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Module Reading List

Quiet Rebels and Unquiet Minds: writing to contemporary anxiety, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Helen Iball
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


A Line Made By Walking (Heinemann, 2017) by Sara Baume  

Every Brilliant Thing and People, Places and Things in Duncan Macmillan: Plays One (Oberon, 2016)  

Let the Great World Spin (Bloomsbury, 2010) by Colum McCann  

The Faraway Nearby (Granta, 2014) by Rebecca Solnit  

My Name is Lucy Barton (Viking 2016) by Elizabeth Strout  

Three of the set play scripts are available to you free of charge, through the University’s subscription to Drama Onlinehttp://www.dramaonlinelibrary.com:

Rafts and Dreams (1990) by Robert Holman  

Making Noise Quietly (1986) by Robert Holman  

The Effect (2012) by Lucy Prebble  

PREPARATORY READING (not for purchase)

Compassion: The Culture and Politics of an Emotion (Routledge, 2004) edited by Lauren Berlant

Colum McCann: The Aesthetics of Redemption (Irish Academic Press, 2011) by Eoin Flannery

The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human (Mariner, 2013) by Jonathan Gottschall

The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness (W.W.Norton, 2010) edited by Dacher Keltner, Jason Marsh and Jeremy Adam Smith

Empathy (Rider, 2015) by Roman Krznaric

On Kindness (Penguin, 2009) by Adam Phillips and Barbara Taylor

Tenth of December (Bloomsbury, 2014) by George Saunders

Hope in the Dark: The Untold History of People Power (Canongate, 2005) by Rebecca Solnit

This list was last updated on 13/09/2017