Novel and Drama List for Independent Study (Click on a title for plot summary)

Anonymous: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Arnot, Harriet L: The Dollmaker
Atwood, Margaret: The Handmaid’s Tale
Austen, Jane:
Sense and Sensibility
Pride and Prejudice
Northanger Abbey

Beckett, Samuel: Waiting for Godot
Behn, Aphra: Oroonoko
Bradley, Marion. Z.: Mists of Avalon
Bronte, Emily: Wuthering Heights
Camus, Albert: The Stranger
Cervantes, Miguel: Don Quixote
Chopin, Kate: The Awakening
Defoe, Daniel:
Robinson Cruesoe
Moll Flanders

De Morier: Rebecca
Dickens, Charles:
Great Expectations
Hard Times
Tale of Two Cities

Dostoevsky, Fyodor:
Crime and Punishment,
The Brothers Karamazov

Dumas, Alexandre:
Count of Monte Cristo
Man in the Iron Mask
Three Musketeers

Ellison, Ralph: The Invisible Man
Eliot, George: Silas Marner
Euripides: Medea
Faulkner, William:
As I Lay Dying,
Light in August
Sound and Fury

Fielding, Henry:
Man of Feeling,
Joseph Andrews,
Tom Jones

Forster, E. M.: A Passage to India
Goethe, Johann W.V: Faust
Golding, William: Lord of the Flies
Hardy, Thomas:
Return of the Native
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Jude the Obscure
The Mayor of Casterbridge

Heller, Joseph: Catch-22
Hemingway, Ernest:
The Old Man and the Sea
A Farewell to Arms
For Whom the Bell Tolls
The Sun Also Rises

Homer: Iliad
Horston, Zora: Their Eyes Were Watching God
Huxley, Aldous: Brave New World
Ibsen, Henrick:
A Doll’s House
Enemy of the People

James, Henry:
The Portrait of a Lady
The Turn of the Screw

Jonson, Ben: Volpone
Joyce, James:
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man,
The Dubliners

Kesey, Ken: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Knowles, John: A Separate Peace
Lawrence, D.H.:
The Optimist’s Daughter,
Lady Chatterly’s Lover,
Sons and Lovers

Lee, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird
Marlowe, Christopher: Dr. Faustus
Maughm, Somerset: Of Human Bondage
Miller, Arthur: Death of a Salesman
Moliere: The Misanthrope
Morrison, Toni: Beloved
Paton, Alan: Cry, The Beloved Country
Potok, Chaim: The Chosen
Pynchon, Thomas: Gravity’s Rainbow
Racine: Phaedre
Sartre, Jean-Paul: No Exit
Shakespeare, William:
Anthony and Cleopatra
The Winter’s Tale
King Lear
As You Like It
Taming of the Shrew
Henry IV part 1
Henry IV part 2
Henry V
Richard III
The Tempest
Merchant of Venice

Shaw, George. B.
Mrs. Warren’s Profession
Major Barbara

Shelley, Mary: Frankenstein
Shute, Nevil: On The Beach
Solinger, J.D.: Catcher in the Rye
Sophocles: The Oedipus Cycle
Steinbeck, John:
East of Eden
Grapes of Wrath
Of Mice and Men

Stevenson, R.L.: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stoker, Bram: Dracula
Stoppard, Tom: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Stowe, Harriet Beecher: Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Swift, Jonathan: Gulliver’s Travels
Thackeray, W.M.: Vanity Fair
Tolstoy, Leo:
Anna Karenina
War and Peace

Virgil: Aeneid
Walker, Alice: The Color Purple
Walpole, H.: Castle of Otranto
Warren, Robert Penn: All the King’s Men
Wharton, Edith: Ethan Frome
Wilde, Oscar:
The Importance of Being Earnest,
Picture of Dorian Grey,

Williams, Tennessee
A Streetcar Named Desire
The Glass Menagerie

Woolf, Virginia:
Mrs. Dalloway
To the Lighthouse