The Novel reading list for spring 2015

Students wishing to read ahead for the Spring 2015 module “The Novel” can consult this up-to-date reading list of primary texts.*

  1. Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, ed., Thomas Keymer (Oxford: World’s Classics, 2007).
  2. Frances Burney, Evelina, ed. Jones and Bloom (Oxford: World’s Classics, 2008).
  3. Jane Austen, Persuasion, ed. Lynch and Kinsley (Oxford: World’s Classics, 2008).
  4. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, ed. M. Cardwell & K. Flint (Oxford: World’s Classics, 1994).
  5. Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, trans. G. Wall (London: Penguin, 2003).
  6. Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady, ed. R. Luckhurst (Oxford: World’s Classics, 2009).
  7. George Gissing, New Grub Street, ed. J. Goode (Oxford: World’s Classics, 2008).
  8. Jean Rhys, Good Morning Midnight (London: Penguin, 2000).
  9. There will be a post-1945 novel TBA. (Obviously, you can’t read this one ahead!)

*Why aren’t the library and Study Direct reading lists up to date? you may reasonably wonder. It’s because they are slow and cumbersome to update and I have not yet had the time it physically takes to manipulate their interfaces. Typing, however, I can do.


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