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Ruth Padel examines Water as a theme in poetry
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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.
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27 April 2023
A new book - The Great White Bard - by Professor of Shakespeare, Farah Karim-Cooper reveals how…
27 February 2023
A PhD student from the Department of English reflects on the artwork presented in The Score (You and…
07 June 2023
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08 June 2023
Inaugural (and Valedictorian) Professorial Lecture for Ruth Padel
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