William Shakespeare. Hamlet. c. 1599. Ed. Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor. London: Arden, 2006. Print.
Walt Whitman. Leaves of Grass. 1855. In: Whitman. Leaves of Grass and Other Writings. Ed. Michael Moon. New York: W.W. Norton 2002. Print.
Arundhati Roy. The God of Small Things. 1997. New York: Harper Perennial, 1998. Print.
Students need to purchase a copy of each of these and must have read all three texts by the beginning of the summer semester.