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English: English 1

The English Subject Guide is a launch pad for scholarly research in the field of English Literature. Here you will find tips for searching the web more effectively along with annotated lists of primary and secondary source materials.


South African Literature

Introduction to Poetry, Fiction and Drama

Prescribed books for your course in Poetry, Fiction and Drama

A Glossary of Literary terms. 9th edition. e-Book

Introduction to Genre

Postcolonial Literature (2019)

Introduction to poetry, fiction and drama

The sense of an ending (2019)

Recommended Works

Books recommended to supplement your reference searches for English 1

Prof G Cornwell

Interviews with Paul Auster

Paul Auster Official FaceBook

Paul Auster Audio Cassette: The Music of Chance

Going Global: Modernism to PostModernism

American Studies Journal. The American Studies Journal is published semiannually. Each issue of the American Studies Journal is devoted to a particular theme in American Studies. Open Access Journal

F. Scott Fitzgerald Society

F. Scott Fitzgerald FaceBook

F. Scott Fitzgerald Centenary Papers

Beautiful and rare copies of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novels, plays, story collections

Library DVD The Great Gatsby

Arthur Miller. Official Website

Arthur Miller Society

Library DVD The Crucible

Early American Literature invites work treating Native American traditional expressions, colonial Ibero-American literature from North America, colonial American Francophone writings, Dutch colonial, and German American colonial literature as well as writings in English from British America and the US.

Prof P Walters

Overthrow: From Colonial to PostColonial

Apartheid and Beyond: South African Writers and Politics of Place. An e-Book which contributes to the study of South African literature, offering readings of writers such as Coetzee, Gordimer, Fugard, Tlali, and Mda. Focusing on the relationship between place, subjectivity, and literary form, the study examines our understanding of apartheid as a geographical form of control, and of its imagined and actual transformation.

Library has a number of Athol Fugard multimedia

Prof P Walters

On Church Notice Board

The youth group will present Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' in the Church basement on Friday at 7pm. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy

About.Com Shakespeare

Britannica Guide to Shakespeare

The complete works of William Shakespeare

A complete works of William Shakespeare

Life and Times of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare's poems

William Shakespeare famous quotes and other quotes

Ten things you did not know about William Shakespeare

The Library has 33 Shakespeare DVDs and a number of e-Books

Romantic Rebellions: The birth of the modern

Early English Books Online contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

European Romantic Review

Library has a number of Charlotte Bronte DVDs

Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (RAVON). An International e-Journal devoted to British Nineteenth-Century Literature


We have a wonderful DVD collection which supports your English studies at Rhodes.

Open Access e-Books and journals. AudioBooks

LibriVox. LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books.

Our Favourite Books. This site holds some of the best classic books written by some of the best classic authors. All the books available for download or to read online are free. Help yourselves.

Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. All e-books were previously published by bona fide publishers. Project Gutenberg digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.