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My English literature AS exam is in two weeks and one of the sections has to include some WW1 wider reading and I have no idea what to use. Anyone who has done the alevel english or knows something either fictional or non fictional like a book of letters or something concerning WW1? I could really do with the help..
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My English literature AS exam is in two weeks and one of the sections has to include some WW1 wider reading and I have no idea what to use. Anyone who has done the alevel english or knows something either fictional or non fictional like a book of letters or something concerning WW1? I could really do with the help..
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PROSE FICTION
Any of the 10 named texts for Unit 2
Ben Elton The First Casualty * (Bantam, 2005)
Adam Thorpe Nineteen Twenty-One * (Vintage, 2001)
Irene Rathbone We That Were Young (1932)
Virginia Woolf Jacob’s Room (1921)
Ford Maddox Ford Parade’s End (1924-28)
Hemingway A Farewell to Arms (1929)

PROSE NON-FICTION
Memoirs
Robert Graves Goodbye to All That (Penguin, 1929)
Edmund Blunden Undertones of War (Penguin, 1928)
Vera Brittain Testament of Youth (Virago, 1933)
History and Testimony
Richard Holmes Tommy (Harper Perennial, 2005)
ed. Max Arthur Forgotten Voices (Ebury Press, 2002)
Lyn Macdonald Somme (Penguin, 1983)
Ben MacIntyre A Foreign Field (Harper Collins, 2001)
Max Arthur Last Post (Phoenix, 2005)
Correlli Barnett The Great War (BBC, 1979)
Richard Van Emden The Trench (Bantam, 2002)
Richard Van Emden Boy Soldiers of the Great War (Headline, 2006)
Allison and Fairley The Monocled Mutineer (Quartet Books, 1978)
Diaries, Letters and Biography
ed. Bishop Chronicle of Youth (Vera Brittain’s War Diary) (Gollancz, 1981)
Ed. Bishop and Bostridge Letters from a Lost Generation (Abacus, 1998)
Palmer and Wallis A War in Words (Pocket Books, 2003)
Michael Walsh Brothers in War (Ebury Press, 2006)
(Bodleian Library A Month at the Front, Diary of an
University of Oxford, 2006) Unknown Soldier
Literary Criticism and Cultural Commentary
Paul Fussell The Great War and Modern Memory (Oxford, 1975)
Adrian Barlow The Great War in British Literature (Cambridge, 2000)
Dominic Hibberd Wilfred Owen (Weidenfield and Nicholson, 2002)
B. Berganzi Heroes Twilight (Constable, 1965)
Samuel Hynes A War Imagined: The First World War and English Culture (Pimlico, 1992)
Samuel Hynes The Edwardian Turn of Mind: First World War and English Culture
(Pimlico, 1992)
Collections
Cardinal, Goldman and Hattaway Womens’ Writing on the First World War (Oxford, 1999)
ed. Marlow The Virago Book of Women and the Great War (Virago, 1999)

DRAMA
R. C. Sherriff Journey’s End (Heinemann, 1928)
Peter Whelan The Accrington Pals (Methuen, 1982)
Stephen MacDonald Not About Heroes (Faber, 1982)
Joan Littlewood Oh! What a Lovely War (Methuen, 1965)
Curtis, Elton, etc Blackadder Goes Forth (Penguin, 1989)
Alan Bleasdale The Monocled Mutineer (Hutchinson, 1986)
Nick Whitby To the Green Fields and Beyond * (Faber, 2000)
G.B. Shaw Heartbreak House (1919)
G.B. Shaw O’Flaherty V.C. (1915)
Somerset Maugham For Services Rendered (1932)
Malleson Black ’ell (1916)
F. McGuinness Observe the Sons of Ulster marching Towards the Somme (Faber, 1986)
Sean O’Casey The Silver Tassie (1929)

POETRY
Giddings The War Poets (Bloomsbury, 1988)
ed. Catherine Reilly Scars Upon My Heart (Virago, 1981)
ed. Jon Stallworthy War Poetry (Oxford, 1984)
Christopher Martin War Poems (Collins Educational, 1990)
ed. Jon Silkin Men Who March Away (ed. Parsons, 1965)
various The Wordsworth Book of First World War Poetry (Wordsworth editions, 1995)
ed. Noakes Voices of Silence (The Alternative Book of 1st World War Poetry) (Sutton, 2006)
Rita Dove American Smooth * (Not Welcome Here Section) (Norton, 2004)
ed. George Walter The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry (Penguin, 2006)
ed. Martin Stephen Never Such Innocence (Everyman, 1993)
ed. Dominic Hibberd The Winter of the World (Constable, 2008)

