School of English

Staff Research

The school undertakes research and offers research supervision in the following areas:

  • Literatures in English from the Anglo-Saxons to the present day
  • Older Scots literature
  • Individual authors, especially but not only Blake, Coetzee, Dickens, Langland, Lawrence, McEwan, Pope, Shakespeare, Southey, Swift, Wilde, Woolf
  • Drama of all periods, with a particular focus on drama as performance
  • Modern English language, applied linguistics, literary linguistics, psycholinguistics
  • Historical language study including place-names
  • Old Norse and Viking Studies
  • Creative Writing 

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School of English

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924