This module focuses upon the essay as a critical practice and a form that is literary.

Module Overview

The essay is fundamental to literary criticism, and basic to assessment across your degree. But the essay can also be a literary and popular-cultural genre in a unique right, a questionnaire that marks the invention of the individual and the compulsion to, as Virginia Woolf puts it, During the course of this module, you may both hone your own skills as literary writers currently talking about and think about the historical and thematic proportions of the essay as a form. Read More