Recommended exam readings

in linguistics and in British and American literature and culture


Yule, George. 2009. The Study of Language. Third Edition. Cambridge University Press. (chapters 4-7, 9-12, 14-15, 18-20)

British culture

Higgins, Michael, Clarissa Smith, John Storey. eds. 2010. The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture. Cambridge University Press.

Oakland, John. 2019. British Civilization. An Introduction. Ninth Edition. Taylor & Francis.

British literature

Alexander, Michael. 2000. A History of English Literature. Macmillan.


Rogers, Pat. 1990. The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature. Oxford University Press.

American culture

An Outline of American Geography. United States Information Agency.

An Outline of American Government. United States Information Agency.

Diniejko, Andrzej. 2005. An Introduction to the United States of America. EGIS Sp. z o.o.

 Luedtke, Luther S. ed. Making America. United States Information Agency.

American literature

Outline of American Literature

Lewicki, Zbigniew. ed. A Handbook of American Literature. US Embassy.