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English & Comparative Literary Studies

English and Comparative Literary Studies at Warwick

Crafting, studying, examining our language

Our research is among the finest in the UK. Drawing on the latest developments in literary and cultural studies and reaching across disciplines, our dynamic approach to impact seeks to make a difference. From American studies and ecocriticism to gender and performance studies to medical humanities, we engage with a wide range of significant institutions, agencies, and individuals.

Our research is global, linking partners across the world in transformative critical practice, taking literary studies out into the world.

What is research impact?

Discover the positive difference we make to the world by putting our research into practice

Ageing as Embodied Time

Using literature to understand and improve wellbeing in older age

Activist Shakespeare

Community, ecology and adaptation in Europe and the USA

Training Practitioners, Making New Audiences

Shakespeare in performance in the US and the UK

Feminist Dissent

Focusing on the relationship between religious fundamentalism and gender

British Black and Asian Shakespeare Database

Highlighting the diversity within Shakespeare in performance