GCSE English Literature Texts

The requirements for the GCSE English Literature programme of study changed in 2015. Here you will find all relevant titles for each exam board. Click on a link to see the purchase options.

Statutory Requirements:

  • At least one play by Shakespeare
  • At least one 19th century novel
  • A selection of poetry since 1979, including Romantic poetry
  • A post-1919 fiction or drama from the British Isles


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