Resources

Reading lists, course materials, and other study tools.

 

English & American Literature

General secondary reading list for all English & American Literature & Culture courses
Notes of Guidance for Students writing Magister/Staatsexamen/Hausarbeiten

 

Haunted States (2011)

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Violence (2010)

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Ruin and Empire (2010)

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Postmodern British Fiction (2010)

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Fiction in the Romantic Era (2010)

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English Romantic Poetry (2010)

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American Short Fiction (2010)

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Machine Culture (2009)

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Theodore Dreiser (2009)

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American Gothic (2009)

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Apocalypse in the American Imaginary (2009)

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Postmodern Fiction (2009)

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American Drama in the Twentieth Century and After (2009)

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From Realism to Naturalism in American Fiction (2008)

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History and Theory of Criticism (2008)

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The American Short Story (2008)

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‘Vietnam’ (2008)

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English Romantic Poetry (2008)

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The Confessionals and the Beats (2008)

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Transatlantic Modernisms: Primitivism & Experimentation (2007)

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J. G. Ballard (2007)

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American Literature of the 1930s (2007)

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American Drama Into Film (2007)

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Technology and the Global Subject in Recent American Fiction (2007)

Technotheory
Secondary literature on specific authors
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House of Leaves

Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves: a reading schedule [pdf, 22kb] (the original schedule used at Christ Church, Oxford, in 2000; do not use this version if you are taking the Köln course).

Crime fiction

Primary reading list and course description [pdf, 51kb]

Secondary reading on crime fiction, including bibliographies, indexes, criticism and criminology [pdf, 61kb]

Individual authors

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: criticism, bibliography, periodicals, biography and correspondence [pdf, 39kb]

Dorothy Sayers: criticism, bibliography, biography and correspondence [pdf, 30kb]

Agatha Christie: criticism, bibliography, biography [pdf, 25kb]

Science fiction

Science fiction from the Second Century to the present [pdf, 46kb]