Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Practice of Life Writing: set texts

Set texts 2015-16




Reading List:

John Bunyan, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners (ideally Penguin with original spelling and punctuation)

Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative (if you can get the Broadview edition, please do)

William Wordsworth, The Two-Book Prelude (OUP or Norton editions)

Dorothy Wordsworth, The Grasmere Journals

Mary Wollstonecraft, Letters from Norway, Sweden and Denmark (Broadview if you’re interested in writing about it, otherwise OUP or Penguin will do)

John Keats, Selected Letters

Hilary Mantel, Giving Up the Ghost

Gabriel Weston, Direct Red

Karl Ove Knausgaard, A Man in Love

Jonathan Raban, Passage to Juneau

Tobias Jones, Utopian Dreams

Rachel Corrie, Let Me Stand Alone