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This programme examines a range of literary and theoretical contexts, introducing ways that writing and imagination shape and share in cultural and political processes. It examines the role of literature in the formation of political and cultural systems under the conditions of 'modernity', and explores recent and contemporary redefinitions of literature, textuality and interpretation. A particular focus is on the relationship of literature and criticism to problems of cultural politics.
Students take two courses per semester, one core and one chosen from a range of options, each consisting of a weekly two-hour seminar. Research skills are taught by a combination of staff presentations and workshops. Students consult individually with supervisors during the early stages of their research project.
Students who successfully complete this programme will gain:
This article was published on Apr 22, 2014