LEAVING CERTIFICATE ENGLISH


Texts prescribed for comparative study, for examination in the year 2003

ACHEBE, Chinua Things Fall Apart
ANGELOU, Maya I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
ATWOOD, Margaret Cat's Eye
AUSTEN, Jane Pride and Prejudice
BALLARD, J G Empire of the Sun
BARKER, Pat Regeneration
BELL, Sam Hanna December Bride
BRONTË, Emily Wuthering Heights
DEANE, Seamus Reading in the Dark
DICKENS, Charles Great Expectations
FRIEL, Brian Dancing at Lughnasa
HARDY, Thomas Far From the Madding Crowd
ISHIGURO, Kazuo The Remains of the Day
JOHNSTON, Jennifer How Many Miles to Babylon?
JOYCE, James A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
KAZAN, Elia (Dir.) On the Waterfront (Film)
LEONARD, Hugh Home before Night
LESSING, Doris The Grass is Singing
LONCRAINE, Richard (Dir.) Richard the Third (Film)
LUHRMANN, Baz (Dir.) Strictly Ballroom (Film)
MALOUF, David Fly Away Peter
MILLER, Arthur Death of a Salesman
MOORE, Brian Lies of Silence
McCABE, Eugene Death and Nightingales
McGAHERN, John Amongst Women
MacLAVERTY, Bernard Lamb
OZ, Amos Panther in the Basement
O'BRIEN, Kate Cruise The Homesick Garden
O'CASEY, Seán The Plough and the Stars
O'CONNOR, Frank My Oedipus Complex and Other Stories
REED, Carol (Dir.) The Third Man (Film)
SHAKESPEARE, William Othello
Macbeth
Twelfth Night
SHERIDAN, Jim (Dir.) My Left Foot (Film)
SOPHOCLES Antigone
SYNGE, J M The Playboy of the Western World
TAYLOR, Mildred The Road to Memphis
TORNATORE, Giuseppe (Dir.) Cinema Paradiso (Film)


NB The following two texts are not available for study at Higher Level

MOORE, Brian Lies of Silence
TAYLOR, Mildred The Road to Memphis

LEAVING CERTIFICATE ENGLISH


Texts prescribed for comparative study , for examination in the year 2004


ACHEBE, Chinua Things Fall Apart
ANGELOU, Maya I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
AUSTEN, Jane Pride and Prejudice
BALLARD, James G Empire of the Sun
BARKER, Pat Regeneration
BIELENBERG, Christabel The Past is Myself
BINCHY, Maeve Circle of Friends
BRONTË, Emily Wuthering Heights
CHATWIN, Bruce In Patagonia
ELIOT, George Silas Marner
FRIEL, Brian Dancing at Lughnasa
GORDIMER, Nadine The House Gun
HUSTON, John (Dir.) The Dead (Film)
IBSEN, Henrik A Doll's House
ISHIGURO, Kazuo The Remains of the Day
IVORY, James (dir.) A Room with a View (Film)
JOYCE, James A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
KAZAN, Elia (Dir.) On the Waterfront (Film)
KEENAN, Brian An Evil Cradling
LEONARD, Hugh Home Before Night
LONCRAINE, Richard (Dir.) Richard III (Film)
LUHRMANN, Baz (Dir.) Strictly Ballroom (Film)
MACKEN, Walter The Silent People
MACLAVERTY, Bernard Lamb
MADDEN, Deirdre One by One in the Darkness
MC GAHERN, John Amongst Women
MEHTA, Gita A River Sutra
MILLER, Arthur A View from the Bridge
MOORE, Brian Lies of Silence
O'CASEY, Seán The Plough and the Stars
OZ, Amos Panther in the Basement
SHAKESPEARE, William King Lear
Macbeth
Twelfth Night
SOPHOCLES Oedipus the King
SPARK, Muriel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
STEINBECK, John Of Mice and Men
SYNGE, John Millington The Playboy of the Western World
TORNATORE, Giuseppe (Dir.) Cinema Paradiso (Film)

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