Literary Works Discussed

An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory - Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle 2016

Literary Works Discussed

Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart. London: Heinemann, 1986.

Achebe, Chinua. Anthills of the Savannah. London: Heinemann, 1987.

Anon. Pearl, in Sir Gawain and The Green Knight, Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, ed. J.J. Anderson. London: Dent, 1996.

Anon. ’Sir Patrick Spens’, in The Penguin Book of Ballads, ed. Geoffrey Grigson. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1975.

Arnold, Matthew. Preface to Poems (1835), ’To Marguerite — Continued’, ’Dover Beach’, in The Poems of Matthew Arnold, ed. Kenneth Allott. London: Longman, 1965.

Ashbery, John. ’Soonest Mended’, in The Double Dream of Spring. New York: Ecco Press, 1975.

Atwood, Margaret. ’Giving Birth’, in Dancing Girls and Other Stories. London: Virago, 1985.

Auden, W.H. ’In Memory of W.B. Yeats (d. Jan. 1939)’, in Collected Poems, ed. Edward Mendelson. London: Faber and Faber, 1991.

Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice, ed. Frank W. Bradbrook. London: Oxford University Press, 1970.

Ayres, Michael. ’Bittersweet’, in Poems 1987—1992. Nether Stowey, Somerset: Odyssey Poets, 1994.

Beckett, Samuel. Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable. London: Calder and Boyars, 1959.

Beckett, Samuel. Murphy. London: Picador, 1973.

Beckett, Samuel. Waiting for Godot. London: Faber and Faber, 1986.

Blake, William. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, in Blake: The Complete Poems, 2nd edn, ed. W.H. Stevenson. London: Longman, 1989.

Bowen, Elizabeth. Friends and Relations. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1943.

Bowen, Elizabeth. The Heat of the Day. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1976.

Bowen, Elizabeth. The Death of the Heart. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1987.

Bowen, Elizabeth. A World of Love. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1988.

Brontë, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1966.

Brontë, Emily. Wuthering Heights, ed. William M. Sale, Jr. and Richard J. Dunn. 3rd edition. London: Norton, 1990.

Browning, Robert. ’Two in the Campagna’, in Robert Browning: Selected Poetry, ed. Daniel Karlin. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1989.

Byron, George Gordon. The Complete Poetical Works, Volume 5: ’Don Juan ’, ed. Jerome McGann. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Carver, Raymond. ’Fat’, ’What We Talk About When We Talk About Love’ and ’Cathedral’, in Where I’m Calling From: The Selected Stories. London: Harvill, 1993.

Catullus, ’Odi et amo’, in The Poems of Catullus, trans. Guy Lee. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Celan, Paul. Speech-Grille and Selected Poems, trans. Joachim Neugroschel. New York: Dutton, 1971.

Chandler, Raymond. The Little Sister. New York: Vintage Books, 1988.

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales: Nine Tales and the General Prologue, eds V.A. Kolve and Glending Olson. New York: Norton, 1989.

Coleridge, S.T. Collected Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 6 vols, ed. Earl Leslie Griggs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1956—71.

Coleridge, S.T. ’The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’, ’Kubla Khan’, in The Oxford Authors Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. H.J. Jackson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness. Harmondsworth: Penguin Popular Classics, 1994.

Dante Alighieri. The Divine Comedy. Inferno I: Italian Text and Translation, trans. Charles S. Singleton. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1970.

DeLillo, Don. The Body Artist. London: Picador, 2001.

Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965.

Dickens, Charles. The Old Curiosity Shop. London: Penguin, 2000.

Dickinson, Emily. ’There’s a certain Slant of light’, ’Our Lives are Swiss’, ’I taste a liquor never brewed’, ’A Bird came Down the Walk’, in The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, ed. Thomas H. Johnson. London: Faber and Faber, 1970.

Donne, John. The Major Works, ed. John Carey. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Douglas, Alfred. ’Two Loves’, in Decadent Poetry from Wilde to Naidued, ed. Lisa Rodensky. London: Penguin, 2006.

Eliot, George. Middlemarch. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965.

Eliot, George. The Lifted Veil. London: Virago, 1985.

Eliot, George. Daniel Deronda. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1987.

Eliot, T.S. The Waste Land, ’Little Gidding’, in Complete Poems and Plays. London: Faber and Faber, 1975.

Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man. New York: Random House, 1952.

Eugenides, Jeffrey. Middlesex. London: Bloomsbury, 2003.

