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MHS Library | English Literature

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  • Suggest recreational reading
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  • Help with referencing your work and creating bibliographies
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  • Help you improve your note taking skills

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In EBSCO you can access 

  • The Age, The Australian and The Herald Sun in full text
  •  Research databases
  • Australia/New Zealand Points of View (These are excellent for English Issues)

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Year 10 (World Literature)


Tales from 1,001 Nights (ed. and trans. Malcolm and Ursula Lyons, Penguin)

Year 11 Literature

Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy (Penguin Classics)
Fire Front, ed. Alison Whittaker (UQP)
Literature for Senior Students (Robert Beardwood. 6th edition, Insight)
Poetry (teacher provided)

Year 12 Literature

Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov. (in Anton Chekhov Plays, Penguin Classics 2002 edition,translated with notes by PeterCarson, and an introduction by Richard Gilman)
Dracula, Bram Stoker(Norton Critical Edition)
Dance of the Happy Shades, Alice Munro (Penguin Random House)
The Yield, Tara June Winch (Penguin Random House)
Literature for Senior Students, Robert Beardwood (6th edition, Insight)