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One of the largest and oldest English departments in all the UK
Our Creative Writing PhD is now open for applications
Including the British Library, the British Museum and Shakespeare’s Globe
Ours is one of the very first English departments in the world, and one which remains world-leading both in its research and its teaching.
Our vibrant English Department offers you the chance to discover a huge variety of exciting texts from all periods, genres, styles and manifestations.
Our postgraduates are taught and supervised by staff rich in professional experience, including poets, novelists and theatrical practitioners.
Areas of particular academic expertise represented within the King's Department of English
The varied impacts of recent King's Department of English research projects
A full list of the King's Department of English publications
25 May 2022
Professor Kirkland’s book, Irish London: A Cultural History 1850–1916 has won the British…
12 May 2022
The Department of English has been recognised with 90 per cent overall rating for either ‘world…
30 May 2022
The Centre for Modern Literature and Culture at King’s and The White Review present: Pandemic…
02 August 2022
The concept of the “archipelago” has been discussed and deployed by historians, social scientists,…
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