This taught Masters degree introduces students to the relation between literary writing in English and political and social discourse in Britain and Ireland between the ‘Glorious Revolution’ of 1688 and the end of the 19th century.
Information about the core themes and strands of this MSc together with a listing of the staff who teach it.
The ultimate aim of the programme is to produce graduates who can understand the cultural and politics of today’s Britain by placing them in a long historical perspective.
The programme consists of core and option courses, research skills and methods courses, and a 15,000 word dissertation.
You can apply online for this MSc programme.
The programme is assessed on the basis of a dissertation and taught course essays.
Edinburgh is uniquely suited as a place in which to study the relation of literature to society.
A downloadable pdf file of the student handbook for this programme.
This article was published on Apr 16, 2013