Classics of American literature, including Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, have been dropped from the English literature GCSE syllabus following demands reportedly made by Michael Gove.
The Education Secretary said students ought to focus on works by British writers such as Jane Austen and Shakespeare, The Sunday Times reported. More...
. The Education Secretary has reportedly insisted students must study British works.
Michael Gove 'axes' American classics including To Kill a Mockingbird from English literature GCSE syllabus