English Studies: The State of the Discipline, Past, Present, and Future

English Studies: The State of the Discipline, Past, Present, and Future

By: Megan Kitching (editor), Helen Tyson (editor), Niall Gildea (editor), Helena Goodwyn (editor), Aymo Brunetti (editor)Hardback

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An accessible and wide-ranging consideration of concerns facing English Studies in its surrounding context of the university and society. The contributors to this volume seek to trace, in the face of current challenges, historical and contemporary debates surrounding English Studies.

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Derek Attridge, University of York, UK Mildred Bjerke, University of York, UK Robert Eaglestone, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Niall Gildea, Queen Mary, University of London, UK Helena Goodwyn, Queen Mary, University of London, UK Megan Kitching, Queen Mary, University of London, UK Ben Knights, Teesside University, UK Stephen Longstaffe, University of Cumbria, UK Sowon S Park, University of Oxford, UK Helen Tyson, Queen Mary, University of London, UK Nigel Wood, Loughborough University, UK

Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on the contributors Introduction: English Studies: The State of the Discipline, Past, Present, and Future; Niall Gildea, Helena Goodwyn, Megan Kitching and Helen Tyson PAST 1. English on its Borders; Ben Knights 2. The Literature Study Guide: Mastering the Art of English?; Mildrid Bjerke PRESENT 3. The Department of English and the Experience of Literature; Derek Attridge 4. The Public Sphere and Worldliness: the Present Dialogue within English Studies; Nigel Wood 5. The Dilemma of Cognitive Literary Studies; Sowon S. Park FUTURE 6. Employability and the English Literature Degree; Stephen Longstaffe 7. The Future of English and Institutional Consciousness: Threats and Disengagement; Robert Eaglestone Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/11/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137478047
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 140
  • ID: 9781137478047
  • weight: 332
  • ISBN10: 1137478047

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