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  1. Key titles 3 items
    1. The practice of everyday life - Michel de Certeau, Ebooks Corporation Limited 1988

      Book Essential

    2. Critique of everyday life: Vol. 1: Introduction - Henri Lefebvre 1991

      Book Essential

    3. Everyday life and cultural theory: an introduction - Ben Highmore, Dawson Books 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  2. 1. Theorising the everyday 5 items
    1. Everyday Speech - Maurice Blanchot, Susan Hanson 1987

      Article Recommended

    2. Everyday life in the modern world - Henri Lefebvre, Dawson Books 2002, c1984 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended See: From ‘An Inquiry, and Some Discoveries’, pp. 1-11

    3. The practice of everyday life - Michel de Certeau, Ebooks Corporation Limited 1988

      Book Essential See: General Introduction, pp. xi-xxiv

    4. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Essential See: Introduction, available online.

    5. Doing time: feminist theory and postmodern culture - Rita Felski, Ebooks Corporation Limited c2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended See: The Invention of Everyday Life, pp. 77-98

  3. 2. Home 14 items
    1. Tender buttons: objects, food, rooms - Gertrude Stein 1997

      Book Recommended

    2. Gertrude Stein - Penn Sound recordings - Gertrude Stein

      Audio document Recommended Hear Stein reading from her work, though unfortunately not from Tender Buttons, here

    3. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Recommended See: Luce Giard, ‘Doing Cooking’

    4. The labors of modernism: domesticity, servants, and authorship in modernist fiction - Mary Wilson 2013

      Book Recommended See: Mary Wilson, ‘Introduction: Reading, Writing, Serving: The Thresholds of Modernism’, pp. 1-28.

    5. Doing time: feminist theory and postmodern culture - Rita Felski, Ebooks Corporation Limited c2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended See: The Invention of Everyday Life, pp. 77-98

    6. The professor's house - Willa Cather 1981

      Book Further

    7. Psychology - William James, William James c1892

      Book Further See: especially chapter 2, ‘The Stream of Consciousness’ and chapter 3, ‘The Self’

    8. Practice of everyday life: Volume 2: Living and Cooking - Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, Pierre Mayol, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2014

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    9. Everyday life - Agnes Heller 1984

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    10. Everyday use: Christian: and with an introduction by Barbara T. Christian - Alice Walker c1994

      Book Further

  4. 3. Work 10 items
    1. The metamorphosis - Franz Kafka 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. The tunnel - Dorothy M. Richardson 1919

      Book Recommended See: Richardson, Dorothy, M., Pilgrimage, vol. 2, pp. 32-74.

    3. Everyday life in the modern world - Henri Lefebvre, Dawson Books 2002, c1984 (electronic resource)

      Book Further See: pp. 52-54

    4. Untouchable (Penguin Classics) - Mulk Raj Anand, E. M. Forster 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Essential See: Work and Leisure in Everyday Life

    6. The metamorphosis: translation, backgrounds and contexts, criticism - Franz Kafka, Stanley Corngold c1996

      Book Further See: Anderson, M., Sliding Down the Evolutionary Ladder? Aesthetic Autonomy in The Metamorphosis, pp. 154-172

    7. Dialectic of enlightenment: philosophical fragments - Max Horkheimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Gunzelin Schmid Noerr 2002

      Book Further

    8. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Further See: Benjamin, Walter. On Some Motifs in Baudelaire

    9. The labors of modernism: domesticity, servants, and authorship in modernist fiction - Mary Wilson 2013

      Book Further See: Mary Wilson, ‘Introduction: Reading, Writing, Serving: The Thresholds of Modernism’, pp. 1-28.

  5. 4. Daily time, everyday life 12 items
    1. Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Ulysses - James Joyce, Jeri Johnson, Askews & Holts Library Services 2008

      Book Recommended

    3. Untouchable (Penguin Classics) - Mulk Raj Anand, E. M. Forster 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. The practice of everyday life - Michel de Certeau, Ebooks Corporation Limited 1988

      Book Recommended See: Certeau, M., Walking in the City

    5. The Cambridge Companion to the Modernist Novel - Morag Shiach 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further See: Banfield, A., Remembrance and tense past

    6. Three lives - Gertrude Stein 1990

      Book Further

    7. Orlando: a biography - Virginia Woolf, J. H. Stape 1998

      Book Further

    8. The hours - Michael Cunningham 1999, c1998

      Book Further

    9. A single man - Christopher Isherwood 2010, c1964

      Book Further

    10. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Further See: Braudel, F., Preface

