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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
4 October 2022
A new study has found ineffective co-ordination of services and fragmented care plans in England has…
23 September 2022
The Professor of Eighteenth-century Literature and Culture has been elected to Academia Europaea…
28 October 2022
Join us as we stream the official launch of the Early Modern Scholars of Colour Network, an…
31 October 2022
Join us for the opening of the fourth Shakespeare and Race Festival, which also marks the launch of…
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