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15/12/17

News: Pupils will finish at 1:35 on Wednesday 20th December for the Christmas holidays 🎄

14/12/17

It’s our amazing breakfast reading morning tomorrow from 7:30am. Come and read and have a free breakfast on us 📖🍳🥓 https://t.co/NCdjTnYIl1

14/12/17

Retweetd From HPAMA

Another day, another show! Today Y2 are watching perform Bugsy Malone https://t.co/iyzWY6YshB

14/12/17

Enjoy 😊

14/12/17

Retweetd From Kim Jade

Enroute to CERN with our a-level physics students. Far too excited

23/11/17

Just a reminder for tonight 😊

23/11/17

A really informative day so far- brilliant to see 👍🏻 https://t.co/poQy6n5STS

23/11/17

Retweetd From SERP Road Safety

In with team for for Yr12 https://t.co/lZdES7pIVl

23/11/17

Retweetd From NELFT ScHS Thurrock

Student drop-ins at lunch time today: and both with . If you can't attend you can still speak to us via https://t.co/fvoQpHDJvD

22/11/17

Retweetd From Luis Amador

HACH’s finest... a pretty good teachmeet. https://t.co/TTMcJ6klJX

22/11/17

You are all welcome to our sixth form opening evening tomorrow night, starting at 6pm until 8 👍🏻😁

22/11/17

Retweetd From Miss Hollingbery

What an amazing turnout and presentations https://t.co/GICV2I6j93

21/11/17

Retweetd From HACH Geography

A blustery day at Mersea today - well done year 11 for getting stuck in with some ‘proper geography’ in preparation for the mocks https://t.co/kjeBZe5DJl

21/11/17

We hope you all had a brilliant day at the kids lit quiz 2017- keep reading 😁 https://t.co/Vgs6r7E8TG

21/11/17

Wow what an amazing day at the Kids Lit Quiz today. Fantastic effort to all involved 👌🏻📚👍🏻😁 https://t.co/suZDkKrCwS

20/11/17

Just a reminder we have our sixth form open evening this Thursday evening from 6pm- All welcome 😁

12/11/17

Retweetd From Chicken & Frog

and Michelle Harrison https://t.co/wsQ01XT1FF

09/11/17

Retweetd From HACH BEC

How about a retweet to raise awareness of our twitter account?

20/10/17

Happy half term everyone 👍🏻 see you all back on Monday 6th November

20/10/17

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Year 7 5-a-side borough champions!!! Mr Bridges https://t.co/Bn0t47Dy1i

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English Literature

A’ Level English Literature Reading list

GENERAL

Literature, Criticism, and Style: A Practical Guide to Advanced Level English Literature by Steven Croft

Beginning Theory by Peter Barry

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

OTHER WORKS

  • The Glass Menagerie
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • The Rose Tattoo
  • Sweet Bird of Youth
  • Suddenly Last Summer
  • The Night of the Iguana
  • Summer and Smoke
  • Orpheus Descending

CRITICAL WORKS

  • The Theatre of Tennessee Williams (Critical Companions)
  • Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire by Harold Bloom
  • Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams: A Literary Reference to his Life and Work by Alycia Smith-Howard
  • Communists, Cowboys and Queers: Politics of Masculinity in the Work of Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams by David Savran
  • The Great American Playwrights by Jerry Roberts

Shakespeare:

Shakespearean Tragedy: Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth by A.C. Bradley

Shakespeare: Othello (Casebooks Series) by John Wain (Editor), or at least the essay Diabolic Intellect and the Noble Hero -A Note on Othello  by F.R. Leavis

Shakespeare's Division of Experience by Marilyn French

Victorian Poetry and Coursework texts:

Victorian Literature by Dr Beth Palmer

Gothic Literature by Sue Chaplin

The Victorians by Jeremy Paxman

Frankenstein and The Handmaid’s Tale

Teaching the Monster to Read: Mary Shelley, Education and Frankenstein by Anne McWhir (essay)

Female Gothic by Ellen Moers (essay)

Monsters in the Garden: Mary Shelley and the Bourgeois Family by Kate Ellis (essay)

Sisters of The Revolution : A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology by Ann VanderMeer

Supporting Literature:

Some Victorian fiction such as Thomas Hardy would be a good idea as it will boost awareness of Victorian context  - start with Far From the Madding Crowd or The Mayor of Casterbridge. Any Dickens (perhaps Bleak House or Hard Times) or Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell would be an excellent choice as well. All of these are freely available online.