MA in Literature, Landscape & Environment

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Our students at the Reading Animals Conference

Our students Kerstin Grunwald-Hope and Chao Xie attended a major four-day conference this summer, Reading Animals, at Sheffield University. Chao, also known as Percy, actually presented a paper (from his dissertation research) entitled  ‘The Extended Sympathy: An Ecological Reading of … Continue reading

01. August 2014 by s.gregg
Categories: Animals, Course news | 3 comments

Cold Blood by Richard Kerridge

To our delight Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians  – course tutor Richard Kerridge’s nature writing memoir – will be Book of the Week on Radio 4, July 26th to August 2nd. On the MA, we had earlier studied … Continue reading

22. July 2014 by s.gregg
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Animals in Hollywood films

I’m just leading our students through some fascinating texts that debate the human relationship with animals, so Steve Rose’s recent article in the Guardian, ‘Are animals in Hollywood films too human?’, is timely reminder of the complexities of that relationship. … Continue reading

03. May 2013 by s.gregg
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