MA-Research Methods: The Idea of the Contemporary

Introductory Module (Indicative) 30 Credits

This may be delivered over one or two whole days, allowing you to form the learning contract in relation to one or more specialisms.

  1. Introduction: The Idea of the Contemporary in adaptations (Deborah Cartmell)
  2. The Arthurian Vision in Medieval Writing (Takako Kato)
  3. Contemporary Shakespeare (Siobhan Keenan)
  4. Romanticism and The Birth of the Modern (Phillip Cox)
  5. How It Strikes a Contemporary: The Critical Reception of Robert Browning (Joe Phelan)
  6. Contemporary readings of working-class fictions (Deborah Mutch)
  7. Modernism and Magazine culture (Alice Wood)
  8. Literature and the post/human (Andy Mousley)
  9. Postcolonial representations in contemporary literature (Rehana Ahmed /Jane Dowson)
  10. The Multimodal Novel in the Twenty-First Century (Alison Gibbons) 
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