English Literature

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News and features from the Department of English Literature.

What the Victorians Made of Romanticism - revealed!

Professor Tom Mole’s latest book has won the Media Ecology Association’s Dorothy Lee Award. We talk to him about the book’s innovations and about how our students can engage with its themes.

From the page to the stage

We talk to four students on our MSc in Playwriting programme whose work will be professionally read for a live audience as part of the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

LLC at the Edinburgh summer festivals 2018 - part two

This summer sees dozens of festival events featuring our staff, students and alumni. Here's what's happening during the Edinburgh International Book Festival (11th to 27th August 2018).

Judging the James Tait Black Prizes - our students' perspective

English Literature PhD students, Olivia and Joanna, talk to us about what it's like to be student co-ordinators on Britain's oldest literary awards.

Being involved in Edinburgh's literary scene

We talk to MSc Creative Writing student, Sonali Misra, about her experiences of the programme and her literary projects.

English Literature goes graphic

LLC students and staff reflect on a recent collaboration with Edinburgh College of Art on the graphic novel.

Showcasing our creative talent

As the Creative Writing Online 2018 showcase opens, MSc students discuss their thoughts on the programme and its impact on their work.

Teaching trio win awards hat-trick

Three of our fantastic teaching staff have won Students’ Association Teaching Awards, including for their approach to feedback and inclusive learning.