Now Read On (London: Routledge, 1999). Co-authored with John McRae
Now Read On brings together literatures in English from around the world, combining an excellent choice of texts and extracts from countries and continents including: Africa, South-East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, United States of America, India and Caribbean.
Designed as a course for native and non-native English speakers in how to read literature, this anthology begins with short texts and questions, and develops in complexity as the reader progresses through the book. Now Read On provides the user with hands-on experience of working with a plurality of texts and voices from around the world, as well as questions, exercises, pointers and commentary accompanying all the passages of literature. It also provides the student with the tools and confidence to evaluate any text critically and an understanding of the major genres – poetry, short stories, drama and novels.