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Front Matter

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Chapter 1: The Writing Process

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Chapter 2: Common Writing Assignments

  • Bonnie Schiedel:
  • The Globe and Mail:
  • Google Scholar:
  • JSTOR:
  • Maclean’s:
  • The National Post:
  • The Walrus:
  • Today’s Parent magazine:
  • “Why Our Kids Need to Learn About Residential Schools”:

Chapter 3: Poetry

  • “Birches” by Robert Frost:
  • Documentary on the relationship between Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning:
  • Dramatic reading of “My Last Duchess” by Ed Peed:
  • Dramatic reading of “My Last Duchess” by Robert Pennant Jones:
  • Excerpt of The Invention of Love:
  • Glynn Wilson’s essay “The Ultimate Metaphor: Life Is Like a River”:
  • Hear a nightingale sing:
  • Hear Benedict Cumberbatch read “Ode to a Nightingale”:
  • Hear Frost read “Birches”:
  • Hear Hughes read some of his poetry:
  • Listen to “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” with musical accompaniment:
  • “One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop:
  • Other haikus by Etheridge Knight:
  • Some of the poems in A Shropshire Lad set to music:
  • “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” by Langston Hughes:
  • “The Place Where the Lost Things Go” from the film Mary Poppins Returns:
  • Trailer for Bright Star, a film about Keats’s relationship with Fanny:
  • Watch and hear Knight speak and read his poetry:
  • Watch Cameron Diaz recite “One Art” in the film In Her Shoes:

An Anthology of Poems for Further Study

  • A close reading of ‘The Flea’:
  • Additional information on indigenous Canadian authors:,%20Books.pdf
  • A Key to Lord Tennyson’s ‘In Memoriam’ by Alfred Gatty:
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir, I, 305:
  • Amoretti:
  • Anglican Book of Common Prayer:
  • Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town:
  • Article on the Rival Poet:
  • Astrophil and Stella:
  • Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers:
  • Bloody Men:
  • Diving into the Wreck:
  • Dr. Stuart Lee’s Background to “Dulce et Decorum Est”:
  • Emily Dickinson Museum:
  • Essay about Browning’s “Porphyria’s Lover”:
  • Essay on Lanier:
  • Facing It:
  • “Farewell to Barn and Stack” by A. E. Housman:
  • Film the National Film Board of Canada made of “Morning on the Lievre”:
  • First World War Poetry Digital Archives:
  • From Stone to Steel:
  • Harlem:
  • Hear a musical version of “The Song My Paddle Sings”:
  • Hear Buffy Saint-Marie sing:
  • Hear Hughes read “Harlem”:
  • Hear “The Emperor of Ice Cream” read and explicated:
  • Hear the hymn “Abide with Me”:
  • Heart to Heart:
  • Historical documents in the unit on Shakespeare’s sonnets from the British Library:
  • In Memoriam:
  • Interview with Cope:
  • Interview with Rita Dove:
  • Interview with Ryan:
  • Introduction to Poetry:
  • J. Lewis May’s 1930 English translation of Ovid’s Love Books:
  • John Donne and metaphysical poetry:
  • Leather and Naugahyde:
  • Listen to Komunyakaa read “Facing It”:
  • Love poetry in Renaissance England:
  • Lyrics of “Now that the Buffalo’s Gone”:
  • Mirror:
  • Morning Swim:
  • Notes on In Memoriam:
  • Not Waving but Drowning:
  • Ovid’s Amores I: XIII:
  • Oxford Tutorial page for Dulce et Decorum Est:
  • Phenomenal Woman:
  • Recruitment poster:
  • Somewhere I Have Never Travelled:
  • Sonnet 1:
  • Still I Rise:
  • Study questions for “The Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister” and “The Bishop Orders His Tomb”:
  • Such a Tiny Light:
  • “The Bishop Orders His Tomb” by Robert Browning:
  • The Colossus:
  • The Emperor of Ice Cream:
  • The Hollow Men:
  • The Journey of the Magi:
  • “The Lady of Shalott”:
  • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock:
  • The Red in Winter:
  • The Sewing Circle [PDF]:
  • “The Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister” by Robert Browning:
  • View Ian Bostridge’s rendition of Ralph Vaughan Williams’s “Is My Team Ploughing”:
  • Watch and hear Angelou read “Phenomenal Woman”:
  • Watch and hear Angelou read “Still I Rise”:
  • Watch and hear Collins read and discuss his poetry:
  • Watch and hear Cummings read “Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town”:
  • Watch and hear Cummings read “Somewhere I Have Never Travelled”:
  • Watch and hear James Earl Jones read “The Raven”:
  • Watch and hear Kumin read “Woodchucks”:
  • Watch and hear Rich read “Diving into the Wreck”:
  • Watch and hear Smith read and explain the context of “Not Waving but Drowning”:
  • Watch and hear Thomas read “Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night”:
  • Watch and hear Vincent Price read “The Raven”:
  • Watch and hear “Yet Do I Marvel” read:
  • Watch and listen to Margaret Atwood read one of her poems:
  • Watch Jack Nicolson, as Colonel Jessup give his “you can’t handle the truth” speech from A Few Good Men:
  • Woodchucks:
  • You Fit into Me:

Chapter 4: Short Stories

Sections within this chapter are organized alphabetically by the author’s first name.

