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Suggestions for Further Reading

Suggestions for Further Reading

Suggestions for Further Reading

Suggestions for Further Reading

Suggestions for Further Reading

Suggestions for Further Reading

Baker, James R. William Golding. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1965.

A collection of critical essays on William Golding’s work.

Bloom, Harold, ed. Lord of the Flies: Modern Critical Interpretations. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1998.

A collection of critical essays on Lord of the Flies.

Golding, William. The Inheritors. New York: Harvest Books, 1988.

Golding’s second novel, which he wrote after Lord of the Flies. It’s about a last tribe of Neanderthals trying to survive at the dawn of humanity, and explores some of the same themes – human nature, the inevitability of war – as Lord of the Flies.

———. Pincher Martin. New York: Harvest Books, 2002.

This is Golding’s third novel. Like Lord of the Flies, it is about the prospect of survival on a desolate island.

Olsen, Kirstin. Understanding Lord of the Flies: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2000.

A critical guide to Lord of the Flies. This may be more accessible than the Bloom or Baker.

Swisher, Clarice, ed. Readings on Lord of the Flies. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1997.

A collection of critical essays on Lord of the Flies.

Williams, Nigel, adaptor. William Golding’s Lord of the Flies: Acting Edition. London: Faber and Faber, 1996.

A stage adaptation of Lord of the Flies. This was performed by the Royal Shakespeare Society in 1995.

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