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MPhil English Literature, Language and Creative Writing

Newcastle University

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RESEARCH AREAS MPhil supervision draws upon our established areas of research expertise which are: ? American literature and culture: fiction and poetry from the nineteenth century to the present early and contemporary film modernism and postmodernism globalisation (Professor L Anderson Dr J Annesley Dr J Beck Dr S Gillis Dr A Shail Dr K. MacLeod). ? Children?s literature: from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries (Professor K Chedgzoy, Dr M Grenby, Professor K Reynolds). ? Colonial and postcolonial studies: South Asian, African and Caribbean, and diasporic writing during and after empire postcolonial theory (Dr J Procter, Dr N Srivastava). ? Digital media: sensor-based interactivity with media mobile media user experience and ethnographic study of technology new media installation and exhibition public screens physical computing exhibition design (Mr J Allen, Professor A Tanaka, Dr A Galani). ? Eighteenth-century and Romantic studies: Trans-Atlantic and early American literature women?s writing eighteenth-century and Romantic fiction, especially Austen, Blake and Scott political writing of the 1790s children?s literature second-generation Romanticism, especially Shelley (Dr S Haggarty Dr M Rossington, Dr M Grenby, Dr K Davies, Dr M O?Halloran). ? Film and television: national and transnational cinemas (Hollywood, British, French, Spanish, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Chinese) stardom gender popular genres the origins of cinema, audiences and documentary film (Dr M Bell, Dr A Shail, Ms T Gharavi). ? Modernism: European, American and African-American modernisms haptic modernism modernism and the archive Virginia Woolf First World War Studies modernism and cinema modernism and empire (Professor L Anderson, Dr J Annesley, Dr J Beck, Dr A Garrington, Dr S Gillis, Dr A Shail, Dr K MacLeod, Dr J Procter). ? Modern and contemporary British writing: postwar British fiction black and British Asian literature postwar British film detective fiction psychoanalysis, memory and trauma theory Holocaust literature war and culture (Dr J Procter, Dr M Bell, Dr S Gillis, Dr A Whitehead, Dr J Beck). ? Nineteenth-century and Victorian studies: the nineteenth-century novel British decadence childhood and children s literature transatlantic literature and politics periodical publishing women s writing early nineteenth-century poetry republicanism, radicalism and literature (Dr K Davies, Dr E Dzelzainis, Dr M Grenby, Dr S Haggarty, Dr K MacLeod, Dr M O Halloran, Professor K Reynolds, Dr M Rossington). ? Performance and film: performance (Professor P Reynolds) film (Ms T Gharavi, Dr M Bell). ? Poetry (Professor L Anderson, Professor W N Herbert, Professor S O?Brien). ? Renaissance and early modern: Tudor literature rhetoric the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries Civil War writing forms of life-writing manuscript studies and the history of the book women?s writing literature and colonialism (Professor K Chedzoy, Dr R Connolly, Professor M Pincombe, Professor J Richards). ? Script (Ms T Gharavi, Professor P Reynolds). ? Prose (Professor L Anderson, Dr A Crumey, Dr L Fish, Professor J Kay, Dr D Kolliakou Mrs M Wilkinson). For more information about staff specialisms please see the School s website. RESEARCH DEGREE TRAINING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Our Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School provides training in professionalkey skills and research techniques, and hosts postgraduate events. The School also encourages you to attend and to present papers you have written at its regular postgraduate seminars. International literary and linguistic scholars contribute to our visiting speakers programmes. FUNDING Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences studentships internal bursaries. International students - own government University scholarships For further information on funding please see http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduatefunding

RESEARCH AREAS MPhil supervision draws upon our established areas of research expertise which are: ? American literature and culture: fiction and poetry from the nineteenth century to the present early and contemporary film modernism and postmodernism globalisation (Professor L Anderson Dr J Annesley Dr J Beck Dr S Gillis Dr A Shail Dr K. MacLeod). ? Children?s literature: from the sixteenth to...

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Entry Requirements

An upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in English. PhD applicants also require a master's degree. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 100 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 69 or or interItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+???????????????????????????????????+S?++??????,???@#iItem????????????????? ???????????????????

An upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in English. PhD applicants also require a master's degree. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 100 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 69 or or interItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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