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Module Reading List

Prose: Reading and Interpretation, 2017/18, Semester 1
Professor Michael Brennan
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Charles Dickens, A tale of two cities, with introduction and notes by Andrew Sanders (1859; Oxford World Classics, 2008)

Henry James, The turn of the screw : authoritative text, contexts, criticismm, 2nd ed., edited by Deborah Esch and Jonathan Warren (1898; Norton, 1999)

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, The Turkish Embassy Letters, edited by Anita Desai (Virago, 1994)

Maxine Hong Kingston, The woman warrior : memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts (Picador, 1981; Vintage USA, 1989)

The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism, 2nd ed., edited by Vincent B. Leitch and others (Norton, 2010). This contains a range of texts that will be used in work on this module, and which raise critical and conceptual issues that are fundamental to literary studies at university level.

George Orwell, Shooting an elephant and other essays (Penguin, 2003)

Virginia Woolf, Flush, edited by Kate Flint (1933; Oxford World’s Classics, 2009)

This list was last updated on 26/07/2016