Literature and inspiration

I am currently in the process of putting together a draft literature review as part of my PhD research. Initially this is intended for my primary supervisor, as some indication of whether I am progressing in a reasonable direction, and at a reasonable pace. Once it has achieved acceptable quality and quantity, the next step …

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Searching Literature for Technical Key Texts

A literature review is a key part of postgraduate research. To start with I’m attempting a broad literature search to try and find anything I can which sheds light on my topic area. In particular I’m trying to locate some “key texts” which align fairly closely with my planned research area, and could help inform …

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Lecture Review: “The study of American literature” by Dr Owen Robinson

University of Suffolk holds an annual series of free evening lectures. The first since I started at the university was on the topic of American Literature – not at all germane to my particular research, but potentially interesting nonetheless. Much more appropriate, however, for Kat, who is aiming to take Creative Writing (which includes, of …

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