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John Bowen assists in bringing 'A Christmas Carol' to Shakespeare stage

Posted on Tuesday 28 November 2017

John Bowen, Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature in the Department, is Expert Advisor to a new Royal Shakespeare Company stage play that aims to give Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' a contemporary twist.


Emilie Morin - Times Literary Supplement 'Book of the Year'

Posted on Thursday 23 November 2017

Emilie Morin's book, 'Beckett's Political Imagination' (Cambridge University Press) has been chosen as one of the Times Literary Supplement's Books of the Year, noting that it 'breaks new ground in reconstructing left-wing commitments in Ireland and France.'


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English graduate appointed to British Library post

Posted on Wednesday 22 November 2017

Film and Literature MA student Alex Killeen has been appointed Press Assistant to the British Library.


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Jennifer Egan: A reading and interview for Writers at York

Posted on Tuesday 21 November 2017

On Thursday 16th November, the acclaimed American novelist read from her new novel Manhattan Beach and was interviewed by Dr Adam Kelly.


Forthcoming events

Fri
12
Jan
Wed
17
Jan

The Heat Signatures of Refugee Transit: 'Incoming' by Richard Mosse (2017)

Joint TFTV-English Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Emma Cox (Royal Holloway, University of London).

Mon
29
Jan

Grieving the Un-precarious Life: Mourning, Grief and Commemoration in Iraqi Literature

Centre for Women's Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Nadia Atia (Queen Mary, University of London).

Wed
31
Jan

The Struggle for Modern Poetry: Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams and the 'Dial' Magazine

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Victoria Bazin (Northumbria University).

Mon
5
Feb

Women, Leadership and Risk in the Human Rights Movement

Centre for Women's Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Alice Nah (University of York).

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