Alice Walker

  • Film adaptation of “Everyday Use”:
  • “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker [Full Text]:

Andrea Levy

  • Andrea Levy’s “Loose Change” [PDF]:
  • Teaching English “Loose Change” site:
  • Website of the National Portrait Gallery in London:

Beryl Bainbridge

  • “Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie” by Beryl Bainbridge [PDF]:
  • MP3 audio of “Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie”:
  • Trailer for a recent “panto” Peter Pan:
  • Wikipedia article on Peter Pan:

Charles G.D. Roberts

  • “Jack London’s The Call of the Wild: “Nature Faker”?”:
  • “Nature fakers controversy”:
  • “Raggylug” [PDF]:
  • “Real and Sham Natural History”:
  • Wild Animals I Have Known:

D. H. Lawrence

  • Film adaptation of Rocking-Horse Winner:

Edgar Allan Poe

  • EDGAR ALLAN POE: Tales, Sketches and Selected Criticism:
  • Watch “The Cask of Amontillado (Edgar Allan Poe)”:

Edith Wharton

  • Short film adaptation of “Roman Fever”:

E. Pauline Johnson

  • “A Strong Race Opinion” [PDF]:
  • CanLit Guides page on “A Strong Race Opinion”:
  • CanLit study guide on Johnson:

Ernest Hemingway

  • Degas’ famous work of art L’Absinthe:
  • Film adaptation of “Hills Like Elephants”:
  • Film adaptation of “My Old Man”:
  • Hills Like White Elephants Full Text:
  • The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber Full Text:

Eudora Alice Welty

  • A Worn Path [Full Text]:
  • Film adaptation of “A Worn Path”:

Fay Weldon

  • Listen to Fay Weldon reading her story “Weekend”:
  • Photo and another biography of Fay Weldon:
  • Scholarly article on Weldon’s “Weekend”:
  • “Weekend” by Fay Weldon [PDF]:

Flannery O’Connor

  • Full text of “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor:
  • Interesting exchange between a college English professor and O’Connor:

Henry Hugh Munro

  • Short film The Open Doors:

James Joyce

  • A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of James Joyce’s Dubliners [PDF]:
  • Introduction to Dubliners and detailed biography of Joyce:
  • John McCormack’s “I’ll Sing Thee Songs of Araby”:
  • Joyce’s Dublin:
  • Joyce’s Dublin: An Exploration of ‘The Dead’:
  • Music in the Works of James Joyce:
  • Notes on Ulysses: Chapter 1, “Telemachus”:
  • Notes on Ulysses: Chapter 4, “Calypso”:
  • Notes on Ulysses: Chapter 18, “Penelope”:
  • Read the lyrics of “I’ll Sing Thee Songs of Araby”:
  • “The Lass that Loves a Sailor”:
  • Web edition of Ulysses:

Katherine Mansfield

  • View a short excerpt from the dramatized film biography, Bliss: the Beginning of Katherine Mansfield:
  • Watch a 15-minute film adaptation of “Miss Brill”:
  • Watch a documentary called A Portrait of Katherine Mansfield:
  • Watch The Garden Party:

Leslie Marmon Silko

  • “Yellow Woman” by Leslie Marmon Silko [PDF]:

O. Henry

  • Watch the short film adaptation of O. Henry’s “After Twenty Years”:

Ring Lardner

  • Film adaptation of Lardner’s “The Golden Honeymoon” in two parts on Internet Archive:
  • Film adaptation of “The Golden Honeymoon” in one part on YouTube:

Roald Dahl

  • Film adaptation of Dahl’s “The Landlady”:
  • “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl [PDF]:

Stephen Crane

  • Crane’s newspaper articles:
  • Film adaption of “The Blue Hotel”:

Willa Cather

  • Film adaptation of Paul’s Case:

William Faulkner

  • A Rose for Emily full text:
  • Barn Burning full text:
  • Film adaptation of “Barn Burning”:

Chapter 5: The Novella

  • Cather’s 1899 review of “The Awakening”:
  • Henry James Biography:
  • Kate Chopin: A Reawakening:
  • Read “The Angel of the House” and Virginia Woolf’s attitude to the sentiments expressed in it:
  • Study guide to The Awakening:

Chapter 6: The Novel

  • National Endowment for the Arts website on The Great Gatsby:

Chapter 7: Drama

Twelfth Night Study Guide

  • Backgrounds to Romance: “Courtly Love”:
  • Bearbaiting:
  • Further discussion of Sonnet 130:
  • Open Source Shakespeare:
  • Painting: Diana and Actaeon by Titian (1559) Oil on canvas:
  • Proteus:
  • Puritanism in Shakespeare’s Life and Times:

