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University of St Andrews MLitt in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture
University of St Andrews

MLitt in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture

Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

1 Years

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

GBP 25,880 *

On-Campus

* overseas / home: £11,680

Introduction

The MLitt in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture explores the key texts, contexts, and theories that have shaped literature and culture from 1900 to the present.

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The MLitt in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture is an intensive one-year taught program run by the School of English. The course aims to enhance students' textual knowledge and promote thinking about the interconnections between modern and contemporary literature and its historical, cultural, and theoretical contexts.

Students will read and discuss some of the major texts and debates which have contributed to the shaping of the 'modernist', 'postmodern', and 'contemporary' cultural moments.

The MLitt is aimed at those interested in modern and contemporary literature, in the acquisition of a taught postgraduate qualification, and in the possibility of moving towards a PhD.

Highlights

  • Study the interdisciplinary dimensions of modern and contemporary culture through topics that explore cultural production across the arts, music, film, and literature
  • Learn about the key developments in modern and contemporary literary studies in dialogue with leading scholars
  • Typical seminar topics might include: women’s writing and gender studies; crime fiction; contemporary critical theory; modern and contemporary poetry; postcolonialism; Scottish literature; war writing; literature of the 1940s; British cinema and music.

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