Projects in Literature


·         Russian Literature – the fiction of Turgenev, Chekhov and Dostoevsky


·         Magical Realism – Rushdie, Grass & Marquez


·         John Updike & his Rabbit Novels


·         Booker Prize Winners of the last 10 Years


·         The unusual fiction of Jorge Luis Borges


·         Gothic Fiction – The Castle of Otranto to The Monk


·         Modernist Fiction – Virginia Woolf to James Joyce


·         Representations of Manchester in Literature – Once in a House on Fire back to Mary Barton


·         Fiction in Translation – The French Existentialists – Sartre & Camus


·         Fiction in Translation – German – Grass & Goethe


·         Fiction in Translation – Spanish – Cervantes to Marquez



·         Dickens – What’s the best Dickens doorstopper? Bleak House, Great Expectations or Dombey & Son?


·         Pickwick Vs Don Quixote – who’s the most ridiculous? (Or is it Tristram Shandy?)


·         The Nobel Prize in Literature 2008  – Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio




·         The Nobel Prize in Literature… one-hundred and seven years of ideas


·         Cutting Edge Fiction in Britain – Granta Magazine


·         Cutting Edge Fiction in America – NewYorker & Mac Sweeny’s Magazines


·         American Literature – Huckleberry Finn to The Corrections


·         Malcontents in Literature – Dostoevsky’s Underground Man (Notes From the Underground), Camus’ Meursault, Salinger’s Holden Caulfield and friends


·         The devil in literature – from Paradise Lost to The Master & Margarita


·         The American Dream – The Great Gatsby to American Pastoral


·         The American Nightmare – The Grapes of Wrath to American Psycho


·         The novels of Ian McEwan


·         The novels of William Faulkner


·         The Secret History, The Confederacy of Dunces & other one hit wonders


·         The Magus, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin & other magical novels of the Mediterranean


·         Philip Roth – a lifetime in American Fiction


·         Zamyatin’s We and the other dystopias


·         Turkish Fiction in Translation – the work of Orhan Pamuk


·         The Best American Short Stories – collection edited by Richard Ford


·         Cult American Fiction – Bukowski et al






  1. Mia
    November 12, 2010 at 6:43 pm

    Not to be a pain, but could you fix the font to make it bigger?

  2. CKM
    July 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    Yes…. the font is indeed rather small….

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