This course focuses on literature that explores the limits of human experience and contravenes cultural boundaries. You will consider how writing has been a catalyst for social and political change.
You will develop your understanding of literary and theoretical texts and sharpen your skills in literary research, writing, and analysis.
Option modules enable you to examine a range of contentious issues across historical periods and genres. Through a 15,000-word dissertation, you will research a subject of your choice, with support and supervision from a specialist member of staff.
Reasons to choose Kingston
- As part of Kingston School of Art, students on this course benefit from joining a creative community where collaborative working and critical practice are encouraged.
- Several modules are complemented by field trips, such as to the British Library, museums, and theatres.*
- You will be assessed by both traditional and more innovative means, including critical essays, a dissertation, blogs, and multi-media presentations.