TEXTS IN TRANSLATION
Remarque All Quiet on the Western Front (Vintage, 1929)
Dugain The Officers’ Ward * (Phoenix House, 1999)
Palmer and Wallis A War in Words (2003)
Cardinal etc Womens’ Writing on the First World War * (OUP, 1999)
Barbusse Under Fire (Penguin,1916)
Ernst Junger Storm of Steel (Penguin, 1920)
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PROSE FICTION
Any of the 10 named texts for Unit 2
Ben Elton The First Casualty * (Bantam, 2005)
Adam Thorpe Nineteen Twenty-One * (Vintage, 2001)
Irene Rathbone We That Were Young (1932)
Virginia Woolf Jacob’s Room (1921)
Ford Maddox Ford Parade’s End (1924-28)
Hemingway A Farewell to Arms (1929)

PROSE NON-FICTION
Memoirs
Robert Graves Goodbye to All That (Penguin, 1929)
Edmund Blunden Undertones of War (Penguin, 1928)
Vera Brittain Testament of Youth (Virago, 1933)
History and Testimony
Richard Holmes Tommy (Harper Perennial, 2005)
ed. Max Arthur Forgotten Voices (Ebury Press, 2002)
Lyn Macdonald Somme (Penguin, 1983)
Ben MacIntyre A Foreign Field (Harper Collins, 2001)
Max Arthur Last Post (Phoenix, 2005)
Correlli Barnett The Great War (BBC, 1979)
Richard Van Emden The Trench (Bantam, 2002)
Richard Van Emden Boy Soldiers of the Great War (Headline, 2006)
Allison and Fairley The Monocled Mutineer (Quartet Books, 1978)
Diaries, Letters and Biography
ed. Bishop Chronicle of Youth (Vera Brittain’s War Diary) (Gollancz, 1981)
Ed. Bishop and Bostridge Letters from a Lost Generation (Abacus, 1998)
Palmer and Wallis A War in Words (Pocket Books, 2003)
Michael Walsh Brothers in War (Ebury Press, 2006)
(Bodleian Library A Month at the Front, Diary of an
University of Oxford, 2006) Unknown Soldier
Literary Criticism and Cultural Commentary
Paul Fussell The Great War and Modern Memory (Oxford, 1975)
Adrian Barlow The Great War in British Literature (Cambridge, 2000)
Dominic Hibberd Wilfred Owen (Weidenfield and Nicholson, 2002)
B. Berganzi Heroes Twilight (Constable, 1965)
Samuel Hynes A War Imagined: The First World War and English Culture (Pimlico, 1992)
Samuel Hynes The Edwardian Turn of Mind: First World War and English Culture
(Pimlico, 1992)
Collections
Cardinal, Goldman and Hattaway Womens’ Writing on the First World War (Oxford, 1999)
ed. Marlow The Virago Book of Women and the Great War (Virago, 1999)

DRAMA
R. C. Sherriff Journey’s End (Heinemann, 1928)
Peter Whelan The Accrington Pals (Methuen, 1982)
Stephen MacDonald Not About Heroes (Faber, 1982)
Joan Littlewood Oh! What a Lovely War (Methuen, 1965)
Curtis, Elton, etc Blackadder Goes Forth (Penguin, 1989)
Alan Bleasdale The Monocled Mutineer (Hutchinson, 1986)
Nick Whitby To the Green Fields and Beyond * (Faber, 2000)
G.B. Shaw Heartbreak House (1919)
G.B. Shaw O’Flaherty V.C. (1915)
Somerset Maugham For Services Rendered (1932)
Malleson Black ’ell (1916)
F. McGuinness Observe the Sons of Ulster marching Towards the Somme (Faber, 1986)
Sean O’Casey The Silver Tassie (1929)

POETRY
Giddings The War Poets (Bloomsbury, 1988)
ed. Catherine Reilly Scars Upon My Heart (Virago, 1981)
ed. Jon Stallworthy War Poetry (Oxford, 1984)
Christopher Martin War Poems (Collins Educational, 1990)
ed. Jon Silkin Men Who March Away (ed. Parsons, 1965)
various The Wordsworth Book of First World War Poetry (Wordsworth editions, 1995)
ed. Noakes Voices of Silence (The Alternative Book of 1st World War Poetry) (Sutton, 2006)
Rita Dove American Smooth * (Not Welcome Here Section) (Norton, 2004)
ed. George Walter The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry (Penguin, 2006)
ed. Martin Stephen Never Such Innocence (Everyman, 1993)
ed. Dominic Hibberd The Winter of the World (Constable, 2008)

TEXTS IN TRANSLATION
Remarque All Quiet on the Western Front (Vintage, 1929)
Dugain The Officers’ Ward * (Phoenix House, 1999)
Palmer and Wallis A War in Words (2003)
Cardinal etc Womens’ Writing on the First World War * (OUP, 1999)
Barbusse Under Fire (Penguin,1916)
Ernst Junger Storm of Steel (Penguin, 1920)
Thankyou so much! I'm sort of familiar with Accrington Pals, I might look more in to that
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