20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module focuses on a diverse range of texts (including poetry, prose, drama and film) produced between the late eighteenth to the late twentieth century. It pays detailed attention to the varied styles, issues, and movements produced by the rapid technological, political and cultural shifts that characterise these two centuries. Drawing on the expertise of the teaching team, the module introduces cutting-edge research carried out within the department in areas such as romanticism, the Gothic and science fiction, experimental literature, colonial and postcolonial contexts, war studies, and animal studies.

Staff Contact: PIETTE ADAM C
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Classroom testing

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK