MA in Literature, Landscape & Environment

Category Archives for Ecocriticism

The microscopic eye of John Clare

“John Clare liked to get his head down in the grass – ‘close to nature’ in every way”. So argues one of our tutors on the MA, Dr Sue Edney, in a fascinating post for the Wordsworth Trust’s blog on … Continue reading

14. July 2014 by s.gregg
Categories: Ecocriticism, Romanticism | Leave a comment

Welcome to our new member of staff

We’re delighted to say hello to Dr Samantha Walton, our new member of staff who will be leading our Environmental Writing and Ecocriticism module and contributing to the Chorographies: Case Studies in Place or Region module. This year Samantha will … Continue reading

03. February 2014 by s.gregg
Categories: Course news, Ecocriticism, Place | Leave a comment

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
Categories: Animals, Ecocriticism | Leave a comment

Our MA staff in Ecozon@

Two of our staff on the Writing and the Environment Research Centre and lecturers on the MA in Literature, Landscape, and Environment appear in the latest issue of Ecozon@: the European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment. The special issue … Continue reading

06. November 2012 by s.gregg
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