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Required Texts

This page lists the required texts for English 126

For English 126, a reader is required.

For the reader, we require:

Gardner, Janet E., Beverly Lawn, Jack Ridl, and Peter Schakel, eds. Literature: A Portable Anthology. 4th ed.  Bedford, 2016. ISBN 978-1319035341.

A handbook is optional. We suggest the following book if you wish to use a handbook:

Hacker, Diana, and Nancy Sommers. A Pocket Style Manual. Bedford, 2016. ISBN: 978-1319083526.

Please note when assigning readings that composition courses must include a minimum of nine (9) print and/or online reading selections. English 126 readings should encompass a range of literary genres.

Books should be ordered via Akademos.  For instructions, please contact Phebe Kirkham (pkirkham@york.cuny.edu).