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PROVISIONAL LIST OF RECOMMENDED SET BOOKS FOR LITERATURE-IN-ENGLISH

PAPER I - There will be fifty objective questions based on:

(a) General literary principles
(b) Contextual questions on Africa and Non-Africa drama set books.
(c) Unseen Prose and Poetry Passages.
(d) Literary Appreciation and Techniques

PAPER 2: DRAMA AND POETRY

SECTION A: AFRICAN DRAMA

One of the following texts should be studied:

1. Wole Soyinka: The Trials of Brother Jero
2. Athol Fugard: Sizwe Bambi is Dead

SECTION B: NON-AFRICAN DRAMA:
1. Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice
2. George B. Shaw: The Taming of the Shrew.

SECTION C: AFRICAN POETRY
(i) Traditional: Salute to the Elephant
(ii) Oswald Mitshali: “Night fall in Soweto”
(i) Henry Barlow: “Building the Nation.”
(ii) David Rubadiri: “ An African Thunderstorm”
(iii) Niyi Osundare: “Ours to Plough not to Plunder”
(iv) Traditional: “My Song Bursts”

SECTION D: NON-AFRICAN POETRY

(i) Robert Burns: “Red Red Rose”
(ii) John Donne: “ Death be not Proud”
(i) T.S. Eliot: “Journey of the Magi”
(ii) William Blake: “A poison Tree”
(iii) Alfred Tennyson: “Ulysses”.
(iv) John Kents: “Ode to Nightingale”

PAPER 3 - PROSE

SECTION A: AFRICAN PROSE

One of the following texts should be studied
(1) Buchi Emecheta: Slave Wife
(2) Ngugiwa thiong’o : Weep Not Child

SECTION B: NON-AFRICAN PROSE

(1) Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol
(2) Sir Rider Haggard: King Solomon’s Mines

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RECOMMENDED REFERENCE BOOKS AND ANTHOLOGIES

a. A Section of African Poetry, introduced and annotated by K.E. Sehanu and T. Vincent (Longman)).
b. The Penguin Book of English Verse, edited by John Hayward (Pengiun).
c. Any poetry Anthology containing the recommended poems.
d. Eustace Palmer: An Introduction to the African Novel (HEB).
e. E.N. Obiechina – Culture, Tradition and society in the West African Novel (Cambridge).
f. Boris Ford – The Pelican Guide to English Literature: (7 volumes).
g. Niyi Osundare: The Eye of the Earth (Poems) Heinemann Frontline Series Heinemann Educational Books Nigeria Limited. Ibadan 1986.
h. Ben Omonode: Introduction to Literature; University of Benin Press, Benin City.
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