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WASSCE Literature-In-English Recommended Book Texts For 2026-2030

WAEC Literature-In-English Recommended Texts
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Are you searching for WAEC Literature-In-English Recommended Texts? If yes, then you are on the right track as this article exposed LITERATURE-IN-ENGLISH TEXTS FOR THE WEST AFRICAN SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (WASSCE) 2026-2030.

LITERATURE-IN-ENGLISH TEXTS FOR THE WEST AFRICAN SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (WASSCE) 2026-2030 is now available.

The WEST AFRICAN SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (WASSCE) has released the List of Literature-In-English Reading Texts / Books for the West Africa Examinations (WASSCE) Candidates for the 2026 – 2030 Academic Session.

The WAEC Literature Reading Texts contains a list of books that are recommended as a reading or study guide for students intending to sit for the West Africa Examinations (WASSCE) worldwide.

THE WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL APPROVED LITERATURE-IN-ENGLISH TEX FOR 2026-2030

The Prescribed the New List of Literature-In-English Text for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) 2026-2030. Here are the 2026-2030 WASSCE Approved Literature-In-English Text

SHAKESPEAREAN TEXT:

Antony and Cleopatra

AFRICAN PROSE

  • Pede Hollist: So the Path Does Not Die
  • Elma Shaw: Redemption Road

NONAFRICAN PROSE

  • Harper Lee: To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Susanne Bellefeuille: Path of Lucas: The Journey He Endured

AFRICAN DRAMA

  • Bosede Ademilua- Afolayan: Once Upon an Elephant
  • Efua Sutherland: The Marriage of Anansewa

NONAFRICAN DRAMA

  • J. B. Priestley: An Inspector Calls
  • Robert Bolt: A Man for All Seasons

AFRICAN POETRY

  • Gabriel Okara: Once Upon a Time
  • Elizabeth L. A. Kamara: New Tongue
  • Wole Soyinka: Night
  • Niyi Osundare: Not My Business
  • S.O.H. Afriyie -Vidza: Hearty Garlands
  • Syl Cheney-Coker: The Breast of The Sea

NONAFRICAN POETRY

  • Lord Byron: She Walks in Beauty
  • Geoffrey Chaucer (shortened): The Nun’s Priest’s Tale
  • Seamus Heaney: Digging
  • Maya Angelou: Still I Rise
  • Fleur Adcock: The Telephone Call
  • Wilfrid Wilson Gibson: The Stone

APPROVED WAEC/NECO  Literature Texts / Books for May/June & GCE (2023 – 2025) | PDF

AFRICAN PROSE

Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta
Unexpected Joy at Dawn by Alex Agyei-Agyiri (2018 Edition)

NONAFRICAN PROSE

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

SHAKESPEAREAN TEXT

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

AFRICAN DRAMA

Let me Die Alone by John K. Kargbo
The Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka

NONAFRICAN DRAMA

Look Back in Anger by John Osborne
Fences by August Wilson

AFRICAN POETRY

“Black Woman” by Leopold Sedar Senghor
“The Leader and the Led” by Niyi Osundare
The Grieved Lands of Africa” by Agostinho Neto
The Song of the Women of My Land” by Oumar Farouk Sesay
Raider of the Treasure Trove” by Lade Wosornu
A Government Driver on His Retirement” by Onu Chibuike

NONAFRICAN POETRY

The Good Morrow” by John Donne
Caged Bird” by Maya Angelou
The Journey of the Magi” by T.S. Eliot
Do not Go Gentle into the Good Night” by Dylan Thomas
Binsey Poplars (Felled 1879)” by G.M. Hopkins
Bat” By David H. Lawrence

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