Essay on British Modern

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MODERN BRITISH LITERATURE (c. 1900 to 1950) READING LIST Please note that there are two lists below. The first is the full list with the core readings in bold; the second is the core list separated out. You are responsible for all core readings and may incorporate readings from the full list into your tailored list. Unless otherwise noted, selections separated by commas indicate all works students should know. A. FICTION Beckett, Samuel. One of the following: Murphy, Watt, Molloy Bennett, Arnold. Clayhanger Bowen, Elizabeth. The Heat of the Day Butler, Samuel. The Way of All Flesh Chesterton, G.K. The Man Who Was Thursday Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness AND one of: Lord Jim, The Secret Agent, Nostromo, Under Western Eyes Ford, Ford …show more content…
Pre-World War I Poets Thomas Hardy. Hap, Neutral Tones, Drummer Hodge, The Darkling Thrush, The Ruined Maid, The Convergence of the Twain, Channel Firing, In Time of ‘The Breaking of Nations,’ Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?, Heredity, During Wind and Rain, Afterwards, He Never Expected Much

A.E. Housman. Loveliest of Trees, When I was One-and-Twenty, To an Athlete Dying Young, On Wenlock Edge, With Rue My Heart is Laden, Terence, This is Stupid Stuff, Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries World War I Poets Owen, Wilfred. Anthem for Doomed Youth, Apologia Pro Poemate Meo, Miners, Dulce et Decorum Est, Strange Meeting Rosenberg, Isaac. Break of Day in the Trenches, Louse Hunting, Returning, We Hear the Larks, Dead Man’s Dump Sassoon, Siegfried. “They,” The Rear-Guard, Glory of Women, On Passing the New Menin Gate W. B. Yeats The Madness of King Goll, Down by the Salley Gardens, The Lake Isle of Innisfree, The Man Who Dreamed of Faeryland, Adam’s Curse, No Second Troy, The Fascination of What’s Difficult, September 1913, The Wild Swans at Coole, Easter 1916, The Second Coming, A Prayer for My Daughter, Sailing to Byzantium, Leda and the Swan, Among School Children, In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz, Crazy Jane Talks With the Bishop, Lapis Lazuli, Under Ben Bulben, The Circus Animals’ Desertion T. S. Eliot The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, Gerontion, The Waste Land, The Hollow Men, The Journey of the Magi, Four Quartets (plus the essays

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