Centre for Regional Literature and Culture
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Related Studies

The Centre provides an overarching research community for regional literature specialists throughout the modern era. Our postgraduate students participate in a regular programme of seminars and workshops, and make their own contributions to the collective knowledge of our researchers.

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Postgraduate students with the CRLC join a lively and thriving community, with a unique breadth and depth


Postgraduate Studies

Masters and doctoral programmes are offered which span a number of periods and genres. The School has particular links with local writers such as D. H. Lawrence and Byron, and holds a number of significant archival collections with Manuscripts and Special Collections.

Masters (on-site)

Students might have the opportunity to get involved with the CRLC on some of our current Masters degree programmes.

Creative Writing MAEnglish Literature MAEnglish Studies MA 

Research Degrees

The Centre has particular expertise in and welcomes applications from students wishing to undertake doctoral research in a wide range of areas, including:

  • Text-editing and literary history including the Renaissance, the Long Eighteenth Century, Romanticism, the Nineteenth Century, Modernism, the Contemporary
  • Regional literature and culture (including Irish and Scottish writing)
  • Postcolonial literatures including the literature of British India
  • Individual authors including: Richard Brome, Jonathan Swift, Robert Southey, Charles Dickens, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Oscar Wilde, D. H. Lawrence, Seán O’Casey, Virginia Woolf, J. M. Coetzee, Ian McEwan, James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, David Dabydeen, and Caryl Phillips
  • Creative writing
Research areas supervised in the School of English

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Centre for Regional Literature and Culture

Trent Building
University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5910
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924