Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Claire Keegan, Maeve Binchy Leaving Cert Syllabus 2014

Claire Keegan will now be part of the Leaving Certificate syllabus for 2014.Her story 'Foster' will feature with the work  an elite group of writers including Jane Austen and Emily Bronte.Another writer of note  on this list is the late Maeve Binchy.

Reading the list almost makes one want to repeat the leaving cert.Almost!

Texts prescribed for comparative study, for examination in the year 2014
ABRAHAMSON, Lenny (Dir.) Garage (Film)
ADIGA, Aravind The White Tiger
AUSTEN, Jane Pride and Prejudice
BALLARD, J. G. Empire of the Sun
BINCHY, Maeve Circle of Friends
BRANAGH, Kenneth (Dir.) Much Ado about Nothing (Film)
BRONTË, Emily Wuthering Heights
CUARÓN, Alfonso (Dir.) Children of Men (Film)
CURTIZ, Michael (Dir.) Casablanca (Film)
FRIEL, Brian Translations
HAMILTON, Hugo The Sailor in the Wardrobe
HARRIS, Robert Pompeii
HEMINGWAY, Ernest The Old Man and the Sea
IBSEN, Henrik A Doll’s House
ISHIGURO, Kazuo Never Let me Go
JOHNSTON, Jennifer How Many Miles to Babylon?
JONES, Lloyd Mister Pip
KAY, Jackie Red Dust Road
KEANE, John B. Sive
KEEGAN, Claire Foster
LEVY, Andrea Small Island
LEONARD, Hugh Home Before Night
LESSING, Doris The Grass Is Singing
McCARTHY, Cormac The Road
McGUINNESS, Frank Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

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