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MA American Literatures

MA American Literatures

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
This course explores the richness of U.S. and Caribbean literatures in dialogue. This allows students to formulate sophisticated analyses of the role of space and place in the production of American writing and identities. Students will also explore how cultural geography may be integrated into literary history, concentrating on American literatures topics including: How violence and conflict have shaped writing across the American tropics; The difference between reality and the “American Dream”Caribbean modernities and post-colonialism; US nationalism and regionalism in literature; African American literature. Essex offers supervision for PhD, MPhil and MA by dissertation in different literatures and various approaches to literature, covering most aspects of early modern and modern writing in English, plus a number of other languages.