English 3412: Recommended Texts

Philip V. Allingham, Contributing Editor, Victorian Web; Faculty of Education, Lakehead University (Canada)

Achtert, Walter S., and Joseph Gibaldi. The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 5th ed. New York: Modern Language Association, 2002. ISBN 0-613181980.

Baldick, Chris. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms. Oxford and New York: Oxford U. P., 1991. ISBN 0-19-282893-2.


Harman, William, and C. Hugh Holman. A Handbook to Literature. Toronto, ON, and Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2000. (8th edition). ISBN 0-13-012731-0.

Recommended Dictionary: Avis, W. S. et al. Dictionary of Canadian English. (Teacher's edition). Toronto, Gage, 1982.


The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English. Ed. H. W. Fowler and F. G. Fowler. Oxford and London: Oxford University Press, 1995. ISBN 0-198613202

Required Texts (see also Online Resources)

Brontë, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Ed. Richard J. Dunn. New York: W. W. Norton, 1987. ISBN 0-393-95589-3.

_____. "Napoleon and the Spectre." See also "Online Resources." (Out of copyright; to be provided under Can Copy).

Collins, William Wilkie. "A Terribly Strange Bed." "The Biter Bit" and Other Stories. Phoenix Mill, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Alan Sutton, 1990. ISBN 0-86299-070-X. See also "Online Resources." (Out of copyright; to be provided under Can Copy).

-----. The Moonstone. Ed. J. I. M. Stewart. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973. ISBN 0-1404.3014 8.

Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol. The Christmas Books. Ed. Michael Slater, Vol. I.: Penguin, 1978. ISBN 014043.0687.

-----. Great Expectations: Authoritative Text, Backgrounds, Context, and Criticism. Ed. Edgar Rosenberg. New York: W. W. Norton, 1999. ISBN 0-393960692.

-----. "The Tuggses at Ramsgate." Sketches by Boz. Oxford: Oxford University Press,1985. ISBN 0-19-254518-3 (Out of copyright; to be provided under Can Copy). PR4550 E80.

Eliot, George. Silas Marner. Ed. Q. D. Leavis. Harmondsworth: Penguin. ISBN 01404.3030X.

Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn. North and South. Ed. Angus Easson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. The World's Classics. ISBN 0-19-281595-4 PR4760 N6.

Hardy, Thomas. "The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion." Wessex Tales. Ed. Kathryn R. King. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-192835580 (Out of copyright; to be provided under Can Copy).

-----. The Return of the Native: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds, Sources, and Contemporary Reactions, Criticisms. Ed. James Gindin. New York: W. W. Norton, 1969. ISBN 0393097919.

Thackeray, William Makepeace. Barry Lyndon. London: Oxford World's Classics, 1988.ISBN 0-19-281667-5.

Note: Students may elect to substitute the following for any two of the above novels:

Eliot, George. Middlemarch. Ed. Rosemary Ashton. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-141439548.

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