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A list of texts available in CLiC

Pre-selected corpora in CLiC

  • DNov (15 texts) = Dickens’s Novels
  • ChiLit (71 texts) = 19th Century Children’s Literature Corpus
  • 19C (29 texts) = 19th Century Reference Corpus
  • ArTs (23 texts) = Additional Requested Texts (containing more set titles from A-Level and GCSE exam specifications)

Titles in the DNov, 19C and ArTs pre-selected corpora

Title Author
Vice Versa; or, A Lesson to Fathers
  1. Anstey
The Brass Bottle
  1. Anstey
The Coral Island: A Tale of the Pacic Ocean
    1. Ballantyne
Peter Pan
    1. Barrie
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
Through the Looking-Glass Lewis Carroll
The Surprising Adventures of Sir Toady Lion with Those of General Napoleon Smith S.R. Crockett
Mrs. Overtheway’s Remembrances Juliana Horatia Ewing
Jackanapes Juliana Horatia Ewing
  1. Meade Falkner
Eric; Or, Little by Little
    1. Farrar
Adventures in Wallypug-Land
    1. Farrow
The Golden Age Kenneth Grahame
Dream Days Kenneth Grahame
The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
King Solomon’s Mines
  1. Rider Haggard
Allan Quatermain
  1. Rider Haggard
Winning His Spurs. A Tale of the Crusades
    1. Henty
With Clive in India; Or, The Beginnings of an Empire
    1. Henty
Tom Brown’s Schooldays Thomas Hughes
Mopsa the Fairy Jean Ingelow
Wood Magic, a Fable Richard Jefferies
Madam How and Lady Why; Or, First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children Charles Kingsley
The Water-Babies Charles Kingsley
Stalky and Co Rudyard Kipling
The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
Prince Prigio Andrew Lang
At the Back of the North Wind George McDonald
The Princess and the Goblin George McDonald
The Three Mulla-mulgars Walter de la Mare
Masterman Ready; Or, The Wreck of the Pacific Frederick Marryat
The Settlers in Canada Frederick Marryat
The Children of the New Forest Frederick Marryat
Feats on the Fiord Harriet Martineau
The Crofton Boys Harriet Martineau
The Peasant and the Prince Harriet Martineau
The Settlers at Home Harriet Martineau
A World of Girls: The Story of a School
    1. Meade
The Cuckoo Clock Mary Louisa Molesworth
The Tapestry Room: A Child’s Romance Mary Louisa Molesworth
The Carved Lions Mary Louisa Molesworth
The Book of Dragons
  1. Nesbit
The Story of the Treasure Seekers
  1. Nesbit
Nine Unlikely Tales
  1. Nesbit
The Railway Children
  1. Nesbit
Five Children and It
  1. Nesbit
The Story of the Amulet
  1. Nesbit
The Tale of Peter Rabbit Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Two Bad Mice Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck Beatrix Potter
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies Beatrix Potter
The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic’s: A School Story Talbot Baines Reed
The King of the Golden River; or, the Black Brothers: A Legend of Stiria John Ruskin
Black Beauty Anna Sewell
Holiday House: A Series of Tales Catherine Sinclair
Kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
Jessica’s First Prayer Hesba Stretton
Little Meg’s children Hesba Stretton
Alone in London Hesba Stretton
The Rival Crusoes; or The Shipwreck Agnes Strickland
The Rose and the Ring William Makepeace Thackeray
Leila at home Ann Fraser Tytler
The Happy Prince, and Other Tales Oscar Wilde
The Heir of Redclye Charlotte M. Yonge
The Daisy Chain, or Aspirations Charlotte M. Yonge
The Dove in the Eagle’s Nest Charlotte M. Yonge
The Little Duke: Richard the Fearless Charlotte M. Yonge

Titles in ChiLit; a corpus compiled by Anna Cermakova for the GLARE project

Also see the [GLARE_project_page].

Title Author Corpus
Emma Jane Austen 19C
Persuasion Jane Austen 19C
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen 19C
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen ArTs
Mansfield Park Jane Austen ArTs
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen ArTs
Lady Susan Jane Austen ArTs
Lady Audley’s Secret Mary Elizabeth Braddon 19C
Agnes Grey Anne Brontë 19C
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Anne Brontë ArTs
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë 19C
The Professor Charlotte Brontë 19C
Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë 19C
The Last Days of Pompeii Edward George Bulwer-Lytton 19C
The Awakeninga Kate Chopin ArTs
Antonina or, the Fall of Rome Wilkie Collins 19C
Armadale Wilkie Collins 19C
The Woman in White Wilkie Collins 19C
The Moonstone Wilkie Collins ArTs
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad ArTs
A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas Charles Dickens ArTs
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens DNov
Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens DNov
Bleak House Charles Dickens DNov
David Copperfield Charles Dickens DNov
Dombey and Son Charles Dickens DNov
Great Expectations Charles Dickens DNov
Hard Times Charles Dickens DNov
Little Dorrit Charles Dickens DNov
Martin Chuzzlewit Charles Dickens DNov
Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens DNov
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens DNov
Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens DNov
Pickwick Papers Charles Dickens DNov
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens DNov
The Old Curiosity Shop Charles Dickens DNov
Sybil, or the two nations Benjamin Disraeli 19C
Vivian Grey Benjamin Disraeli 19C
The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle 19C
The Sign of the Four Arthur Conan Doyle ArTs
Daniel Deronda George Eliot 19C
The Mill on the Floss George Eliot 19C
Silas Marner George Eliot ArTs
Middlemarch George Eliot ArTs
A Room with a View
  1. M.Forster
Cranford Elizabeth Gaskell 19C
Mary Barton Elizabeth Gaskell 19C
North and South Elizabeth Gaskell 19C
The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman ArTs
Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy 19C
The Return of the Native Thomas Hardy 19C
Tess of the D’Urbervilles Thomas Hardy 19C
The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1 Henry James ArTs
The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2 Henry James ArTs
What Maisie Knew Henry James ArTs
Women in Love
    1. Lawrence
Twelve Years a Slave Solomon Northup ArTs
Frankenstein Mary Shelley 19C
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hide Robert Louis Stevenson 19C
Dracula Bram Stoker 19C
Gulliver’s Travels Jonathan Swift ArTs
Vanity Fair William Makepeace Thackeray 19C
The Small House at Allington Anthony Trollope 19C
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain ArTs
The War of the Worlds
    1. Wells
The Return of the Soldier Rebecca West ArTs
The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde 19C

CLiC texts listed in A-Level and GCSE specifications

Overview of CLiC texts listed in the AQA, Edexcel and OCR A-Level / GCSE specifications