Monday, May 16, 2011

Planned Novel Selections for IB Lit

The following is the planned novel selection set for IB English diploma programme at Woodrow.

11th Grade Year:

Part 1: Works in Translation (3 works from PLT)

  • The Inferno by Dante Alighieri ISBN 9780451531391
  • Candide by Voltaire (Norton Critical Edition) ISBN 9780393960587
  • Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky (Norton Edition) ISBN 9780393956238

Part 2: Detailed Study (3 works from different genres from PLA)

  • Macbeth by Wm. Shakespeare (Folger Library Ed.) ISBN 0743477103
  • The Poetry of William Blake (Blake’s Poetry & Designs—Norton Critical Ed.) 9780393924985
  • Walden by Thoreau (Modern Library Classics Ed.) ISBN 0679783342

12th Grade Year:

Part 4: Options (3 works freely chosen)
  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli (Bantam Classics Ed.) ISBN 9780553212785
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu ISBN 9780195014761
  • The Complete Short Stories by Flannery O’Connor ISBN 9780374515362

Part 3: Literary Genres (4 works from any genre from PLA)

  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood ISBN 9780307264602
  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (Norton Critical Ed.) ISBN 9780393926361
  • The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien ISBN 9780318706419
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (Penguin Classics Ed) ISBN 9780143105039

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