All texts in Norton Anthology, 2 vols, 7th edn, except where otherwise indicated


Geoffrey Chaucer, from the General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales, lines 1—42

William Shakespeare, sonnet 18 (‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?) and 138 (‘When my love swears that she is made of truth’)

John Donne, ‘The Good-Morrow’

John Milton, ‘When I Consider How My Light is Spent’

Jonathan Swift, ‘A Description of the Morning’ (handout)

Alexander Pope, ‘An Epistle to Miss Blount on Her Leaving Town, After the Coronation’

Samuel Johnson, ‘On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet’

William Blake, ‘The Sick Rose’, ‘London’, ‘The Tyger’

William Wordsworth, ‘Upon Westminster Bridge’, ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’

John Keats, ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’

Robert Browning, ‘My Last Duchess’

Christina Rossetti, ‘Goblin Market’

William Butler Yeats, ‘Leda and the Swan’

T. S. Eliot, ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’

W. H. Auden, ‘The Shield of Achilles’

Philip Larkin, ‘Aubade’

Seamus Heaney, ‘Punishment’

Short fiction:

James Joyce, ‘The Dead’

Katherine Mansfield, ‘The Garden Party’

Alice Munro, ‘Walker Brothers Cowboy’


William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar (ed. David Daniell, Arden 3)

William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (ed. Harold Brooks, Arden 2)

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Fiction (four works):

1. Jane Austen, Emma (ed. Fiona Stafford, Penguin)

2. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (ed. Kate Flint, Oxford World’s Classics)

3. Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway (ed. David Bradshaw, Oxford World’s Classics)

4. Hanif Kureishi, The Buddha of Suburbia (Faber, 1990)

Publisert 25. okt. 2005 12:23 - Sist endret 15. des. 2005 16:45