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Resources

Books

Books by James Hilton
Catherine Herself (1920)
Storm Passage (1922)
The Passionate Year (1923? 24?)
The Meadows of the Moon (1926)
Terry (1927?)
Three Loves Had Margaret
And Now Good-Bye (1931)
Murder At School (1931)
Was It Murder?
Ill Wind
Nine Short Stories (1932) (in Avon Modern Short Story Monthly No. 5)
Rage in Heaven (1932)
Lost Horizon (1933)
Good-Bye, Mr. Chips (1933/34)
Without Armour (1933)
We Are Not Alone (1937)
To You, Mr. Chips (1938)
Random Harvest (1941)
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)
So Well Remembered (1945)
Nothing So Strange (1947)
Morning Journey (1951)
Time and Time Again (1953)



Historical and Cultural Context

English Public Schools
Chandos, John. Boys Together: English Public Schools 1800-1864. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984.

Fraser, George MacDonald. The World of the Public School. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1977.

Honey, J.R. De S. Tom Brown's Universe: The Development of the English Public School in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Quadrangle, 1977.

Ogilvie, Vivian. The English Public School. London: B.T. Batsford, LTD., 1957.


World War I: Before and After
Adams, Simon. World War I. New York: DK, 2001.

Marwick, Arthur. The Deluge: British Society and the First World War. Little, Brown, 1965.

Taylor, A.J.P. The First World War: An Illustrated History. Perigree, 1972.

Winter, Jay and Blaine Baggett. The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century. New York: Penguin, 1996.


Teaching and Learning
Appelt, Kathi. Poems from Homeroom: A Writer's Place to Start. New York: Henry Holt, 2002.

Ashton-Warner, Sylvia. Teacher. New York: Touchstone Books, 1986.

Dewey, John. Experience and Education. Peter Smith Publishers, 1983.

Edmundson, Mark. Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference. New York: Random House, 2002.

Goodlad, John. A Place Called School. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984.

Kozol, Jonathan. Savage Inequalities. New York: Crown Publishers, 1991.

Pope, Denise Clark. Doing School. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Rose, Mike. Lives on the Boundary. New York: Free Press, 1989.

Shreve, Porter, ed. Tales Out of School. Boston: Beacon Press, 2000.

Sizer, Theodore. Horace's Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.

Weber, Sandra and Claudia Mitchell. That's Funny, You Don't Look Like a Teacher!: Interrogating Images and Identity in Popular Culture. RoutledgeFalmer, 1995.



Web Sites

BBC
This site contains a vast collection of resources, including an excellent selection of essays, maps, statistics, and more on the cultural, technological, military, and economic history of Great Britain.

School Tales in 19th-Century Literature
This Web site contains the text of various 19th-century stories that feature schools, by authors ranging from Twain to Dickens to W.E.B. Dubois.

Tom Brown's Schooldays
Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes, a famous book about life at an English public school first published in 1905, can be read at this site in its entirety.

A Visit to Eton
The text of Elizabeth Gaskell's account of a visit to the famous public school, first published in Fraser's Magazine in 1875, is provided here.

The World of English
This Web site features a short description of life in an English public school written by someone who attended one.

The World War I Web Site
This comprehensive site, organized by countries affected by the war, is comprised of links to other Web sites on the war.


Teacher's Guide:
Using Goodbye, Mr. Chips in the Classroom
Goodbye, Mr. Chips: Plot Summary | Time & Place: English Public Schools
Discussion Questions and Activities | Novel into Film
The School Experience: An Inquiry | Resources | Teacher's Guide Credits



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