Courses

The MA programme comprises a number of compulsory courses, a Special Programme component and an additional component, in which students take a number of courses outside their selected Special Programme.
The compulsory element includes courses

  • Core Course: Anglophone Literatures and Cultures,
  • Recent and Contemporary Trends in Literary Studies,
  • 3 Diploma Seminars taught as tutorials.

The form below is designed to facilitate orientation in the range of courses which form a part of the MA programme according to the criteria outlined in the table.
Course descriptions can also be accessed in the Student Information System.

SpecialSemester 

 

Full list of courses on offer for summer semester 2018 will be published by February 4.

Mandatory courses

  • Recent and Contemporary Trends in Literary Studies
  • Core Course: Contemporary Approaches to Anglophone Literatures and Cultures
  • English Literature Section

    Basic courses

  • Literature of the Late Victorian Period I
  • Restoration and After: British Literature, 1660-1800
  • Romantic Symbolic Poem: Coleridge, Shelley, Keats: Part II - Shelley
  • Contemporary British Drama 1980 - 2016
  • Elective courses

  • Women in English Literature 1660-1800
  • Lord Byron
  • Reading Chaucer
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Samuel Beckett: The Plays
  • Anglo-Irish Writing from Swift to Shaw
  • Modern American Drama: O'Neill to Albee
  • Modern Irish Literature I: Tradition and Innovation
  • Czechs Outside In
  • Post-war Experimental Fiction - from the 1960s to the Present
  • American Literature & Studies Section

    Basic courses

  • Experience, Commodity Culture, & Spectacle Society: U.S. Fiction & Critical Theory
  • Moby Dick in Context
  • Immigrant Literature of Modernism and Beyond
  • Elective courses

  • American Jewish Literature
  • Modern American Drama: O'Neill to Albee
  • U.S. Civil Rights Movements, 1909-Present
  • American Romanticism in European Cultural Context
  • Czechs Outside In
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Circulating within the Postmodern Cinematic Image
  • Centre for Irish Studies

    Basic courses

  • Irish Culture and Politics
  • Anglo-Irish Writing from Swift to Shaw
  • Modern Irish Literature I: Tradition and Innovation
  • Elective courses

  • Irish Language
  • Samuel Beckett: The Plays
  • Modern Irish Literature II: Gender Troubles: Performative Identities in Modern Irish Writing
  • James Joyce III: Finnegans Wake
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Literary Translation (Drama and Prose)
  • Modern American Drama: O'Neill to Albee
  • Contemporary British Drama 1980 - 2016
  • Centre for British & Commonwealth Studies

    Basic courses

  • Introduction to Canadian Studies
  • Canadian Multicultural Literature
  • British Literature of the African and Asian Diaspora (Contemporary Black and South Asian British Writers)
  • Elective courses

  • Canadian Aboriginal Literature
  • Modern Scots Novel
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Women in English Literature 1660-1800
  • Anglo-Irish Writing from Swift to Shaw
  • Immigrant Literature of Modernism and Beyond
  • Modern Irish Literature I: Tradition and Innovation
  • Contemporary British Drama 1980 - 2016
  • Centre for Critical & Cultural Theory

    Basic courses

  • Post-War British and American Art in Context
  • Modernism and Modernity
  • Elective courses

  • Circulating within the Postmodern Cinematic Image
  • Film & Critical Culture II
  • Writing, Publishing & Performance
  • Post-war Experimental Fiction - from the 1960s to the Present
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Contemporary British Drama 1980 - 2016
  • James Joyce III: Finnegans Wake
  • Other

    Elective courses

  • Literary Translation (Drama and Prose)
  • Literary Translation II
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Irish Language