Riphah institute of language and literature has launched a four years undergraduate programme that is to commence in the fall 2017. As an english literature major, a student will learn about various literary traditions, both british and american literature as well as traditions organized around other principles, such as post-colonial literature, women's literature, african-american literature and genres like poetry and drama. Many creative writers, including novelists, poets, and screenwriters, among others, start their careers by gaining an in-depth understanding of written english before developing their individual abilities for expression through writing.
From 1950 on a significant number of major writers came from countries that had over the centuries been settled by the british, other than america which had been producing significant writers from at least the victorian period there had of course been a few important works in english prior to 1950 from the then british empire the south african writer olive schreiner 's famous novel the story of an african farm was published in 1883 and new zealander katherine mansfield published her first collection of short stories, in history of english literature a german pension, in 1911.
Are some of other famous works of nineteenth century english literature. No literary productions of the middle ages are so characteristic, none so perennially attractive as those that treat romantically of heroes and heroines of by-gone days. The growth of universities thus contributed to a stronger connection between english literature and literary criticism in the twentieth century.
As well as the above, other english degree specializations can include; 19th century literature, 20th century literature, contemporary literature, medieval literature, caribbean literature, american literature, shakespeare, modernism, feminism, playwriting and poetry. If you want to gain a strong-hold on the english language, develop your critical analysis of the world around you, and study in a degree that will provide you with numerous different career opportunities, english literature could be the right pursuit for you.
When you enrol as a student of the university, your study and time with us will be governed by a framework of regulations, policies and procedures, which form the basis of your agreement with us. These include regulations regarding the assessment of your course, academic integrity, your conduct (including attendance) and disciplinary procedure, fees and finance and compliance with visa requirements (where relevant).