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Level 1 Reading Lists

 

FRENCH

FRH1001/1011 and FRH1002/1012 - A dossier of texts will be available for purchase in Welcome Week/Week 1

 

FRH1003 – French Contextual Studies 1: Perspectives on France (Semester 1)

  • Marcel Pagnol, Le Château de ma mère : souvenirs d’enfance, vol 2. (Éditions de Fallois, 2004)
  • Belinda Thompson, Impressionism: Origins, Practice, Reception (London: Thames and Hudson, 2000)

Both of these texts are available online from suppliers such as Amazon.

 

FRH1004 – French Contextual Studies 2: France and the World (Semester 2)

  • Louis Malle, Au Revoir les Enfants (Paris: Folio, 1994)
  • Eugène Ionesco, Rhinocéros (Paris: Folio, 1999) (NB : do not buy what Amazon diplays as the Kindle edition of this text as it is the student guide, NOT the play!)
  • Amélie Nothomb, Stupeur et tremblements (Paris: Albin Michel, 1999) Available second-hand online, or as a Kindle text.

These texts are available online from suppliers such as Amazon.

 

IRISH & CELTIC

 

CEL1001 and CEL1002 - A dossier of texts will be available for purchase in Welcome Week/Week 1

 

CEL1033 Celtic Mythology (Semester 1)

Required Reading

  • MacCana, P. Celtic Mythology (London 1970)
  • Koch, John T., & Carey, John, The Celtic heroic age: literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland and Wales (Fourth edition, 2009)

 

Mac Cana's book is out of print but there are multiple copies on short term loan in the McClay Library and others may be available second hand on the internet.

The Koch text is available online, but copies are also available for purchase in the Irish office.

M. J. Green, Celtic Myths (London, University of Texas Press, 1993) offers a quick introduction that would be suitable for anyone wanting to read something in advance of the course starting.

 

CEL1004 Irish Folklore (Semester 2)

  • Ó Giolláin, Diarmaid, 2005, An Dúchas agus an Domhan. Cork: Cork University Press.
  • Ó Giolláin, Diarmuid. Locating Irish Folklore: Tradition, Modernity, Identity. Cork: Cork University Press, 2000.

Both texts are widely available on the internet (eg. Amazon) and should be purchased before the start of Week 1, Semester 2.

 

SPANISH

SPA1001 and SPA1002 Hispanic Studies 1 & 2 (post-A level) - a dossier of texts will be available for purchase in Welcome Week/Week 1

Students will also need: Spinelli, Emily, English Grammar for Students of Spanish. The Study Guide for those Learning Spanish (London: Arnold, 2007) SIXTH EDITION. Available to purchase online or from No Alibis Bookstore (Botanic Avenue)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/English-Grammar-Students-Spanish-Spinelli/dp/0934034362/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1347285977&sr=1-1

 

SPA1021 and SPA 1022 Beginners Spanish 1 & 2

Renjilian-Burgy, Chiquito and Mraz, Caminos (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2007)

Available online from the following link, or from No Alibis Bookstore, Botanic Avenue Belfast.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Caminos-Student-Text-Joy-Renjilian-Burgy/dp/0618816844/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1347285834&sr=8-1

 

SPA1009 and SPA1010 Portuguese Studies 1 & 2

A good pocket dictionary (eg Oxford Portuguese -English dictionary)

 

SPA1005 Introduction to Iberian Studies & SPA1008 Introduction to Latin American Studies - all material provided in dossier available to purchase from the School.