Taught course

Literature of the Romantic Period, 1775-1832

Institution
University of York · Department of English and Related Literature
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should have, or be about to complete, a 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification.

We will consider applications from students with lower qualifications, particularly if you have high marks in relevant modules or appropriate professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Find your own path through the literary and cultural history of the period. Develop an understanding of the engagement of Romantic writing with a range of political, social and aesthetic issues in the period.

You'll investigate the cultural meanings and associations of the variety of styles and genres in which Romantic writing was produced, and study a range of different critical perspectives about Romantic literature.

You’ll engage with the wider research culture of the Department of English, one of the UK's largest research centres in modern English, and the interdisciplinary Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies. There will be a diverse schedule of seminars, conferences and reading groups for you to attend. You’ll also be part of the Humanities Research Centre, a vibrant interdisciplinary hub which will enable you to form close social and intellectual bonds over the course of your study.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Mary Fairclough
Email
mary.fairclough@york.ac.uk