AP ENGLISH RESEARCH PAPER BOOK LIST by Jordanpeterson

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									                       AP ENGLISH RESEARCH PAPER BOOK LIST

Fiction:

Allende, Isabel                THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS
Austen, Jane                   SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, PERSUASION,
                               NORTHANGER ABBEY, EMMA
Bronte, Charlotte              JANE EYRE
Bronte, Emily                  WUTHERING HEIGHTS
Camus, Albert                  THE STRANGER
Cervantes, Miguel de           DON QUIXOTE
Conrad, Joseph                 HEART OF DARKNESS, LORD JIM,
                               THE SECRET SHARER
Defoe, Daniel                  MOLL FLANDERS
Dickens, Charles               DAVID COPPERFIELD, GREAT EXPECTATIONS,
                               HARD TIMES
Dostoevsky, Feodor             CRIME AND PUNISHMENT,
                               THE BROTHERS KARAMOZOV
Flaubert, Gustave              MADAME BOVARY
Eliot, George                  MIDDLEMARCH, THE MILL ON THE FLOSS
Forster, E.M.                  A ROOM WITH A VIEW, HOWARD’S END
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel        ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE
                               LEAF STORM
Golding, William               THE LORD OF THE FLIES
                               THE INHERITORS
Hardy, Thomas                  JUDE THE OBSCURE, TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES,
                               THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE, FAR FROM THE
                               MADDING CROWD
Huxley, Aldous                 BRAVE NEW WORLD
Kafka, Franz                   THE TRIAL, THE CASTLE
Lawrence, D.H.                 SONS AND LOVERS, LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER
Lessing, Doris                 THE GRASS IS SINGING
                               THE GOLDEN NOTEBOOK
Orwell, George                 1984
Rhys, Jean                     WIDE SARGASSO SEA
Shelley, Mary                  FRANKENSTEIN
Swift, Jonathan                GULLIVER’S TRAVELS
Tolstoy, Leo                   ANNA KARENINA
Voltaire                       CANDIDE
Waugh, Evelyn                  BRIDESHEAD REVISTED
Wilde, Oscar                   THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
Woolf, Virginia                MRS. DALLOWAY, THE WAVES

Note: Often an interesting idea for a research paper comes from choosing a connection between
two plays, such as the idea of kingship in King Lear and Measure for Measure or the concept of
individual responsibility in two of Ibsen’s plays.

Drama:
Anouilh, Jean                  ANTIGONE, BECKETT
Aristophanes                   LYSISTRATA
Chechov, Anton                 THE CHERRY ORCHARD, THE SEAGULL
Euripedes                         MEDEA
Ibsen, Henrik                     A DOLL’S HOUSE, GHOSTS, HEDDA GABLER
Sartre, Jean Paul                 NO EXIT, DIRTY HANDS
Shakespeare, William              MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, MEASURE FOR
                                  MEASURE, MACBETH, MERCHANT OF VENICE,
                                  TAMING OF THE SHREW, OTHELLO, RICHARD III, THE
                                  TEMPEST, etc.
Shaw, George Bernard              PYGMALION, ARMS AND THE MAN
Wilde, Oscar                      LADY WINDEMERE’S FAN, THE IMPORTANCE OF
                                  BEING EARNEST

This is a list of suggestions. If you would like to read another piece of world literature or
research a collection of poetry, just check your selection with me.

The following texts are our course material for A.P. English and so are not available for the
research paper:


Transl . Seamus Heaney            BEOWULF
Austen, Jane                      PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Chaucer, Geoffrey                 THE CANTERBURY TALES
Forster, E.M.                     A PASSAGE TO INDIA
Gardner, John                     GRENDEL
Heaney, Seamus                    Selected poems
Shakespeare, William              HAMLET
Stoppard, Tom                     ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD

								
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