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English

AS

Novels

Title Author
Regeneration Pat Barker
All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
The Return of the Soldier Rebecca West
Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf
Under Fire Henri Barbusse

Poetry

  • Anything by Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke and Isaac Rosenberg

Drama

  • Journey's End - RC Sherriff

Historical Context

  • BBC Website

A2

Theory

Title Author
Literary Theory : The Basics,
(The Politics of Class:Marxism)
H. Bertens
Introducing Metaphor Knowles and Moon
The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan
The Lion the Witch & the Wardrobe CS Lewis
Metaphors We Live By Lakoff and Johnson
Women in Love DH Lawrence
The Art of Fiction David Lodge
The English Studies Book R Pope
Ways of Reading Montgomery, Durant,Mills,
Fabb and Furniss
Middlemarch George Eliot
Tess of the D'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy
Oranges are not the Only Fruit Jeanette Winterson
Beloved Toni Morrison
The Hand Maid's Tale Margaret Atwood
Towards a Critique of Political Economy Karl Marx
Sexual Politics Kate Millett
Animal Farm George Orwell
Great Expectations Charles Dickens
A Modest Proposal Jonathan Swift
The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
The Wife of Bath Geoffrey Chaucer
The Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare
The Lotos Eaters Alfred Lord Tennyson
Lady Godiva Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Lady of Shallot Alfred Lord Tennyson
Mariana Alfred Lord Tennyson
Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf
To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf
Emma Jane Austen
Wuthering Heights Charlotte Bronte
Paradise Lost John Milton
The Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys
The Bloody Chamber Angela Carter
Nights at the Circus Angela Carter
The Female Eunuch Germaine Greer
Fear of Flying Erica Jong
Top Girls Caryl Churchill
Bridget Jones's Diary Helen Fielding

Read a quality newspaper for book and drama reviews:

  • The Guardian
  • The Times
  • The Daily Telegraph
  • The Observer (Sunday)

All newspapers have situations vacant each week. Students should make themselves aware of the requirements for aspirational careers and the salaries offered.