Hamlet Study Guide

  • Character Analysis: Gertrude in Hamlet:
  • Hamlet and Revenge:
  • Hamlet: The Play within the Play:
  • Internet Shakespeare Editions: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark:
  • Ophelia, gender and madness:
  • Teacher’s Notes — Theme: Ophelia, Gender, and Madness [PDF]:

The Importance of Being Earnest

  • The Importance of Being Earnest Full text:

The Importance of Being Earnest Study Guide

  • “If You’re Anxious for to Shine:
  • Internet Definition of Dandy:
  • Photo of Reading Gaol:
  • Study Guide to the play:
  • The Importance of Being Earnest (1952 Film):\

Major Barbara

  • Major Barbara full text:

Major Barbara Study Guide

  • Major Barbara: Dionysius Unbound:
  • Major Barbara Study Guide [PDF]:
  • Preface to Major Barbara: First Aid to Critics:
  • Grand Inquisitor:

Back Matter

Brave New World Casebook

  • “Aldous Huxley’s Americanization of the ‘Brave New World’ Typescript.”:
  • “Aldous Huxley’s Bokanovsky”:
  • “Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World as a Parody and Satire of Wells, Ford, Freud and Behaviourism [PDF]”:
  • A Modern Utopia (1905):
  • “A Summary of ‘The Grand Inquisitor [PDF]”:
  • BBC Radio Brave New World documentary:
  • BBC Radio Modern Utopias podcast:
  • Brave New World Full Text:
  • “Brave New World and the Anthropologists-primitivism in A.F. 632.[PDF]”:
  • Brave New World and the Rationalization of Industry [PDF]:
  • Brave new world revisited revisited: Huxley’s evolving view of behaviorism.[PDF]:
  • “‘Brave New World,’ The Feelies, and Elinor Glyn. [PDF]”:
  • Brave New World Wikipedia entry:
  • “Community, Identity, Stability”: The Scientific Society and the Future of Religion in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World:
  • Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802:,-September-3,-1802
  • Daedalus, Or, Science and the Future: A Paper Read to the Heretics, Cambridge, on February 4th, 1923:
  • Dickens’ Hard Times and Dystopia:
  • Dostoyevsky Extended: Aldous Huxley On The Grand Inquisitor, Specialisation and The Future of Science:
  • Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard:
  • F.W. Taylor:
  • Grand Inquisitor:
  • Hard Times:
  • “Huxley’s Hopi Sources [PDF]”:
  • Le Corbusier on Wikipedia:
  • Los Hermanos Penitentes:
  • Margaret Atwood’s essay on Brave New World:
  • Men Like Gods (1923):
  • MIRANDA: a hypertext of Huxley’s Brave New World:
  • Moki Snake Dance:
  • My Life and Work:
  • Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College:
  • Preludes:
  • Remarks on the Savages of North America:
  • “Sophistication of Mass Production”:
  • The Grand Inquisitor:
  • The Mind and Face of Bolshevism:
  • “The Sphinx of Modern Literature”:
  • The Tissue-Culture King:
  • The Utopian Tradition and Aldous Huxley:
  • The Zuñi Religion:
  • Utopias Positive and Negative Afterword [PDF]:
  • “Utopias, Positive and Negative. Aldous Huxley [PDF]”:
  • When the Sleeper Wakes:
  • Whore–madonna theory:

Appendix A: Glossary of English Rhetoric, Grammar, and Usage

  • “‘Coal Is in My Blood’: Public and Private Representations of Community Identity in Springhill, Nova Scotia” [PDF]:
  • “Disrupting White Normativity in Langston Hughes’s ‘I, Too’ and Toni Morrison’s ‘Recitatif’” [PDF]:
  • MLA Style Center website:

Appendix B: Glossary of Literary Terms

  • Website by Prof. Paul Reuben, Perspectives in American Literature:

Appendix E: The Turn of the Screw Casebook

  • A Closer Look at “The Turn of the Screw” Lamar University Critical Edition:
  • “Déjà vu in The Turn of the Screw” by Max Duperray:
  • “Give the Screw Another Turn—A Cultural Re-Reading of The Turn of the Screw.”
  • “Hallucinations or Realities: The Ghosts in Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw.” byAl-Qurani, Shonayfa Mohammed:
  • “Non-apparitionist reading of Turn of Screw” by James Sexton (1976):
  • “Raising Veils and other Bold Acts: The Heroine’s Agency in Female Gothic Novels” by Kyra Kramer:
  • Shadows of Shadows – Techniques of Ambiguity in Three Film Adaptations of “The Turn of the Screw”: J. Clayton’s The Innocents (1961), D. Curtis’s The Turn of the Screw (1974), and A. Aloy’s Presence of Mind (1999):
  • “The Freudian Reading of The Turn of the Screw.” by R. Heilman:
  • The Gothic:
  • “The Role of the Governess in The Turn of the Screw” by Raul Valino:
  • “The Role of Repression in Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw.” Student essay.
  • The Romantic Period – The Gothic Overview:
  • “The Turn of the Screw”:
  • “The Turn of the Screw” film 1974:
  • “The Turn of the Screw” film 1999:
  • “The Turn of the Screw” film

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