Pre-requisites: EGH21001, EGH21002, EGH21003, EGH21004

Aims/Description: This module introduces students to current research in the study of literary and related forms of cultural text and practice, focusing on the modern and contemporary periods from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. With a curriculum adapted each year in response to the current research interests of available academic staff, the module focuses on the ways in which literary and related works can be understood in terms of important aesthetic, cultural and socio-political concerns in the period.

Staff Contact: MCKAY ROBERT R
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study, 2 x 1-2-1 research supervisions
Assessment: Course work, Classroom testing

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