Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London: MPhil/PhD with the Institute of English Studies

InstitutionInstitute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Department English Studies
Web https://www.sas.ac.uk/institutes/institute-english-studies
Email sas.enquiries@london.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7862 8835
Study type Research

Summary

The Institute of English Studies provides a unique scholarly community in which to pursue doctoral research. We offer research supervision in a number of literature-related subject areas, ranging from book history to early twentieth century literature:
- Late nineteenth and early twentieth century literature

- The literature of the Irish Revival

- The history of the book

- The history of authorship and author-publisher relations

- The history of individual publishing houses

- The history of literary agencies from the 1880s

- The history of book and newspaper distribution and selling

- The history of libraries

- The history of print illustration

- Anglo-American modernism

- Anglo-Irish literature of the twentieth century

- Romanticism

- Reading notes and marginalia

- Textual criticism

- Reception history

- Literary history

Research degrees can be completed on a full-time basis (up to four years) or on a part-time basis (up to seven years). All students register initially for the MPhil. After two years (full-time) or four years (part-time), students complete the upgrade to PhD. Students have the option of one additional writing-up year.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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