A Level English Literature

“The qualification requires students to study eight literary texts.”



A Level

Awarding Body


Course Specification

Who to contact for more information about this course


Queries should be directed to Ms Huntley or Ms Bell


Years taught

Year 12 and Year 13

About this course


The qualification requires students to study eight literary texts.

Three of these have to be pre-1900 texts (including Shakespeare), plus one text first published or performed post-2000.


At Studio West, we have chosen to study:


  • Drama: Shakespeare's Othello and Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire

  • Prose-Women in Society: Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles and Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Poetry: Modernist Poetry including Frost

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