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.


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

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