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I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s
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The enduring appeal of Bridget Jones and why nothing has changed for women since the 1990s - Lecturer in Contemporary American Literature, Rachel Sykes, writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/09/2016

English advance reading lists

English advance reading lists
Description
Suggested summer reading for new English Literature and Creative Writing students.
Date:
29/07/2016

Dr Christopher Donaldson awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Grant

Dr Christopher Donaldson awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Grant
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Dr Christopher Donaldson has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Grant as a Co-Investigator for the project 'Geospatial Innovation in the Digital Humanities: A Deep Map of the English Lake District'.
Date:
07/07/2016

Shakespeare's timeless tragedy Inspires a new novel

Shakespeare's timeless tragedy Inspires a new novel
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The Huffington Post reviews Ewan Fernie and Simon Palfreys new book Macbeth Macbeth.
Date:
27/06/2016

Jarad Zimbler's latest book 'highly commended' at the University English Book Prize

Jarad Zimbler's latest book 'highly commended' at the University English Book Prize
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Dr Jarad Zimbler's latest book J. M. Coetzee and the Politics of Style, shortlisted for the University English Book Prize, has been 'highly commended' by the judging panel.
Date:
16/06/2016

English at Birmingham ranked top ten in major league tables

English at Birmingham ranked top ten in major league tables
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The University of Birmingham has been ranked in the top ten English departments in the UK in the latest results from three major league tables: the Times and Sunday Times, Complete University Guide, and the Guardian.
Date:
13/06/2016

Henry James's Style of Retrospect

Henry James's Style of Retrospect
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The latest book by Dr Oliver Herford, Birmingham Fellow in English Literature, was published in May.
Date:
13/06/2016

The student perspective

The student perspective
Description
Jessie talks about her love of poetry and Shakespeare and her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham for studying the BA English degree programme.
Date:
10/06/2016

BJLL call for submission

BJLL call for submission
Description
With this year being the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, we would like to make a special appeal for Shakespeare-themed submissions. In particular, we are looking for pieces focused on his lesser-known plays and poems.
Date:
25/05/2016

"This is all artificial": An Interview with Jennifer Egan

"This is all artificial": An Interview with Jennifer Egan
Description
Dr Zara Dinnen interviews American author Jennifer Egan on Post45.
Date:
25/05/2016
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