Department of English Language and Linguistics

QS World University Rankings 2018 Linguistics Top 50The Department is a world-leading centre of excellence for both teaching and research in English Language and Applied Linguistics.

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Posted 16 November 2018

Liminality in David Copperfield

In this guest post, Sophie Phelps explores 'liminal' Dickensian characters who are not quite children and not quite adults, as she shows with a case study of David Copperfield's "child-wife" Dora.

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Forthcoming Events

We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events and research seminars, closely tied to the department's academic work.

Centre for Corpus Research

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CARE

If you would like to spend a period of time in Birmingham pursuing your research, you can apply to become a member of our Centre for Advanced Research in English (CARE).

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