English Literature pathway final year modules 

Optional modules (may include) 

English Literature Options 
(students choose 2, 3, or 4 depending on whether they wish to major / minor in Literature / keep an even split between both subjects) 

  • American Frontiers: Nation and Identity in the Nineteenth Century
  • Bedtime Stories: Reading Children’s Picture Books
  • Bringing Out the Bodies: Technology, Transhumans and Skin
  • Decoding Pop Culture
  • Elizabeth I and her Poets
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where They Came From
  • Fantasy and Fandom: Writing Back to the Medieval in Modern Fantasy
  • From Plato to the Postmodern: Theories of Literature and Art
  • Hidden Romanticism
  • Interactivity: The Theory and Practice of Getting Stuck In 
  • Islamophobia and the Novel
  • Jane Austen: the Novels and their Afterlives
  • Last Year's Novels
  • Law and Literature
  • Making Global Literatures in Britain
  • Minds, Bodies and Medicine 
  • Modern American Poetry
  • Multiple Voices: New York City Poetics, 1960-1985
  • Neo-Victorianism 
  • Orwell's Books: Writing Politics, Resisting Tyranny 
  • Politics and Terror in the Age of Revolutions 
  • Postcolonial Poetry and Poetics  
  • Professional Skills (work-based placement) 
  • Remembering World War One
  • Senses of the Past: Historical Fiction in the Long Nineteenth Century
  • Shakespeare's Tragedies
  • Single Author: Virginia Woolf
  • The Figure of the Witch: Witch Writings c. 1400 - 1700
  • The Work of Giants: Old English Tales and their Afterlives in Fiction and Film 
  • Writing / Painting