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Broader Reading | Classic literature

Senior School books in the Kerferd Library that support an understanding of classic literature
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Resource Key

When accessing content use the numbers below to guide you:


Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Source: Source: Black, S. (2020).

Classics | Types of literature

Many different types of books are recognised as classics, and classics come from different parts of the world. Use the following links to explore the background behind some of the different types of literature in the Kerferd Library Classics collection. In the Kerferd Library most classics from non English origins have been translated into English. Chinese classics are located in the Australia's Asian neighbours collection.

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