    11. Creative evolution - Henri Bergson 1911

      Book Further See: extract in Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

  6. 5. "Moments of being" 9 items
    1. Modernism: an anthology of sources and documents - Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Jane Goldman, Olga Taxidou c1998

      Book Recommended See: Pater, W.,Conclusion to The Renaissance (1873; 1893)

    2. Dubliners: authoritative text, contexts, criticism - James Joyce, Margot Norris, Hans Walter Gabler, Walter Hettche c2006

      Book Recommended See: especially ‘Eveline’, ‘A Little Cloud’, ‘A Painful Case’, ‘The Dead’

    3. Moments of being: unpublished autobiographical writings - Virginia Woolf, Jeanne Schulkind 1976

      Book Recommended See: A Sketch of the Past

    4. Modernism: an anthology of sources and documents - Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Jane Goldman, Olga Taxidou c1998

      Book Further See: Virgina Woolf, ‘The Moment: Summer’s Night’ (c. 1927)

    5. A portrait of the artist as a young man: authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism - James Joyce, John Paul Riquelme, Hans Walter Gabler, Walter Hettche c2007

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    6. Stephen Hero: part of the first draft of A portrait of the artist as a young man - James Joyce, James Joyce, Theodore Spencer 1991

      Book Further

    7. The workshop of Daedalus: - Rovert Scholes, Richard M. Cain 1965

      Webpage Further

    8. The Cambridge Companion to James Joyce - Derek Attridge 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Further See: Leonard,G., Dubliners

    9. Escape attempts: the theory and practice of resistance to everyday life - Stanley Cohen, Laurie Taylor, Dawson Books 1992 (electronic resource)

      Book Further See: Momentary Slips through the Fabric

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  8. 6. The psychopathology of everyday life 12 items
    1. Nadja - André Breton 1999, c1960

      Book Recommended

    2. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Essential See: Freud, S., ‘Parapraxes’ (1915-17)

    3. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Essential See: Mass Observation, ‘Two Letters and “They Speak for Themselves”’ (1936-7)

    4. Charles Madge, selection of poems (1930-40s) [see handout]

    5. Modernism: an anthology of sources and documents - Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Jane Goldman, Olga Taxidou c1998

      Book Further See: Breton, A., from the First Manifesto of Surrealism (1924)

    6. The psychopathology of everyday life - Sigmund Freud 2002

      Book Further See: Chapter 12

    7. The interpretation of dreams - Sigmund Freud c1997

      Book Further

    8. Fast cars, clean bodies: decolonization and the reordering of French culture - Kristin Ross, NetLibrary, Inc c1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Further See: Ross, K., Introduction. Also, in The Everyday Life Reader.

    9. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Further See: Kaplan, A. and Ross, K., ‘Introduction to Everyday Life: Yale French Studies’ (1987)

    10. poetryarchive.org | Poetry archive | Allen Ginsberg - Allen Ginsberg

      Audio document Recommended Hear Ginsberg at The Poetry Archive

    11. Poems 1960-1967 - Denise Levertov 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended See: ‘The World Outside’, ‘A Sequence’, ‘A Window’ (1961), ‘O Taste and See’, ‘The Ache of Marriage’ (1964)

  9. 7. ‘I do this I do that’ 15 items
    1. Howl: and other poems - Allen Ginsberg 1998

      Book Recommended See: ‘In the Baggage Room at Greyhound’, ‘In Back of the Real’, ‘A Supermarket in California’

    2. The New York poets: Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler : an anthology - Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler 2004

      Book Recommended See: Frank O’Hara, ‘A Step Away From Them’, ‘Why I Am Not a Painter’, ‘A True Account of Talking to the Sun at Fire Island’, ‘The Day Lady Died’, ‘Getting Up Ahead of Someone (Sun)’.

    3. The collected poems of Frank O'Hara - Frank O'Hara 1995

      Book Further See: ‘Having a Coke with you’ and ‘Today’

    4. The New York poets: Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler : an anthology - Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler 2004

      Book Recommended See: • James Schyler, ‘February’, ‘Buried at Springs’, ‘October’, ‘Hymn to Life’, ‘Dining out with Doug and Frank’

    5. Collected poems - James Schuyler 1993

      Book Recommended See: A few days

    6. The age of huts - Ronald Silliman c1986

      Book Further See: Ketjak (1974), ‘BART’ (1976)

    7. On the road - Jack Kerouac 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    8. The beat generation: a beginner's guide / Christopher Gair - Christopher Gair 2008

      Book Further

    9. The Beats - Ann Charters 1983

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    10. The Penguin book of the Beats - Ann Charters 1993