Ford, Ford Madox. The Good Soldier, in The Bodley Head Ford Madox Ford, vol. 1. London: Bodley Head, 1962.

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. The Yellow Wallpaper. London: Virago, 1981.

Hardy, Thomas. ’Neutral Tones’, ’The Voice’, ’The Darkling Thrush’, in The Oxford Authors Thomas Hardy, ed. Samuel Hynes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Hazlitt, William. The Complete Works of William Hazlitt, 21 vols, ed. P.P. Howe. London: Dent, 1930—34.

Heaney, Seamus. North. London: Faber and Faber, 1975.

Homer. The Iliad, trans. Robert Fagles, introduction and notes by Bernard Knox. New York: Penguin, 1990.

Ibsen, Henrik. Four Major Plays. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981.

James, Henry. The Turn of the Screw, in The Bodley Head Henry James, vol. XI, ed. Leon Edel. London: Bodley Head, 1974.

James, Henry. ’The Jolly Corner’, in Major American Short Stories, ed. A. Walton Litz. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Jonson, Ben. A Critical Edition of the Major Works, ed. Ian Donaldson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Joyce, James. ’The Dead’, in Dubliners. London: Everyman, 1991.

Joyce, James. Ulysses, ed. Jeri Johnson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Kafka, Franz. ’In the Penal Colony’ and ’The Burrow’, in The Complete Short Stories of Franz Kafka, ed. Nabu N. Glatzer. London: Minerva, 1992.

Kafka, Franz. The Collected Aphorisms, trans. Malcolm Pasley. Syrens: London, 1994.

Keats, John. The Letters of John Keats, 1814—1821, 2 vols, ed. Hyder Edward Rollins. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1958.

Keats, John. ’Ode to a Nightingale’, ’Ode on Melancholy’, ’This Living Hand’, in The Poems of John Keats, ed. Jack Stillinger. London: Heinemann, 1978.

Larkin, Philip. ’This Be The Verse’, in Collected Poems, ed. Anthony Thwaite. London: Faber and Faber, 1988.

Lawrence, D.H. St. Mawr. The Virgin and the Gipsy. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1950.

Lawrence, D.H. ’The Rocking-Horse Winner’, in The Collected Short Stories of D.H. Lawrence. London: Heinemann, 1974.

Lawrence, D.H. Women in Love, ed. David Farmer, Lindeth Vasey and John Worthen. London: Penguin, 2007.

Lawrence, D.H. ’The Mosquito’ and ’Piano’, in The Cambridge Edition of the Works of D.H. Lawrence: The Poems, vol. 1, ed. Christopher Pollnitz. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

McCarthy, Cormac. 2007. The Road. Basingstoke: Picador.

Mansfield, Katherine. ’Bliss’, in The Stories of Katherine Mansfield, ed. Antony Alpers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Marvell, Andrew. ’To His Coy Mistress’, in The Oxford Authors Andrew Marvell, ed. Frank Kermode and Keith Walker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, ed. Harold Beaver. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972.

Miller, Arthur. The Crucible. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1988.

Milton, John. Complete Shorter Poems, ed. John Carey. London: Longman, 1971.

Milton, John. Paradise Lost, ed. Scott Elledge, 2nd edn. New York: Norton, 1993.

Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Just the Words, 2 vols. London: Methuen, 1989.

Moore, Lorrie. The Collected Stories. London: Faber and Faber, 2008.

Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye. London: Triad/Panther, 1981.

Morrison, Toni. Beloved. London: Picador, 1988.

Murray, Les. ’Cuttlefish’, in Translations from the Natural World. Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1992.

Nabokov, Vladimir. Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited. London: Penguin, 2000.

O’Connor, Flannery. ’Revelation’, in The Secret Self: Short Stories by Women, ed. Hermione Lee. London: Everyman, 1991.

Owen, Wilfred. ’Futility’, in The Complete Poems and Fragments. 2 vols., ed. John Stallworthy. London: Hogarth, 1983.

Plath, Sylvia. ’Cut’ and ’Daddy’, in Collected Poems, ed. Ted Hughes. London: Faber and Faber, 1981.

Poe, Edgar Allan. ’The Premature Burial’ and ’The Purloined Letter’, in Tales of Mystery and Imagination. London: Dent, 1984.

Ponge, Francis. ’The New Spider’, in Things: Selected Writings, trans. Cid Corman. New York: White Pine Press, 1986.

