Are the books listed available in the Campus Bookshop?
marked with a B ought to be or have been on sale in the Campus Bookshop. However, please note that lecturers have no control
over whether or not the Bookshop orders what we request or when these
Texts may also
be purchased from
on-line bookstores such as
Do I have to purchase the books listed?
You are not required to purchase any of the items
listed simply because I have placed links on the Reading Schedule to online sources
of all the Required Readings.
you prefer to work with hard copies and have the money to spend, you may
wish to purchase some or all the texts listed. Those marked with a
P are the ones that I would particularly advise you to
In the case of my Literary Theory courses, links to a wide assortment of Required
and Recommended Readings in Literary Theory available
online may be found on the PhilWeb page devoted to the school of thought or
theorist in question (see www.phillwebb.net).
Are any of these books in the library?
Won't the other students grab them before I get there?
Most, if not all, books mentioned on the Reading Schedule (both Required and
Recommended Readings) may be found in the Main Library. In some cases, there are several copies of each book
R indicates that a single copy of the book in question has been placed on
reserve in the Main Library. These are overnight loans (obtainable
after 5 pm and to be returned by 10 am the following morning). If you make use of the copies on
reserve, you should photocopy the essay(s) in
question and return them as soon as possible, rather than keep them overnight,
in order to allow as many of your colleagues as possible to access the limited number of texts
which can be placed on reserve. Additional copies of the texts in question may in many cases also be
found in the stacks.
REF indicates that a
copy of the book in question may be found in the Reference Section and, thus, may not be removed. You
will need for obvious reasons,
photocopy the relevant section(s) thereof.
B: Copies should be
or have been available in Bookshop
L: A copy or copies is/are in the Library
O: On order
P: You should purchase a copy
R: On reserve in the Library
REF: Found in the Reference Section of the Library
WIC: The West India Collection of the Main Library