The School of English has a dynamic research culture, which involves staff, postgraduates and postdoctoral fellows in attending and organizing international conferences and literary festivals; in undertaking collaborative research and archival projects; as well as in the individual work of scholarly editing and the writing of monographs and works of literature. Our research work is divided into four groups, of which staff are members, and postgraduate students are associate members. These groups are: Mediaeval and Renaissance; 18th Century, Romantic and Victorian; Modern and Contemporary; and Creative Writing.

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  • Room-temperature relaxor ferroelectricity and photovoltaic effects in tin titanate directly deposited on Si substrate 

    Agarwal, R; Sharma, Y; Chang, S; Pitike, K; Sohn, C; Nakhmanson, S; Takoudis, C; Lee, H; Tonelli, R; Gardner, Jonathan; Scott, James Floyd; Katiyar, R; Hong, S (2018-02-05) - Journal article
    Tin titanate (SnTiO3) has been notoriously impossible to prepare as a thin-film ferroelectric, probably because high-temperature annealing converts much of the Sn2+ to Sn4+. In the present paper, we show two things: first, ...
  • Jenni Fagan, The Sunlight Pilgrims 

    Harris-Birtill, Rose (2017-12) - Journal item
  • Eric Linklater, Private Angelo (1946) 

    Plain, Gill (2017-12-18) - Journal article
    Recommends Linklater's novel about World War II in Italy as "a book that cherishes national difference while utterly condemning nationalism," "as much a book for 2017 as it was for 1946," and "a sharply observant satire ...
  • Relocating Iphigénie en Tauride 

    Pettegree, Jane Karen (2017-05-22) - Journal article
    This article reflects upon the director’s experience of directing Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride with a student opera company (Byre Opera) in June 2015, and in particular insights gained about the topical issues raised by ...
  • Profitability and play in urban satirical pamphlets, 1575–1625 

    Hasler, Rebecca Louise (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-26) - Thesis
    This thesis reconstructs the genre of urban satirical pamphleteering. It contends that the pamphlets of Robert Greene, Thomas Nashe, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Middleton, and Barnaby Rich are stylistically and generically akin. ...

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