English (School of)
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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(2015-10-27) - Journal articleThis article considers the challenge posed by Gayatri Spivak to rethink world literature along postcolonial lines as an ethical encounter with alterity. Read in this way, Spivak participates in a reframing of world literature ...
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The duality of God, humanity and religion in William Golding's 'Darkness Visible' and John Steinbeck's 'East of Eden' (University of St Andrews, 1997) - ThesisThis thesis is an examination of the duality of God, humanity, and religion as represented in William Golding's Darkness Visible and John Steinbeck's East of Eden. Particular attention is paid to the tendency of these two ...
(University of St Andrews, 2001) - ThesisThis thesis compares two novels each by Nigerian writer Ben Okri and Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun. By examining apparently transformative moments in the lives of each protagonist, Azaro and Zahra, its principal aim ...
(University of St Andrews, 1994) - ThesisThe purpose of the following study is to demonstrate the metaphoric landscape as a tool to delineate boundaries in their novels. The thesis will explore the progression of this technique from Woolf to Atwood to discover ...