Title English Literature for the IB Diploma Programme
Author Nic Amy, Carolyn P. Henly, Angela Stancar Johnson, Kathleen Clare Waller
ISBN 9781510467132
List price GBP 36.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 448
Book size 210 X 298 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Hodder Education
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Everything you need to deliver a rich, concept-based approach for the new IB Diploma English Literature course.

  • Navigate your way seamlessly through all aspects of the syllabus with in-depth coverage of the new course structure and content
  • Engage with the three areas of exploration, concept connections and global issues to become flexible, critical readers
  • Learn how to appreciate different texts with a variety and breadth of reading material and genres
  • Opportunities to make connections across the syllabus, with explicit reference to TOK, CAS, EE and International-mindedness



Section 1: Readers, writers and texts • Why and how do we study literature? • How are we affected by literary texts in vaious ways • How does language use vary among literary forms? • How does the structure or style of a literary text affect meaning? • How do literary texts offers insights and challenges? • In what ways is meaning constructed, negotiated, expressed and interpreted?

Section 2: Time and Space • How important is cultural or historical context to the production and reception of a literary text? • How do we approach literary texts from different times and cultures to our own? • To what extent do literary texts offer insight into another culture? • How does the meaning and impact of a literary text change over time? • How do literary texts reflect, represent or form a part of cultural practices? • How does language represent social distinctions and identities?

Section 3: Intertextuality: Connecting texts • How do conventions and systems of reference evolve over time • How do literary texts adhere to and deviate from conventions associated with literary forms? • In what ways can diverse literary texts share points of similarity? • How vaild is the notion of a ‘classic’ literary text? •  How can literary texts offer multiple perspectives of a single issue, topic or theme? • In what ways can comparison and interpretation be transformative?


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About the Authors:

Carolyn P. Henly has recently retired after 33 years of teaching, 20 of those in the IB Programme teaching English HL, TOK and Philosophy.

Nic Amy is Director of Sixth Form and an English teacher at an IB DP school in Italy.

Angela Stancar Johnson is Head of English at Southbank International School, London.

Dr Kathleen Clare Waller is the English Department Leader at Vienna International School, Austria.

Target Audience:

For IB Diploma English Literature students.


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