In this course, Dr Sarah Robertson (University of West England) explores John Steinbeck’s 1939 novel, The Grapes of Wrath. We begin by providing some historical context to the novel, focusing in particular on the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl...
Dr Sarah Robertson
In this course, Dr Niall Munro (Oxford Brookes University) explores the concept of the American dream throughout American literature. In the first module, we think about the origins and nature of the dream, focusing on James Truslow Adams’...
Dr Niall Munro
Oxford Brookes University
In this course, Dr Todd Borlik (University of Huddersfield) explores the development of the ecocritical movement in the last four decades. In the first module, we ask what ecocriticism is, using Lawrence Buell’s Criteria for Environmental texts to...
Dr Todd Borlik