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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Modern British Field Theory Exam Working List

Primary Works

Fiction:

  1. Kingsley Amis.  Lucky Jim (1954).
  1. Anthony Burgess.  A Clockwork Orange (1962).
  1. Joseph Conrad. Heart of Darkness (1899); Lord Jim (1900); Nostromo (1904); The Secret Agent (1907).
  1. E. M. Forster.  Howard's End (1910); A Passage to India (1924).
  1. Ford Madox Ford.  The Good Soldier (1915).
  1. Graham Greene.  Brighton Rock (1938); The Power and the Glory (1940).
  1. Aldous Huxley.  Brave New World (1932).
  1. James Joyce.  Dubliners (1914); A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916); Ulysses (1922).
  1. James KelmanA Disaffection (1989); How Late It Was, How Late (1994).
  1. George Lamming.  In the Castle of My Skin (1953).
  1. D. H. Lawrence. Sons and Lovers (1913); The Rainbow (1915); Women in Love (1920).
  1. Katherine Mansfield.  Collected Stories (1911-1923).
  1. V. S. Naipaul.  A House for Mr. Biswas (1961); A Bend in the River (1979); The Enigma of Arrival (1987).
  1. Ben OkriThe Famished Road (1991).
  1. Salman Rushdie.  Midnight's Children (1981); Shame (1983); The Satanic Verses (1988).
  1. Sam Selvon. The Lonely Londoners (1956).
  1. Alan SillitoeThe Loneliness of A Long Distance Runner and Other Stories (1959).
  1. Lytton Strachey.  Eminent Victorians (1918).
  1. Leonard Woolf. The Village in the Jungle (1913).
  1. Virginia Woolf.  Jacob's Room (1922); Mrs. Dalloway (1925); To the Lighthouse 1927); Orlando (1928); A Room of One’s Own (1929); Three Guineas (1938).

Poetry:                          

  1. W. H. Auden. Collected Poems (1928-1973).
  1. T. S. Eliot. The Wasteland and Other Poems (1922); Four Quartets (1925).
  1. Seamus Heaney.  North (1975).
  1. Linton Kwesi Johnson.  Tings An’ Times (1991); Mi Revalueshanary Fren (2006).
  1. Dylan Thomas. Collected Poems, 1934-1952 (1952).
  1. Derek Walcott. Omeros (1990).
  1. Willam Butler Yeats. The Tower (1928); The Winding Stair (1933).

Drama:                             

  1. Samuel Beckett. Waiting for Godot (1953); Endgame (1957); Collected Shorter Plays (1984).
  1. Caryl Churchill.  Cloud Nine (1979); Top Girls (1982).
  1. Sarah Kane. Blasted (1995).
  1. John Osborne.  Look Back in Anger (1956).
  1. Joe Orton. Loot (1965); The Complete Plays (1976).
  1. Harold Pinter.  Caretaker (1959); The Homecoming (1964).
  1. George Bernard Shaw.  Major Barbara (1905); Heartbreak House (1919).
  1. Tom Stoppard.  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1966).
  1. Dylan Thomas. Under Milk Wood (1954).
  1. Willam Butler Yeats.  On Baile’s Strand (1904); Purgatory (1938).

Critical and Historical Works:

  1. Benedict Anderson. Imagined Communities (1983).
  1. Matthew Arnold.  Culture and Anarchy (1869).
  1. John Berger.  Any one of the following: Ways of Seeing (1972); About Looking (1980); Sense of Sight (1985).
  1. Marshall Berman.  All That is Solid Melts into Air: The Experience of Modernity (1982).
  1. Malcolm Bradbury and James McFarland, eds., Modernism: A Guide to European Literature, 1890-1930 (1976).
  1. T. J. Clark, Farewell to an Idea (1999).
  1. Kevin J. H. Dettmar and Stephen Watt, eds., Marketing Modernisms (1996).
  1. Paul FussellThe Great War and Modern Memory (1975).
  1. Simon GikandiMaps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of Colonialism (1996).
  1. Paul Gilroy.  There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack: The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation (1987).
  1. Stuart Hall and Tony Jefferson.  Resistance Through Rituals: Youth Subcultures in Post-War Britain (1976).
  1. Stuart Hall, et al.  Policing the Crisis (1978).
  1. Dick HedbigeSubculture: The Meaning of Style (1979).
  1. Richard HoggartThe Uses of Literacy (1957).
  1. Eric Hobsbawm, et al.  The Invention of Tradition (1983).
  1. Eric HobsbawnAge of Extremes, 1914-1991 (1994).
  1. Jane M. Jacobs. Edge of Empire: Postcolonialism and the City (1996).
  1. C.L.R. James.  Beyond a Boundary (1963).
  1. Hugh Kenner, The Pound Era (1971).
  1. Michael Levenson, A Genealogy of Modernism (1984).
  1. Henry Mayhew.  London Labour and the London Poor (1851).
  1. Peter Nicholls, Modernisms (1995).
  1. Michael North, Reading 1922 (1999).
  1. George Orwell.  The Road to Wigan Pier (1937).
  1. John Ruskin. On Life and Art (1853-1859, 2004).
  1. Edward Said.  Culture and Imperialism (1993).
  1. Raphael Samuel. Theatres of Memory (1996); Island Stories (1997).
  1. Sanford Schwartz, The Matrix of Modernism (1985).
  1. Carolyn SteedmanLandscape for a Good Woman (1986).
  1. Gareth Stedman-Jones.  Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History (1983).
  1. Graeme Turner.  British Cultural Studies: An Introduction (1990).
  1. Patrick Wright.  On Living in an Old Country (1985).
  1. Raymond Williams. The Country and the City (1973); The Politics of Modernism (1989).
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