British Literary Texts on Film and Location I

ENGL300 (3sh credits) | offered Academic Year

A broad survey of British literary texts from the works of Shakespeare through to Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. Students examine the relationship between text, place, culture, performance, and historical contexts. Guided field trips are provided to engage the students’ imagination by visiting Shakespeare’s reconstructed Globe Theatre in London and his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon. The cities of Bath, Winchester, and London offer insights into the life and times of Jane Austen and Charles Dickens respectively.