      Book Further

    11. The everyday life reader - Ben Highmore 2002

      Book Further See: Marling, K., ‘Nixon in Moscow: The Kitchen Debate’

    12. Frank O'Hara, poet among painters - Marjorie Perloff 1998

      Book Further

    13. Statutes of liberty: the New York school of poets - Geoff Ward c2001

      Book Further

  10. 8. Things and situations 11 items
    1. Things: a story of the sixties - Georges Perec, Georges Perec 1999

      Book Recommended

    2. Situationist Manifesto - Situationist International

      Webpage Recommended

    3. The revolution of everyday life - Raoul Vaneigem, Donald Nicholson-Smith c2012

      Book Recommended See: Chapter 7

    4. The society of the spectacle - Guy Debord 1994

      Book Recommended

    5. Everyday life in the modern world - Henri Lefebvre, Dawson Books 2002, c1984 (electronic resource)

      Book Further See: Lefebvre, H., ‘The Bureaucratic Society of Controlled Consumption’

    6. Life: a user's manual : fictions - Georges Perec 2008, c1987

      Book Further See: Perec, G., Life : a user's manual, pp. 1-3, 3-25.

    7. Review of contemporary fiction - Thomson Gale (Firm) (electronic resource)

      Journal Further See: Vol 29:1 (2009 special issue on Perec)

    8. Zeitguide - Mythogeography

      Webpage Further Try some mythogeography - a recent offspring of the situationist dérive

  11. 9. Everyday life otherwise; or, gender, genre and everyday life 16 items
    1. Aye, and gomorrah: stories - Samuel R. Delany 2003

      Book Recommended

    2. Her smoke rose up forever - James Tiptree 2014

      Book Recommended See: 'The Women Men Don't See' (1973)

    3. Bloodchild and other stories - Octavia E. Butler 2005

      Book Recommended

    4. The birthday of the world and other stories - Ursula K. Le Guin c2002

      Book Recommended See: 'The Matter of Seggri', 'Solitude' (1994), 'Coming of Age in Karhide' (1995)

    5. In the chinks of the world machine: feminism and science fiction - Sarah Lefanu 1988

      Book Recommended See: Lefanu, S., Feminist literary theory, pp. 187-188.

    6. Everyday life in the modern world - Henri Lefebvre, Dawson Books 2002, c1984 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended See: p. 73

    7. He, she and it - Marge Piercy 1993, c1991

      Book Further See: Woman on the Edge of Time (1976) and Body of Glass

    8. The left hand of darkness - Ursula K. Le Guin 1969

      Book Further

    9. Simians, cyborgs and women: the reinvention of nature - Donna J. Haraway 1991

      Book Further See: Haraway, D., ‘A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century, pp. 149-181. Also, available online at http://www.egs.edu/faculty/donna-haraway/articles/donna-haraway-a-cyborg-manifesto/

    10. Coyote's Song: The Teaching Stories of Ursula K. - Richard D. Erlich 2009

      Book Further See: Erlich, R., Routes: Separation, Segregation, and Mutuality in "Solitude" and "The Matter of Seggri. Also, available at http://www.sfra.org/Coyote/alternative.htm

    11. Postmodern Utopias and Feminist Fictions - Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor 2013

      Book Further

    12. If you get interested in this topic you could look at some different ways of investigating and representing gender in daily life in novels of the period. See the titles below:

    13. Nervous conditions: a novel - Tsitsi Dangarembga 2004, c1988

      Book Further

    14. A piece of the night - Michèle Roberts 2002

      Book Further

  12. 10. The contemporary everyday 10 items
    1. Arlington Park - 1967- Cusk, Rachel 2007

      Book Essential

    2. A death in the family - Karl Ove Knausgård, Don Bartlett 2013

      Book Essential

    3. If nobody speaks of remarkable things - Jon McGregor 2002

      Book Recommended

    4. The scheme for full employment - Magnus Mills c2002

      Book Recommended

    5. Arlington Park - 1967- Cusk, Rachel 2007

      Book Recommended See: • Lefebvre from ‘Terrorism and Everyday Life’

    6. The restraint of beasts: a novel - Magnus Mills 1999, c1998

      Book Further

    7. The maintenance of headway - Magnus Mills 2009

      Book Further

    8. Then we came to the end: a novel - Joshua Ferris 2008, c2007

      Book Further

    9. Saturday - Ian McEwan 2005

      Book Further

    10. The cosmopolitan novel - Berthold Schoene-Harwood c2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further See: Schoene, B., Suburban Worlds: Rachel Cusk and Jon McGregor