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  1. Reading List 77 items
    1. Primary texts 7 items
      Essential reading for the module.
      1. Voyage in the dark - Jean Rhys 2000

        Book Suggested for student purchase

      2. The world's wife: poems - Carol Ann Duffy 2000

        Book Suggested for student purchase

      3. The bloody chamber: and other stories - Angela Carter 1995

        Book Suggested for student purchase

      4. Translations - Brian Friel 1981

        Book Suggested for student purchase

      5. The rime of the ancient mariner: complete, authoritative texts of the 1798 and 1817 versions with biographical and historical contexts, critical history, and essays from contemporary critical perspectives - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Paul H. Fry 1999

        Book Suggested for student purchase free internet copies of this text are also easily available: see Gutenberg project

      6. Coleridge's poetry and prose: authoritative texts, criticism - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Nicholas Halmi, Paul Magnuson, Raimonda Modiano c2004

        Book Suggested for student purchase contains a copy of 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'

      7. The complete poems - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Keach 1997

        Book Suggested for student purchase another copy of 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'

    2. Analysing Poetry 3 items
      1. Metre, rhythm, and verse form - Philip Hobsbaum 1996 (electronic resource)

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      2. How to study modern poetry - Tony Curtis 1990

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    3. Analysing Prose 6 items
      1. Narrative fiction: contemporary poetics - Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan 2005 (electronic resource)

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      2. Narrative: a critical linguistic introduction - Michael J. Toolan 1988

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      3. Studying the novel: an introduction - Jeremy Hawthorn 1997

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      4. The rhetoric of fiction - Wayne C. Booth 1987

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      5. Narrative discourse - Gérard Genette 1980

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    4. Analysing Drama 3 items
      1. Theatre as sign system: a semiotics of text and performance - Elaine Aston, George Savona 1991

        Book Recommended

      2. Studying plays - Mick Wallis, Simon Shepherd 1998

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    5. Study Skills 16 items
      1. The study skills handbook - Stella Cottrell 2013

        Book Background

      2. Critical thinking skills: developing effective analysis and argument - Stella Cottrell 2011

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      3. Speaking your mind: oral presentation and seminar skills - Rebecca Stott, Tory Young, Cordelia Bryan 2001

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      4. Effective communication for arts and humanities students - Joan Van Emden, Lucinda M. Becker 2003

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      5. Presentation skills for students - Joan Van Emden, Lucinda M. Becker 2010

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      6. University of Hull Skills Team Home Page

        Website  Here you will find online resources, workshops and master classes and the means of booking an appointment.

      7. A research guide for undergraduate students: English and American literature - Nancy L. Baker 1982

        Book Background This provides useful advice on how to use LION and MLA International Bibliography

      8. A glossary of literary terms - M. H. Abrams, Geoffrey Galt Harpham c2012

        Book Background A dictionary of literary terms.

      9. The concise Oxford dictionary of literary terms - Chris Baldick 1990

        Book Background A dictionary of literary terms.

      10. How to write essays, dissertations, and theses in literary studies - Nigel Fabb, Alan Durant 1993

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      11. Writing with style - Rebecca Stott, Simon Avery 2001

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      12. Grammar and writing - Rebecca Stott, Peter Chapman 2001

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      13. Making your case: a practical guide to essay writing - Rebecca Stott, Anna Snaith, Rick Rylance 2001

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    6. Carol Ann Duffy 7 items
      1. The Cambridge companion to twentieth-century British and Irish women's poetry - Jane Dowson 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended See Caraher, Brian. 2011. ‘Carol Ann Duffy, Medbh McGuckian and Ruptures in the Lines of Communication’. In: The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century British and Irish Women’s Poetry, Jane Dowson, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 179-195.

      2. A history of twentieth-century British women's poetry - Jane Dowson, Alice Entwistle 2009

        Book Recommended Dowson, Jane and Alice Entwistle, 2005. ‘Dialogic Politics in Carol Ann Duffy and Others’. In: A History of Twentieth-Century British Women’s Poetry. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press

      3. The poetry of Carol Ann Duffy: "choosing tough words" - Angelica Michelis, Antony Rowland 2003

        Book Recommended

      4. Carol Ann Duffy - Deryn Rees-Jones 2010

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      5. Dramatic monologue - Glennis Byron 2003

        Book Background

      6. Poetic Form: an Introduction - Michael D. Hurley, Michael O'Neill 2012

        Book Background Hurley, Michael D. and Michael O’Neill. 2012. ‘Chapter 7: The Dramatic Monologue.’ In: Poetic Form: An Introduction, pp. 167-188. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

    7. Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber 20 items
      1. "New Wine in Old Bottles": Angela Carter's Translation of Charles Perrault's "La Barbe bleue" - Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère and Ute Heidmann 2009

        Article Recommended

      2. Contemporary fiction and the fairy tale - Stephen Benson c2008

        Book Background

      3. The fairy tale: the magic mirror of imagination - Steven Swann Jones 1995

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      4. Myth and fairy tale in contemporary women's fiction - Susan Sellers c2001

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      5. From the beast to the blonde: on fairy tales and their tellers - Marina Warner 1995

        Book Background

    8. Brian Friel, Translations 15 items
      1. Brian Friel, Ireland, and the North - Scott Boltwood 2007

        Book Recommended

      2. The achievement of Brian Friel - Alan J. Peacock 1993

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      3. The politics of Irish drama: plays in context from Boucicault to Friel - Nicholas Grene 1999

        Book Recommended

      4. Brian Friel - Geraldine Higgins, British Council 2010

        Book Recommended

      5. Imperialism and theatre: essays on world theatre, drama and performance - J.Ellen Gainor 1995

        Book Recommended Lee, J. 1995. ‘Linguistic Imperialism, the Early Abbey Theatre, and The Translations of Brian Friel’. In Imperialism and Theatre, Essays on World Theatre, Drama and Performance 1795-1995, E.J. Gainor, E. J., ed. London: Routledge.

      6. Brian Friel's (post) colonial drama: language, illusion, and politics - Francis Charles McGrath 1999

        Book Recommended

      7. Brian Friel: essays, diaries, interviews, 1964-1999 - Brian Friel, Christopher Murray 1999

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      8. Brian Friel - Anthony Roche 2011

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      9. Inventing Ireland - Declan Kiberd 1995

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      10. After Babel: aspects of language and translation - George Steiner 1998

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      11. Translation - Susan Bassnett 2014

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      12. Translation studies - Susan Bassnett 2014

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  2. Digitised content 8 items
  3. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
    1. You will find further information about the resources available in your subject area via the appropriate Subject LibGuide.  General access to Skills support and Library services can also be found here.

  4. Samuel Taylor Coleridge 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' 4 items
    1. Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The rime of the ancient mariner - Harold Bloom 1986

      Book Essential This is a collection of critical essays.

    2. Coleridge: The ancient mariner and other poems : a casebook - Alan Richard Jones, William Tydeman 1973

      Book Recommended