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LRC resources for English language and literature

Useful books

AQA English Literature
Pride and Prejudice
Sherlock Holmes
English Literature
Wuthering Heights
The Need for Words
A/AS Level English Language and Literature for AQA Student Book
AQA English Language A level and AS
Revise AQA GCSE English language : revision workbook
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
First School Dictionary: Illustrated Dictionary for Ages 5+ (Collins First Dictionaries)

Print books

Below is a range of subjects, with their class mark. Clicking on the links takes you through to a list of resources at that class mark on the library catalogueMatching the class mark to the number on the shelves will show you where you will find the book.

American literature
English language
English literature
English poetry
Feminist literature
Research methods
Spelling, punctuation and grammar   425
Study skills
William Shakespeare



The different e-book collections provide access to a number of useful e-books. You can browse some of the titles in the collections below but there are many more available in each e-book database.

If you are accessing the e-books in college simply click on the book's cover image. If you are accessing the e-books from home follow the access instructions for each database below. 

Credo Reference

How to access Credo Reference from off campus
50 Speeches that made the modern world
Contemporary slang
Critical Terms Literary Study
Collins English Dictionary
Dictionary of English Literature
Collins English-Polish Dictionary
A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics
The Columbia Encyclopedia
Good Word Guide
The essential job Interview Handbook
Literature in English
Key Terms in Literary Theory
Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Brewers's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable
The Literature of War
Dictionary of Shakespeare
Shakespeare's Theatre
Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics
Useful William Shakespeare

Ebook Central

How to access Ebook Central from off campus
AQA Anthology: love poetry through the ages
AQA GCSE English Language Grades 1-5 Student Book
AQA GCSE English Language Grades 5-9 Student Book
AQA GCSE English Language Workbook
The Duchess of Malfi for AS/a Level: study and revise
The Great Gatsby:Study and Revise for AS/A-level
The Language of Conversation
Revise English AQA workbook JISC Libr
The Handmaid's Tale for AS/a Level: study revise
Study and Revise: King Lear for AS/a Level
Measure for Measure for AS/A Level : Measure for Measure for AS/a Level
Study and Revise : Othello for AS/a Level
Literature Guide for AS/a-Level: Edexcel Poems: study revise
Study and Revise : Seamus Heaney- New Selected Poems, 1966-1987
AQA Poetry Anthology: Love and Relationships: study revise
A Room with a View
Skirrid Hill : Skirrid Hill for AS/a Level
Studying for Success
A Streetcar Named Desire
The Taming of the Shrew for AS/a Level: study revise
The Tempest: study revise
The Wife of Bath's Tale for AS/a Level: study revise
The Winter's Tale for AS/a Level: study revise
Wuthering Heights for AS/a Level: study revise

Gale eBooks

How to access Gale eBooks from off campus
Feminism in Literature A Gale Critical Companion
Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion
Major 21st-Century Writers
Personal Finance
Poetry for Students
Shakespeare for Students
Social Skills
Supernatural Literature
Twenty-First Century Drama
Twenty-First Century Novels: The First Decade
UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography