University of Edinburgh
English Literature: Literature and Modernity: 1900 to the Present
This programme examines a range of literary and theoretical contexts, introducing ways that writing and imagination shape and share in cultural and political processes. You will explore the ways literature since 1900 has sought to change and modernise itself, in the context of wider developments of modernity characterising the age. Your studies will take you through a broad and fascinating field, from the originators of literary 'modernity' - including TS Eliot, Ezra Pound, James Joyce and Virginia Woolf - to the present day and the continuing impact of their innovations. Studying in the world's first UNESCO City of Literature, you will analyse the most challenging and exciting literature written in English since 1900, and explore the range of historical, intellectual, cultural, political and philosophical factors informing the period's writing - particularly in its highly innovative modernist and postmodernist phases.
MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.
See our website for detailed programme information.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Central area campus||EH8 9JZ||Scotland|
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