Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3125: Writing to Change the World: Pamphlets, Blogs and Manifestos

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Emmanuel Sieyès, What is the Third Estate? Accesible at https://pages.uoregon.edu/dluebke/301ModernEurope/Sieyes3dEstate.pdf

Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Accessible at https://www.learner.org/workshops/primarysources/revolution/docs/Common_Sense.pdf

The People's Charter of 1838, Accessible at https://www.bl.uk/collection-items/people-charter

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto

MT Marinetti, The Manifesto of Futurism

Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

V. I. Lenin, What is to be Done?

Students for a Democratic Society, The Port Huron Statement

Germane Greer, The Female Eunuch

The Guerilla Girls, various slogan artworks

The Combahee River Collective Statement

Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Franz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth

Aldous Huxley, What are you Going to Do about It?

Mahatma Gandhi, The Wisdom of Gandhi in His Own Words

Rebecca Solnit, Men Explain Things to Me

Ta-Nehesi Coates, Between the World and Me

Laurie Penny, How to Be a Genderqueer Feminist

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We Should All Be Feminists

Laverne Cox Talks to TIME About the Transgender Movement

Alicia Garza, A Herstory of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Roxane Gay, Bad Feminist

Ronan Farrow, From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories

Susan Fowler, Reflecting On One Very, Very Strange Year At Uber