Pope, Alexander. ’An Essay on Criticism’, in The Poems of Alexander Pope, ed. John Butt. London: Methuen, 1963.

Proust, Marcel. A la recherche du temps perdu. Paris: Gallimard, 1954.

Rhys, Jean. ’Let Them Call It Jazz’, in The Secret Self: Short Stories by Women, ed. Hermione Lee. London: Everyman, 1991.

Rhys, Jean. Wide Sargasso Sea, ed. Angela Smith. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1997.

Rich, Adrienne. ’A Valediction Forbidding Mourning’, in The Fact of a Doorframe: Poems Selected and New, 1950—84. New York: Norton, 1984.

Rushdie, Salman. Midnight’s Children. London: Picador, 1982.

Rushdie, Salman. The Satanic Verses. New York: Viking, 1988.

Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1987.

Self, Will. Shark. London: Viking, 2014.

Shakespeare, William. The Complete Works, ed. Stanley Wells, Gary Taylor et al. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus, eds D.L. Macdonald and Kathleen Scherf. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview, 1994.

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. ’Ozymandias’, ’To a Sky-Lark’ and ’A Defence of Poetry’, in Shelley’s Poetry and Prose, eds Donald H. Reiman and Sharon B. Powers. New York: Norton, 1977.

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley. The Rivals, ed. Elizabeth Duthie. London: Ernest Benn, 1979.

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley. The School for Scandal, ed. F.W. Bateson. New York: Norton, 1979.

Sidney, Sir Philip. An Apology for Poetry, ed. Geoffrey Shepherd. London: Nelson, 1965.

Silkin, Jon. ’Death of a Son’, in The Peaceable Kingdom. London: Chatto and Windus, 1954.

Sophocles. The Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, trans. Robert Fagles. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984.

Sterne, Laurence. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, ed. Ian Campbell Ross. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983.

Stevens, Wallace. ’Large Red Man Reading’, ’The Man with the Blue Guitar’ and ’Tea at the Palaz of Hoon’, in The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1954.

Stevens, Wallace. ’Adagia’, in Opus Posthumous. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957.

Stevens, Wallace. Letters of Wallace Stevens, ed. Holly Stevens. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1966.

Swift, Jonathan. ’A Modest Proposal’, in The Writings of Jonathan Swift, eds Robert A. Greenberg and William Bowman Piper. New York: Norton, 1973.

Taylor, Elizabeth. ’Mr Wharton’, in The Secret Self: Short Stories by Women, ed. Hermione Lee. London: Everyman, 1991.

Tennyson, Alfred Lord. ’The Charge of the Light Brigade’, in The Poems of Tennyson, ed. Christopher Ricks. London: Longman, 1987.

Traherne, Thomas. ’Centuries of Meditations’, in Selected Poems and Prose, ed. Alan Bradford. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1991.

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, eds Walter Blair and Victor Fischer. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988.

Wallace, David Foster. ’Order and Flux in Northampton’, in Conjunctions 17 (1991).

Wertenbaker, Timberlake. Our Country’s Good. London: Methuen, 1988.

Whitman, Walt. ’Song of Myself’, in Leaves of Grass. New York: Signet, 2000.

Winterson, Jeanette. Sexing the Cherry. London: Bloomsbury, 1989.

Wilde, Oscar. The Importance of Being Earnest in Complete Works of Oscar Wilde, ed. Vyvyan Holland. London: Collins, 1980.

Winterson, Jeanette. Written on the Body. London: Jonathan Cape, 1992.

Woolf, Virginia. ’The Mark on the Wall’, in A Haunted House and Other Short Stories. London: Grafton, 1982.

Woolf, Virginia. Orlando: A Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Wordsworth, William. The Prelude 1799, 1805, 1850, eds Jonathan Wordsworth, M.H. Abrams and Stephen Gill. London: Norton, 1979.

Wordsworth, William. ’Alice Fell’, ’A Slumber did my Spirit Seal’, ’Ode: Intimations of Immortality’, ’Resolution and Independence’ and ’Nutting’, in The Oxford Authors William Wordsworth, ed. Stephen Gill. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Wordsworth, William. ’Nutting’, in Lyrical Ballads and Other Poems, 1797—1890, ed. James Butler and Karen Green. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992.

Wyatt, Sir Thomas. ’Whoso List to Hunt’, in Collected Poems, ed. Joost Daalder. London: Oxford University Press, 1975.

Yeats, W.B. ’The Wheel’, in The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats. London: Macmillan, 1977.