School of Humanities - Keele University

English and American Literatures Degree Programme – Grado en Literatura Inglesa y Americana

School of Humanities - Keele University
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  • Lugar:
    Staffordshire
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    English and American Literatures Degree Programme – Grado en Literatura Inglesa y Americana.
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    Presentación

    Keele’s programme was a national first in the UK in 2001, and is no widely recognised as the leading course of its type in the country.

    Combining the distinctive strengths of English and American Studies, this course explores the contrasts and connections between two major national literary traditions. You’ll develop your critical arguments and technical analysis as you engage imaginatively and intellectually with literary texts from medieval literature to contemporary American graphic novels. You’ll examine the full chronological range of English and American literature, considering their direct intersections from the nineteenth century onwards. You could spend a semester or a whole additional year at a partner university abroad – which might include the USA, Australia, the Netherlands or Canada.

    Requisitos

    We accept a number of EU and International qualifications for entry to our degree programmes.
    Please note that there will normally be English Language requirements for entry to our courses.
    Contact us for specific entry requirements for your chosen course and country.

    Programa

    First year

    Core modules:
    Reading Literature
    Starting Out: An Introduction to American Literature
    Becoming a Critic
    Transatlantic Gothic: Studies in Nineteenth-Century English and American Literatures

    Elective modules:
    Telling Tales: An Introduction to Narrative Fiction
    Poetry Through Practice
    Reading Film
    A Beginner’s Guide to Contemporary America
    Playing Parts: Studying Drama and Poetry
    Fiction Through Practice
    Approaches to Film
    New York, New York: An Introduction to American Culture
    The American Past: Explorations in US History

    Second year

    Core modules:
    The Romance of Fiction: History and Society in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
    Romanticisms
    The Age of Shakespeare and Donne
    From Modernity to Counterculture: Literature and Social Criticism in Twentieth-Century American Literature
    Victorian Performances
    Post-War British Fiction and Poetry

    Elective modules:
    Burning Crosses: Religion and American Culture
    Twentieth Century Novels into Films
    Aspects of the Novel 1740-1930
    Lyrics and the Popular Song
    Alfred Hitchcock’s America
    The Detective and the American City
    Creative Writing: Poetry and Prose
    French Cinema
    Postwar British Fiction and Poetry
    Gender and the Cinematic Gaze
    Teenage Dreams: Youth Subcultures in Fiction, Film and Theory
    Seoul Summer School: South Korean Film
    Writing for the Screen
    Satire
    Medieval Literature
    Film Genre, Narrative, and the Star

    Third year

    Core modules:
    Dissertation
    Creative Writing Portfolio

    Elective modules:
    Silence, Strength and Sentiment: Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
    Words and Pictures: The Contemporary American Graphic Novel
    Film Noir: The Dark Side of America
    Postcolonial and World Literature in English
    Sex, Scandal and Society: Eighteenth-Century Writing
    Miners, Monetarism and Movements: Literature, Culture and Politics in the 1980s
    Contemporary British Fiction
    The Writer as Psychologist: The Great Russian Realists
    Shakespeare on Film: Adaptation and Appropriation
    Dickens, Collins and Detection
    Wild Woods and Wide Worlds: British and American Children’s Fiction
    Seoul Summer School: South Korean Film
    High Culture: Drink, Drugs, and the American Dream
    Postmodernism: Fiction, Film and Theory
    The Two Cultures of the Arts and the Sciences
    Romantic Voices
    The Canadian Metropolis
    Shakespearean Stages: Making and Re-Making the Plays of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
    Contemporary American Fiction
    James Joyce’s Ulysses
    Writingscapes
    The Alcohol Question
    Cinematic Modernisms

    Salidas profesionales

    English and American Literatures at Keele will provide you with a wide range of skills with real appeal to employers. Some careers may require further study or training, but you might work as a teacher, journalist, editor, librarian, advertising copywriter, solicitor, arts administrator or writer. You could go into marketing, research, broadcasting, publishing, the compiling of dictionaries, or teaching English as a foreign language.

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