List of References to Textual Readings

The following represents a list of titles we use as references for multiple student essay excerpts.

Shorter Works

“Letter from Birmingham Jail” – Martin Luther King, Jr  (letter)

“Goblin Market” – Christina Rossetti (poem)

“Venus and Adonis” – William Shakespeare (poem)

“The Wife of Bath’s Tale” – Geoffrey Chaucer (tale)

“Chrysanthemums” – John Steinbeck (short story)

Longer Works


Pericles, Prince of Tyre – William Shakespeare (play)

The Merchant of Venice – William Shakespeare (play, tragic comedy)

The Tempest – William Shakespeare (play)

The Taming of the Shrew – William Shakespeare (play, comedy)

Macbeth – William Shakespeare (play)

The Winter’s Tale – William Shakespeare (play)

Cymbeline, King of Britain – William Shakespeare (play)


“The Revolt of the Masses” – Jose Ortega Y. Gasset (essay)

“Odysseus’ Scar” – Erich Auerbach (chapter of collection of essays)

“Homily on the State of Matrimony” – William Shakespeare (homily)


The Marriage of Heaven and Hell – William Blake (book)

Confessions of an Opium Eater – Thomas De Quincy (autobiographical novel)

The House of Mirth – Edith Wharton (novel)

Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte (novel)

Absalom, Absalom! – William Faulkner (novel)

The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison (novel)

Light in August – William Faulkner (novel)

The Sound and the Fury – William Faulkner (novel)

The Souls of Black Folk – W.E.B. Du Bois (book of essays)

Theoretical Views

Ways of War and Peace – Michael W. Doyle (theoretical work)

On War – General Carl Von Clausewitz (military theoretical work)

Business Text

Business in Combat: A Fighter Pilot’s Guide to Winning in Modern Business –James D. Murphy (non-fiction, business)

Copyright 2011 Regina Y. Favors. All Rights Reserved.

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