Bunce Hall

American Studies

Tips for Success in English Classes

Harmon, W., Holman, C. H. (2006). A Handbook To Literature (10th Ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J: Pearson/Prentice Hall. This handbook offers a classic introduction into studying literature.

Tyson, L. (2006). Critical Theory Today : A User-Friendly Guide (2nd Ed.). New York: Routledge. This book gives the reader a primer on theory and literature.

Cuddon, J. A., & Preston, C. E. (1999). The Penguin Dictionary Of Literary Terms And Literary Theory (4th Ed. / J.A. Cuddon ; Rev. By C.E. Preston. Ed.). London: Penguin. Self explanatory, gives a basic knowledge in dictionary format of important literary terms and theory.