Englisches Seminar

Lectures on Literary Texts and Topics on timms


1. Lectures sorted by period

20th Century









part 1

part 2



2. Alphabetical list of authors and texts

Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart (1958)

Albee, Edward. The American Dream (1960)

Bartlett, Mike. Charles III (2014)

Bradstreet, Anne. "On my dear Grandchild..." (1678)

Brontë, Emily. Wuthering Heights (1847)

Byron, George Gordon. "Manfred" (1816/17)

Cabeza de Vaca, Álvar Núñez . The Relation of Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (1542)

Cavendish, Margaret. The Convent of Pleasure (1668)

Chopin, Kate. The Awakening (1899)

Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games (2008-2015)

Cooper, James Fenimore. The Pioneers (1823)

Cummings, E.E. "next to of course god america i" (1926)

Dabydeen, David. The Intended (1991)

Desai, Anita. Clear Light of Day (1980)

Dickens, Charles. The Chimes (1844)

Dickinson, Emily. "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" (publ. 1890)

Donne, John. "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" (1602-11)

Eliot, T.S. The Waste Land (1922)
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. "The Yellow Wallpaper" (1892)

Ghosh, Amitav. In an Antique Land (1992)
H.D. "Oread" (1915)

Horton, George Moses. "On Hearing of the Intention of a Gentleman to Purchase the Poet's Freedom" (1829)

Joyce, James. Dubliners (1914)

Kennedy, A.L. The Blue Book (2012)

Longfellow, Henry W. "Poems on Slavery" (1842)

Mailer, Norman. The Armies of the Night (1968)

Marvell, Andrew. "An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland" (1650)

McCarthy, Tom. C (2010)

McKay, Claude. "If We Must Die" (1919)

Milton, John. Paradise Lost (1667)

Mukoma wa Ngugi, Nairobi Heat (2011)

Owen, Wilfred. "Dulce et Decorum Est" (1917)
Pope, Alexander. "Windsor Forest" (1713)

Rowlandson, Mary. The Sovereignty and Goodness of God (1682)

Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595/96)

Shakespeare, William. As You Like It

Shakespeare, William. Sonnets

Shakespeare, William. King Lear (1605-06)
Shakespeare, William. The Tempest (1611)

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein (1818) (Bauer)

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus (1818)

Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle (1906)

Smith, Charlotte. Elegiac Sonnets (1784)

Stevenson, Robert Louis. Treasure Island (1883)

Sidney, Sir Philip. Sonnets

The Battle of Brunanburh (937)

The Battle of Maldon (10th century)

The Dream of the Rood (8th/10th century)

Thiong'o, Ngugi wa. A Grain of Wheat (1967)

Thiong'o, Ngugi wa. The Wizard of the Crow (2006)

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings (1954-55)

Walpole, Horace. The Castle of Otranto (1764)

Wheatley, Phillis. "On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield" (1770)

Wheatley, Phillis. "On Being Brought from Africa to America" (1773)

Whitehead, Colson. John Henry Days (2001)

Whitehead, Colson. Apex Hides the Hurt (2006) WS 12/13

Whitehead, Colson. Apex Hides the Hurt (2006) WS 14/15

Woolf, Virginia. Mrs Dalloway (1925)

Wordsworth, William. Nutting (1798/1800)

Wroth, Lady Mary. Sonnets