School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Fin-de-Siecle & Modernism

Fin-de-siècle and Modernism

The fin-de-siècle and Modernism cluster specializes in interdisciplinary and archives-based approaches to literature, periodicals, and performing arts and visual culture (film, theatre, dance, and popular music) in transatlantic and transnational contexts.

Dr Kirsten MacLeod discusses her research

Overview

Our specialisms include:

  • capitalism and empire
  • politics and radicalism
  • slavery
  • diaspora
  • ethnography and anthropology
  • print culture and the history of the book
  • Anglo-American poetry
  • the First World War
  • popular and middlebrow print culture
  • early cinema and the rise of the film star system

Research Resources