CORE READING LISTS

Pflichtlektürelisten ANGLISTIK

(1. Studienabschnitt)


FICTION: NOVELS

Defoe Robinson Crusoe
Swift Gulliver's Travels
Austen

Pride and Prejudice oder Sense and Sensibility oder Emma
Dickens Hard Times oder Oliver Twist oder Great Expectations
Brontës

Jane Eyre
Wuthering Heights
Hardy Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Conrad Heart of Darkness
Joyce aus Ulysses: "Molly Bloom" chapter
Forster A Passage to India
Huxley Brave New World
Rhys Wide Sargasso Sea
Achebe Things Fall Apart


FICTION: SHORT STORIES

Dolley, Christopher, ed. The Penguin Book of English Short Stories. Harmondsworth:
Penguin, 1976.
Wells "The Country of the Blind"
Joyce "The Dead"
Woolf "Kew Gardens"
Lawrence "Fanny and Annie"
Orwell, George. Collected Essays. London: Secker & Warburg, 1961.
"Shooting an Elephant"
Bradbury, Malcolm, ed. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1987.
Lessing "To Room Nineteen"
Lessing, Doris. Collected African Stories. London: Paladin, 1992.
"The Chief Mshlanga"
Gordimer, Nadine. Six Feet of the Country. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1982.
"City Lovers"
Mansfield, Katherine. Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield. London: Constable, 1968.
"Her First Ball" & "Je ne Parle pas Français"
Carter, Angela. The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories. London: Victor Gallancz, 1969.
"The Bloody Chamber" & "The Werewolf"
Rushdie, Salman. Imaginary Homelands. Essays and Criticism 1981 - 1991. London: Granta Books, 1981.
"Commonwealth Literature Does Not Exist" & "The New Empire within Britain"


DRAMA

Shakespeare



Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
The Merchant of Venice
The Tempest
Congreve The Way of the World
Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest
Synge The Playboy of the Western World
O'Casey Juno and the Peacock
Shaw Arms and the Man oder Pygmalion
Beckett Waiting for Godot
Stoppard Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Osborne Look Back in Anger
Friel Translations
Churchill Top Girls


POETRY


Shakespeare Sonnet 18, 130
Donne "The Sun Rising"
Marvell "To His Coy Mistress"
Dryden "A Song for St. Cecilia's Day"
Thomson "Ode: Rule Britannia"
Blake "The Lamb", "The Tyger"
Wordsworth

"I wandered lonely as a cloud" oder "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge"
Coleridge "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
Keats "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"
Shelley "Ozymandias"
Browning "My Last Duchess"
Arnold "Dover Beach"
Hopkins "The Windhover"
Kipling "The White Man's Burden"
Yeats "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"
Hughes "Hawk Roosting"
Heaney "Digging" , "Death of a Naturalist"
Nichols "Wherever I Hang"