Sem 1 2024 Textbooks & Readers


Semester 1 2024

Please see below for a list of textbooks required for each unit.

Most units also require a unit reader. Readers cost $15-45 each and will be available for purchase at the start of the semester.

A limited number of book grants are available for undergraduate students halfway through the year. Please keep an eye on your student email for further details from the Associate Dean of Studies at this time.

HIS101: Western Societies from Antiquity to the Present

HIS203: Early Church and Roman Empire

  • Robert Louis Wilken. The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity. Yale, 2012. ISBN: 978-0300198386
  • A unit reader containing primary sources will be available for purchase.

HIS303: Humanists and Reformers

HIS304: Enlightenment Europe and the Creation of the Modern World

  • Ian Davidson, The French Revolution: From Enlightenment to Tyranny, Pegasus Books, 2018
  • Isaac Kramnick (ed), The Portable Enlightenment Reader, New York: Penguin, 1996

LIT101: Composition and Literature

  • The Odyssey by Homer (trans. by Emily Wilson)
  • ‘Oedipus the King’, from The Three Theban Plays (trans. by Robert Fagels)

LIT201: Literature of the Western World: Medieval and Renaissance

  • Dante, Inferno (trans. Michael Palma). Norton Critical Edition, 2010.  ISBN: 978-0393977967
  • Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales (trans. Sheila Fisher). Norton, 2021.  ISBN: 78-0393427899
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (trans. Simon Armitage). London: Faber and Faber, 2008. ISBN: 9780571223282 
  • Shakespeare, William. Hamlet. London: Penguin, 2015. ISBN: 9780141396507 
  • Shakespeare, William. King Lear. London: Penguin, 2015. ISBN: 9780141396460 
  • Shakespeare, William. Macbeth. London: Penguin, 2015. ISBN:  9780141396316

LIT301: Search for Meaning

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. Penguin.
  • Ernest Hemingway. Fiesta: or The Sun Also Rises. Vintage.
  • Arthur Miller. The Death of a Salesman. Penguin.
  • Subject Reader including poems and short stories by selected authors

LIT302: Australian Literature

  • Carey, Peter. True History of the Kelly Gang. UQP, 2000.
  • Tranter, John. The Floor of Heaven. UQP, 2007.
  • Williamson, David. The Club. Currency Press, 2013.
  • LIT302: Australian Literature Reader

PHI101: Introduction to Philosophy
No textbook required

PHI201: Medieval Philosophy

PHI301: Modern Philosophy
No textbook required

PHI303: Philosophy of Language
No textbook required

THE101: Theological Foundations of Christian Culture
No textbook required

THE201: Sacramental Theology
No textbook required

THE301: Theology of the Post-Conciliar Era
No textbook required

THE303: Moral and Sexual Integrity
No textbook required

SCI303: History and Philosophy of Science
Unit reader

LAN101: Classical Latin I

  • TBA

LAN203: Classical Latin III

  • TBA

LAN301: Language and Culture in Late Republican Rome

  • TBA

GRE101: Classical Greek I

  • TBA

GRE201: Classical Greek III

  • TBA

GRE302: The Genres of Greek Literature

  • TBA

RED501 Historical Context of Catholic Teaching
No textbook required.

RED502 Catechesis in Sacramental Theology

  • TBA

RED503 Challenges and Strategies in Religious Education

  • TBA

RED504 Introduction to Biblical Studies

  • TBA