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The Picture of Dorian Gray – Moral, Scandalous, or Both | BritLit

Oscar Wilde - A Life of Scandal When Jonathon Fryer, a British author, lecturer, and broadcaster described Wilde as “beaten but not bowed, still a clown
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Yet another critical essay. Remember, these aren't just useful for AO3 (critical readings) but ALSO for helping you make up your own mind for AO1 (your own argument in response to the question)

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The Project Gutenberg E-text of The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde

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The entire text of The Picture of Dorian Gray. What more could you possibly want? #Englishhype

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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson | AS English | Scoop.it
My mother had never heard of mixed feelings. There were friends and there were enemies
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If you've chosen Oranges for your AS coursework, read this for AO3 critical perspectives

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Rereading: The Go-Between by LP Hartley

Rereading: The Go-Between by LP Hartley | AS English | Scoop.it
Rereading: three decades after she first read The Go-Between as a teenager, Ali Smith finds that LP Hartley's masterpiece can also be read as a sophisticated gay novel
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And here's one for all you Go-Betweeners out there...

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Revision:Spies by Michael Frayn - The Student Room

Revision:Spies by Michael Frayn - The Student Room | AS English | Scoop.it
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Plenty of quotations to refresh your memory while planning your coursework

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Connell-Shorts-Michael-Frayns-Spies.pdf


Via Cripps Library
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READ THIS before planning your coursework!

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picture of dorian gray | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

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Two Oxford University lecture podcasts on The Picture of Dorian Gray

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criticism: Character Design in The Picture of Dorian Gray - by Sheldon W. Liebman | 英语大学

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Full text of critical essay for Dorian Gray. It has some really useful snippets for you to quote in your exam.

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The Go-Between

The Go-Between | AS English | Scoop.it
A boy is drawn into being messenger between an upper-class woman and a farmer.
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Film of The Go Between, available until Saturday 18th January at 4.30pm!

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The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley | New York Review Books

The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley | New York Review Books | AS English | Scoop.it
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And another for The Go Between...

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Fronter

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Link to four fantastic articles/reviews/essays about Atonement for your AS English coursework. Follow links through English - Sixth Form Resources all the way to the 2nd Text Atonement folder and grab essay ideas to your heart's content!

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Spies by Michael Frayn

Spies by Michael Frayn | AS English | Scoop.it
Week three: 'I found myself thinking about the boy who had been my best friend in those childhood years … he had the perfect mother, and one day he confided to me that she was a German spy'

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Born today in 1854: Oscar Wilde named most quotable figure in the English language

Born today in 1854: Oscar Wilde named most quotable figure in the English language | AS English | Scoop.it
The ‘Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations’ places Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw in first and second place as most quoted

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Get ready to begin Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray in November

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