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ENGL 1001 - 1003

ENGL 1001 : ENGLISH LITERATURE IN CONTEXT

SEMESTER 2  : BLOCKS 3 - 4

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Sula

Morrison, Toni

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The Great Gatsby

Fitzgerald, F Scott

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Hamlet

Shakespeare, William

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Great Expectations

Dickens, Charles

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White Teeth

Smith, Zadie

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The Road

Cormac McCarthy

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ENGL 1003 : GLOBAL LITERATURE AND FILM

SEMESTER 1 : BLOCKS 1 - 2

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

The God of Small Things

Roy, Arundhati

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Life & Times of Michael K

Coetzee, J.M.

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The Township Plays

Fugard, A

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Thirteen Cents

Duiker, K Sello

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ENGL 2003 - 2004

ENGL 2003 : LITERARY ORIGINS AND LEGACIES

SEMESTER 1 : BLOCKS 1 - 2

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Canterbury Tales: Fifteen Tales & the General Prologue.

Chaucer

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Lord of the Rings.

Tolkien, JRR

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Beowulf

Heaney, Seamus (Trans)

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2nd Quarter

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Hurston, Zora Neale

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Paradise Lost.

Milton, John (Ed. John Leonard)

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The Changeling

Middleton, Thomas

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1st Quarter SEMINAR ELECTIVE

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Inferno.

Dante (Tr Anthony Esolen)

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Tolkien, J.R.R. (trans)

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Revelation of Divine Love

Windeatt, B.

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2nd Quarter

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Plays 

Chekhov, Anton

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Coriolanus

Shakespeare, William

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Four Revenge Tragedies

Maus, K.E (ed)

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The Tempest 

Shakespeare, William

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A Tempest

Cesaire, Aime

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ENGL 2004 : ROMANTICS AND REVOLUTIONARIES

SEMESTER 2 : BLOCK 3

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Gulliver’s Travels.

Swift, Jonathan

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Miguel Street

Naipaul, V.S.

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Flashback Hotel

Vladislavic, Ivan

 

4th Quarter

 

 

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Selected Poetry.

Wordsworth, W (Gill & Wu, eds)

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Mansfield Park

Austen, Jane

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Selected Poetry.

Coleridge, ST

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Shelley’s Poetry and Prose

Shelley, P.B.

 

3rd Quarter : SEMINAR ELECTIVES

 

 

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

1984.

Orwell, George

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The Complete Maus (Vols 1 & 2)  

Spiegelman, Art

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Houseboy

Oyono, Ferdinand

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Absent. The English Teacher

Eppel, John

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Candide

Voltaire

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4th Quarter

 

 

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Selected Poems. 

John Keats (Edited by John Barnard)

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Dracula. 

Stoker, Bram

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Frankenstein. 

Shelley, Mary

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The Kingdom of the World

Carpentier, Alejo

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Song of Myself

Whitman, Walt

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Billy Bud, Sailor and Other Stories

Melville, Herman

 

 

ENGL 3003 - 3006

ENGL 3003 : MODERNISM IN ENGLISH LITERATURE

SEMESTER 1 : BLOCK 2

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Collected Poems. 

Eliot, TS

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Things Fall Apart.

Achebe, Chinua

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Heart of  Darkness

Conrad, Joseph

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Mrs Dalloway.   

Woolf, Virginia

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SEMINAR ELECTIVE

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

The Picture of Dorian Gray. 

Wilde, Oscar

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Sons and Lovers. 

Lawrence, DH

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Watt.

Beckett, S

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Good Morning Midnight

Rhys, Jean

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Nightwood.

Barnes, Djuna

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The Metamorphosis. 

Kafka, Franz

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Dubliners. 

Joyce, James

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ENGL 3004 : POSTMODERNISM IN ENGLISH LIITERATURE

SEMESTER 2 : BLOCK 3

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Foer, Jonathan Safron

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Autobiography of Red

Carson, Anne

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Headlong

Frayn, Michael

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The Bloody Chamber.

Carter, Angela

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SEMINAR ELECTIVE

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Wilde, Oscar

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The Master

Toibin, Colm

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The Line of Beauty

Holinghurst, Alan

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The Flood

Gee, Maggie

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Odds Against Tomorrow

Rich, Nathaniel

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Fourth of July Creek

Henderson, Smith

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ENGL 3005 : POST COLONIALISM IN ENGLISH LITERATURE

SEMESTER 2 : BLOCK 4

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

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Giovanni’s Room

Baldwin, James

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Half of a Yellow Sun

Adichie, Chimamanda

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The Dragon Can’t Dance

Lovelace, Earl

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SEMINAR ELECTIVE

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Wide Sargasso Sea

Rhys, Jean

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Turner and Other Poems

Dabydeen, David

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A High Wind in Jamaica

Hughes, Richard

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Foreign Soil

Clarke, Maxine Beneba

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October

Wicomb, Zoe

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Strange Pilgrimages

Dangor, Achmat

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House of Hunger

Marechera, Dambudzo

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In the House of the Interpreter

Wa Thiong’o, Ngugi

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ENGL 3006 : REALISM AND LATE VICTORIAN CULTURE

SEMESTER 1 : BLOCK 1

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Down Second Avenue

Mphahlele, Es’kia

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Adam Bede. 

Eliot, George

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Villette

Bronte, Charlotte

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Bleak House

Dickens, Charles

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SEMINAR ELECTIVE

TITLE

AUTHOR

 

Jane Eyre. 

Bronte, C

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The Moonstone

Collins, Wilkie

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Autobiography. 

Mill, John Stuart

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Great Expectations

Dickens, Charles

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A Study in Scarlet

Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Jude the Obscure

Hardy, T.

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