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MA English Literary Studies

Course Description


This course centres on building the foundational skills required for textual analysis, cultural study, and critical theory, and is designed for those interested in a range of issues, with the dissertation allowing them to focus on a single topic.


Research skills; text, culture, theory; dissertation; plus 4 optional modules from: approaches to the long 18th century; cinema, sexuality, spectatorship; 18th-century fiction; feminism and postmodernism; Jewish literature and culture; literature and law; nationalisms and sexualities; postcolonial studies; records of early play; the 20th-century body; towards modernity and after; unknown Jane Austen; Victorian readers and the politics of print; women and writing the French revolution; other relevant optional modules.

Visit the MA English Literary Studies page on the University of Southampton website for more details!

Entry Requirements

First or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in English literature or a related subject. IELTS 7.0, or equivalent in other approved English language test.

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