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The MRes in Literature and Modernity 1870?1940 offers you the opportunity to pursue higher level study of literary texts and aesthetic debates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with a particular focus on the concepts of Aestheticism, Decadence and Modernism. It provides a solid grounding in key critical scholarship on Victorian Modernity and Modernism, and introduces, and encourages you to participate within, the current vibrant field of late 19th century and modernist studies. Combining the characteristics of the taught MA and the Masters by Research, this programme offers both a foundation for doctoral study through practical experience (researching and writing a 20,000-word research dissertation), and a free-standing qualification in advanced study and research relevant to a wide range of employment. You will take three taught modules: a Research Skills module that will provide an introduction to resources, methods and conceptual frameworks applicable to research in the field (examined by a 4,000-word bibliographical essay), and two period modules that aim to enhance your knowledge and understanding of late 19th and early 20th century literary texts and cultures. These are: 1880?1910: Decadents and Dissidents 1910?1940: Modernism and the Margins Both modules are examined by a 4,000-word essay

The MRes in Literature and Modernity 1870?1940 offers you the opportunity to pursue higher level study of literary texts and aesthetic debates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with a particular focus on the concepts of Aestheticism, Decadence and Modernism. It provides a solid grounding in key critical scholarship on Victorian Modernity and Modernism, and introduces, and encourages...

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