F. (2008) Rhetorics of Fantasy (Wesleyan University Press)
Richter, D. H. (2017) Reading the Eighteenth-Century Novel (Wiley-Blackwell)
Schwartz, D. R. (2004) Reading the Modern British and Irish Novel 1890-1930 (Wiley-Blackwell)
Todd, J. (2015) The Cambridge Introduction to Jane Austen (Cambridge University Press)
 
The Long Eighteenth Century Aphra Behn, 'Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave' (1688)
Daniel Defoe, 'Moll Flanders' (1722)
Jonathan Swift, 'Gulliver's Travels' (1726)
Samuel Richardson, 'Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded' (1740)
Henry Fielding, 'The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling' (1749)
Laurence Sterne, 'Tristram Shandy' (1767)
Fanny Burney, 'Evelina' (1778)
Olaudah Equiano, 'The Interesting Narrative of the Life of...' (1789)
William Godwin, 'Caleb Williams' (1794)
Walter Scott, 'Waverley' (1814)
 
Jane Austen
Victorian Literature
Jane Austen, 'Sense and Sensibility' (1811)
Jane Austen, 'Pride and Prejudice' (1813)
Jane Austen, 'Mansfield Park' (1814)
Jane Austen, 'Northanger Abbey' (1817)
Jane Austen, 'Persuasion' (1817)
Charles Dickens, 'Pickwick Papers' (1837)
Charles Dickens, 'David Copperfield' (1850)
Charlotte Brontė, 'Jane Eyre' (1847)
Wilkie Collins, 'The Woman in White' (1859)
George Eliot, 'Middlemarch' (1872)
 
Gothic Literature Horace Walpole 'The Castle of Otranto' (1764)
William Beckford, 'Vathek' (1782)
Ann Radcliffe, 'The Mysteries of Udolpho' (1794)
Matthew Lewis, 'The Monk' (1796)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Robert S. Levine [Ed.], 'The House of Seven Gables' (1851)
Robert Louis Stevenson, 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' (1886)
Oscar Wilde, 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' (1891)
Bram Stoker 'Dracula' (1897)
Henry James, 'The Turn of the Screw' (1898)
Chris Baldick [Ed.], 'The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales' (1993)
 
The Brontės
H. G. Wells
Anne Brontė, 'Agnes Grey' (1847)
Emily Brontė, 'Wuthering Heights' (1847)
Anne Brontė, 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' (1848)
Charlotte Brontė, 'Shirley' (1849)
Charlotte Brontė, 'Villette' (1853)
H. G. Wells, 'The War of the Worlds (1898)
H. G. Wells, 'The First Men in the Moon' (1901)
H. G. Wells, 'Tono-Bungay' (1909)
H. G. Wells, 'Boon' (1915)
H. G. Wells, 'The Shape of Things to Come' (1933)
 
The Modern Novel
1890-1930
Thomas Hardy, 'Jude the Obscure' (1895)
Joseph Conrad, 'Heart of Darkness' (1899)
Joseph Conrad, 'Lord Jim' (1900)
D. H. Lawrence, 'Sons and Lovers' (1913)
James Joyce, 'Dubliners' (1914)
D. H. Lawrence, 'The Rainbow' (1915)
James Joyce, 'Ulysses' (1922)
E. M. Forster, 'Passage to India' (1924)
Virginia Woolf, 'To the Lighthouse' (1927)
Virginia Woolf, 'Orlando: A Biography' (1928)
 
Postcolonialism
Steampunk
Chinua Achebe, 'Things Fall Apart' (1958)
Jean Rhys, 'Wide Sargasso Sea' (1966)
Arundhati Roy, 'The God of Small Things' (1997)
Zadie Smith, 'White Teeth' (2000)
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, 'Wizard of the Crow' (2004)
William Gibson & Bruce Sterling, 'The Difference Engine' (1990)
S. M. Stirling, 'The Peshawar Lancers' (2002)
Ann & Jeff VanderMeer [Eds.], 'Steampunk' (2008)
Scott Westerfeld, 'Leviathan' (2009)
Nisi Shawl, 'Everfair' (2016)
 
Postwar Fantasy & Beyond Mervyn Peake, ‘Gormenghast’ (1946-1959)
Alan Garner, 'The Owl Service' (1967)
Ursula Le Guin, 'A Wizard of Earthsea' (1968)
Michael Ende, J. Maxwell Brownjohn [Trans.], 'Momo' (1973)
Angela Carter, 'Nights at the Circus' (1984)
Terry Pratchett, 'Small Gods' (1992)
Nalo Hopkinson, 'Skin Folk' (2001)
Octavia C. Butler, 'Fledgling' (2005)
Susanna Clarke, 'Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell' (2007)
China Miéville, 'The City and the City' (2011)
 
Writing Skills Bernays, A. & Painter, P. (2005) What If? (Collins Reference)
Burroway, J., et al (2010) Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft: International Edition, Eight Edition (Pearson)
Clark, R. P. (2008) Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer (Little Brown Book Group)
Halverson, D. (2011) Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies (John Wiley & Sons)
Ingermanson, R. & Economy, P. (2010) Writing Fiction for Dummies (Wiley)
Manser, M. & Curtis, S. (2002) The Penguin Writer's Manual (Penguin)
Scott, J. (2013) Creative Writing and Stylistics: Creative and Critical Approaches (Palgrave)
Strunk Jr., W. & , White, E. B.  (2000) The Elements of Style: Fourth Edition (Longman)
Wolf, M. J. P. (2012) Building Imaginary Worlds: The Theory and History of Subcreation (Routledge)
Wood, J. (2009) How Fiction Works (Vintage)
 

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