Required Reading (Literature as major area)

Students seeking admission to the program as well as students that have already been admitted are strongly urged to choose THREE of the following works and to read them before beginning their studies:

Barry, Peter. Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009. ISBN-10: 0719079276, ISBN-13: 978-0719079276

Culler, Jonathan. Literary Theory. A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN-10: 019285383X, ISBN-13: 978-0192853837

Campbell, Neil, and Kean, Alasdair. American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2006. ISBN-10: 0-415-34666-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-415-34666-5, ISBN-10: 0-203-62455-6 (E-book), ISBN-13: 978-0-203-32455-5 (E-book)

Montgomery, Martin; Durant, Alan, et al., ed. Ways of Reading: Advanced Reading Skills for Students of English Literature. London & New York: Routledge, 1992. 3rd ed. 2006. ISBN-10: 0415346347, ISBN-13: 978-0415346344

Loomba, Ania. Colonialism/Postcolonialism. London: Routledge, 1998. 2nd ed. 2005. ISBN-10: 0415350638, ISBN-13: 978-0415350631

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