Masters | Postgraduate Course - Literature of the Romantic Period 1775-1832 MA Course Details within University of York

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Literature of the Romantic Period 1775-1832 MA

Study Details

MA 1 year Full-time, MA 2 years Part-time

By examining the selected literary and aesthetic works in the light of the historical circumstances in which they were produced, the MA offers participants the chance to develop a broad view of the major changes in sensibility and ideology of the period, and to investigate such contemporary issues as: the representation of landscape or revolution; the place of women as writers; the role of the periodicals as a cultural medium and the importance of ideas of Empire and the Orient; Romantic aesthetic theory and poetic practice.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for MA programmes in English and related literature will normally be expected to have obtained upper 2nd Class honours, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/international/english/